EURAQUA 25th Anniversary Celebration
The European Network of Freshwater Research Organisations (EurAqua) was launched in 1993 with the aim of contributing to the development of European freshwater science and technology. Today, EurAqua brings together 26 organisations from 25 European countries. EurAqua’s partner institutions are generally public freshwater research organisations that extensively support national policies as well as water business.
EurAqua will hold its 25th anniversary event on the 11th June 2019 in Brussels. The event will gather representatives from the European Commission and the European Parliament as well as key members of relevant European and multilateral initiatives, such as the Joint Programming Initiatives (JPI) on water and agriculture, or PRIMA.
EurAqua is proud to invite you to this event that will be take place in the BluePoint building (address: 80 Bd A. Reyers Ln, 1030 Brussels) from 14h30 to 19h00 on 11th June.
The tentative agenda of the event (still a draft and subjected to possible changes) is the following:
- 14:30: Registration
- 15:00: Opening and Welcome
- 15:10: EurAqua – Our 25 years long story: Achievements, Current activity, Strategic Agenda
- 15:20: Presentation of the Working Group on the WFD
- 15:50: Presentation of the Working Group on Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital
- 16:20: coffee break
- 16:50: Presentation of the Working Group on Plastics
- 17:20: Presentation of the Working Group on Drought
- 17:50: Round table
- 18:20: Closing remarks
- 18:30: Cocktail Party
This is an exciting opportunity to share insights on some of the more significant initiatives and innovations in freshwater management and to acknowledge some of the ‘grand challenges’ that face Europe in an era of climate change with dynamic and emerging threats to water management.
An official confirmation of your attendance together with the final agenda will be delivered to your email address by Monday 27th May.
Any information provided to EurAqua will only be used for organizational purposes. All collected information will be destroyed after the anniversary event. For more information on the EurAqua, please visit the EurAqua website. To register for the event, please follow this link.