Dhaka Water Knowledge Days 2019 will be a 5-day event, from October 27th to October 31st in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where practitioners, scientists, MSc, and Ph.D. students, as well as young professionals from Bangladesh and neighboring countries, will have the opportunity to exchange experiences, knowledge, and good practices in the water sector.
The event will include workshops and practical presentations by Bangladesh and International experts while simultaneously offering opportunities for training in specific various open-source software alongside non-open source software packages.
On October 31st a Youth Forum will take place focused on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure. This event will be facilitated in collaboration with the Disaster Risk Reduction group of the Water Youth Network (https://www.wateryouthnetwork.org/
If you are a young professional (not older than 35 years old) and you would like to participate in the Youth Forum, please fill out this form. Besides filling out this form you also have to register on the website (https://dwkd.deltares.org/2019/
), in order to be able to attend the event.
Financial support may be available to the selected participants from Bangladesh to attend the event in Dhaka. This will include transportation cost to Dhaka and accommodation in Dhaka. Deadline for applying for financial support is on October 1, 2019.
There is also the opportunity to be considered for helping to facilitate this workshop as a volunteer. If you would like to help as a facilitator during the Youth Forum, please fill out the section.
At the event, there will be the opportunity to showcase your research work if it is related to any of the focus topics that will be covered in the event: Flood Risk Management, Ground- and surface water management, Morphology, erosion and sediment management, Water quality and salinity, Disaster Risk Reduction. If you want to present your poster or send it to be showcased at the end of every day of the event, please submit an abstract through the Poster Presentation Section in the main webpage of the event.
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