Save the Date: 14-16 May 2019Paris
Congress

Programme

14-16 May 2019


Day 1 : Tue 14 May


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For all delegates

Opening plenary

14:30-17:15 | UNESCO Paris

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For all delegates

Opening reception

17:15-18.15 | UNESCO Paris

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For all delegates

Cultural show

18:15-19.15 | UNESCO Paris



Day 2 : Wed 15 May


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Engineer inspecting a hydroelectric dam. He uses a tablet device to record and communicate data. (Please see my portfolio for related video clips).

Focus Session 1:A

Modernisation

09:30-10:45 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 1:B

Integrated planning

09:30-10:45 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 1:C

Hydropower’s carbon footprint

09:30-10:45 | UNESCO Paris



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Focus Session 2:A

Pumped hydro

11:15-12:30 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 2:B

Hydropower project preparation

11:15-12:30 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 2:C

Capacity building

11:15-12:30 | UNESCO Paris



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Regional Session 3:A

Europe

12:45-13:35 | UNESCO Paris

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Regional Session 3:B

Africa

12:45-13:35 | UNESCO Paris

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Regional Session 3:C

South & Central Asia

12:45-13:35 | UNESCO Paris



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travel concept – tourist takes picture of river waterfall on Croton Dam in winter day on smartphone USA

Focus Session 4:A

Digitalisation

14:00-15:15 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 4:B

Sustainability assessment

14:00-15:15 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 4:C

Climate resilience

14:00-15:15 | UNESCO Paris



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Focus Session 5:A

Clean energy systems

15:45-17:00 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 5:B

River basin development

15:45-17:00 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 5:C

Sediment management

15:45-17:00 | UNESCO Paris



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For IHA members

IHA General Assembly

17:15-18:15 | UNESCO Paris

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For all delegates

Congress dinner

19:00-21:10 | Paris

Day 3 : Thu 16 May


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Focus Session 6:A

Hydropower innovation and disruptive technology

09:30-10:45 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 6:B

Regional interconnections

09:30-10:45 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 6:C

Benefits of hydropower

09:30-10:45 | UNESCO Paris



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The “green lake” in Styria, Austria in an aerial view. This small lake was voted several times as one of the most beautiful places in Austria. The lake is surrounded by the Hochschwab Mountains and forests, the name of the lake originated because of its emerald-green water.

Focus Session 7:A

Green bonds for hydropower

11:15-12:30 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 7:B

Small-scale power systems

11:15-12:30 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 7:C

Data management

11:15-12:30 | UNESCO Paris



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Regional Session 8:A

North & Central America

12:45-13:35 | UNESCO Paris

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Regional Session 8:B

South America

12:45-13:35 | UNESCO Paris

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Regional Session 8:C

East Asia & Pacific

12:45-13:35 | UNESCO Paris



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Focus Session 9:A

Hydropower safety

14:00-15:15 | UNESCO Paris

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Focus Session 9:B

Project ownership and financing

14:00-15:15 | UNESCO Paris

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Iguassu waterfall in south america tropical jungle with a massive flow of water

Focus Session 9:C

Protected sites

14:00-15:15 | UNESCO Paris



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For all delegates

Closing plenary

15:45-17:00 | UNESCO Paris

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For all delegates

Side events & study tours

17:30-onwards