The International Perspective on Water Resources and the Environment (IPWE) conference’s eleventh iteration will take place in Dhaka from January 4–6.
The 11th IPWE conference will be jointly organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Environmental & Water Resources Institute (ASCE-EWRI) and the Institute of Water and Flood Management of the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET-IWFM) in the city’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel.
At a news conference on Tuesday at the BUET council building, conference chair Sufian A Khondker, senior vice president and national technology director of ARCADIS, USA, announced the announcement.
Risk and Resilience in the Age of Climate Change is the theme of IPWE-2023. Participants from 13 nations will present 145 papers in 24 technical sessions during the conference.
Four keynote talks on FlexMat for bank protection, water resources management-identifying issues, nuclear energy and the environment, and flash floods, organized by various national and international organizations, will be held in addition to the 24 technical seminars.
This year’s conference will be a hybrid event, taking place in Dhaka and Reston, Virginia, in the United States.
The Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 (BDP 2100), Padma Bridge Construction: Challenges and Solutions, and Bangladesh in the Frontline of Climate Change are the topics for the summit in Dhaka.
The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), lower Mississippi River flood mitigation, the western mega-drought, and the effects of climate change are the issues at the Reston conference.