Graduation Day of the Erasmus Mundus Masters in Flood Risk Management and Mini-symposium on Flood Risk Management

Graduation and Mini-Symposium Flood Risk Management

Western Europe
Delft, The Netherlands

Graduation Day of the Erasmus Mundus Masters in Flood Risk Management and Mini-symposium on Flood Risk Management.

The Erasmus Mundus Programme in Flood Risk Management is offered by a consortium consisting of UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (the Netherlands), Dresden University of Technology (Germany), Technical University of Catalonia (BarcelonaTech) (Spain), and University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). On September 6, 2013 the first group of 19 students (cohort of 2011-2013) will be awarded the Masters Diplomas Programme.

Programme

Morning

  • 08:30 - 09:00: Tea and coffee, outside of room B1
  • 09:00-10:30: Opening: Prof Dimitri Solomatine (UNESCO-IHE; FRM Programme Management Board, Chairman), room B1
    • Brief presentations of MSc research by FRM students, room B1
    • Session Chair: Prof Allen Bateman (BarcelonaTech), room B1
  • 10:30 -11:00: Coffee break  
  • 11:00-12:30: Brief presentation of MSc research (Contd.), room B1
    • Session Chair: Prof Mitja Brilly (Ljubljana University), room B1
  • 12:30-13:45: Lunch break  

Afternoon

  • 13:45-14:35: Opening: Prof Stefan Uhlenbrook (UNESCO-IHE, Vice Rector), room B1
    • Keynote presentations by Dr Alexandros Makarigakis (UNESCO, Paris) and Dr Henrik Madsen (Danish Hydraulic Institute), room B1
    • Session Chair: Prof Christian Bernhofer (Dresden University of Technology), room B1
  • 14:35-14:45: Musical interlude, room B1
  • 14:45-15:30: Keynote presentations by Prof. Matthijs Kok (TU Delft, and Director of HKV Consultants) Ms Jana Stetkova (EACEA, European Commission), room B1
    • Session Chair: Dr. Biswa Bhattacharya (UNESCO-IHE), room B1
  • 15:30-16:00: Coffee break  
  • 16:00-17:00: Masters Diploma awarding: academic ceremony, room B1
  • 17:00-18:30: Drinks and more music, IHE restaurant

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