September 6 - 8, 2021 in Brno, Czech republic

XXIX CONFERENCE OF THE DANUBIAN COUNTRIES ON HYDROLOGICAL FORECASTING AND HYDROLOGICAL BASES OF WATER MANAGEMENT

Followed by the Hydrological Days Conference

Ladies and gentlemen,
we would like to invite you to the XXIX Conference of the Danubian countries to be held in Brno, Czech Republic between September 6 and 8, 2021. The Conference will focus on hydrological topics and current research needs in the Danubian region.

The current pandemic situation and the associated measures brought us to the idea to enable attendance at the Conference not only in person, but also virtually for those, who do not want to travel during these uncertain times.

The Conference of the Danubian Countries will be followed by the Conference of Czech and Slovak hydrologists “Hydrologické dny” (Hydrological Days), held between September 8 and 10, 2021 . It is possible to attend both conferences. More information can be found at www.hydrologickedny.cz.

Conference topics

  • Unify our efforts - platform to connect with GWP CEE, WMO RA VI, ICPDR and the Sava Commission
  • Learning about hydrological extremes: then, now & in the future
  • Data: traditional & emerging, measurement, management & analysis
  • Danube water and Danube society
  • R language for hydrology (workshop)
  • Common projects regarding Danube

Publications

  • Extended abstracts proceedings (printed)
  • Full papers proceedings (digital)
  • Special issue (selected papers)

Overview

Important dates

Jan 31, 2021 Deadline for extended abstract submission
Feb 28, 2021 Notification of acceptance
Apr 30, 2021 Deadline for registration
May 31, 2021 Deadline for full paper text submission

Language

English

Conference Fees

200 EUR

combined fee for the XXIX Conference of the Danubian Countries and the Hydrological days is 350 EUR.

The Conference fee will cover the expenses for the conference attendance, publishing of abstracts, e-book of full papers), conference dinner and refreshments during the conference. The excursions and accommodation are not included in the conference fees.

Venue

The conference will take place in the Hotel International Brno right in the city center of Brno. More information about the hotel can be found at www.hotelinternational.cz.

Excursions

List of possible excursions and further details will be provided later.

Preliminary schedule

This is just a preliminary general conference schedule. Exact list of presentations and presenters will be updated when available.

Ice breaker

Registration

Welcome speeches

Keynote speech

Presentations

Poster session

Keynote speech

Presentations

Excursions - both conferences

Hydrological Days - ice breaker

Follow-up conference Hydrological Days

Follow-up conference Hydrological Days

Do you have Questions?

Answers to common questions and practical information.

The conference language is English.

The registration fee includes food and beverages, publication of papers.

The registration fee does NOT include accommodation and excursion costs.

Registration will be possible online via this page soon.

Brno

Second largest city in the Czech Republic with approximately 400 thousand inhabitants, lying in the South Moravian region at the confluence of the Svratka and Svitava rivers, 200 km SE from the capital of Prague.

The region belongs to the Danube basin and one of the major attractions in Brno is the Brno Reservoir, built on the Svratka River in the NW part of the city in the 20th century.

Selection of things to see in Brno

  • Špilberk - castle and fortress from the 13th century, right above the city center
  • Saints Peter and Paul cathedral on the Petrov hill
  • Villa Tugendhat - architectural treasure, a functionalist villa included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites
  • Brno Reservoir - 259 ha large reservoir in the NW part of the city supported by a 7.14 m wide concrete dam with the Brno ZOO nearby
  • Náměstí Svobody (Freedom square) - main square with a very unique modern, black astronomical clock right in its center
  • Kraví hora - little hill close to the city center with an observatory at the top
  • Brno Exhibition Center - one of the largest exhibition centers in Europe opened in 1928.

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