Call for abstracts – Water Security and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

Achieving water security is one of the major challenges being faced by society today. Asia has been facing many water security
challenges since decades because of multiple drivers such as increasing population, socio economic development, urbanization,
migration, among others. Furthermore, climate change is also creating an additional threat. While significant efforts have been made
by governments in Asia to make societies water-secure; much more work is needed. There is a need for robust water security
enhancement strategies that are grounded in sound scientific evidence, and that will stand the test of time.

This conference is a plattform for engaging leading experts in the region and beyond in discussions on water security issues in Asia in order to facilitate the path towards water-secure societies. The conference is organized by the exceed centers CNRD (Cologne) and SWINDON (Braunschweig) together with the Asian Institute of Technology.

call for abstracts


Prof. Andreas Haarstrick
Scientific Coordinator, Exceed Excellence Center,
TU Braunschweig, Germany
+49 (0) 531-391-3935; a.haarstrick(at)

Prof. Mukand S. Babel
Water Engineering and Management
Asian Institute of Technology
+66-2-524-7905; msbabel(at)

Important dates

Registration open: 20 June 2016
Deadline for receiving abstracts: 30 July 2016
Notify authors of selection: 15 August 2016