Keynote Speakers



Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Zachry Dept of Civil Engineering, Texas A and M University

Title of the Talk: Hydrology: Problems, Challenges and Opportunities

University of California, Davis, USA

Title of the Talk: Current Issues in and an Emerging Method for the Estimation of Flood Frequencies under Changing Climate Conditions during 21st Century by means of a Coupled Atmospheric-Hydrologic Modeling Approach

Department of Geography, University of Valencia, Spain

Title of the Talk: Soil erosion in agriculture land

The Hydrology Group of Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection (IRPI), National Research Council, Perugia, Italy

Title of the Talk: Ground and satellite observations to predict flooding phenomena

Dept. of Environmental Management, School of Agriculture, Kindai University, Nakamachi, Nara, Japan

Title of the Talk: Application of modern technologies for water management of small irrigation reservoirs

Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Regina, Canada


Title of the Talk: Climate Risks to Water Security in Canada’s Western Interior

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Title of the Talk: Using oxygen-18 and deuterium to delineate groundwater recharge at different spatial and temporal scales

Director of the Institute of Natural Resource Conservation, Dept. of Hydrology and Water Resources Management, CAU Kiel

Title of the Talk: Ecohydrological Assessment and Management of River Basins

Head of Academic Officer, UNU-FLORES, Germany


Title of the Talk: Boundary Science - How the Nexus Approach can Enhance the Relevance of Global Public Goods Research in International Development

Science Area Head – Water Resources, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom

Title of the Talk: 25 years Collaboration between the UK and Roorkee on Freshwater Science

Ecological Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn

Title of the Talk: Climate-Smart Agricultural and Municipal Water Management

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Title of the Talk: Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Role of Large Dams

Water Engineering and Management (WEM), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand

Title of the Talk: Climate Change Impacts on Hydrology, Water Resources and Water Use Sectors: Cases from Asian Countries

ESSIC, University of Maryland, USA

Title of the Talk: Indian Monsoon and Tropical Climate: Variability, Trend and Extremes

TU Wien, Institute for Energy Systems and Thermodynamics,
Vienna, AUSTRIA



Associate Dean and Director of Agricultural Research & Graduate Education, Purdue University

Title of the Talk: Addressing Runoff and Nonpoint Source Pollution Issues: Past, Present and Future

Department of Civil Engineering,
IISc Bengaluru


Title of the Talk: Hydrologic Change under External Forcings

Member ASRB, FINAE,
FNAAS, FISAE

Title of the Talk: Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture: An Exploration of Technology and Policy Options in India

Secretary-General,
ICID, New Delhi, India

Title of the Talk: Sound data - Foundation for water security

Director, Nebraska Water Center, Nebraska Innovation Campus, Lincoln, NE

Title of the Talk: India’s Food Security Challenges into the Coming Decades

School of Environmental Sciences,
JNU, New Delhi, India

Title of the Talk: Cloudbursts in Himalayas: Leading to Disasters

Department of Earth Science & Geography, California State University, Dominguez Hills, USA

Title of the Talk: Indices for Meteorological and Hydrological Drought

Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Technology of IHE Delft

Title of the Talk: New developments in the treatment of heavy metal polluted groundwater

Texas A&M University
at Qatar


Title of the Talk: Improved Oil Recovery from a Carbonate Formation using Foam Flooding

Hydroinformatics, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands

Title of the Talk: Flood modelling, mapping and monitoring of sparsely gauged catchments using remote sensing products


Agricultural & Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur, India


Title of the Talk: Development of a Large-Scale Conceptual Hydrological Model for India



FNASc, FNAAS, FISAE & FIWRS, Agricultural & Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur, India

Title of the Talk: Adapting Improved Water Management and Protected Cultivation Technologies - Strategic Dealing with Climate Change Challenges