Chief Guest   Special Guest
Shri Upendra Prasad Singh   Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra
Secretary, Deptt of WR, RD & GR   DG, NMCG
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

Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Regina, Canada

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

Director, NOAA / GFDL

Title of the Talk: General Circulation and Global Hydrological Changes

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

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

ESSIC, University of Maryland, USA

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

Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, Indiana

Title of the Talk: Estimating Field-Scale Variability in Soil Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity from Rainfall-Runoff Experiments

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

Virginia Tech, USA

Title of the Talk: Development of Smart One Water Cyber-Physical-Social Infrastructure to Transform the Way People Interact with Water Services; Advance Measurement and Decision Suppport Technologies for Adaptive Management of Engineered and Natural Water Systems Driven by Societal Needs for Resilience, Sustainability, and Social Justice

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

School of AACME, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK

Title of the Talk: Two-Phase Flow in the Context of Underground CO2 Storage: Dynamic capillarity, sensing and modelling

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

Title of the Talk: Indices for Meteorological and Hydrological Drought

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

Inland Water System, Deltares, MH Delft, The Netherlands

Title of the Talk: A Knowledge-based Integrated Approach for Assessing and Managing Morphological Processes and Sediment Dynamics in Catchments, Rivers and Reservoirs

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

Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Water Resource Engineering, Iowa State University, USA

Title of the Talk: Climate Change and Water Security: Policy Issues

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

ICID, New Delhi, India

Title of the Talk: Sound data - Foundation for Water Security

IWMI Representative-India & Principal Researcher, International Water Management Institute, New Delhi

Title of the Talk: Water Policy Framework with a Focus on Climate Change

Department of Civil Engineering,
IISc Bengaluru

Title of the Talk: Hydrologic Change under External Forcings

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


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

Shri K. Vohra

Commissioner (SPR), Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Gang Rejuvenation

Title of the Talk: Water resources Management - Indian Perspective

School of Environmental Sciences,
JNU, New Delhi, India

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

Head, Civil Engineering, IIT Ropar, India

Title of the Talk: Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater Resources

Head, Climate Application and User Interface, IMD, Pune, India

Title of the Talk: Analysis of Observed Climate Changes over India and its Impact on Hydrological Sectors & Prediction of Hydrological Parameters in sub Seasonal Scale

Additional Secretary and Mission Director, National Water Mission, New Delhi, India

Title of the Talk: Sahi-Fasal- To Enhance Water Use Efficiency in Agriculture Sector to Cope Up With Climate Change

Chairman (CWC), New Delhi, India

Title of the Talk: Overview of Water Resources Management in India