Conclave Themes
1. Monitoring of Hydrological & Hydro-Meteorological data and its Management
  • Advanced Hydrological & Hydro-Meteorological Instruments
  • Emerging Technology for Data Monitoring
  • Data Storage, Retrieval and Dissemination
  • Web based Hydrological Information System

2. Climate Change, Climatological Modelling & Predictions
  • Climate Change and Global Warming
  • Climate Change and Technological Solution
  • General Circulation and Regional Circulation Models
  • Downscaling and Uncertainty Analysis

3. Hydrological Modelling under Changing Climates
  • Hydrological Models and its Applications to Simulate the Hydrologic Cycle
  • Calibration, Validation and Sensitivity Analysis
  • Ensemble Modelling
  • Models for Assessment of Soil Erosion and Sedimentation

4. Assessment of Water Resources and Climate Change
  • Methodologies for Water Resources Assessment
  • Climate change & evaluation of its impact on water resources
  • Uncertainty & Reliability Analysis
  • Water Resources Planning considering climate change
  • Decision Support System for Integrated Water Resources Development & Management
  • Hydrology of Wetlands, Ponds & Lakes
  • Isotope Techniques for Water Resources Management

5. Ground Water Management
  • Ground Water Monitoring
  • Assessment of Ground Water Resources
  • Aquifer Mapping
  • Ground Water Modelling
  • Sea Water Intrusion in Coastal Areas

6. Floods & its Management
  • Flood Mechanism & its possible causes
  • Cloud Burst and Flash Floods
  • Riverine Floods, Glacial Outburst Floods and Urban Floods
  • Floods Resulting due to Drainage Congestion and Structural Failure
  • Design Floods and Climate Change
  • Integrated Flood Management
  • Space Technology & Flood Management

7. River Dynamics and Hydraulic Structures
  • Morphology of Rivers and Morphodynamics
  • Erosion and Protection Works
  • Reservoir Sedimentation
  • Hyper Concentrated Flow
  • Aerated Flows
  • Instrumentation
  • Environmental Hydraulics
  • Numerical and Physical Modeling
  • Hydraulic Transients
  • Hydraulic Structures

8. Drought & its Management
  • Drought Monitoring
  • Meteorological, Hydrological & Agricultural Aspects of Drought
  • Drought Response Plan
  • Drought Vulnerability and Management
  • Space Technology & Drought Management

9. Water Resources System Operation and Climate Change
  • Reservoir Water Balance
  • Rule Curves
  • Integrated Operation of Multipurpose Reservoirs
  • Decision Support Systems for Real Time Operation
  • Reliability Analysis under Changing Climate
  • Dam Safety and Management
  • Space Technology & Reservoir Management
  • Space Technology for Groundwater

10. Environment and Water Quality Management
  • Eco-Hydrology
  • Forest Hydrology
  • Green Technologies & Climate Change
  • Monitoring and Management of Surface & Groundwater Quality under Climate Change

11. Adaptation Strategies
  • Monitoring & Predictions
  • Advanced Analytical Tools & Techniques
  • Creation of Additional Storages
  • Interlinking of Rivers
  • Artificial Recharge
  • Cropping Pattern
  • Enhancing Water Use Efficiency
  • Short Term, Medium Term & Long Term Structural and Non-Structural Measures to Cope with Climate Change

12. Water-Energy-Food Nexus
  • Assessment of Hydro-Power Potentials
  • Hydro-power Developments & Managements including Risk Mitigation
  • Advance Technologies for Hydropower Developments
  • Multiple Benefits of Hydropower
  • Weather Prediction & Forecasting for Irrigation Scheduling, Flood & Drought Management
  • Applications of Satellite Technologies for Societal Benefits
  • Impacts of Land Degradation on Livelihood
  • Socio-Economic Analysis for Water and Energy
  • Water-Energy-Food Nexus
  • Strengthen Gender-Response Policy Development
  • Raise Awareness of Gender and Climate Change Issues

13. Policy Frame Work
  • Planning Strategies under Climate Change & their Implementation
  • Participatory Approaches Along with their Integration in Management Practices as well as for Sustainable Development

14. Mitigating Climate Change through Management of Greenhouse Gases Emissions
  • Mitigating Challenges through its Risk Management
  • CO2 sequestration and associated risks.