4th Water Research Conference: The Role of Water Technology Innovation in the Blue Economy

Date(s): 
Dimanche, septembre 10, 2017 - Mercredi, septembre 13, 2017
Lieu de l'événement: 
Kitchener-Waterloo

 

This international water conference, co-chaired by the editors in chief of the Elsevier journals Water Research and Water Resources and Economics and endorsed by the International Water Association (IWA), aims to highlight, discuss and advance state-of-the-art thinking and research to support the transition towards a Blue Economy, in particular the role of water science and technology innovation and the necessary institutional-economic enabling environment to foster sustainable behavioral change in current water use and depletion.

The conference solicits disciplinary and interdisciplinary paper presentations on the relevant technological, economic, social and governance dimensions underlying technology adoption and behavioral change towards the Blue Economy, in particular in urban and rural water systems as depicted below.