Invitation to attend the 41st IAHR World Congress in Singapore

The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) World Congress is a biennial event that brings together the latest technical and scientific knowledge, practice, trends, and innovations of the global hydro-environment community.

Themed "Innovative Water Engineering for Sustainable Development", the 41st IAHR World Congress in Singapore will focus on the importance of innovative water engineering towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets related to water resources.

Held amid the International Decade for Action on “Water for Sustainable Development” 2018–2028, by the UN, the Congress will showcase the role of expert knowledge by the water engineering community to the implementation of innovation solutions to meet the SDGs, and share insights on research, technology and innovations that will create significant impact to tackle global challenges such as climate change and sea level rise.

Prof. Philippe Gourbesville
IAHR President

WELCOME TO THE 41ST IAHR WORLD CONGRESS

IAHR Committee

On behalf of the International Association for Hydro-environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) I am delighted to invite you to participate in the 41st IAHR World Congress to be held in Singapore from June 22nd to 27th, 2025. For almost eighty years, the biennial IAHR World Congresses have brought together leading experts to help address the world’s pressing water environment engineering challenges. The event provides researchers, engineers, and decision makers the opportunity to share recent advances and experiences, identify emerging technology trends, and engage in lively debates.

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KEY DATES AND DEADLINES

2024

1 July - Abstract Submission Opens

1 July - Special Session Submission Opens

30 September - Abstract Submission Closes

30 September - Special Session Submission Closes

2025

Beginning of January 2025 - Notification for Authors

28 February 2025 - Full Paper Submission Deadline

3 March 2025 - Deadline Early Bird Registration

31 March 2025 - Paper Review and Author's Notification

22-27 June 2025 - IAHR World Congress Singapore

Themes presented will include:

Coastal Flooding and Protection

River and Sediment Engineering

Eco- and Environmental Hydraulics

Hydraulic Structures

Integrated Water Resources Management

Urban Water Management

Flood and Drought Management

Groundwater Management

Remote Sensing and Field Measurements

Computational and Experimental methods

Data-Driven Methods and Machine Learning (Hydroinformatics)

Digital water

Nature-based solutions

Climate mitigation and adaptation

ON BEHALF OF THE INTERNATIONAL STEERING GROUP (ISG) OF THE 41ST IAHR WORLD CONGRESS AND THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR HYDRO-ENVIRONMENT ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH (IAHR), WE ARE DELIGHTED TO INVITE YOU TO JOIN THE 41ST IAHR WORLD CONGRESS IN 2025 IN SINGAPORE.

SINGAPORE

Welcome to Singapore

Nestled at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore stands as a testament to the harmonious coexistence of diverse cultures, progressive urban development, and a rich tapestry of history. The island city-state prides itself as a pivotal trading hub and maritime port due to its strategic location in Southeast Asia.

Prominent initiatives such as NEWater and advancements in desalination technologies stand as testament to Singapore's steadfast commitment to overcoming its geographical challenges such as limited land area, lack of natural freshwater sources, and vulnerability to climate change. Through diversification and innovation, Singapore has positioned itself as a hub of ingenuity, spearheading global conversations and advancements in water management practices. This ongoing pursuit of innovation reaffirms Singapore's status as a beacon of resilience and progress on the international stage.

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