Upcoming Webinar – What South Korea Can Offer the World of Smart Water Management (18 July – 11 am CET)!

IWRA’s next webinar, co-hosted with the Korea Water Forum (KWF) will be entitled “What South Korea can offer the world of smart water management”.  The event will take place on Thursday, July 18th from 11:00 to 12:30 Central European Time (18:00 to 19:30 KST).  This 90-minute online event is based on themes from the upcoming Korea International Water Week and highlight the work being done by members of the KWF.  Our speakers introduce the South Korean water perspective on water management and will share Korean lessons learned and current activities, which can be helpful in international contexts.  Their presentations will highlight a variety of cases including improving resilience and adaptation to extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. In addition, our speakers will highlight how the advanced technical management strategies they employ can support robust water governance and improve socio-economic development.

Participation is free and open to all. Audience questions are encouraged.

To register please visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8591599652382648589

Topics include:

  • The Korean experience of water resource management
  • How smart solutions can address complex “wicked” water problems
  • Sharing technology and policy to implement advanced water management globally
  • Applying  scientific, technical, and political solutions in diverse water geographies

Distinguished Panellists

  • Prof. Joo Heon Lee, Professor at Jung-bu University
  • Prof. Seungho Lee, Vice-President at Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University
  • Dr. Jinsuk Suh, Researcher at Korea Water Resources Corporation
  • Prof. Kyungtaek Yum, Professor at Sungkyunkwan University

Moderator: Scott McKenzie, PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia

IWRA Webinars constitute an additional resource designed to help our members, academics, dedicated practitioners, and policy professionals further explore these and other timely themes engaging on fruitful discussions, also aligned with the international water agenda and in close collaboration with key partners.