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WFD - Lille 2013


Event       WFD Lille 2013  

Dates       Monday to Wednesday, 4th to 6th November 2013   

Place        Polytech'Lille,Lille,France   


The conference will review technical challenges faced by Member States, stakeholder organisations and scientists, while integrating climate change components (understanding, prevention, preparedness) into the River Basin Management Planning under the Water Framework Directive (WFD), in particular adaptation measures expected to take place within the 2nd RBMP. It will look at the way cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary co-operation has developed with a strong focus on climate change research, and how emerging issues such as adaptation to climate change will be considered in the water sector in the future.    

Registration and Programme  

Registration for this event will open in mid-June and fees have been agreed as detailed below.  In the meantime, people may register an interest for the event online and will be notified when registration does open.  The programme will also be uploaded onto the event website at the same time as registration.

325€    Member of the RSC, SCI or Instituteof Water
375€    Non-member
150€    Post-graduate student – limited places 

Conference Dinner

A conference dinner will be held on Monday 4th November at La Terrasse des Remparts, situated within the vestiges of the City's fortifications, dating from the 17th century.    This dinner is optional, and will be offered as an additional chargeable item on registration. 


Conference proceedings will be available for purchase and will be available after the event.