Industry Events

CIWEM is professional membership body dedicated to furthering the knowledge and understanding of water and environmental management and therefore is happy to list relevant industry events on its website.

The Economic and Environmental Realities of Virtual Water for a Small Island State

23-24 March 2017

Organised by Water Research and Training Centre, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST)

Venue: Institute of Applied Sciences, MCAST Main Campus, Kordin Road, Paola PLA9032, Malta

This shall be a two-day national conference focusing on the financial and environmental implications of virtual water for a small island state. Day 1 (23rd March) shall entail a full-day conference by expert speakers, whilst Day 2 (24th March) shall consist of site visits to key water sites and national places of interest.

URL to follow.

Groundwater 2017

30 March 2017

Organised by Brownfield Briefing

Venue: 15 Hatfields, Chadwick Court, London, SE1 8DJ

Brownfield Briefing’s annual Groundwater conference returns on 30th March 2017. This successful annual event has been re-researched and updated to provide the latest information on changes to frameworks used for assessing risks to groundwater, new analysis and modelling techniques, as well as practical solutions to the most pertinent challenges facing those involved in the protection and remediation of groundwater.

More details here.

Flood and Coast

28-30 March 2017

Venue: Telford International Centre

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Led by the Environment Agency, this conference and exhibition attracts key stakeholders from the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) community, including civil engineers, transport officials, local authorities, infrastructure owners, Emergency Services, utility companies, product manufacturers, consultancies, contractors, businesses, community groups and universities. Join the UK’s largest gathering of professionals in FCRM to exchange a broad range of perspectives on innovation and best practices.

Call for Abstracts: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017

5 -7 September 2017


Abstract submission is now open for the eleventh conference in the renowned Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters series, taking place 5 – 7 September 2017 in Liverpool.

Potential authors are invited to submit abstracts on international projects offering practical learning, innovative and integrated solutions on any of the conference topics and themes.

Abstract submission is opened until 30 June 2016 via


  • Benefit from international knowledge sharing
  • Showcase your paper to thousands of readers through inclusion in major engineering indexes and resources including the ICE Virtual Library
  • Peer Review is unsurpassed, ensuring that the originality, authority and accuracy of your work will be fully recognised
  • Formal proceedings published after the event provide an invaluable resource for all organisations wanting access to the most up to date and robust information in the field of coastal and maritime engineering
  • Reduced registration fee for presenting authors

View abstract submission guidelines at and submit your abstract via email at


List an event

CIWEM is happy to support external events in the water and environment sector, providing the event objectives align with those of CIWEM and there is evident benefit for our members.

Please note we are unable to ‘sponsor’ events financially, but are happy to partner on events where relevant.

If you would like to add your event, please email for consideration.