Time

10:00am - 4:30pm

Venue

Apex Hotel, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Cost

From £120

Event Description

CIWEM’s Scottish branch wish to invite you to join them at their biennial symposium this October. The event will be a day of celebration of the on-going advancements of not only practice and approach in relation to the water and environment sector, but also technologies, and the way we use these to fulfil the new and ever-changing needs of our clients, stakeholders and their communities.

Confirmed speakers will be announced on LinkedIn and Twitter shortly.

Call for Papers

This ‘call-for-papers’ is an opportunity for you to submit a piece of work on a project, research, innovation or leadership on the theme of ‘advancements in the water environment sector’. Papers are invited on the theme of advancement in one of the following three categories:

1. Digital

2. Flood Risk

3. Drainage and Water

Topics might include the use of new systems, digital technologies or big data; a new approach or alternative to present means of flood risk assessment and/or management, drainage modelling and/or design, BIM and community engagement.

Submission Guidelines

All abstracts should be concise and clearly state the key outcomes, objectives or components of the presentation.

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and should contain a clear list of intended presenter(s) and email addresses for all involved.

A maximum of two presenters for each paper is allowed.

An electronic copy (in doc format) must be submitted before 5:00pm on 31 August 2019 to ciwemscot.socialmedia@gmail.com.

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Annual student and graduate poster competition

Calling all students and graduates! As part of the CIWEM Scottish branch biennial symposium – A new age: advancements in the water & environment sector we invite you to share your projects. We welcome posters on the theme of 'advancements in the water environment sector' in any of the following categories:

1. Digital

2. Flood Risk

3. Drainage and Water

There is a prize of £100 for the winner and two runner-up prizes of £25.00.

Submission Guidelines

Deadline for entries: Thursday 26 September 2019

Entries are to be in the form of an A0 poster with no more than 500 words with illustrative material.

Electronic copies of the posters are to be submitted by email to ciwemscot.socialmedia@gmail.com by 26th September.

All entrants should provide a printed copy to display at The Symposium. The winners will be announced at the Annual Dinner.

For more information about the event, please contact the Scottish Branch Programme Secretary Danielle King at DKing@rsk.co.uk.

Booking Information

Booking Information

Places are available to both members and non-members and can be booked via 'My CIWEM' after logging in or creating an account.

If you encounter any problems booking your place or are unable to access the online booking system, please contact Barbara Woods at barbara.woods@ciwem.org

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