PAPER SUBMISSION AND GUIDELINE FOR PRESENTATION

 

Last date for submission of Synopsis                                          July 31, 2019

Communication on approved Synopsis                                      August 05, 2019

Last date for submission of Full Length Paper                          August 20, 2019

Communication on acceptance of Full Length Paper              August 31, 2019

 

 

List of Technical Sessions

                

       Seminars

 

S-1

Water for Food Security

S-2

Water Quality and Public Health Issues

S-3

Shrinking Space for Hydropower Development in Energy Security

S-4

Sustaining Climate Change Impacts – Challenges and Opportunities

S-5

Drought Management  – Future Challenges and Strategies

S-6

Flood Management - Future Challenges and Strategies

S-7

Ground Water Management – Challenges Ahead

S-8

Inter-Basin Water Transfer – Planning to Implementation

S-9

River & Reservoir Sediment Management and its Implications for River Restoration

S-10

River Basin Management – Modelling tools

S-11

Improvement and Innovation in Reuse and Recycle Practices and Technologies

S-12

Moving Towards Integrated Planning and Management of Water Resources and Institutional Arrangements

S-13

Micro Irrigation for Improved Agricultural Economy

S-14

Innovations in Water Management

S-15

Rainwater Harvesting for Sustainable Water Supply

 

                  Panel Discussions (PD)

 

PD-1

Water Scarcity – Challenges Ahead

PD-2

Integrating Value Chain for Agricultural Water Management

PD-3

Water Resources Sustainability for Industrial Growth

PD-4

Challenges in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals for Urban Water Supply and Drainage

PD-5

Development of Waterways and Navigation

PD-6

Water Resources Development for Rural Economic Growth

PD-7

Re-orientating the Water Education to Address the Water Related Challenges

PD-8

Bridging the Gap-Lab to Field

PD-9

Preparing the Young Professionals for Future Challenges in Water Sector

PD-10

Technological Innovation and Big Data for Water Security, Emerging Directions and Prospects

PD-11

Learning from best practices in water management

 

Special Sessions (SS)

 

SS-1

Rejuvenation of the River Ganga – from Planning to Action

SS-2

Water and Social Harmony

SS-3

Bilateral cooperation for mutual benefits (including success stories)

SS-4

Regional cooperation in research in water sector

 

Brainstorming Sessions (BS)

 

BS-1

Addressing the Ever Increasing Legal Complexities in Water Development and Management

BS-2

Focused Role of Federal Government in Ensuring Sustainable Water Resources Development

BS-3

Research Needs of Water Sector

BS-4

E-Governance in Water Sector

Guidelines for Oral Presentations
Having been accepted for either a poster or an oral presentation, please follow the guidelines below on presenting your paper.
1. Use appropriate visual aids (Powerpoint /Video) and make best use of them.
   (i)  Don't overload slides, make sure each has only one message and the text is written in large enough font to be easily visible
   (ii) Judicious use of photos/graphics can be very helpful
  (iii) Keep graphs and tables simple and make sure they are legible and appropriately labelled.
2. Ensure 10 minutes to present, prepare 8 minutes of material. No more.
3. Don't try and pack too much into presentation
4. General Tips for slide presentation
   (i)  To ensure presentation visibility and any seat in the room, use the following minimum font sizes.
         Title: Bold Typeface minimum 40 pt size
         Subtitles: Bold Typeface minimum 32 or 36 pt size
         Text and Figures: Bold Typeface minimum 24 or 28 pt size
Note : San-Serif fonts e.g. Arial or Verdana are easier to read in a large room, use upper and lower case letters rather than block ALL CAPS CAN BE DIFFICULT TO READ
5.  Allow at least 2 minutes at the end of your presentation for questions
Guidelines for Poster Presentations
    (i) Posters should be AO portrait sized or 2 X A1 Landscape (to be fixed one above the other)
    (II) It is im,possible to read and take in large chunks of text on a poster presentation, so the most important thing is to keep your poster simple
    (iii) Use as few words as possible to get your point across
    (iv) State your objectives, methods, results and conclusions as concisely as possible
    (v) Make use of tables, graphs, diagrams and pictures to get your message across
    (vi) Judicious use of colour can enhance your message, but don't go overboard with too many colours on fancy fonts