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News and Event on River Restoration

ARRN’s “8th International Forum on Waterfront and Watershed Restoration” will be held in Tokyo, JAPAN (November 11, 2011)

8th International Forum Announcement(PDF118KB)

ARRN’s 8th International Forum on Waterfront and Watershed Restoration
- Urban River Restoration at the confluence of Disaster Mitigation and Environment Preservation -

11 November 2011 (Friday)
The University of Tokyo, Yayoi Auditorium (Tokyo, Japan)
Prof. Nobuyuki TAMAI, Chairperson of ARRN
Asian River Restoration Network / Japan River Restoration Network
English (Simultaneous interpretation into Japanese)
-Number of Attendance (Audience):
200 people
Japan River Association, Ecology and Civil Engineering Society (ECES), Foundation of River and Watershed Environment Management (FOREM), Japan Water Forum (JWF), Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration (RFC), CTI Engineering Co, LTD (CTI), China River Restoration Network (CRRN), China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR), Korea River Restoration Network (KRRN), Korea River Association (KRA), Korea Institute of Construction Technology (KICT), European Centre for River Restoration (ECRR), River Restoration Centre, UK (RRC)


-Opening: 13:00-13:05 Opening address
-Report: 13:05-13:15 Introduction of “ARRN RR guideline ver.2”
-Lecture: 13:15-14:30 25 min. each
(1)The response to the 2011 Brisbane River Floods & a national picture of river and wetland assessment, management and restoration in Australia (Mr. Alastair Mcharg, National Water Commission, AUSTRALIA)
(2)Current river restoration in Taiwan on some urban cases (Prof. Shaohua Marko Hsu, Feng Chia Univ., TAIWAN)
(3)Development of technology for waterfront creation and case study of continuous block system (Prof. Suk Hwan Jang, Daejin University, KOREA)
-Break: 14:30-14:40
-Lecture & Discussion: 14:40-16:15 25min. each & 45min discussion
(4)Feng River Restoration - from Land to Water (Prof. Aizhong Ding, Beijing Normal University, CHINA)
(5)River basin flood control and restoration as innovations from Hii River (Prof. Yukihiro Shimatani, Kyushu Univ., JAPAN)
(6)Discussion by all lecturers (Chair: Prof. Tamai)
-Closing: 16:15 Closing

Leaflet (PDF118KB): http://www.a-rr.net/news/docs/ARRNforum2011announcement.pdf

By ARRN-Secretariat | Date: 2011.10.25 12: | Comment(0) | Trackback(0)