THE 2020 MEETING

Brazil is deservedly well known for its great football and music, a sure recipe of joy. The 2020 Groundwater Congress will highlight that water makes up this joy into a trinity since Brazil has about 10% more water than the other two countries that have most fresh water in the world together.

Our groundbreaking 2020 Groundwater Congress gathered three large water groups, International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH), Latin American Groundwater Association (ALHSUD) and Brazilian Groundwater Association (ABAS) to bring you a meeting with proposal and objectives.

Groundwater professionals bring joy to places where water is scarce and health is threatened by it. A local well put in place by technology and knowledge that we worked to create and disseminate changes the lives of people for better. These experiences are wonderful and shared among the members of our groundwater community.

Our 2020 meeting will engage the largest global groundwater community in the world. Enough of events that start and finish on given dates and leave little legacy and with frontiers between participants and society. Engaged community is the future of the events. And our event has already started with the construction of the community of the members of the participant entities who have the opportunity to digitally interact now.

Through our meetings we change the world because with them we built relationships, we share experiences, we know results from research, we better the public policies and we have access to all the products that the industry and service providers have created and developed.

Groundwater is paramount to sustainability and we mean it by our day to day work and research. Come to the 2020 Groundwater Congress in Brazil and share the joy to participate in the event that points towards the future of the groundwater community, with samba and football.

THEME

Main Theme
GROUNDWATER 4.0: CONNECTED, VISIBLE AND ETHICAL

  1. Groundwater role in poverty alleviation, food security, and socio-economic development
  2. Groundwater sustainability: management, policy, and governance
  3.  Groundwater, energy, and climate change
  4. Groundwater flow, water cycle, and ecosystems
  5. Karst and fractured aquifers
  6. Groundwater pollution, remediation, and management
  7. Geochemistry and isotopes in groundwater
  8. Applied hydrogeology to engineering, geotechnical, and mining issues
  9. Advances in water supply technologies and groundwater resource development
  10. Emerging tools and technologies for groundwater investigation, monitoring, and numerical modeling
  11. Groundwater education & awareness
  12. Groundwater and Gender

31/01/2020

Abstract Submission starts

31/01/2020

Registration starts

extended indefinitely

 Abstract Submission deadline

31/05/2020

Abstract Acceptance

30/06/2020

Registration, End of Early Bird

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chairman
Everton de Oliveira
IAH/ABAS/Hidroplan

Co-Chairman
José Paulo G. M. Netto
ABAS/ALHSUD

IAH REPRESENTATIVES IN THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Antonio Chambel
IAH President
Dave Kreamer
Vice-President for Programme and Scientific Coordination
Luiz Amore
Vice-President IAH Brazilian Chapter

ALHSUD REPRESENTATIVE IN THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Miguel Rangel Medina
ALHSUD President
María Vicente Esteller Albertinho
ALHSUD Alternate
Roger González Herrera
ALHSUD General Secretary

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Honorary Chair
John Cherry
TGWP The Groundwater Project | University of Guelph

Chair
Ricardo Hirata
CEPAS – USP | ABAS Vice President

SECRETÁRIO GERAL

João Carlos Simanke de Souza

PROMOTERS

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