World Water Day Global Symposium 2021

Monday 22 March 2021 (14:00-16:00)

Dr Liam Kelleher, e:

Join the experts leading water sciences research across the world, and those leading projects to help secure water for all. This annual symposium brings together a broad range of water professionals from a wide range of science, policy, regulatory, industry, intergovernmental backgrounds and the wider public to discuss the critical water challenges we face.


  • Professor Peter Gleick, President Emeritus, Pacific Institute
  • Professor Nandita Basu, Associate Professor, Water Sustainability and Ecohydrology, University of Waterloo
  • Dr Fraser Sugden, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Birmingham

Panellist Speakers:

  • Prof Laura Lautz, Program Director - Hydrologic Sciences National Science Foundation (NSF), and SUNY
  • Ms Sophie O’Connell, Sustainable Water Use Birmingham
  • Dr Anil Mishra, UNESCO Paris
  • Prof Doug Wilson, Chief Scientist at the Environment Agency, England

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