IAHS Academy 2024

IAHS Academy in Cairo, Egypt, 20-27 July 2024

The International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) is proud to announce dates and venue of the first edition of the IAHS Academy, the newly established advanced training and educational programs to advance and promote hydrological sciences globally.

Dates and venue

The date of the first edition of the IAHS Academy is set for 20-27 July 2024 and will be hosted in Cairo, Egypt.

This 1st edition is organized by IAHS, UNESCO Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme (IHP), World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the National Water Research Center of Egypt (NWRC) and Pan African Center for Water and Climate Adaptation (PACWA) of Egypt, and further supported by international (IWMI, GWP) and Egyptian organizations.

The IAHS Academy events aim to organise several courses/topics in parallel fostering a critical mass of lecturers and students in the same week and venue.
This July, in Cairo, you have the chance to select among 4 topics providing advanced scientific and applied research training, hands-on and amazing opportunities to perform all together field trips on the Nile river.

Lecturers and topics 

Melissa Haeffner and Cyndi Castro: Quantitative and qualitative methods in human-water feedback research
Giuseppe Formetta: Open-source hydrological digital twin models: from theory to practice
Salvatore Manfreda:  Advanced hydrological monitoring
Simon Michael Papalexiou: Analysis and simulation of rainfall

Interested applicants are invited to complete this pre-application form.  Call for applications will open in April 2024.

IAHS Academy Steering Committee

Fernando Nardi (IAHS Academy Chair), Salvatore Grimaldi (IAHS President-Elect), Christophe Cudennec (IAHS Vice-President), Moctar Dembélé (IAHS ECS Chair), Abou Amani (UNESCO IHP), Stefan Uhlenbrook (WMO), Sherif Mohamady (NWRC).

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

Marwa Ali (NWRC), Mohamed Embabay (NWRC), Mahmoud Saleh (NWRC), Amany Essam (RCTWS/PACWA).



For more information contact IAHS Academy Chair: Fernando Nardi

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