6 WRHC – program | 17 June 2015

Overview – opening, keynotes, sessions and ceremony

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09:00 – 09:30 Registration (Museum)
09:30 – 09:40 Welcome and opening of the conference – Peter Krebs
09:40 – 10:15 Introductory perspectives of BMBF - Wilfried Kraus | BMUB – Thomas Stratenwerth | DFG – Wolfgang Wachter
10:15 – 11:00 Opening keynote to ‘hydrosphere and biosphere’Dörthe Tetzlaff
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.15 Opening keynote to ‘hydrosphere and anthroposphere’ – Joseph Alcamo
12:15 – 12.30 Introduction to the garden
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break


Conference sessions
13:30 – 15:15
Atmosphere and biosphere
Impact of vegetation on the interfaces between atmosphere
and land surface
Invited speaker
Axel Kleidon
Christian Bernhofer
Volker Wulfmeyer
Water and urban infrastructures
Identifying societal, natural and technical key processes in urban waters
Invited speaker
Timothy Moss
Reinhard Hinkelmann
Klaus Kümmerer
Terrestrial-aquatic interfaces
Management of fresh-waters as
hybrid systems: for human use and as a living entity
Invited speaker
Hjalmar Laudon
Ralf Schäfer
Franz Hölker
15:15 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:45
Water and food
Enhancing food security by efficient and resilient strategies under global change
Invited speaker
Simon Langan
Niels Schütze
Werner Kloas
Biosphere and geosphere
Effects of microbial activities and vegetation on water and matter fluxes in the subsurface
Invited speaker
Andrea Carminati
Christiane Werner
Kirsten Küsel
Water resources and health
Evaluating water-born risk for humans and aquatic ecosystems xxxxxxxxx
Invited speaker
Christoph Schüth
Ulrike Schuhmacher-Wolz
Jack Schijven
17:45 – 18:30 Outcomes of the sessions and discussion
18:30 – 19:30 Rüdiger Kurt Bode foundations’ ceremony award
19:30 Conference reception / guided tour through the botanical greenhouses (for interested participants)