Program

Riverflow 2018 program

Click here to download the detailed program of the conference sessions. This a provisional program that may be subjected to some final adjustments. In case of any modification, the corresponding authors concerned by the changes will be immediately notified.

Click here to download the scientific program overview (1 page).

Themes

Conference Themes   A/ River morphodynamics and restoration: From braiding to meandering rivers Large river bedforms Steep rivers, systems of step-pools Interactions between flow, sediment and vegetation River management and ecology, river restoration B/ Hydraulic structures and their effects on bed, flow regime and ecology: Scour around structures, impact on ecology Bank erosion and protection …

Keynotes

We will have three keynotes : Ellis Penning, senior researcher in aquatic ecology at Deltares (NL) : Interactions between flow and vegetation: translating knowledge from academic research to daily water management. Anton Schleiss, professor at Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory, LCH-EPFL (CH) : The challenge of restoring dynamics by river engineering: where to find the truth about …

Masterclasses

Masterclasses are proposed on the topics indicated here below. They are a place of scientific exchanges between a few students (involved in the preparation of a PhD thesis that they will detail) and two senior researchers that will remind the newest researches about the topic. Masterclasses application  is closed. Applicants will receive soon information about …

Le Bourget : view of lake and Rhône River

Technical Tour

France’s No. 1 producer of exclusively renewable energy (hydroelectricity, solar and wind energy), CNR has built and now operates 19 hydroelectricity developments on the Rhône river with three inter-related missions: production, navigation, and irrigation and other agricultural uses. Two Technical tours will be held on the Rhone valley on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Delegates are …

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Training Course on Stream gauging

The 4th IAHR-WMO-IAHS Training Course on Stream gauging is intended to be held as part of the RiverFlow 2018 conference, with separate registration. Three days will be dedicated to Hydrometry basics, Field and classroom exercises and Recent advances (technology and uncertainty analysis), by internationally recognized lecturers. The audience will be students and professional field hydrologists. …

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will take place on Friday September 7 from 7 P.M. If, for dinner, you need special food, please contact: riverflow2018@irstea.fr before August 15, 2018. It will be located at the Cirque Imagine  in Vaulx en Velin , 300 m from subway station « Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie », 30  minutes from the conference venue (using …

Accompanying persons

Registering as « accompanying person » permits to have access to three visits and to go to lunches, welcome reception and gala dinner organized during the conference. Visits are proposed by Lyon tourism office  at various time schedules. See :https://en.visiterlyon.com/ For instance:, we recommend: Renaissance Vieux-Lyon: cathedral, courtyards and traboules (every day at 10 a.m. or 2:30 …