Keynotes

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Opening Keynote Speakers

Patron of the Conference

To be Confirmed

Dr. Atef Badr (Chair)

PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), PGCE, CEng, MICE, FICT, FHEA
Head of Civil Engineering & Quantity Surveying
Military Technological College,  Muscat, Oman

Sustainability of Desalination- The Need to Think Again! 

Prof. Jean Venables

CBE, FREng, FICE, MCIWEM, FCGI
Past President of ICE
Director of Venables Consultancy, UK

Managing Catchments Sustainably – Isn’t one Person’s Flood another Person’s Water Resource?

Prof. Dominic Reeve

PhD, FIMA, FRMetS, FICE
Head of the Zienkiewicz Centre Swansea University, UK

​Experimental Investigation of Bimodal Wave Overtopping

Dr. M. A. Tomaszkiewicz

Climate Change Regional Advisor for UN-ESCWA

Impacts of Climate Change on Wadi Diqah River Basin in Oman

Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mashikhi

General Director of Water Resources, MRMWR

Management of Water Resources in Sultanate of Oman

Prof. John Williams

MCIWEM, CWEM, CEnv, FHEA
Prof. of Environmental Technology
University of Portsmouth, UK

Research Led Innovation to Deliver Sustainable Wastewater and Drainage Technologies

Dr. Said Al-Ismaily

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Engineered Soil: Innovative Techniques Towards Saving Water

Sessions’ Keynote Speakers

Dr. Atef Badr (Chair)

PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), PGCE, CEng, MICE, FICT, FHEA
Head of Civil Engineering & Quantity Surveying
Military Technological College,  Muscat, Oman

Oman’s Aflaj is Everyone’s Business

Prof. Yunqing Xuan

College of Engineering
Swansea University, UK

Quantitative Modelling of Hydro-climatic Extremes for Resilient Infrastructure Design

Dr. Hazim El-Naser

Former Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan
Chairman of the Middle East Water Forum

Political and Economic Consequences of Groundwater Depletion in the Arab Region

Dr. Salim Ali Al Mamary

Oman Water Society Board Member, Oman

Effect of Climate Change on
Aflaj in the Sultanate of Oman

The organizing committee of the OICWE2020 welcome more
keynote speakers for sessions
.

If you are interested, please submit your proposal directly to the Chair by email: chair.oicwe2020@mtc.edu.om

 

News

Owing to the uncertainty that persists with the current COVID-19 pandemic,  the conference be deferred for one year. The new dates are 9-11 Nov 2021.

 

Due to the current COVID‐19 pandemic and restriction of travel, it has been decided to conduct the conference as an online event.

ICE will publish the Proceedings of OICWE 2020 in both conventional (Hand bound Book) and electronic formats. The proceedings will be available as open-access on the ICE Virtual Library.

Submission of Draft Full  papers re-opened until:  18 June 2021