For Further information
Kindly contact the following:
Diana Austria
Coordinator
Water Research Center
Sultan Qaboos University
P.O. Box 34 Al-Khoud, P.C. 123
Sultanate of Oman
Tel: 2414 3151 Fax: 2441 3532
Email: [email protected]
P R O G R A M
REGISTRATION
8:30am
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9:00am
Recitation of Holy Quran
9:00am
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9:05am
Welcome Greetings
by: Dr. Osman Abdalla, Director of Water
Research Cetner
9:05am
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9:10am
MRMWR speech
9:10am by: Eng. Salim Al-Shibli, Director General of Water Assessment
9:15am
MRMWR Video Presentation
9:20am
9:15am
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Dr. Ralf Klingbeil
9:20am - 10:10am
“Water for Sustainable Development – Water for the Future We Want”
Dr. Osman Abdalla
Director
Water Research Center
Sultan Qaboos University
P.O. Box 34 Al-Khoud, P.C. 123
Sultanate of Oman
Tel: 2414 3129 Fax: 2441 3532
Email: [email protected]
World Water Day 2015
Sponsored by:
Coffee Break
10:10am
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10:25am
Dr. Jeffrey Layton Ullman
“Sustainable Development and Water Quality”
10:25am
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11:15am
Dr. Ahmed Al-Busaidi
11:15am
“Sustainable Reuse of Treated Wastewater for Agriculture”
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11:35am
Workshop on
Dr. Hasan Abdellatif Hasan
11:35am
“Water Desalination & Sustainable Development”
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11:55am
Water & Sustainable Development
Dr. Slim Zekri
“Water on Life Support”
11:55am
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12:15pm
Coffee Break
12:15pm
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12:30pm
Panel Discussion
12:30pm 2:00pm
General Directors and key personnel of Ministries of: Regional
Municipalities and Water Resources, Agriculture and Fisheries,
Environment & Climate Affairs; Haya Water, and Public Authority for
Electricity and Water
Awarding Certificates
2:00pm
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STUDENTS’ EVENT
18 March 2015
Al-Faham Hall, Cultural Center
Sultan Qaboos University
Sultanate of Oman
2:15pm
Organized by:
Water Research Center
March 21-27, 2015
Date
March 21, 2015
March 22-26, 2015
March 27, 2015
Event
Al-Qurum Beach
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Water track
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Awareness point in Caledonian College
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Awareness point in some schools
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Awareness point in SQU Hospital

Campaign for filter replacing in
Mosques, Schools and Houses
Main Event (Al Sahwa or Al-Qurum Park)
Department of Soils, Water & Agricultural
Engineering
Ministry of Regional Municipalities & Water
Resources
Introduction
Workshop Fees
Sultan Qaboos University represented by the
Water Research Center in conjunction with the
Department of Soils, Water and Agricultural
Engineering (College of Agriculture and
Marine Sciences) and the Ministry of Regional
Municipalities
and
Water
Resources
(MRMWR) celebrates the World Water Day
on the 18th of March 2015, and organizes a
scientific workshop entitled
“Water
&
Sustainable Development”. In addition to, the
students’ activities will take place on 21st –
27th March 2015. The workshop will bring
scientists and engineers working in water
science and applications to discuss the major
issues related to water and sustainable
development.
The Water Research Center is
looking for this event to enlighten the national,
and perhaps international community with
respect to water issues and their role in the
sustainable
development.
The
one-day
workshop will bring together stakeholders,
experts and decision makers to discuss and
assess the national & international water and
sustainable development issues and to prospect
potential recommendations and solutions.
There will be no registration fees. The registered
participants will receive certificates, workshop
publications, bags, luncheon, tea and coffee.
Participants
Participants are preferred to have a B.Sc.
equivalent
degree
in
any
science
engineering related fields.
Those who
involved in any aspects of water science
strongly encouraged to attend.
or
or
are
are
Venue
Al Faham Hall, SQU
Organizing Committee
Dr. Osman Abdalla, Chairman, WRC Director,SQU
Eng. Ahmed Al-Barwani, MRMWR
Eng. Ali Mohsin Jawad Al-Lawati, MRMWR
Dr. Ahmed Al-Busaidi, SWAE-CAMS, SQU
Dr. Abdulrahim Al-Ismaili, SWAE-CAMS, SQU
Dr. Ala’a Hamed Al-Muhtaseb, PCE-COE, SQU
Mr. Saeed Al-Muharmi, SQU Admin
Mr. Khamis Al-Hadhrami, Public Relations, SQU
Mr. Abdulkarim Al-Kiyumi, Public Relations, SQU
Mr. Mohammed Al-Belushi, SWAE-CAMS, SQU
Mrs. Diana Austria, WRC, SQU
Keynote Speakers
Dr. Ralf Klingbeil
Regional Advisor on
Environment and Water, UN
ESCWA.
Dr. Klingbeil is a principal adviser
for water and environmental with
extensive
experience
in
environmental and water policy
advice and management in the
Middle East and Africa.
Dr. Klingbeil has particular
experience in water resources assessments and management
plans, water and especially groundwater protection schemes,
integrated water and land resources management,
contaminated land investigations for the location of landfills
and waste deposits, environmental impact assessments.
Dr. Jeffrey Layton Ullman
Asst. Professor, Dept. of
Agricultural and Biological
Engineering,
University
of
Florida.
Dr. Ullman will be involved as
external collaborator participant
from the United States. Dr. Ullman
is an asst. professor in Agricultural
and Biological Engineering with a
research/extension appointment that focuses on water quality.
His work involves the development and evaluation of
agricultural best management practices, & has a particular
emphasis on irrigation management in regards to water
quality. A core component of his research involves
examination of trace organic contaminants in the environment
that present a human and ecological health risk. Building upon
his research on estrogen contamination generated by livestock
operations, Dr. Ullman focuses his advanced research on
antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment.
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