Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Geoethics & Groudwater
Management Congress
1st Announcement 

The first announcement of the Geoethics & Groudwater Management Congress (GEOETH&GWM’19), that will be held in Porto (Portugal), from 21 to 25 October 2019 is out.

GEOETH&GWM’19 convenes groundwater specialists, scholars and professionals, as well as educators, students, and early career colleagues in the first specialized world forum for discussing theory and practice, sharing values, knowledge, research, educational projects, best practices and strategies aiming at the responsible integrated management of groundwater resources for a resilient and sustainable future.

Major themes of the GEOETH&GWM’19:

1) Fundamentals of Hydrogeoethics: Cultures, principles and geoethical values in the philosophy of groundwater resources, legal frameworks, policies, management models, professional practices and citizen action.

2) Lessons for a resilient and sustainable future with Hydrogeoethics: Case studies of geoethics in groundwater science-engineering, profession and management.

3) Scientific and humanistic components of Hydrogeoethics: Education and professional training of geoethics in groundwater management.

IAH - International Association of Hydrogeologists and IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics delegated the task to organize this Congress to the Executive Council of the Portuguese Chapter of IAH (AIH-GP).

Manuel João Florentino Gomes Abrunhosa, chair of the GEOETH&GWM’19 Organizing Committee, is member of the IAPG Board of Expert for Geoethics in Groundwater Management.

Download the first announcement of the GEOETH&GWM’19:

IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics: