Hungary, Budapest

Short course - Spatial Planning in Urban Water Management

when 26 November 2015 - 27 November 2015
duration 1 week
fee EUR 800

In this short course, we will provide you with skills and knowledge about sustainable urban water management. In two days, you will gain insight on climate impacts on water resources, urban water aspects of climate policy, the Water Framework Directive, current EU water governance and management approaches, stormwater management and the role of spatial planning. This in-depth knowledge will be complemented through practical learnings and the work on own projects and vision planning. Successful projects, such as the Danube Strategy or the Organica wastewater treatment plant will be presented through experts and a site visit.

Target group

Experts in the field of urban water related areas of sustainable development and planning including spatial planners, local and regional decision-makers, public administration professionals, environmental experts, NGOs.

Course aim

Upon completion of the course, you will:

Be familiar with current innovative urban stormwater management and wastewater treatment approaches
Learn about water cycles, climate impacts, EU governance and the Water Framework Directive
Be prepared to design sustainable water management strategies
Gain insights into mitigation and adaptation processes on regional and local levels
Learn how to engage stakeholders from different sectors through best practices
Address specific issues related to your own organization & projects
Become part of an world-class network of professionals and researchers within the Climate-KIC community

Fee info

EUR 800: The full course fee for each 2-day course is €800 and covers:

All programme activities
Refreshments and lunch
Group dinner
Participants will need to cover their own travel costs to/from the location, as well as accommodation. Discounts can apply to participants from NGOs, public authorities and Start-ups. Please contact the local project manager of each edition to make sure to benefit from a 50 per cent fee reduction if you fall into one of the afore mentioned categories.

Take advantage of a 20 per cent early-bird reduction by applying before 12 October 2015