Minisymposium on the occasion of the retirement of Piet Warmerdam

31 May 2011, Wageningen • Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR) is organizing a minisymposium on the occasion of the retirement of Piet Warmerdam. Location: Hof van Wageningen, Lawickse Allee 9, Wageningen, NL.

Ir. P.M.M. (Piet) Warmerdam has been closely associated to the Netherlands National Committee IHP-HWRP for a few decades. He contributed significantly to the IHP framework of Experimental Research Basins (ERB), since the start in 1986. He coordinated the ERB network from 2002–2008. Besides his work for UNESCO, Mr. Warmerdam has been Hydrological Adviser to the Netherlands PR to WMO until 2009.


13:00 – 13:30 Welcome with coffee
13:30 – 16:30 Presentations:
– Bart Parmet (Deltacommissie): Waterveiligheid, klimaatverandering en de Hupselse Beek
– Rudmer Jilderda (KNMI): Nationale en internationale vertegenwoordiging in de hydrologie
– Henny Colenbrander: Piet Warmerdam, Hydrologisch Ereburger
– Ryan Teuling (WUR): Anatomie van de 27 augustus 2010 flash flood in de Hupselse Beek
– Piet Warmerdam: Hydraulica en Afvoerhydrologie: une couleur locale
16:30 – 19:00 Drinks

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