ModelCARE2011 conference «Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling: Models – Repositories of Knowledge»

18–22 September 2011, Leipzig • The ModelCARE 2011 conference «Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modelling: Models – Repositories of Knowledge» will be held at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ in Leipzig, Germany.

2011.09_ModelCare2011_logoThe conference is co-organised by the International Commission on Groundwater (ICGW), of IAHS.

ModelCARE2011 will offer you an interesting and comprehensive programme with presentations in the UFZ conference venue Leipziger KUBUS and in the UFZ Visualization Centre together with a variety of unique cultural events.

The tentative conference sessions are:
– Parameter estimation and model calibration
– Assessment of uncertainty in model predictions
– Numerical, computational and visualization methods
– Stochastic and multi-scale models
– Coupled processes in the subsurface including CO2 sequestration
– Reactive transport and bioremediation
– Groundwater flow and climate
– Soil hydrology modelling
– Groundwater-surface water interaction
– Cross-cutting topics

The members of the Scientific Advisory Committee are:
Corinna Abesser | British Geological Survey, UK Sebastian Bauer | University of Kiel, Germany Jesus Carrera | IDAEA, Spain Olaf Cirpka | Germany, Tübingen Holger Class | Stuttgart University, Germany Jan-Raynald de Dreuzy | Rennes, France Alberto Guadagnini | Politecnico Milan, Italy Charles Harvey | Massachusetts Inst. Technol., USA Majid Hassanizadeh | The Netherlands Mary C. Hill | U.S. Geological Survey, USA Patrick Jenny | ETH Zurich, Switzerland Kenji Jinno | Kyushu, Japan Wolfgang Kinzelbach | ETH, Switzerland Stefan Kollet | Bonn, Germany David Lerner | University of Sheffield, UK Reed Maxwell | Colorado School of Mines, US Shlomo Neuman | University of Arizona, USA Insa Neuweiler | Hanover, Germany Jan Nordbotten | Bergen, Norway Henning Prommer | CSIRO, Australia Jens Christian Refsgaard | Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Denmark Jonny Rutqvist | LBNL, USA Ed Sudicky | University of Waterloo, Canada Georg Teutsch | UFZ, Germany Yanxin Wang | China University of Geosciences-Wuhan, China Chunmiao Zheng | University of Alabama and Peking University, USA / China.

The keynote speakers will be:
Alberto Bellin | University of Trento, Italy
Jesus Carrera | Institute of Env. Assessment and Water Research, Spain
Wolfgang Kinzelbach | ETA Zurich, Switzerland
Henning Prommer | Australian Commonwealth Sci. Res. Org., Australia
Reed Maxwell | Colorado School of Mines, USA
Daniel Tartakovsky | University of California, USA
Jonny Rutqvist | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Patrick Jenny | Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Ed Sudicky | University of Waterloo, Canada
Gerik Scheuermann | University of Leipzig, Germany

The deadline for early registration is 31 May 2011.


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