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We actively attend international conferences and workshops. We invite foreign speakers for guest lectures at the university. We organize conferences, workshops and meeting for both, international research audience and local stakeholders.


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Prof. John Sheehan’s lecture at UJEP

In November 2017, Prof. John Sheehan from University of Technology, Sydney, accepted our invitation for the public lecture titled “Innovative Instruments of the Land Governance: Transferable Development Rights in Australia”. The lecture focused on the problem of coast erosion in Australia and the need for re-settlement of private property owners. 



12th SDEWES Conference, Dubrovnik

In October 2017, 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environmental Systems was organized in Dubrovnik, Croatia. IEEP team of the project CE-HEAT organized the special section there, dealing with the problem of waste heat utilization in the Central Europe. Ondrej Vojacek presented about household preferences regarding future waste heat uses. 



7th International Conference on Flood Management, Leeds

In September 2017, Lenka Slavikova attended the international flood conference in Leeds, Great Britain. She presented the research on nature-based solution for flood risk mitigation in urban areas.

Presentation: Acceptability of small-scale urban flood protection measures as a complement to large catchmentwide measures



ESEE 2017, Budapest

In June 2017, Lenka Slavikova presented on the international conference organized by the European Society for Ecological Economics called Ecological Economics in Action: Building a Reflective and Inclusive Community. Her contribution was on flood resilient cities.

Abstract: Financial Schemes For Flood Recovery in Flood-Resilient Cities



Dresden Nexus Confrerence

In May 2017, Jiri Louda presented the poster dealing with the green and blue infrastructure in cities at the international conference called Sustanable Development Goals and NEXUS APPROACH: Monitoring and Implementation in Dresden, Germany.

Poster: Green and Blue Infrastructure: An Opportunity for Resilient and Sustainable Cities? 



XVI. World Water Congress, Cancun

At the end of May and the beginning of June, Jan Machac and Jiri Louda attended the 16. World Water Congress in Cancun, Mexico. The congress is the largest worldwide meeting of experts on water management.

Poster 1: Disproportionate cost assessment according to the WFD

Poster 2: How to Successfully Achieve Urban Adaptation Using Green and Blue Infrastructure?