From 2022 April 11th to 15th has taken place in Long Beach, Hilton Hotel, the 11th International Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge (ISMAR 11), hosted by GRA and co-hosted by AHS and OCWD; under the auspices of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH), UNESCO and ASCE, among others, under the title: “Managed aquifer recharge: A key to sustainability”.
The symposium counted on 350 delegates from 27 countries, and has had 26 technical sessions, 123 oral presentations, 7 posters, 2 keynote presentations, side events, three first day short courses, two technical field trips, one after-conference course, and plenty of knowledge. Detailed info is provided at http://ismar11.net
Further information and technical/scientific releases from the conference will be posted shortly, specially at: ISMAR 11 website: https://www.ismar11.net/
CURRENT CO-CHAIRS RE-ELECTED DURING THE ISMAR 11´S PLENARY
for the new term 2022 – 2025, all three existing IAH-MAR Commission co-chairs stand for a new mandate, expressing their commitment to continue their joint efforts in promoting MAR internationally and to coordinate the activities of the Commission. A short summary from each can be found here.
ISMAR 12 HOSTING CITY
ISMAR 12 will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, between 2025 April 28th and May 2nd. May ISMAR 12 organizers receive our gratitude, Mr. Matthys Dippenaar, ISMAR 12 chair, Mr. Julian Conrad, Secretary, leaders of the organizing committee; accompanied by a strong team, such as Mr. Kess Murray, Corne Engelbrecht... We thank all of them.
PETER DILLON HAS RECEIVED THE GERMAN BOUWER AWARD
Our dear and admired former co-chair, founder of the IAH-MAR Commission and soul of this group, received the German Bouwer Award last April 11th during ISMAR 11 luncheon.
IAH-MAR COMMISSION- CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION
During ISMAR 11 plenary, five new certificates of appreciation were awarded to prominent members of the Community, who have carried out tasks deserving this recognition.
It is a motivation tradition, and with these, 22 members of the MAR family count on an award, signed by our IAH President, Dr. David Kreamer, and our IAH General Secretary, Dr. Jane Dottridge.
The prizes were recognized in person by our IAH President and IAH-MAR co-chairs represented by Dr. Enrique Fdez. Escalante.
- Adam Hutchinson / Robert Bower
- Peter Dillon
- Thomas Grischek
- Sharon Megdal
- Karen G. Villholth
More information about results and materials will be posted in the next weeks.