Water for livable cities

A municipal city connects people, enhancing interaction and promoting productivity in a sustainable way. Of all influential factors, water plays a vital role on every aspect of urban environment and quality of life in the cities. Recently, the combined impacts of urbanization and climate change has been posing the liveability and resilience of the cities.

With the presence of experts Afghanistan, India, and Vietnam, this workshop is aimed to share their best practices in terms of improving water quality and water assessment for a sustainable urban growth in

  • Moderators

A/Prof. Tran Viet Nga, Email: nga.tran.vn@gmail.com, National Uni. of Civil Engineering, Vietnam

Prof. Kazuho Nakamura, Email: nakamura-kazuho-yt@ynu.ac.jp, Yokohama Nnational University, Japan

  • Date & Venue

3.00 pm – 4:30 pm, March 04th, 2018

White Diamond Room, ALMAZ 1st Floor

Session Duration 90min
Session plan in detail Order Presentation / Discussion topic Confirmed speakers
1 Introduction
2 Rethinking water security in emerging cities: lessons from Bangalore, India Durba Biswas

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India

3 Development of Design Rainfall for Urban Drainage in the moonsoon Areas of Vietnam Bui Thi Thu Trang

Hanoi University of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam

4 Inundation map based on 1-D simulation output of urban runoff in Hanoi Quan Van PHAM

Electric Power University, Vietnam

5 Rainwater harvesting for domestic usage – a case study of Kabul city Jamal Abdul Naser SHOKORY

Researches Organization for Development, Afghanistan

6 Challenges of water  infrastructure  against changes in circumstance and demand in Japan Kazuho Nakamura

Yokohama National University, Japan

7 Integrated Sanitation approach for Urban Development, Case study in Vietnam Thi Hai Yen PHAM

BORDA Vietnam

8 Polders as permanent solution for flood management Arno kops

Witteveen+Bos South-East Asia Pte. Ltd, Australia

9 Panel discussion All speakers
Durba Biswas

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India

Bui Thi Thu Trang

Hanoi University of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam

Quan Van PHAM

Electric Power University, Vietnam

Jamal Abdul Naser SHOKORY

Researches Organisation for Development ROD, Afghanistan

Kazuho Nakamura

Yokohama National University, Japan

Thi Hai Yen PHAM

Project Representative Vietnam, BORDA Vietnam

Arno kops

Witteveen+Bos South-East Asia Pte. Ltd, Australia

National University of Civil Engineering, Vietnam

Website: http://nuce.edu.vn/en

YOKOHAMA National University

Website: http://www.ynu.ac.jp/english/