Montreux - Switzerland 10 - 12 October, Booth 89 "With 33 hydro and pumped-storage schemes under construction new and major upgrade projects , which will provide more than MW of capacity, Switzerland is one of Europe's most active countries for hydropower at present. The beautiful town of Montreux, overlooking Lake Geneva, will provide a perfect setting for the world hydro community to meet next year, to discuss topical aspects of global hydropower development. There will be opportunities to visit major projects under construction in the region. Click here to register. Click here to download the brochure. The conference is organized by:. Skip to content International Conference and Exhibition — Hydro
It was not only a get together with old and new friends with a passion for hydrography but an opportunity to expressed thoughts and learn from each other. He highlighted the essential role hydrography plays, producing geospatial data for all marine purposes, not only navigation and maritime shipping. This sentiment was echoed by various speakers throughout the conference: hydrographic data gathered once can and must be used multiple times for various purposes.
The beautiful town of Montreux, overlooking Lake Geneva, provided a perfect setting for the world hydro community, policy-makers and practitioners to meet and discuss topical aspects of global hydropower development. Laboratory assistants and students were available at each installation in the laboratory to give a briefing and demonstration to participants. Test rigs and associated equipment used to research cavitation, rotor-stator interaction, flow in turbines and pumps and the stability of Francis units were examples of what could be seen. In accordance with usual tradition, a social event was arranged one evening for young engineers and students. As delegates enjoyed dinner in the Stravinsky Hall, home to the annual world famous Montreux Jazz Festival, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the evening of the Farewell Dinner ended with jazz. Our programme of international events bring together experts from across the industry to explore the latest technical innovations, financial and operational challenges and new development opportunities. Publications Events News.
Hydro is now over. Many will have good memories of Hydro which was held at the same venue. Hydro is being organised by the German Hydrographic Society DHyG and the organising committee is almost identical to the one for The presentations are arranged in one keynote and fourteen themed sessions - eight of which are offered in four parallel time slots. Delegate registration is now open, with discounted rates offered to members of all IFHS-member societies and concessions available for students and the retired. All delegates must complete the online registration form and bookings will only be confirmed on receipt of full payment.