User Conference

WISKI User Conference 2017

We would like to invite you to join our international WISKI User Conference 2017 in Bonn!
Benefit from knowhow and experiences of our international community.

The conference takes place on 27-28 June 2017 in the “Wissenschaftszentrum” (Science Centre) in Bonn, Ahrstraße 45, D-53175 Bonn.
We have organized bus transfers from ibis hotel to the science center. Please note the departure times of the buses.


Pre-conference Dinner

If you arrive the evening before the conference, you are invited to the Welcome Dinner at the restaurant "Brauhaus Bönnsch" from 7:00 pm, Sterntorbrücke 4, 53111 Bonn.

 

In 2017 the WISKI User Conference will have an international focus again: Take your chance to meet WISKI users from Germany and all over Europe. Presentations will be translated simultaneously from German to English and vice versa.

 

Extract from the agenda

 

1st Day

27.06.2017

08:20

Bus transfer from ibis Hotel

09:00

Registration

09:30

Review & Outlook | Klaus Kisters, KISTERS AG

09:50

Keynote:
Earth observation services for water resource monitoring | Dr. Godela Roßner, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)

10:30

Global water quality monitoring – fusing sampling, remote sensing and modeling data | Philip Saile, International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change (UNESCO)/GemsWater

10:50

Feedback Session

11:00

Morning break with coffee and tea

11:20

Hydrological gridded data-information system using WISKI raster | Willem Defloor, Vlaamse Milieumaatschappij (VMM)

11:40

Precip Radar Products of the German Weather Service: Integration into Flood Information Service and Monitoring Data Management of the LANUV | Roland Funke, Landesamt für Natur, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz Nordrhein-Westfalen (LANUV)

12:00

HydroMaster - Cloud service for precipitation observation, forecast and alarming | Dr. Christoph Schweim, KISTERS AG

12:20

Feedback Session

12:30

Conference photo

12:40

Lunch break

Hydrology News

13:40

The update to WISKI 7.4.5 | Bruce Eriksen, Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

14:00

Experiences of using WISKI7 in the Environment Agency | Simon Wood, Environment Agency of England (EA)

14:20

New Potentials of WISKI at the Global Runoff Data Centre | Ulrich Looser, Global Runoff Data Centre / German Federal Institute of Hydrology (BfG)

14:40

Feedback Session

14:50

Break out session with tea and coffee

Urban Water System News

15:15

Solutions for Urban Hydrology | Marc Hoffmann, KISTERS AG

15:35

Feedback Session

Water Quality News

15:40

Natural Resources Wales - Environmental data integration as basis for full biotic assessment | Dr. Frank Schlaeger, KISTERS AG

16:05

Feedback Session

 

 

16:10

Technology roadmap | Dr. Dirk Schwanenberg, KISTERS AG

16:35

Feedback Session

16:40

Closure day 1

16:45

Bus transfer to the ibis Hotel

17:45

City Tour: Hunting Beethoven

20:00

Conference Dinner

 

 

2nd Day

 

 

 

08:15

Bus transfer from ibis Hotel

09:00

Welcome Day 2

 

Workshop Track A

Workshop Track B

Workshop Track C

09:15

Workshop Track A1
Room K1 / K2

Workshop Track B2
Room S1 / S2

Workshop Track C2
Room S12

 

System monitoring (metrics)
Dr. Stefan Fuest, KISTERS AG

Modeling and Forecasting with KISTERS
Dr. Dirk Schwanenberg, KISTERS AG

Time series and radar data analytics
Uwe Haß / Dr. Christoph Schweim, KISTERS AG

 

Did I get my data?
Jan de Graaf, Waterschap Drents Overijsselse Delta

 

 

10:00

Morning break

10:15

Workshop A2
Room K1 / K2

Workshop B2
Room S1 / S2

Workshop C2
Room S12

 

Best practices data validation
Uwe Haß, KISTERS AG

Water Quality Management
Dr. Frank Schlaeger / Dr. Andreas Dellen, KISTERS AG

FieldVisits
Matthias Egeling, KISTERS AG

 

Autovalidation at SEPA
Bruce Eriksen, Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

 

 

 

Autovalidation for 1400 Groundwater stations
Thorsten Weiß, KISTERS AG

 

 

11:00

Morning break

 

 

11:15

Workshop A3
Room K1 / K2

Workshop B3
Room S1 / S2

Workshop C3
Room S12

 

Enhancing WISKI Desktop - an interactive session
Dr. Andreas Dellen, KISTERS AG

Remote Sensing data and WISKI
Dr. Dirk Schwanenberg, KISTERS AG

Hydrological business processes
Matthias Egeling, KISTERS AG

 

Feedback from the Alpine User Group
Martin Linser, TIWAG

Overview of data sources and implementation possibilities
Enrique Cano, KISTERS AG

 

12:00

Lunch break

13:30

Round Tables

13:40

Round Tables - Introduction | Michael Natschke, KISTERS AG

 

Table 1: Urban Water| Marc Hoffmann, KISTERS AG

 

Table 2: Water Quality Management| Dr. Frank Schlaeger, KISTERS AG

 

Table 3: Tech Table | Dr. Stefan Fuest / Dr. Andreas Dellen / Rudolf Strehle, KISTERS AG

 

Table 4: HydroMaster| Dr. Christoph Schweim, KISTERS AG

 

Table 5: Hydrology & Groundwater| Uwe Haß & Matthias Egeling, KISTERS AG

 

Table 6: Support | Jürgen Becker, KISTERS AG

15:10

Conference wrap up
Klaus Kisters / Dr. Dirk Schwanenberg, KISTERS AG

about 15:30

Closure

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Contact
Christina Hensgens
Christina Hensgens
+49 2408 9385-445
 
Compact Information

Date: 27.06.2017 - 28.06.2017

Time: 09:00–15:00

Wissenschaftszentrum Bonn
Ahrstraße 45, 53175 Bonn, Deutschland

Price: The conference fee of 330,-/person incl. VAT covers - access to the conference, - catering and evening events - access to download of conference material on the KISTERS website.