Hydro Software to support policy development and real-time decision making

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Seminar room
Centara Grand hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Date 27 November 2019
Time 09:00 - 19:00
Event is closed for registration. Please contact us if you're interested.
Registry fee € Free


Join us in this seminar, where top experts from the region present their research around important water related themes. They will explain how hydro software supports their decision-making process; in real-time and on the longer-term policy development.

Deltares' free and open-source software is used all over the world. During this seminar we will explore how Deltares software is used in South-East Asia for coastal flood forecasting, seasonal drought forecasting, improved weather forecasting, river basin planning, etc.

We have invited some of the top experts in the region. They will guide you through their highly engaging and interesting projects. Learn about the many ways Deltares Hydro Software is applied in South-East Asia. Get in touch with your colleagues and learn how our hydro software can also help you in your decision-making process.

Schedule - Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Time Event
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:15 Official Opening of the DSD-SEA 2019
Dutch Embassy
09:15 - 10:15 Keynotes
09:15 - 09:45 Keynote: Bridging Policy Gaps through Software and Modelling
Dr. Sutat Weesakul, Hydro-Informatics Institute (Thailand)
09:45 - 10:15 Keynote: Introduction to Deltares and Deltares Software
Mr. Tjitte Nauta, Deltares (The Netherlands)
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Presentations- Block I
10:30 - 11:15 System Integration, technical Assistance and SOPs for Strengthening of Weather Forecasting and EWS in Vietnam
Ms. Tran Thanh Huyen, Central for Environmental Fluid Dynamic (Vietnam)
11:15 - 12:00 Presentation by the winners of the Dhaka Knowledge Days poster session
Mr. Md. Saiful Islam & Mr. Gazi Md. Riasat Amin (Bangladesh) - https://dwkd.deltares.org/2019/
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:30 Presentations- Block II
13:00 - 13:45 Recent coupled field observation and numerical modelling works in Thai Seas
Dr. Tanuspong Pokavanich, Kasetsart University (Thailand)
13:45 - 14:30 Seasonal drought forecasting using state-of-the-art hydro software
Mr. Irfan Sudono, MT Research Center for Water Resources – Ministry of Public Works and Housing (Indonesia)
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
14:45 - 16:15 Presentations- Block III
14:45 - 15:15 Plastic modeling for Indonesia
Mr. Bastien van Veen, Deltares (The Netherlands)
15:15 - 15:45 Use of Earth Observation Data to Enhance Water Resource Management in the Lower Mekong Region
Mr. Miguel Laverde, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (Thailand)
15:45 - 16:15 Latest developments of the Deltares hydro software including Delft3D FM, wflow and global models
Mr. Mark Hegnauer, Deltares (The Netherlands)
16:15 - 16:45 Introduction to the workshops and closing ceremony