Water Security Under Climate Change

Water Security Under Climate Change

PROGRAMME Water Security Under Climate Change, University of Glasgow, Senate Room, 28-29 October 2021

28 OCTOBER

Opening Session Chair: Asit K. Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Glasgow, UK

8.45 Welcome Address, Sir Anton Muscatelli, Vice Chancellor, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

9.00 Keynote Address 1, Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary, Net Zero, Energy and Transport, Scottish Government

9.25 Keynote Address 2, Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader, Glasgow City Council

9.45 Keynote Address 3, Inger Andersen, Executive Director and Under-Secretary General, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

10.05 Launch of the book: Water Security Under Climate Change, edited by Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, by Sir Anton Muscatelli, Councillor Aitken, and Jon Rathjen, Deputy Director, Water Policy & DECC Operations, Scottish Government

10.15 Meeting plans and expectations, Asit K. Biswas

10.20 Tea break Session 1 Views from Scotland Chair: Philippe Rohner, Abic Partners, Geneva, Switzerland

10.50-12.20 Simon Parsons, Scottish Water, Dunfermline, UK Barry Greig, Hydro Nation, Scottish Government, UK Bob Ferrier, James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, UK Andrew Allan, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

Session 2 Views from International Institutions

Chair: Jon Rathjen, Scottish Government

13.20-14.50 David Molden, former DG, International Centre for integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal Leena Srivastava, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria Bruce Currie Alder, International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada Rachael McDonnell, International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Session 3 Views from Private Sector Chair: Simon Parsons, Scottish Water, Dunfermline, UK

14.50-15.50 Cindy Wallis-Lage, Black & Veatch Corporation, USA Andy Griffiths, Head, Value Chain Sustainability, Nestlé (UK & Ireland) 2 Philippe Rohner, Abic Partners, Geneva, Switzerland

15.50-16.20: Tea break

Session 4 Views from Water Associations Chair: Cindy Wallis-Lage, Black & Veatch Corporation, USA 16.20-

17.20 Gabriel Eckstein, International Water Resources Association, USA Ragab Ragab, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, New Delhi, India Alex Campbell, International Hydropower Association, London, UK

17.20: Leave for Reception by the Lord Provost of Glasgow

17.50-19.30 Reception by the Lord Provost of Glasgow

29 OCTOBER

Keynote session Chair: Cecilia Tortajada, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, UK

8.30-9.00 Keynote Lecture, Minister Mohamed Abdel Aty, Ministry of Water Resources, Egypt Session 5 Views from Asia and Australia Chair: Cecilia Tortajada, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, UK

9.00-10.45 Peter Joo Hee Ng, PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, Singapore Quentin Grafton, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Megumi Muto, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Tokyo, Japan Debra Tan, China Water Risk, Hong Kong Shaofeng Jia, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

10.45-11.10 Tea break Session 6 Views from Public Institutions Chair: Fabrice Renaud, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, UK

11.10-12.30 Christian Bréthaut, Geneva Water Hub, Geneva, Switzerland Marius Claassen, University of Pretoria, South Africa Oyun Sanjaasuren, Green Climate Fund, South Korea Diane D’Arras, Immediate past president, International Water Association, London, UK.