River Basin Training in Germany 2019



This is to invite Water Engineers, Consultants, and Managers of River Basin Authorities to participate in the German Association of Water and Wastewater Professional annual training on River Basin Management between the 02-03 November 2019 in Hennef ,Germany and Aquatech Conference in Amsterdam in Netherlands. 
International expert delegations from emerging and developing countries visit Germany and inform themselves about the German water industry. The DWA, over recent years, has developed into a much sought after focal point for the organisation of such speciaist excursions. Participants get to know the structure of the German water industry through the tailor-made specialist programme and experience German know-how through discipline-specific technical visits to firms and institutions of the German water industry. In cooperation workshops foreign delegations, keen to make investments, meet possible cooperation partners from Germany. 
Furthermore, the Nigerian delegation will have the opportunity to meet with relevant private and public actors from the German Water Industry during the mission and as well as visit different reference sites / River Basin projects in Bonn and its environs. The aim is to provide the Nigerian delegates with a comprehensive overview of German solutions to River Basin Management. The German water industry is very progressive and its knowledge, standards and rules can serve as guidelines to projects all around the world. To help foreign experts and people who are new to the industry, DWA, being an expert in the fields of water, wastewater and waste, offers this three-day seminar “The German Water Sector”.

Target Group 
The fact-finding mission is aimed at experts / stakeholders / representatives from enterprises, public institutions, professional associations and research institutions in Nigeria who are keen on gaining practical knowledge and experience about river basin management at the international level.

The seminar is held in November 03 – 05, 2019 and going to take place with a focus on river basin management. 
The topics being covered are: 
• Basic principles of river basin management, including visions for living rivers 
• Standards and rules in Germany, including the importance of the Technical Safety Management (TSM) 
• The role and meaning of the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the German water sector in order to establish a solid foundation of knowledge 
• Integration of policies, decisions, participation processes and costs across sectoral interests, including involvement of industry, agriculture, urban development, navigation, fisheries management and more 
• Case studies: 
o Water Framework Directive 
o Geo Information Systems (GIS) 
An excursion to a river basin is part of the seminar. The participants will gain practical understanding in group work, show cases and discussions.

Other Activities 
The Nigeria Delegation will also have the opportunity to participate in Aquatech Amsterdam in Netherlands

About Aquatech

Aquatech Amsterdam is the world’s leading trade exhibition for process, drinking and waste water. The exhibition is a unique concept in Europe with a 100% focus on water, with a visitor attendance of 21,000 from 139 countries and over 850 exhibitors every two years.

Tourist Activities: November 02 – 09 2019 – Delegates will take a tour of Bonn, Cologne, Berlin and Amsterdam during this 8-day visit.

Registration: 01 May – August 30th  2019 
Cost: one million three hundred thousand naira (₦1,300,000) 
(fee also covers full participation in the certificate course).
Package includes – Return Airfare, visa procurement, and accommodation, local transport in Germany, conference fee, and fee for all site visits to various places of importance in Germany and Netherlands. German Association of Water and Wastewater will issue certificate to participants. 
Deadline for Payment: August  30th 2019 
Travel Dates: 02 -09 November 2019

Enquiries: 08140439427 or info@wasser-bau.com 
Payment can be made to:
Name: Wasser & Bau Ltd 
Account NO: 0006365809 
Bank: Stanbic IBTC Bank

We look forward to welcoming you on board. 
Yours sincerely,

Engr. Uche Ihunweze
Lead Consultant (Wasser & Bau) 
Ass. Tech. Secretary- NSE Abuja 
The Nigerian Society of Engineers