THE COURT OF MIRACLES OF HYDROLOGY

 
     Paris,18-20 June 2008
A scientific workshop

organized at
ENGREF-AgroParistech

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Program
 

      First day – Wednesday 18 June

8:00 – 9:00

Registration

9:00 – 9:30

Introduction to the workshop objectives

9:30 – 12:30

Session 1 : How much bizarre is really bizarre?

Chairman : Ghislain de Marsily

  • Keynote speaker: Rémy Garçon

  • Poster session

  • General Discussion

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 17:30

Session 2 : A priori good-looking and weird catchments: why do they turn into a modeller’s nightmare?

Chairman : Pierre Hubert

  • Keynote speaker: Jens-Christian Refsgaard

  • Poster session

  • General Discussion

à partir de 19:30

Workshop dinner

       Second day – Thursday 19 June

9:00 – 12:30

Session 3 : There are no hydrological monsters, only models with huge uncertainties

Chairman : Andras Bardossy

  • Keynote speaker: George Kuczera

  • Poster session

  • General Discussion

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 17:30

Session 4: There are no hydrological monsters, only decision-making issues

Chairman : Eric Parent

  • Keynote speaker: Roman Krzysztofowicz

  • Poster session

  • General Discussion

19:00

Social event organized by the International Social Hydrology Club

      Third day – Friday 20 June

9:00 – 12:30

Session 5 : What can we learn from monsters?

Chairman :  Vazken Andréassian

  • Synthesis of the four sessions by moderators

  • The point of view of invited speakers

  • Plenary discussions and perspectives

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch break

      Workshop closure

14:00 – 19:00

Visit of the gardens of the Versailles castle and of the hydraulic network that feeds the fontains