11th River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics Symposium – RCEM 2019

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Start date: November 18, 2019

End date: November 21, 2019

Time: 9am - 5pm

Location: Auckland University of Technology

NZ Rivers Group Event

Mauri ora ki a koutou katoa. Nau mai, haere mai, ki Tamaki Makaurau, ki Te Waitemata.

The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) and the Engineering New Zealand/Water New Zealand Rivers Group in association with the University of Auckland are proud to announce the 11th River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics Symposium – RCEM 2019, which for the first time comes to Aotearoa, New Zealand, land of the long white cloud.

2019 promises to be a unique and memorable event as the River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics Community celebrates its 20th year anniversary. The Conference will be hosted in Auckland from 16-21 November 2019. 

Celebrating 20 years, the theme of the Conference is “Ka mua, ka muri: Looking back, moving forward”, and the programme will include plenary speaker presentations as well as special and contributed sessions, poster displays, a diverse array of exhibits, networking functions, and field trips that showcase Auckland’s unique natural environments and attractions. 

New Zealand is home to some of the most spectacular water-shaped morphodynamic locations worldwide. The Conference will be held in early summer in the city of Auckland, within walking distance of the CBD, museum, art gallery, parks and the Waitemata waterfront. Imagine an urban environment where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails and a dozen enchanted holiday islands including Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands. Auckland is boasting three harbours, two mountain ranges, 48 volcanic cones and more than 50 islands.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Auckland in November 2019. Nau mai haere mai! Welcome!

Heide Friedrich
Chair of the Local Organising Committee