The Water Information Summit (WIS) is the flagship conference of the WaterWeb Consortium which promotes the sharing of information concerning water and the earth's environment. Our organization seeks to create a global community, bringing together educational, governmental, nonprofit, & commercial entities interested in water research, conservation, and management; linked electronically via the Internet. WIS-15th's goals were to advance water related issues, promote the use of quality information, and share information with water use stakeholders and decision makers. WIS annual conferences have been held in Florida, Panama, The Netherlands, Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, El Salvador, Chile, The Dominican Republic and Burkina Faso.
The 15th edition of Water Information Summit (WIS-15) was held at Itaipu Technological Park in Foz do Iguacu (Brazil), from 28 to 30 July. The meeting was organized by WaterWeb Consortium and the International Hydroinformatics Center, and sponsored by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Water for Sustainability Program at Florida International University (GLOWS/FIU), International Hydrological Programme of UNESCO, ITAIPU Binacional and Itaipu Technological Park Foundation. This year, WIS-15 also hosted the Summer Course in International Erasmus Mundus - MSc in Ecohydrology, organized by the University of La Plata (Argentina) and the Federal University of Espirito Santo (Brazil).
15th Water Web Summit (WIS-15) Report
The event's report can be found here WIS-15 Report.