Wednesday, 20 September 2017 11:00 AM - Saturday, 23 September 2017 04:00 PM
The Grand Hotel Malahide - Grove Rd, Malahide, Co. Dublin

Irish authorities invite Europe-INBO, this year, to hold the 15th “EUROPE-INBO 2017” International Conference, co-organized with the "Group of European Basin Authorities for the Implementation of the European Water Directives”, from Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd September 2017, at the Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin, IRELAND.


Our  International Conference will be organised around a preparatory workshop and 4 roundtables, dealing with the updated issues of the field Implementation of the WFD and other European Water Directives.


We invite the Water Directors, all River Basin District Authorities, all INBO member organizations and observers, and also the water administrations and organizations, interested in the implementation of the Water Framework Directive, and of its “Daughter and related Directives”, of the Member and Candidate Countries of the European Union and of all the other countries of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Caucasus and Central Asia and of the Mediterranean Basin to join us in Dublin and share their experiences on basin management throughout the sessions of EUROPE-INBO:

  • The Workshop on "Water data management organisation and electronic reporting" will take place on 20 September in the afternoon,
  • The 4 thematic Roundtables will be organised in plenary sessions on Thursday 21 and Friday  22 September on:
    • WFD, upcoming milestones: 2019 Review, 3rd RMBPs and beyond...
    • Adaptation to Climate Change: Pressures, Priorities, Insurances, Impacts and Resilience of Government Agencies and Economic Sectors
    • Public Participation: Statutory Consultation for RBMP, SEA, NIS and PoMs Development and on-going Sectoral, Voluntary, NGO and Network Participation
    • New Threats to Aquatic Environments: Degradation of Natural Capital and Ecosystems, Emerging Contaminants and Hazardous Substances, Micropollutants including Plastics entering the Food-Chain, Non-point Source Pollution, Hydromorphology, Alien Species.


The works will be in English and French.

You are invited to present a paper on your experiments.

A Technical Visit will be organised for Coastal and Inland Waters in Dublin and surrounding Counties, on Saturday 23 September.

Information on the event (programmes, papers, logistics), as well as the online registration form, will be available on INBO website:

 Registration to the “EUROPE-INBO 2016” conference is free of charge but compulsory; You will find the form necessary for your registration directly online below:

For your online registration

Click here!

15th "EUROPE-INBO 2017" International Conference DIRECTIVES
20 - 23 September 2017, Dublin (Ireland)


Venue and hotel booking:

The event will be organised at The Grand Hotel Malahide (Address: Grove Rd, Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland).

Our Irish hosts have negotiated a discount rate with this hotel. Proceed to the booking online at and use the following code in the “PROMO” box: 1146204.

Rates (including Full Irish Breakfast and all taxes) are as follow:

  • €195 single occupancy per night,
  • €235 double or twin occupancy per night.

You can also call the following phone number and mention that you are booking to participate in Europe-INBO 2017: +35 318 450 000.


We invite you to book very quickly and if possible before end of July due to the limited number of rooms available at the hotel venue.


Next Date

  • From Wednesday, 20 September 2017 11:00 AM to Saturday, 23 September 2017 04:00 PM

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