High-level Forum On Water Security Under Climate Change

Thursday morning session

28 Oct 2021 by OOSKAnews Correspondent


Opening Session

Chair: Asit K. Biswas, Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Glasgow, UK

8.45 Welcome Address, Sir Anton Muscatelli, Vice Chancellor, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

9.00 Keynote Address 1, Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary, Net Zero, Energy and Transport, Scottish Government

9.25 Keynote Address 2, Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader, Glasgow City Council

9.45 Keynote Address 3, Inger Andersen, Executive Director and Under-Secretary General, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

10.05 Launch of the book: Water Security Under Climate Change, edited by Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, by Sir Anton Muscatelli, Councillor Aitken, and Jon Rathjen, Deputy Director, Water Policy & DECC Operations, Scottish Government

10.15 Meeting plans and expectations, Asit K. Biswas

10.20 Tea break Session 1 Views from Scotland Chair: Philippe Rohner, Abic Partners, Geneva, Switzerland

10.50-12.20 Simon Parsons, Scottish Water, Dunfermline, UK

Barry Greig, Hydro Nation, Scottish Government, UK

Bob Ferrier, James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, UK

Andrew Allan, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK

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