Steering committee and organizing committee

The steering committee of the Water, Megacities and Global change conference coordinated by Bruno Tassin, professor at the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and director of research in urban hydrology consists of 3 colleges:

  • A "Scientists college" chaired by Bruno Tassin;
  • An "Operationals college" chaired by Jean-Pierre Tabuchi, special adviser to the Public Utility for Sanitation of Paris region (SIAAP);
  • A "Policy makers and civil society college" chaired by Anne Le Strat, Prefiguratrice of the Institute on water and ecological transition.

Each college includes international and French representatives.

P1040824_cadre_1.jpgSteering Committee

Coordination: Bruno Tassin, Professor, Ecole des ponts ParisTech - France

"Scientists" College

President: Bruno Tassin, Professor, Ecole nationale des Ponts et Chaussées - France

  • Mme. Sabine Barles, Professor, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - France
  • M. Jean-Luc Bertrand-Krajewski, Professor, INSA de Lyon - France
  • M. David Butler, Professor, Exeter University, chair of the IWA/IAHR Joint Committee on Urban Drainage - United Kingdom
  • M. Srinivas Chary Vedala, Dean of Research and Management Studies, Director - Urban Governance, Infrastructure, Environment and Energy, Administrative Staff College of India - India
  • M. Frédéric De Coninck, Director of Labex Futurs Urbains, University Paris Est - France
  • Mme. Sylvy Jaglin, Professor, University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée - France
  • Mme. Blanca Elena Jiménez Cisneros, Director, Division of Water Sciences, Secretary of the International Hydrological Programme, UNESCO - France
  • M. Jean-Marie Mouchel, Professor, University Pierre et Marie Curie - France
  • M. Nilo Nascimento de Oliveira, Professor, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte - Brasil
  • Mme. Graciela Schneier Madanes, Research Director CNRS - France
  • M. András Szöllösi-Nagy, Professor, director of l’IHE, UNESCO - France
  • M. Xaolui Yang, Professor, Urbanism and Environment Sciences Division, Peking University - Beijing,  China
  • Mme. Marie-Hélène Zerah, Researcher IRD Dehli - India

"Operationals" College

President: Jean-Pierre Tabuchi, Project manager, SIAAP - France

  • M. Graham Alabaster, Chief Waste Management & Sanitation, UN Habitat - Switzerland
  • Mme. Dominique Alba, Director, Atelier Parisien d’Urbanisme - France
  • M. David Crawford, Tidewaytunnel, Thames Water, London - United Kingdom
  • Mme. Régine Engström, Director of Eau de Paris - France
  • Mme. Mercedes Galano, Director of the pole structures and environment, Conseil Général du Val de Marne - France
  • M. Michel Gousailles, Director for prospective, SIAAP - France
  • M. Ilan Juran, Executive Director of W-SMART, the International Security Alliance of Water Utilities - New-York, USA
  • Pr. Hamanth Kasan,Rand Water, General Manager, Scientific Services Division, Vice-President, African Water Association - Johannesburg, South-Africa
  • M. José Augusto Rocha Mendes, Director Departemento de Ãques e Energia Electrica - Sao Paulo, Brasil
  • M. Pierre-Alain Roche, President of ASTEE - France
  • M. Régis Thépot, Director of Seine Grands Lacs - France
  • Mme. Diane D'Arras, Vice President R&D of Suez Environnement- France

"Policy makers and civil society" College

President: Anne Le Strat, Prefiguratrice of the Institute on water and ecological transition - France

  • Mme. Aziza Akhmouch, Head of Water Governance Programme, OCDE - France
  • M. Milo Fiasconaro, General delegate of Aqua publica europea - Belgium
  • Mme. Katharine Jacobs, Director, Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions, The University of Arizona - Tucson, USA
  • M. Jean Claude Oliva, Director, Coordination Eau Ile-de-France - France
  • M. Pierre Frédéric Ténière Buchot, President of PS-Eau - France
  • Mme. Maggie White, President of Water Right Maker - France
  • M. Daniel Zimmer, Director EIT - Climate KIC programme - France

Organizing committee

  •  M. Matthias Beekmann, Director of OSU Effluve - France
  • M. Belaïde Bedreddine, Conseil départemental de Seine Saint-Denis - France
  • M. Sylvain Berrios, President of Syndicat Marne Vive - France
  • Mme. Célia Blauel, Adjointe à la maire de Paris and President of Eau de Paris - France
  • M. Frédéric de Coonink, Director of Labex "Futurs Urbains" - France
  • M. Didier Guillaume, 8e Vice President in charge of Water, Sanitation and Festival of l’oh ! of the Conseil départemental of Val de Marne - France
  • M. Philippe Dupont, ONEMA - France
  • Mme. Josette Garnier, Director of FIRE - France
  • M. Philippe Guettier, Director of PFE - France
  • Mme. Blanca Elena Jiménez Cisneros, Director, Division of Water Sciences, Secretary of the International Hydrological Programme, UNESCO - France
  • M. Jean-Louis Oliver, General Secretary of Académie de l'eau - France
  • M. Maurice Ouzoulias, President of SIAAP - France
  • Mme. Corinne Rufet, Conseillère régionale Ile de France - France
  • M. Pierre-Alain Roche, President of ASTEE - France

Coordination of the conference

  •  M. Jean-Claude Deutsch, President of ARCEAU IdF - France
  • Mme. Géraldine Izambart, Project leader, ARCEAU IdF - France
  • Mme. Cléo Lossouarn, Head of the International Relations Mission, SIAAP - France
  • M. Bruno Nguyen, Project manager, UNESCO - France
  • M. François Prévot, Researcher, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris - France
  • M. Jean-Pierre Tabuchi, Project manager, SIAAP - France
  • M. Bruno Tassin, Professor, Ecole nationale des Ponts et Chaussées - France
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