17th World Lake Conference[Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki, Japan, 2018]




Theme Harmonious Coexistence of Humans and Lakes
-Toward Sustainable Ecosystem Services-
Conference Period October 15 (Mon.) - 19 (Fri.), 2018
Venue Tsukuba International Congress Center
Language English / Japanese
Host Organizations Ibaraki Prefectural Government
The International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC)
Co-Hosts Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) / Ministry of the Environment (MOE) / Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) / Tsuchiura City / Tsukuba City / Kasumigaura City / Hokota City / Ibaraki Town / Mito City / Council to Resolve Pollution Problem in Lake Kasumigaura / The Association of Lake Hinuma, Registered Ramsar Site
Supported by United Nations Environment Programme / UNDP Representative Office in Tokyo / Headquarters for Water-Cycle Policy / Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Science Council of Japan / Japan Water Agency / Shiga Prefecture / Ibaraki Association of City Mayors / Ibaraki Association of Towns and Villages / Ibaraki-Association of Chairpersons of City Councils / Ibaraki Prefectural Association Chairmen of Town and Village Assemblies / Ibaraki River Association / Ibaraki Federation of Women's Organizations / Ibaraki Liaison Committee of Regional Women's Organizations / -Challenge Ibaraki- Residents Movement / 2018 Citizen's Association that works closely with the World Lake Conference / Ibaraki University / University of Tsukuba / National Agriculture and Food Research Organization / Public Works Research Institute / National Institute for Environmental Studies / Japan Science and Technology Agency / National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) / Japan Society of Civil Engineers / Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Rural Engineering / The Japanese Society of LIMNOLOGY / The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science/ Japan Water Works Association / The Institution of Professional Engineers, Japan / Japanese Association of Groundwater Hydrology / Japan Sewage Works Association / Japan Society on Water Environment / Japan Geoscience Union / Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition / The Ecological Society of Japan / The Remote Sensing Society of Japan / Association of Japanese Agricultural Scientific Societies / Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies / Ecology and Civil Engineering Society / The Japan Wetland Society / The Japanese Society for Environmental Education / The Ibaraki Shimbun / The Mainichi Newspapers / The Yomiuri Shimbun / Tokyo Shimbun (Mito Branch) / Kyodo News / Nikkei Inc. (Mito Branch) / NHK (Mito Station) / IBS Co., Ltd. / The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
(as of July 31, 2018)
Side Events
Environmental events at satellite venues:
May 3 (Thu.) - October 13 (Sat.), 2018
Student Conference:
October 14 (Sun.), 2018