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WLC15 (Perugia 2014)

Attention: WLC15 Call for Abstracts Is Closing on April 10th!

The Fifteens World Lake Conference (WLC15) Scientific Committee is inviting abstracts submission for oral and poster presentations until April 10th, 2014. 

 * Due to the numerous requests received, the deadline was extended for 10 days as of March 31st, 2014. 

 For more details about the submission, please visit the Conference website. We look forward to receiving your contributions!

* To submit your abstract, please create your WLC15 online user account in advance.

LAKEDOC: Visual Storytelling Award “Your Lake in Pictures”

The WLC15 Organizing Committee, Voxteca and UniFactory – University for Foreigners of Perugia, UNESCO Chair in Water Resources Management and Culture, and Pietro Vannucci Fine Arts Academy of Perugia have launched the international competition “LAKEDOC, Visual Storytelling Award-Your Lake in Pictures.” Participants are invited to submit videos, short documentaries or photo albums on specific lake areas portrayed through the lens of the following fields. The winning works will be reproduced and handed out to the participants to the Conference, during the WLC15 side event “LAKEDOC.” 

The deadline for submitting works is June 30, 2014. For more information please visit the Conference website.

WLC15 Field Trips

WLC15-Perugia, Italy Field trips details are now released on the Conference website.


We look forward to meeting you in beautiful Umbria!

WLC15 Call for Exhibitors!

We are pleased to inform you that the call for the Fifteenth World Lake Conference (WLC15) Exhibitors is now open.

For more details about the application, please visit the Conference website.

We look forward to your participation!

WLC15 1st Announcement

We are pleased to inform you that the First Announcement of the Fifteenth World Lake Conference (WLC15) – Perugia, Italy (September 1-5, 2014) has been released. Details of the Conference including the expected program, session stream, abstract submission schedule, and registration fees, are now unveiled!

Click on the following to read/download the Announcement. ↓

WLC15 1st Announcement








For the coming updates please visit and stay tuned to our website (www.ilec.or.jp/en), as well as the Conference official website (www.wlc15perugia.com).

We look forward to your participation!

The Fifteenth World Lake Conference (WLC15) in Perugia, Italy

We are pleased to announce that the next World Lake Conference (WLC15) will be held in Perugia, Italy in 2014.

- Time: September 1st – 5th, 2014

- Venue: Perugia, Umbria, Italy

- Host: Umbria Scientific Meeting Association (USMA2007)

- Co-Host: International Lake Environment Committee Foundation (ILEC)

- Theme: Lakes, the Mirrors of the Earth: Balancing Ecosystem Integrity and Human Wellbeing

- Targeted Participants: Multi-sectoral participation from academia, government (national/local), enterprises, citizens (including NGOs) and international organizations from all over the world is expected.

- Conference Website: www.wlc15perugia.com

* Details (program, local information, conference registration, etc.) will be unveiled soon!

For any clarifications please contact us at wlc15 “at” ilec.or.jp,* or + 81-77-568-4567

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