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16th World Lake Conference : Bali 2016

16th World Lake Conference : Bali 2016
Venue
Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Dates
7- 11 November, 2016
Hosts
Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia
Theme
Lake Ecosystem Health and Its Resilience: Diversity and Risks of Extinction

15th World Lake Conference (Perugia 2014)

15th World Lake Conference (Perugia 2014)
Venue
Perugia, Umbria, Italy
University of Perugia
Dates
1 – 5 September, 2014
Hosts
Umbria Scientific Meeting Association (USMA)
Theme
Lakes, the Mirrors of the Earth: Balancing Ecosystem Integrity and Human Well-being

14th World Lake Conference (AUSTIN 2011)

14th World Lake Conference (AUSTIN 2011)
Venue
Austin, Texas, USA
Austin Convention Center
Dates
31 October- 4 November, 2011
Hosts
Texas State University, Co-Host: Meadows Center for Water and the Environment (formerly River Systems Institute)
Theme
Lakes, Rivers, Groundwater and Coastal Areas: Understanding Linkages

13th World Lake Conference (Wuhan 2009)

13th World Lake Conference (Wuhan 2009)
Venue
Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
Dates
1-5 November, 2009
Hosts
Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences (CSES)
Theme
Lake Ecosystem Restoration: Global Challenges and the Chinese Initiative

12th World Lake Conference (Taal 2007)

12th World Lake Conference (Taal 2007)
Venue
Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
B.M. Birla Auditorium and Convention Centre
Dates
28 October – 2 November, 2007
Hosts
Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India
Theme
Conserving Lakes and Wetlands for Future

11th World Lake Conference (Kenya 2005)

11th World Lake Conference (Kenya 2005)
Venue
Nairobi, Kenya
Kenyatta International Conference Center
Dates
31 October – 4 November, 2005
Hosts
Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Kenya, ILEC
Theme
Management of Lake Basins for their Sustainable Use: Global Experiences and African Issues

9th World Lake Conference (Biwako 2001)

9th World Lake Conference (Biwako 2001)
Venue
Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
Dates
11 – 16 November, 2001
Hosts
Gov. of Shiga Prefecture, Co-Hosts: Ministries of Env., Land and Transportation, Labor and Health,Otsu City, Public Corporation for Water Resource Development, ILEC
Theme
Partnership for sustainable life in lake environments: Making global freshwater mandates work

8th World Lake Conference (Lake 1999)

8th World Lake Conference (Lake 1999)
Venue
Copenhagen, Denmark
Falkoner Hotel & Conference Center Copenhagen
Dates
17 – 20 May, 1999
Hosts
Copenhagen City, Co-Host: ILEC
Theme
Sustainable Lake Management

7th World Lake Conference (Lacar 1997)

7th World Lake Conference (Lacar 1997)
Venue
Sanmartin de Los Andes City, Argentina
Del Sol Hotel
Dates
26 – 31 October, 1997
Hosts
INA, Co-Hosts: Min. of Public Economy Service, Sanmartin de Los Andes City, ILEC
Theme
Keep the natural lake environment clean for future generations

6th World Lake Conference (Kasumigaura 1995)

6th World Lake Conference (Kasumigaura 1995)
Venue
Tsukuba & Tsuchiura Cities, Ibaraki, Japan
Tsukuba University Hall, Tsuchiura City Hall
Dates
23 – 27 October, 1995
Hosts
Gov. of Ibaraki Prefecture, Co-Hosts: Ministries of Env. and Construction,Tsukuba & Tsuchiura Cities, Tsukuba University, ILEC
Theme
Harmonizing human life with lakes toward the sustainable use of lakes

5th World Lake Conference (Stresa 1993)

5th World Lake Conference (Stresa 1993)
Venue
Stresa, Piedmont, Italy
Dates
7 – 21 May, 1993
Hosts
Institute of Hydrobiology, Co-Hosts: Min. of Environment, IAWPRC, ILEC
Theme
Strategies for lake ecosystems beyond 2000

3rd World Lake Conference (Balaton 1988)

3rd World Lake Conference (Balaton 1988)
Venue
Kesthey City, Hungary
Festetics Palace
Dates
12 – 17 September, 1988
Hosts
Academy of Environmental Science, Co-Host: ILEC
Theme
Environmental Issues on lakes such as eutrophication, acidification, toxic substances, modeling, approaches to rehabilitation and roles of stakeholders

2nd World Lake Conference (Makinac 1986)

2nd World Lake Conference (Makinac 1986)
Venue
Mackinac Island, Michigan, USA
Michigan Grand Hotel
Dates
18 – 21 May, 1986
Hosts
Gov. of Michigan State
Theme
Water contamination by toxic substances of large lakes in the world

1st World Lake Conference (LECS 1984)

1st World Lake Conference (LECS 1984)
Venue
Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
Ohtsu City Hall, Shiga Hall, Hotel Koyo
Dates
27 – 31 August, 1984
Hosts
Gov. of Shiga Prefecture, Co-Hosts: NIRA
Theme
Toward a more harmonious inter-relationship between man and lakes