Third Symposium of Sultan Qaboos Academic Chairs (October 2-3, 2014)


Image taken from the symposium website

There will be a symposium happening this Thursday and Friday (October 2-3rd) on Water Resource Management in the Middle East at Hongo campus’ Ito Kokusai Hall.

Titled “Managing Water Resources for Sustainable Development”, this will be an exciting symposium in which professors from Japan, Oman, the Netherlands, Bahrain, among others, will be presenting the latest developments in their work pertaining to water resources and its various aspects. Most talks will be in Arabic or Japanese with simultaneous translations.

The first day of this symposium (October 2) is open to only faculty and students of the University of Tokyo, but registration is required. To register, you can go to:

The second day of the symposium (October 3) is open to all. The schedule of both days can be found on this website:

I am quite excited for this conference as I will be presenting a poster of my research thus far. If you have time, do come by to say “Hi”!