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Water Security, Risk and Society Conference

Presentations given at Oxford's International Conference on Water Security, Risk and Society, April 16-18th 2012. The event convened many of the world's leading thinkers from science, policy and enterprise to understand the status of and pathways to water security at multiple scales.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Sustainable cost recovery: re-shaping the moral economy of 'Financing Water for All' Presentation from the parallel session 'Sustainable water infrastructure' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Johanna Wadsley, The Open University, UK. Johanna Wadsley 31 May 2012
2 Creative Commons Water (un)control and water (in)security; theorising an infrastructural framework for water apportionment and access Presentation from the parallel session 'Sustainable water infrastructure' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Bruce Lankford, University of East Anglia, UK. Bruce Lankford 31 May 2012
3 Creative Commons Infrastructure and incentives for water security in North-west China Presentation from the parallel session 'Sustainable water infrastructure' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Simon Howarth, Mott MacDonald, UK. Simon Howarth 31 May 2012
4 Creative Commons Does privatisation increase water security in the Global South? Evaluating the findings and methods of empirical literature Presentation from the parallel session 'Sustainable water infrastructure' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Marja Hirvi, University of Helsinki, Finland. Marja Hirvi 31 May 2012
5 Creative Commons Water security in the Canadian prairies: science and management challenges Presentation from the parallel session 'Informing decision-making' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Howard Wheater, University of Saskatchewan. Howard Wheater 31 May 2012
6 Creative Commons Flooding and professional dialogue: scientists and local decision-makers exchange ideas Presentation from the parallel session 'Informing decision-making' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Carolyn Roberts, University of Oxford, UK. Carolyn Roberts 31 May 2012
7 Designing robust water supply systems in the UK Presentation from the parallel session 'Informing decision-making' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Fai Fung, University of Oxford, UK. Fai Fung 31 May 2012
8 Creative Commons Water security, climate change and agriculture: a simple framework for rapid assessments Presentation from the parallel session 'Informing decision-making' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Kit Nicholson, Consultant for HR Wallingford. Kit Nicholson 31 May 2012
9 Creative Commons Approaching water security from a risk perspective Presentation from the parallel session 'Informing decision-making' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Christina Cook, University of British Columbia, Canada. Christina Cook 31 May 2012
10 Creative Commons Water security - a matter of national defence Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security in international affairs: law and defence' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Wendell King, US Army Command and General Staff College, USA. Wendell King 31 May 2012
11 Creative Commons The web of water security: Legal challenges in an interconnected world Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security in international affairs: law and defence' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Bjørn-Oliver Magsig and Ruby Moynihan, University of Dundee, UK. Bjørn-Oliver Magsig, Ruby Moynihan 31 May 2012
12 Creative Commons A systemic legal response to water security: the responsibility to provide solutions beyond definitions! Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security in international affairs: law and defence' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Christina Leb, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Christina Leb 31 May 2012
13 Creative Commons Defining water security for heavy manufacturing industries in Teesside, North East England: from the perils of the 1959 drought to the burden of oversupply Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security, human development and governance' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Christine McCulloch, University of Oxford, UK. Christine McCulloch 31 May 2012
14 Creative Commons Measuring transparency in the water sector: the Spanish case Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security, human development and governance' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Lucia De Stefano, Botin Foundation, Spain. Lucia De Stefano 31 May 2012
15 Creative Commons Regional water security and public health implications in Bengal Delta Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security, human development and governance' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Ali Shafqat Akanda, Tufts University, USA. Ali Shafqat Akanda 31 May 2012
16 Creative Commons Beyond metrics: can water footprinting improve water security? Presentation from the parallel session 'Corporate water security risk: harnessing science-enterprise partnerships' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Dave Tickner, WWF-UK. Dave Tickner 31 May 2012
17 Creative Commons Measuring what you manage: corporate water risk Presentation from the parallel session 'Corporate water security risk: harnessing science-enterprise partnerships' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Alex Money, University of Oxford, UK. Alex Money 31 May 2012
18 Creative Commons SABMiller's perspective on corporate water risk Presentation from the parallel session 'Corporate water security risk: harnessing science-enterprise partnerships' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By David Grant, SABMiller. David Grant 31 May 2012
19 Creative Commons Lessons from public-private-civil society partnerships to address shared water risk Presentation from the parallel session 'Corporate water security risk: harnessing science-enterprise partnerships' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Robin Farrington, GIZ, Germany. Robin Farrington 31 May 2012
20 Creative Commons Elements of sustainable urban water services Presentation from the parallel session 'Urban water services delivery' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Michael Rouse CBE, University of Oxford, UK. Michael Rouse 31 May 2012
21 Creative Commons Continuous water supply - an essential component for achieving water security Presentation from the parallel session 'Urban water services delivery' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Anand Jalakam, Jalakam Solutions Private Limited, India. Anand Jalakam 31 May 2012
22 Creative Commons Coping with risk-managing distribution networks Presentation from the parallel session 'Urban water services delivery' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Francisco Cubillo, Canal de Isabel II, Spain. Francisco Cubillo 31 May 2012
23 Creative Commons The political economy of land and water grabs Presentation from the parallel session 'Water: a fault line of international conflict in the 21st century?' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr David Zetland, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. David Zetland 31 May 2012
24 Creative Commons Dust-up over the Brahmaputra: India, China and the impending encounter of river diversion mega-schemes Presentation from the parallel session 'Water: a fault line of international conflict in the 21st century?' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Robert Wirsing, Georgetown University, USA. Robert Wirsing 31 May 2012
25 Creative Commons The impact of uncertainties on cooperation and conflict in transboundary water management Presentation from the parallel session 'Water: a fault line of international conflict in the 21st century?' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Itay Fischhendler, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Itay Fischhendler 31 May 2012
26 Creative Commons The water security implications of water securitization: an Israeli-Palestinian perspective Presentation from the parallel session 'Water: a fault line of international conflict in the 21st century?' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Eran Feitelson, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Eran Feitelson 31 May 2012
27 Mobile-enhanced handpump maintenance innovations in rural India Presentation from the parallel session 'Mobile technology innovations and rural water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By K.J. Rajeev, WaterAid, India. K J Rajeev 31 May 2012
28 Creative Commons LIFELINK - Reducing financial and operational risks to rural water security Presentation from the parallel session 'Mobile technology innovations and rural water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Rasoul Mikkelsen, Grundfos LIFELINK, Denmark. Rasoul Mikkelsen 31 May 2012
29 Creative Commons Smart handpumps and rural water security risk Presentation from the parallel session 'Mobile technology innovations and rural water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Rob Hope, University of Oxford, UK. Dr Rob Hope 31 May 2012
30 Creative Commons Rural water supply management and monitoring innovations from West Africa Presentation from the parallel session 'Mobile technology innovations and rural water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Daniel Annerose, Manobi, Senegal. Daniel Annerose 31 May 2012
31 Creative Commons Designing water entitlement systems for an ever changing and ever varying future Presentation from the parallel session 'Economic innovations to manage risk through water trading' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Mike Young, University of Adelaide, Australia. Mike Young 31 May 2012
32 Creative Commons What's the national economic value of water trading? Presentation from the parallel session 'Economic innovations to manage risk through water trading' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Julien Harou, University College London, UK. Julien Harou 31 May 2012
33 Creative Commons Water reform in a transaction costs world: concepts, metrics and lessons learned Presentation from the parallel session 'Economic innovations to manage risk through water trading' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Dustin Garrick, University of Oxford, UK. Dustin Garrick 31 May 2012
34 Creative Commons Water security and the irrigation sector Presentation from the parallel session 'Economic innovations to manage risk through water trading' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Henning Bjornlund, University of South Australia, University of Lethbridge. Henning Bjornlund 31 May 2012
35 Creative Commons Enhancing water security for the benefit of humans and nature - a multi-level governance challenge Presentation from the plenary session 'Pathways to enhance water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Claudia Pahl-Wostl, University of Osnabrück, Germany. Claudia Pahl-Wostl 31 May 2012
36 Creative Commons Water services regulation and water security Presentation from the plenary session 'Pathways to enhance water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Robert Gakubia, Water Services Regulatory Board, Kenya. Robert Gakubia 31 May 2012
37 Creative Commons Economic innovations to manage water security risks and tradeoffs Presentation from the plenary session 'Pathways to enhance water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Anthony Cox, OECD, France. Anthony Cox 31 May 2012
38 Creative Commons Water security and economic growth - an imperative for climate change adaptation Presentation from the plenary session 'Pathways to enhance water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Casey Brown, University of Massachusetts, USA. Casey Brown 31 May 2012
39 Creative Commons River basin management pathways to water security Presentation from the plenary session 'Pathways to enhance water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Don Blackmore, former CEO of Murray Darling Basin Commission, Australia. Don Blackmore 31 May 2012
40 Risk and response: a business perspective on water security Presentation from the public lecture, part of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Greg Koch, The Coca-Cola Company, USA. Greg Koch 31 May 2012
41 Catalysing sustainable water security - role of science, innovation and partnerships Presentation from the public lecture, part of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Sir John Beddington, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser. Sir John Beddington 31 May 2012
42 Creative Commons Managing risk from climate variability and change: lessons from Australia's Murray-Darling Basin Presentation from the plenary session 'Global change and the evidence base for strategic policy and business decisions' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. Jamie Pittock 31 May 2012
43 Creative Commons Decision making under uncertainty: a new paradigm for water security Presentation from the plenary session 'Global change and the evidence base for strategic policy and business decisions' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. Patricia Gober 31 May 2012
44 Growing water scarcity in agriculture - future challenge to global water security Presentation from the plenary session 'Global change and the evidence base for strategic policy and business decisions' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. Malin Falkenmark 31 May 2012
45 Creative Commons Water scarcity, water quality and aquatic ecology: impacts of climate and land use change on the River Thames system Presentation from the parallel session 'Impacts of global change on water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Paul Whitehead, University of Oxford, UK. Paul Whitehead 31 May 2012
46 Creative Commons How credible are hydrological projections in a changing world? Presentation from the parallel session 'Impacts of global change on water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Thorsten Wagener, Pennsylvania State University, USA. Thorsten Wagener 31 May 2012
47 Creative Commons Changing land-atmosphere feedbacks in tropical African Wetlands Presentation from the parallel session 'Impacts of global change on water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Simon Dadson, University of Oxford, UK. Simon Dadson 31 May 2012
48 Creative Commons Securing water in a changing climate Presentation from the parallel session 'Impacts of global change on water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Declan Conway, University of East Anglia, UK. Declan Conway 31 May 2012
49 Creative Commons Building dams, building states: water, development and politics in the Tigris-Euphrates Basin Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security in international affairs: transboundary waters' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dale Stahl, Columbia University, USA. Dale Stahl 31 May 2012
50 Creative Commons Pan-European landscape of cooperation on transboundary waters: main issues and security implications Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security in international affairs: transboundary waters' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. Annukka Lipponen 31 May 2012
51 Creative Commons Water diplomacy: a networked approach to understanding, measuring and managing water security Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security in international affairs: transboundary waters' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Shafiqul Islam, Tufts University, USA. Shafiqul Islam 31 May 2012
52 Creative Commons Scenario based elicitation of expert perceptions of water security and climate change adaptation in the Nile Basin Presentation from the parallel session 'Water security in international affairs: transboundary waters' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Marisa Goulden, University of East Anglia, UK. Marisa Goulden 31 May 2012
53 Creative Commons Three things for the water security community to know about the energy sector Presentation from the parallel session 'Water and energy security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Walter Reinhardt, Australian National University, Australia. Walter Reinhardt 31 May 2012
54 Creative Commons Water security, energy scarcity and sustainable development Presentation from the parallel session 'Water and energy security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Carles Ibanez, Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries, Spain. Carles Ibanez 31 May 2012
55 Creative Commons Resource implications of the move to non-conventionals in the energy and water sectors Presentation from the parallel session 'Water and energy security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Antony Froggatt, Chatham House, UK. Antony Froggatt 31 May 2012
56 Creative Commons Solar water - ecosystem implications of the food/water/energy nexus in La Mancha, Spain Presentation from the parallel session 'Water and energy security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Alvar Closas, University of Oxford, UK. Alvar Closas 31 May 2012
57 Creative Commons Joint Monitoring Programme Equity and Non-Discrimination Working Group Presentation from the parallel session 'WASH: goals, targets and metrics for the next 25 years' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Virginia Roaf, Adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to water and sanitation. Virginia Roaf 31 May 2012
58 Creative Commons Joint Monitoring Programme Sanitation Working Group Presentation from the parallel session 'WASH: goals, targets and metrics for the next 25 years' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Andrew Cotton, Loughborough University, UK. Andrew Cotton 31 May 2012
59 Creative Commons Joint Monitoring Programme Water Working Group Presentation from the parallel session 'WASH: goals, targets and metrics for the next 25 years' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Tom Slaymaker, WaterAid, UK. Tom Slaymaker 31 May 2012
60 Creative Commons Water and sanitation planning: concepts, institutions and action Presentation from the parallel session 'WASH: goals, targets and metrics for the next 25 years' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor David Bradley, University of Oxford, UK. David Bradley 31 May 2012
61 Creative Commons Rocks, hard places and road blocks: challenges on the paths to water security in Africa Presentation from the plenary session 'Water security and the global development challenge' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Mike Muller, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Mike Muller 31 May 2012
62 Creative Commons Diageo's approach to water - supporting business growth Presentation from the plenary session 'Water security and the global development challenge' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Gerry O'Hagan, Diageo, UK. Gerry O'Hagan 31 May 2012
63 Creative Commons State of water and sanitation: how secure is water for people? Presentation from the plenary session 'Water security and the global development challenge' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Jamie Bartram, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. Jamie Bartram 31 May 2012
64 Creative Commons Water security and the global development challenge Presentation from the plenary session 'Water security and the global development challenge' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Stephen O'Brien, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development, DFID, UK. Stephen O’Brien 31 May 2012
65 Creative Commons Addressing water security risks: can we leapfrog carbon? Presentation from the plenary session 'A risk perspective on water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Robert Bell, AEA Europe, UK. Robert Bell 31 May 2012
66 Creative Commons Risk-based principles for defining and managing water security Presentation from the plenary session 'A risk perspective on water security' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor Jim Hall, University of Oxford, UK. Jim Hall 31 May 2012
67 Creative Commons The case of the water insecure: building a national, regional and global coalition Presentation from the plenary session 'Water security as a 21st century challenge' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Letitia Obeng, Global Water Partnership. Letitia Obeng 31 May 2012
68 Creative Commons Peak water and peak energy: implications for security Presentation from the plenary session 'Water security as a 21st century challenge' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Dr Peter H. Gleick, Pacific Institute, USA. Peter H Gleick 31 May 2012
69 Framing the agenda: the global case for science, policy and enterprise Presentation from the plenary session 'Water security as a 21st century challenge' of the Water Security, Risk and Society conference. By Professor David Grey, University of Oxford, UK. David Grey 31 May 2012