This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 642224
The FREEWAT project was presented by Rudy Rossetto and Giovanna De Filippis (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna) at the 43rd IAH International Congress held in Montpellier on September 25-29th 2016. In the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, the Congress was attended by groundwater experts from all over the world and offered ample opportunities to reflect, take stock and to assess the current state and perception of groundwater within societies worldwide.
On September 16th 2016 FREEWAT project was presented by Giovanna De Filippis (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna) at the XXXV Italian Congress of Hydraulics “IDRA16”, organized in Bologna (Italy) by University of Bologna and the Italian Group of Hydraulics.
On September 7th 2016 FREEWAT project was presented by Davide Rizzo (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) at the 14 th biennial conference of the European Society for Agronomy Symposium titled: “Growing Landscapes – Cultivating Innovative Agriculture Systems” in the session: “Water framework directive - Challenges and opportunities”.
During the 35th International Geological Congress, IGRAC Researcher Daniela Benedicto van Dalen presented the FREEWAT (FREE and open source software tools for WATer resource management) in a poster session. FREEWAT is a HORIZON 2020 project financed by the EU Commission under the call 'Water innovation: Boosting its value for Europe. The work presented during this congress is entitled as: FREEWAT a water management tool enhancing the participatory approach in the Stampriet aquifer system region.
On August 24th 2016 FREEWAT project was presented by Giovanna De Filippis (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna) at the Symposium and Summer School “Smart Systems for Water Management - Modelling, Simulation, Analytics and ICT for Behavioural Change”, organized at Centro Congressi Stefano Franscini, in Monte Verità (Switzerland) by IDSIA USI/SUPSI and Politecnico di Milano.
The H2020 FREEWAT Training the trainers course, after having been held in several locations across Europe (Malta, Greece, Estonia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Germany, …), last week was given at UNESCO- IHP (FREEWAT project partner) premises in Paris.
The 9th of June of 2016, in the framework of several courses and seminars about Hydrogeology organized by the Course of Hydrogeology (Curso de Hidrología subterránea) organized by FCHIS (http://www.fcihs.org/) and ILLHA (http://www.ihlla.org.ar/), an oral presentation of the project FREEWAT was performed by Dr.Enric Vázquez Suñè (IDAEA-CSIC).