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The conference will be held at Water Resources University (WRU), Vietnam using primarily the facilities at the university.

Water Resources University, Vietnam

Water Resources University is the only university in Vietnam providing high-level education and training in most of majors relating to water resources, natural disaster prevention and mitigation and environment protection.As of 2008, the University has 7 institutes and faculties (namely Institute of Construction Engineering, Institute of Water resources engineering, Institute of Hydrology and Natural disaster prevention, Institute of Environment, Faculty of Mechanics, Faculty of Energy, Faculty of Coastal Engineering).
Currently, number of its staff is 941 people, including 212 managerial staff and 729 academic staff.

Since 1990s, the University has developed and fostered fruitful cooperation with many universities and training institutions in the world, such as the Netherlands, Denmark, Italia, German, China, US, Russia, India, Lao PDR, Cambodia, etc. The university also helps train high-quality staff in the fields of water resources - hydropower electricity - environment for several neighbouring countries such as Laos and Cambodia.

Regarding infrastructure and logistical capacity, the university is now capable of function workshops of many sizes as featured 6 conferences rooms with capacities from 100 to 1000 participants.
Access to Hanoi and the venue:
Thanks to its geographical vantage point, Hanoi can be accessible by airlines, road, waterway, and rail transport. Available airlines operating in Vietnam includes Vietnam Airline, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Japan Airline, Qantas Airline, Cathay Pacific Airways, Laos Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, etc. It takes about 50 minutes to go from Noi Bai international Airport to WRU. Available transportation means from and to airport are taxi, shuttle buses etc. Average cost from airport by taxi is 350,000 VND (equal to 20 US$) and by bus is 25,000 (1.5 US$).

Viet Nam, the hidden charm

Viet Nam, the hidden charm

Vietnam, in the form of a stretching S, is located on the Eastern part of Indochina peninsula, bordering China to the North, Laos and Cambodia to the West and facing the eastern Sea and the Pacific to the East and the South with a land border of 4,550 km and a coastal line of 3,260 km. Boasting a long and eventful history which embraces numerous proud achievements of the country, Vietnam now is known as friendly country in Asia to attract increasing number of international tourists with its splendid landscapes and rich culture. Let this be the occasion to experience one of the most wonderful and unforgettable voyages in your life.
Ha Noi, the City for Peace
Hanoi, the capital and the second-largest city of Vietnam, is located on the right bank of the Red River in the Northern Delta. Having celebrated 1,000 years of the city establishment in 2010, Hanoi is considered as the cultural centre of the country which witnessed the ups and downs of most Vietnamese dynasties. Even though some relics have not survived through wars and time, the city still has more fascinating and well-preserved cultural and historic monuments than any city in Vietnam, including over 600 pagodas and temples, to amaze visitors and residents alike. Scenery-wise, Hanoi is famous for having so many lakes that sometimes it is called “the city of lakes”, which contributes to the unique feeling of peacefulness Hanoi always brings about. Furthermore, with its recognised exemplary actions for the culture, environment and education, Hanoi is the only city in Asia-Pacific that was granted the title “City for Peace” by UNESCO in 1999. Without doubt, you will leave with great impressions and memories of this one-thousand-year-old city.