LAKE 2018 : Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Riverine Ecosystems

The 11th Biennial Lake Conference
Date: 22nd - 25th November 2018

Organizers Info

Energy & Wetlands Research Group
Energy & Wetlands Research Group, CES, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru The Energy and Wetlands Research Group at the Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES), is actively involved in studies and training on issues related to environment, water resources, energy, ecology, wetlands, geographic information systems, environmental impact assessment and natural resource management. The Centre for Ecological Sciences, founded in 1983 with the support of Ministry of Environment and Forests offers exciting opportunities for research in a variety of areas in ecology. Over the past 25 years, and more, CES have instilled a tradition of rigorous enquiry in diverse areas of ecology, evolution and behavior. The projects of CES are often integrative which uses multiple approaches, from theoretical and laboratory studies to field-based research, to explore the research questions. A number of CES research areas are breaking new ground in ecology while others have significant roles in conservation. Details at

Indian Institute of Science
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was founded in 1909 as a result of the joint efforts of JamsetjiNusserwanji Tata, the Government of India, and the Maharaja of Mysore. In 1886, Jamsetji Tata conceived of a university of science that will work for the benefit of India, and in 1898 created an endowment for establishing such an institution. Over the 107 years since its establishment, IISc has become the premier institute for advanced scientific and technological research and education in India. Beginning with 2 departments and 21 students in 1911, today IISc has 39 departments, units, or centres, 3500 students, and about 500 academic and scientific staff, supported by 600 administrative personnel. Out of this population of students, about 2200 are in various PhD programs, almost 900 are enrolled for various Masters degrees, whereas about 400 are registered in the newly established, research oriented, four-year Bachelor of Science (Research) programme, of which the first batch graduated in 2015.

Alva’s Education Foundation ( R ) Moodbidri
Alva’s Education Foundation ( R ) Moodbidri, was established in 1995 by visionary chairman Dr. M. Mohan Alva to provide the quality education to the rural students mainly in and around Moodbidri. He has succeeded in developing Moodbidri as education hub in South Canara with 20 various Educational Institutions. These educational Institutions are characterized by quality education across a broad range of disciplines in the field of Medicine and Allied health Sciences, Arts, commerce, Business & Management, Basic Sciences, Engineering & Technology, Social Science, Education, Physical Education, Pre University Courses and Primary Education. The Foundation also organizes many cultural and literary events like “Alva’s Virasath” and Alva’s Nudisiri” and festivals of all communities to infuse rich meaning in to the contemporary social life which is otherwise fraught with modern monotony and mundane fullness. Alva’s Pragati is a mega job fair which provides job to job seeker across the state and have provided more than 25,000 jobs since the inception.