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1 An ICE WaRM Introduction Presentation by

2 ICE WaRM: What does it do? ICE WaRM provides a national focus and international gateway to Australia’s education, training and research expertise in water. ICE WaRM facilitates collaboration in water-related research, education and training opportunities for international (and national) scholars wanting to advance their careers, and meeting the needs of their water management organisations.

3 Founding Shareholders

4 Supporters and Associates

5 Education Award programmes Training Short courses, study tours, vocational and in-service Research Collaborative research programmes ICE WaRM Products and Services in Water Resources Management

6 Master in WRM Programme Structure: 4 Core Courses (Global Water Systems I and II, Water Resources and Society, Water Resources Planning and Management) plus 4 Coursework Electives (from 5 Streams: Aquatic Ecosystem Management, Management of Water Infrastructure, Water Quality and Treatment, Groundwater Hydrology, Irrigation) plus Options –4 additional electives OR –2 additional electives and minor industry project OR –Research project/ minor thesis OR –Major industry project (placement) A Professional Doctorate is planned to follow in Education Excellence

7 Core Courses Stream 1 Aquatic Ecosystem Management Stream 2 Management of Water Infrastructure Stream 3 Water Quality and Treatment Stream 4 Groundwater Hydrology/Hydrogeology Stream 5 Irrigation Unstreamed Electives University of Adelaide Flinders University University of South Australia Deakin University Charles Sturt University Central Queensland University Research/Industry Project         Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Master of Water Resources Management Collaboration in Teaching

8 Award from Home University University CUniversity A Electives University B ICE WaRM, through its partners offers more choices in water related courses by bringing together areas of water specialisation amongst partners. Main Stream Core Courses Choose to study water in Australia How ICE WaRM works in Education

9 Traditional International Student Programme English Language Training 10 Wks Semester 2 Academic Studies 18 Wks Semester 1 Academic Studies 18 Wks 49 Weeks Semester 1 Academic Studies 18 Wks Industry Placements 3 Wks Semester 2 Academic Studies 18 Wks Technical Study Tour 2 Wks English Language Studies 5 Wks Mid-Year Break 3 Wks ICE WaRM Tailored Professional Development Programme 46 Weeks ICE WaRM Tailored Professional Development Programme

10 Delegation from the Government of Pakistan, meeting with AusAID in Canberra Pakistan delegation on site visit to Goulburn Murry Irrgation area Chinese Delegation on site visit to Loxton Irrigation Office ICE WaRM has developed a unique and professional program to facilitate tailored, technical Study Tours that showcase Australia’s expertise and emerging technologies in water resources management practices. ICE WaRM Study Tours

11 Delegation from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu; the most recent study tour facilitated by ICE WaRM Delegation from the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC), China ICE WaRM’s capabilities include: Collaborative itinerary design Coordination of meetings, presentations, field visits Pre-briefing sessions for all parties (visitors and hosts) Management of all logistics (domestic travel, accommodation, special cultural / religious and dietary requirements) Final collation of study tour materials into accessible format Delegation from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu with the Federal Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP ICE WaRM Study Tours

12 Siphonic Roof Drainage Design Design of On-Site Detention Systems River Survey Techniques for Flood Modelling Studies River and Floodplain Modelling Planning of Integrated Water Systems Public Health for Engineers ICE WaRM through its partners offers a range of short courses delivered in Australia and offshore. Short Courses in 2007

13 33 rd Australian Groundwater School:9-13 July nd new Zealand Groundwater Modelling School:31 July-3 August th Australian Groundwater Modelling School:7-10 August th Australian Groundwater Modelling School:14-17 August nd New Zealand Getting to Know Groundwater and Surfacewater:5-7 September st FEFLOW Groundwater Modelling Course: 9-12 October nd FEFLOW Groundwater Modelling Course:16-19 October th Australian Groundwater School:26-30 November 2007 Short Courses in Groundwater in 2007

14 ICE WaRM supports it’s vision to be nationally and internationally recognised as a centre for leadership and innovation in water resources management through: An International Visit and Exchange programme –for persons from all levels of academia and industry for increased engagement at an international level within water resources management –More information available at: under Programmes, International Liaison, Visits and Exchanges.www.icewarm.com.au A Scholarship programme –for students to undertake formal award programs offered by ICE WaRM partners –More information available at: under Programmes, International Liaison, Scholarshipswww.icewarm.com.au International Liaison Programme

15 ICE WaRM is co-hosting, with Engineers Australia, the next big event on the hydrology and water resources calendar: Water Down Under 2008 combines the 31 st Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium, and the 4th International Conference on Water Resources and Environment Research The Call for Papers has been released, closing late June 2007 See you in Adelaide April 2008 Water Down Under 2008

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