2nd International Conference on Water Resources and Arid
Environments (2006)

26-29 November 2006

Organizers:
- King Saud University, represented by the Prince Sultan Research Center for Environment, Water and Desert
- The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water
- The Ministry of Water and Electricity

Participants:
Scientists, researchers, and others concerned with water resources and arid environments on the local, Arab, and International level.

Venue:
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Conference Languages:
English and Arabic.

Events:
The awards ceremony for the Third Award of the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water was held on the evening of the first day, along with the opening ceremony of the conference.

The conference was accompanied by an exhibition, which was open to all attendees.  

Conference Themes:
Theme I. Water Resources
Theme II. Water Conservation
Theme III. Arid Environments
Theme IV. Combating Desertification
Theme V. Utilization of Advanced Technologies in Desert Environment Studies
Theme VI. Water Conservation

Workshops:
1. Water Conservation
2. Water Harvesting

Conference Objectives :

  1. To honor the winners of Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water.
  2. To announce the topics for the Prize for the 2nd Award.
  3. To exchange iideas and knowledge concerning the topics related to the Prize.
  4. To enrich information regarding environment, water and desert studies.  
  5. To benefit from recent technologies with relevance to desert environment and their natural resources.