Processes in the Yangtze River System

- Experiences and Perspectives -

Aachen, Germany, 28. and 29. Nov. 2011


Water Quality Assessment Concepts
Physico-Chemical Interactions
Biotic Processes
Monitoring Tools


YIN Daqiang
Andreas Schäffer
Günter Subklew

Local organizing committee:

H. Hollert
T. Floehr
Y. Liang
M. Roß-Nickoll
B. Scholz-Starke
R.-D. Wilken
X. Xiang
Y. Yuan


Since 2003 Chinese and German scientists have had continuous consultations on collaborations and scientific exchange on water topics. The last workshop in this series was held in Shanghai in March 2011. In the meantime a number of initiatives, started in Shanghai, have become operational. The current workshop will keep all participants updated and will support the collaboration process.


The workshop will consist of talks, poster sessions, an exhibition and round table discussions. Among these elements of networking common lunch and dinner times will give a number of opportunities for networking between Chinese and German Scientists.


The workshop will be held in Aachen Universities new conference building called "Super-C" (see front picture), all other locations like hotels, dinner restaurants are within walking distance. In addition the bus line 3A (starting: Aachen, Misereor, in direction Aachen Ponttor; stop "Audimax"; from there 2 min walking) and 13 B (starting: Aachen, Misereor, in direction Aachen Ponttor and leave the bus at Aachen, Technische Hochschule) will be available for direct transfer between hotel and conference center.

Getting here

Aachen can be easily reached by German trains. For the Chinese partners flying to Düsseldorf or Frankfurt will give direct access to trains to Aachen.


For a number of hotel rooms a reservation has been made at the IBIS-Hotel, Marschiertor, Friedlandstraße 6-8, 52064 Aachen, Tel. +49 (0)2 41 / 478 80, which is located close to the central railway station. Using the Key-Word: "RWTH Bio 5" will give you access to a special rate. The German participants are requested to make their reservations themselves before 27. Oct. 2011! The Chinese partners will be covered by the local organizing team.

Social program

The social program will include a guided tour to the city of Aachen visiting the Christmas Market and showing the architecture of the old city.

Scientific Post-Program

The partners of the German Yangtze-Hydro-Consortium will organize trips to different universities, Research Centres to exchange current knowledge on water and the technologies related to water treatment.

Workshop Flyer

 Link to the Workshop 2011 Flyer (PDF)
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