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HYDRO 2016 News

This Website is for the IFHS Hydro conference 2016. The next conference will take place 30 October – 02 November 2018 in Sidney, Australia. Please see for details.

24-Nov-2016   New: Photo Gallery

You may now view all photos taken during HYDRO 2016 in our Photo Gallery. The photos are sorted into various albums which are also available for download at high resolution.
Enjoy your review of HYDRO 2016!

15-Nov-2016   New: Conference Paper Download

The full conference papers are for downlaod on the paper abstract pages accessible from the conference programme page. Just click on the paper number to open the abstract page. If available, you will find a link to the full conference paper in PDF format.
On the conference programme page you may also download the full conference handbook with all abstracts in PDF format.

10-Nov-2016   HYDRO 2016 finished

This year's HYDRO conference and exhibition has been very succussful. We hope that all of you enjoyed the conference papers, the exhibition, the industry workshops and various boat demos. Hopefully all of you returned safely back home. Thanks to all volonteers making this event a success.

6-Nov-2016   Online registration closed

Tomorrow starts exhibition build-up and on-site registration opens at 14:00, well before the Icebreaker Reception opens at 19:00. On this occassion the online registration via website has been shut down. Looking forward to meeting you in Rostock. Have a safe journey!

1-Nov-2016   Updated Conference Programme

There is only one week left before HYDRO 2016 opens. An updated conference programme with the latest information on presentations, exhibition, workshops, equipment demos and open ship visits is available for download.

26-Oct-2016   Already more than 300 Delegates

Up to now more than 300 delegates have signed up for the HYDRO 2016 conference. We would likle to remind all speakers to register themselves, there are still some speakers missing in the delegates list.

20-Oct-2016   New: "Featured News" section

All sponsors, supporters and exhibitors are welcome to send news (approx. 100 words and 1 picture) to be published on the HYDRO 2016 website.

18-Oct-2016   Info on workshops & demos updated

The information on the user workshops and seminars as well as on-water equipment demos has been updated. The PDF dowload version of the conference programme has been updated, too.

12-Oct-2016   Paper abstracts online

All paper abstracts including the full list of authors are online. Please click on the paper number shown in the Conference Programme.

11-Oct-2016   Reminder: travel information

Please find updated information on how to get to/from the conference venue at our travel information page. There is also some information on airport shuttle transfers.

05-Oct-2016   Exhibitors: Furniture rental deadline

Exhibitors who want to rent additional furniture for their booth, should contact our contractor as soon as possible. The deadline is next Monday (10/10/2016). Please see our Exhibitor page for details.

04-Oct-2016   Free room cancellation ends

If you booked into the conference hotel, but can't come to the conference and have to cancel your room, please note that free cancellation period ends this week. Please see our Accommodation page for details.

20-Sep-2016   Partner Programme updated

Please find updated information on Guided Tours for accompanying persons at our Social Programme page.

13-Sep-2016   Travel information updated

Please find updated information on how to get to/from the conference venue at our travel information page.

09-Sep-2016   Already 200 Delegates signed up

So far 200 delegates and exhibitors from 28 countries signed up for HYDRO 2016.

07-Sep-2016   Exhibitor information updated

There is a new information for exhibitors page online. Here you will find also shipping instructions for your exhibits and promotion material.

31-Aug-2016   Conference Paper Submission

We kindly remind all speakers who have not yet submitted their conference paper to do this within the next days to be included in the conference proceedings. Please see our author's page for details.

15-Aug-2016   Hotel Booking Deadline Extended

Special HYDRO 2016 room rates at the conference hotel will expire by 26/09/2016. So don't forget to book your room before this date using the form available at our Accommodation / Hotels page.

15-Jul-2016   Hotel Booking Deadline

Special HYDRO 2016 room rates at the conference hotel will expire by 15/08/2016. So don't forget to book your room before this date using the form available at our Accommodation / Hotels page.

12-Jul-2016   Revised Abstract Submission

All speakers are requested to submit a revised abstract to be published in the conference handbook by end of July. Please see our author's page for details.

21-Jun-2016   Conference Programme Online

A detailed conference programme, including titles and timetable of the 54 oral presentations, is now available.

09-Jun-2016   Fraud attempt reported

We were informed that some people were urged on the phone to make reservations at the HYDRO 2016 conference hotel. This is most likely a fraud attempt. For making hotel reservations, please follow instructions given at our Accommodation page.

11-May-2016   50+ oral presentations accepted

The HYDRO 2016 paper committee accepted more than 50 proposals for oral presentations. Authors were informed last week and the conference programme will be published soon.

So far 14 companies are planning to host user-workshops (90 minutes) along with the HYDRO conference.

27-Apr-2016   Exhibition sold out

The last remaining exhibition stand was booked yesterday. There will be 48 companies exhibiting at HYDRO 2016, see Exhibition Page for a list of exhibitors and the latest floorplan.

22-Apr-2016   New Sponsoring Options

There are smaller sponsoring packages available now as requested by some exhibiting companies.

08-Apr-2016   Authors to be notified by end of April

The "Call for Papers" has been closed. Thanks to all authors for submitting that many abstracts. The paper committee will evalute the proposals and notify all authors on acceptance by end of April.

10-Mar-2016   Exhibition booked to 80%

80% of the exhibition are already sold, 38 companies have booked stands until today. There are only 10 stands left.

15-Feb-2016   Delegate registration is open

Today the online delegate registration opened.

17-Jan-2016   Exhibition 50% booked

Today there are 295 days left until the HYDRO 2016 conference and exhibition opens. Already 26 out of 49 exhibition stands have been booked. The call for papers was released about 5 weeks ago, the first proposals have been submitted. Delegate registration will open soon.

05-Jan-2016   Exhibition and Sponsoring is selling fast

There are 49 exhibition stands available, of which 20 have been booked already. Also the sponsoring packages are selling fast, 5 of 8 packages have been taken so far.

25-Dec-2015   Season's Greetings

The Hydro 2016 organizing team wishes all of you beautiful holiday season and a pleasent and successful year 2016. We are looking forward to meeting you in November in Rostock.

17-Dec-2015   Exhibition more than 25% booked

Ten days after opening the exhibition stand booking there are already 13 of the 49 stands booked, that's 26%. Also the sponsoring packages are selling fast, 3 of 8 packages have already been sold.

11-Dec-2015   Call for papers released

The "Call for Papers" for the HYDRO 2016 conference has been released. Please see the "Conference & Abstracts" page for details.

07-Dec-2015   Exhibition and Sponsoring Booking starts

Today booking of exhibition stands and sponsoring packages for the HYDRO 2016 conference has been started. Please see the "Sponsors & Exhibition" page for details.

25-Nov-2015   HYDRO 2016 website launch

Today, at the the last day of this year's HYDRO conference which took place in Cape Town / South Africa, November 23-25, 2015, the HYDRO 2016 website launches.