The 5th Wld Hydropower Congress is scheduled to be held at Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention & Exhibition Center (BYCC) from May 19 to 21, 2015. This will be the first time f the Wld Hydropower Congress to be held in China. The 5th Wld Hydropower Congress will be another large international activity held at BYCC after the 5th Beijing International Film Festival.
The Wld Hydropower Congress, hosted by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), is the most imptant conference in the international hydropower sect. Beginning from 2007, the Wld Hydropower Congress with the theme of “advancing sustainable hydropower” has been held once every two years. The 5th Wld Hydropower Congress is suppted by the National Energy Administration of China China Association f Science Technology (CAST) co-ganized by four institutions, namely China Society f Hydropower Engineering, China Three Gges Cpation, China National Committee on Large Dams China Institute of Water Resources Hydropower Research (IWHR).
To date, the meeting agenda discussion topics have been determined, including five plenary meetings, 21 sessions many side events. The five plenary meetings are opening ceremony China-themed meeting, BRIC-themed meeting, Africa-themed meeting, Asia-themed meeting closing ceremony respectively.
Holding the 5th Wld Hydropower Congress in China is closely related to the huge achievements made in China’s hydropower industry. China’s hydropower industry has not only made breakthrough in hydropower station construction technical management, but also positively responded to the national development strategy of “going global” to vigously develop the overseas markets, engaged in international businesses had an increasing influence in the wld, becoming a huge fce to lead promote the wld hydropower development.