#HydroFish2020 Twitter Conference

October 20th, 09:30 - 16:30 CEST

The conference goes from 09:300 - 16:30 CEST. The programme is given in CEST (UCT+2) and WEST (UCT+1). 

All presenters will present their talk in as a tweed-thread. To take part in the conference and see the presentations:

  • Follow the hashtag #HydroFish2020
  • Follow @FIThydroproject and the presenters
  • Retweet your favourite parts of a presentation
  • Ask presenters questions during and after presentations - use the #HydroFish2020 hashtag so other people can find your tweets
09:30 08:30 Welcome
09:40 08:40 KEYNOTE: Prof. Colin Bean
Colin Bean, @ProfColin Bean, University of Glasgow
"Unravelling the relationship between hydropower generation and fish conservation: some key considerations"
10:00 09:00 Pieterjan Verhelst, @VerhelstPJ, Ghent University
„Silver eel migration in an obstructed versus non-obstructed system“
10:20 09:20 Ine Pauwels, @InePauwels1, Research Institute Nature and Forest
„Multi-species assessment of injury, mortality and physical conditions during downstream passage through a large Archimedes hydrodynamic screw (Albert canal, Belgium)“
10:40 09:40 Jenna Vergeynst, @JVergeynst, Ghent University
„Navigation locks: passage or barrier?“
11:00 10:00 Merryn Thomas @merrynthomas, Swansea University
„Using expert knowledge to better understand instream infrastructure passability for European eel (Anguilla anguilla)“
11:20 10:20 Thomas Larrieu, @LarrieuThomas2, CNRS - University of Poitiers
„Effect of flexible structures on hydraulic characteristics of vertical slot fishways“
11:40 10:40 Fatma Lemkercher, @FatmaLemkecher, CNRS - University of Poitiers
„Study of fishfriendly trash racks for downstream fish migration“
12:00 11:00 Henry Hansen @henry_h_hansen, Kalrstad University
"Exit here: strategies for dealing with aging dams and reservoirs"
12:20 11:20 Kordula Schwarzwälder, @_aqua_woman_, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
„Linking changing grain size distributions with the development of shelter availability for fish in the bypass reach of a hydro power plant“
12:40 11:40 Hannah Schwedhelm, @HannahS_Hydro, Technical University of Munich
„Determination of Environmental Flow Criteria in the Alpine Region using MesoHABSIM“
13:00 12:00 Lunch break
14:00 13:00 Maria João Costa, @_MariaJCosta_, Instituto Superior Técnico
„Flow-refuges as potential solutions to mitigate the impacts of rapid flow fluctuations“
14:20 13:20 Daniel Hayes, @DanielSHayes, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
„Effects of hydropeaking on European grayling and development of mitigation measures“
14:40 13:40 Alejandro Julian Baladron, @a_baladron, Instituto Superior Técnico
„Can vegetation help mitigate hydropeaking impacts on cyprinid species?“
15:00 14:00 Carlos-Cano-Barbacil, @canobarbacil, University of Girona
„Hydrological alteration favours alien fish establishment in the Iberian Peninsula“
15:20 14:20 Nicole Smialek, @NicoleSmialek, Technical University of Munich
„Do we know enough to manage European riverine fish? - A critical assessment of autecological data in grey and peer-reviewed literature“
15:40 14:40 Johannes Radinger, @RadingerJ, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
„Models as a means of studying effects of connectivity on river fish“
16:00 15:00 Ruben van Treeck, @rubenvantreeck, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
„Impact of hydropower on fish - paths to a generic assessment strategy“
16:20 15:20 Wrap-up