Topic 1: Organizing principles, catchment structure, and catchment functioning – is there a connection?

  • Keynote, morning block: Bill Dietrich, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
    Solicited talk, afternoon block: Patricia Saco, Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, The University of Newcastle, Australia.

 Topic 2: New experimental concepts to search for functional landscape entities and to explore their controls on catchment functioning.

  • Keynote, morning block: Brian McGlynn, Professor of Watershed Hydrology and Biogeosciences, Nicholas School of Environment, Duke University, USA.
  • Solicited talk, afternoon block: Ilja van Meerveld, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Topic 3: Reducing physical and structural bias in catchment models: necessary complexity versus parsimony

  • Keynote, morning block: Jasper Vrught, Assistant Professor, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, , University of California, Irvine , California, USA.
  • Solicited talk, afternoon block: Luisa Hopp, Research Associate, Department of Hydrology, University of Bayreuth, Germany.