5th IAHR Young Professionals Congress

5th IAHR Young Professionals Congress | 27-29 November 2024

27-29 November 2024 | Online

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Present your work, get mentoring and network with other young professionals and experts in your field around the world!

The IAHR Young Professionals Congresses give young professionals, researchers and students the opportunity to present their work and access mentoring from leading global experts. Representing a unique opportunity for networking and promoting their work, the success of previous editions, with over 1,000 participants each, has ensured that the event is now established as an ongoing annual series organised by young professionals and for young professionals. Free and open to all!

Sponsored by:


Supported by:

       Ecoenet        PIANC       IWA Young Water Professionals

 Why participate?

Previous editions: main figuresThe Congress is a wonderful opportunity to present your work and get mentoring from leading experts.

  • It represents a unique opportunity for networking as well.

  • This is also the chance to make your work known.

    • All the proceedings will be published and made available in the IAHR e-library after the congress.


FREE registration

Open to all!
IAHR Young Professional members and non-members.
Students but also to young professionals (35 years old and less)

Certificates of attendance will be issued upon request. 
Members: Free
Non members: 25 euro or 12 euro (depending on the income country level) which is equivalent to a membership fee so a one year free membership fee will be included.
To request your certificate please contact


"Thank you very much to the organisers, it is an excellent opportunity to see the great work that is done in all parts of the world, my congratulations to the entire team". Karina Ocaña, Mexico

 Key dates

  • 8 July 2024: Call for abstracts opens.

  • 15 September 2024: Call for abstracts closes.

  • 21 October 2024: Notification of acceptance.

  • 10 November 2024: Poster and final extended abstract submission.

  • 27-29 November 2024: Congress.

 Congress themes (corresponding to the IAHR Technical Committees)



Innovation and Professional Development

 Organising Committee

 International Scientific Committee

 Guidelines for abstract submission

  • Your extended abstract must be submitted through the online submission form using the following template in Word. The deadline is 15 September 2024. All extended abstracts must be submitted in English. Please note that proofreading English text is compulsory. The use of native English reviewers is highly recommended. Your extended abstract must be 2 pages maximum and a count of 850-1000 words (including a short abstract of 150 words and a maximum of 5 keywords).

  • The International Scientific Committee will review all the submissions during the month of September/October. If your extended abstract is accepted, it will be assigned to one of the sessions. You will then need to submit a one-page poster (using a 3 columns template or a 4 columns template) by 10 November 2024.

  • Presenters will do a 3-5 minute presentation at the 4th IAHR Young Professionals Congress supported by the poster. Download official virtual background

  • Proceedings will be published and made available in the IAHR e-library after the Congress. Only works presented during the Congress will be included in the proceedings.

  • The sessions will be livestreamed and also recorded and uploaded to the IAHR website. Video recordings and proceedings will be always freely available for IAHR members, while non-members will be able to access them only six months after the Congress.

 Become a sponsor!
 Advertising and sponsorship opportunities at IAHR Young Professionals Congress

5th IAHR Young Professionals CongressSponsoring IAHR YP Congresses and being featured on the Congress online platforms is a cost-effective way to advertise to our membership base and reach the next generation of hydro-environment professionals and leaders while attracting and retaining young talent in your community.

As our young professional’s membership grows, and the need for a greater diversity of professional development and networking opportunities arise, your sponsorship will ensure that our members continue to receive quality opportunities for growth as young professionals.

As a sponsor of the 5th IAHR Young Professionals Congress, you will enjoy a high level of visibility on a variety of IAHR platforms and channels of promotion, including:

  • Displaying your logo and linked company name on the event webpage

  • Displaying your logo and linked company name on the promotional emails

  • Displaying your logo and linked company name in social media campaigns

  • Displaying your logo on the certificate of participation and attendance

  • Verbal recognition by the organising committee at the opening and closing of the Congress

  • A 2-minute exhibit (video) to promote/introduce your products or services can be arranged during the break of the Congress

  • 1-year FREE Institute membership (for non-members)

Minimum sponsorship amount:

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We’ll be happy to cater your support to the needs of your organisation/company. Please contact Elsa Incio at

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