Future conferences

WCC 2022 Leipzig
After Hagerstown, MD, in September 2021, the WCC returns to Europe to be hosted for the first time in Germany, in the city of Leipzig, on May 31-June 3, 2022. The event was initially planned for September 20-24, 2020, but had to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic

The conference, under the patronage of IWI, is organised by the city of Leipzig, in in cooperation with Leipziger Messe GmbH and Europäischer Metropolregion Mitteldeutschland e.V.

The theme of the conference, suggested by the Leipzig region’s remarkable transformation into a network of rivers, mill streams and countless lakes, many of them interconnected, is Reshaping landscapes – waterways in transition.

Details are published on the conference website. Abstracts are invited from speakers.

Invitations to host the WCC from 2023 onwards are invited from interested parties.

Visit Bydgoszcz
Before the recent events, the World Canals Conference was attributed to the City of Bydgoszcz, Poland, in 2022. The event is postponed to 2023 or 2024. Details will be posted here as soon as they are available.