iMOD International User Day

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Paviljoen 1
Boussinesqweg 1, Delft, The Netherlands
Date 31 October 2017
Time 09:00 - 17:30
User Day
Registry fee € Free
Chair Bennie Minnema
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The iMOD International User Day: a one-day geohydrology event for sharing iMOD-experiences and new developments with iMOD-users across the globe. International iMOD users (end users and consultants) will present how iMOD is used for their particular groundwater and subsurface modelling purposes in practice.

The user day includes an update of the latest and upcoming developments including demo's. Special attention will be given to the exchange of ideas on how to enable and stimulate the cooperation of the open source sommunity members on further development of new iMOD-features. We will also report on the results of the iMOD-questionaire.

All participants of the iMOD User Day are invited to join the annual DSD Event Dinner afterwards.

For all new users there is a 2-day course following the iMOD User Day, on 1 and 2 November 2017: Build your own iMOD model. During this course you will build you own iMOD model from scratch based on your own data or convert/enhance an existing MODFLOW model into iMOD. 

For more information on iMOD incl. community and forum, see:

Schedule - Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Time Event
08:30 - 09:30 Registration and coffee
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome and opening
Hanneke van der Klis, Director Subsurface and Groundwater Systems, Deltares
09:45 - 10:05 New features in iMOD for the dissimenation of geological models at the AGS - Alberta
Kelsey MacCormack & Kevin Parks, Alberta Energy Regulator | Alberta Geological Survey, Canada
10:05 - 10:25 Groundwater in Global Hydrology (tentative title)
Marc Bierkens, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
10:25 - 10:45 The Netherlands Hydrological Instrument - the next step in the Dutch approach
Daan Dunsbergen, Rijkswaterstaat, chair NHI strategy team (tentative)
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break + group photo
11:15 - 11:35 [yet to be determined]
[yet to be determined]
11:35 - 11:55 Assessing Consequences of Forecasted Groundwater Demand for Shale Gas.
Kevin Parks, Alberta Energy Regulator | Alberta Geological Survey, Canada
11:55 - 12:15 Contaminant transport modelling in the Port of Rotterdam (tentative title)
Jan-Willem Meertens & Bert de Doelder, Gemeentewerken Rotterdam
12:15 - 12:30 Groundwater system analysis using isotope measurement data, San José, Costa Rica
Cinthya Gómez Castro, Costa Rica
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:15 FEWS, RIBASIM & iMOD in India
Frans Roelofsen & Mark Hegnauer, Deltares
14:15 - 14:30 Three clicks to an iMOD-model using open data sources for data-poor areas - a Malaysian case
Sheila Ball, Deltares
14:30 - 14:45 Integrating various data types when building a 3D model of the subsurface on a local scale
Marc Hijma, Applied Geology and Geophysics, Deltares
14:45 - 15:00 Geomodelling in iMOD using Voxels
Peter Vermeulen, Deltares
15:00 - 15:15 The extended iMOD water balance tool; a cooperation of Deltares & Tauw
André Blonk, Tauw, The Netherlands (tentative)
15:15 - 15:30 Enhanced parameterization for the Horizontal Flow Barrier package (tentative title)
Koen van der Hauw, SWECO, The Netherlands
15:30 - 15:45 High Performance Parallel Computing with iMODFLOW-MetaSWAP
Jarno Verkaik, Deltares
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 - 16:30 Recent MetaSWAP-developments
Paul van Walsum, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
16:30 - 16:45 Recent iMOD-SEAWAT-MT3D developments
Gualbert Oude Essink, Deltares, The Netherlands
16:45 - 17:00 Results of iMOD-questionaire + discussion
Bennie Minnema, iMOD Product manager, Deltares
17:00 - 17:15 Other ongoing development & planned releases
Bennie Minnema, iMOD Product manager, Deltares
17:15 - 17:30 Wrap-up and closure
Bennie Minnema, iMOD Product manager, Deltares
17:30 - 18:30 Drinks & snacks
18:30 - 22:30 DSD-dinner in Delft city centre
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