Professor Michael Navon will be a keynote speaker at the 2008 International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering (ICHE2008) September 8th through 11th in Nagoya, Japan. The conference theme is New Challenges in Hydro-Science and Engineering for Sustainability through Flood Risk, Water Resources & Ecosystem Assessment. Professor Navon's keynote is entitled Reduced Order Modeling of an Adaptive Mesh Ocean Model.

ICHE the conference has been held for the past 15 years all over the globe, including Washington, D.C, Beijing, Cottbus, Seoul, Warsaw, Brisbane, and Philadelphia. These conferences have acted as a forum to report and discuss the latest advancements in Hydro-Science and Engineering.