ECH Keynote at 2023 IAH Congress by Awonda Magingi (South Africa)
Field trip at IAH Congress 2023 in Cape Town, South Africa
IAH book exchange at 2019 IAH Congress in Malaga (Spain)
ECHN Social Function at 2019 IAH Congress in Malaga (Spain)
ECHN Social Function at 2018 IAH Congress in Daejeon (Korea)


The Early Career Hydrogeologists’ Network (ECHN) is an official network of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) providing a forum for hydrogeologists at the start of their professional or academic careers.


ECHN at IAH Congress 2024 in Davos

ECHN welcomes you to the next IAH World Groundwater Congress in Davos on 8-13 September 2024. We invite the hydrogeological community to join the events we are co-organizing:

1) YOUTH HUB NETWORKSHOP – Managing Groundwater for a Sustainable Future

The Swiss Water Partnership Youth (SWP Youth), the Groundwater Youth Network (GWYN) and the ECHN organize a Networkshop for an exchange among experts and young peers.

The event will be held on Tuesday, 10th September 2024, at 12.00 – 13.00 at the Davos Congress Center. The event will be followed by standing lunch. On this day the access to the congress is free.

More info: Networkshops Davos_Flyer

2) ECHN social event

The ECHN social event is a usual event at IAH Congresses for gathering and networking in a fun and relaxed context. This year the Swiss LOC have prepared a memorable evening at the local ice hockey rink, all IAH attendees are invited to join for a complimentary drink followed by a cash bar and stadium eats for a night of networking between our experienced and early career IAH members.

The social event will be held on Wednesday, 11th September 2024, in the evening.

3) ECHN Annual General Meeting 

For current and prospective ECHN members, we will hold our Annual General Meeting during the congress to provide all the information you need about the ECHN and how to get more involved in the network. Keep an eye to our website and social media for more information on day and time.


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