Wednesday, 7 January 2015
Annual DHI UK Symposium

The dates for the 2015 DHI UK Symposium have now been confirmed as: -

Tuesday 21st April – User-led Presentations followed by the Conference Dinner
Wednesday 22nd April – Training and Innovation Seminars

We would like to welcome anyone who is interested in learning more about the varied applications of the MIKE software and our complementary technologies, as well as existing and new software users. The Symposium offers the chance to meet people in both the formal sessions, but also over dinner and during breakout sessions.

The event is free of charge* again this year and will be held at Macdonald Ansty Hall near Coventry, chosen to ensure easy access from road, rail and air. It should offer an excellent opportunity to meet your local DHI team and DHI staff from Head Office, as well as your contemporaries from consultancy, academia and research in a well-appointed setting. The presentation line up and training sessions cover a wide range of fields from urban, rivers and catchments to marine and groundwater.

We are in the process of setting up an exciting programme of events for the Seminars on the second day. This year, in readiness for the MIKE 2016 release, we will include a half day workshop on our new MIKE 21 FM Shoreline model as part of an 'Innovation in Marine Modelling' day. All participants of the Symposium will be entitled to a discount off the price of the new Shoreline Model when available.

For a successful first day, as usual, we need your help! If you would like to give a presentation at the event please let us know by e-mailing Everyone is welcome to present projects they have worked on, research they are undertaking – or more general experiences on the use of the MIKE software. You are guaranteed an interested and enthusiastic audience!

For inspiration, please peruse the papers which were presented last year The quality of the papers was truly amazing and all the presenters in 2014 continue to have our sincere thanks. Let's see if we can match them this year!

If you would like to attend, feel free to drop us a line at and we will keep you updated. We will also be launching a website shortly for online registrations.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The DHI UK Team

* Bed and breakfast is available at the venue for participants who wish to stay overnight on Monday or Tuesday nights, and a reduced rate has been negotiated for Symposium participants. Other hotels are available nearby if you wish to make your own arrangements. Attendance at the day sessions and the Conference Dinner is free of charge.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Foundation course in the numerical modelling of waves and tides (Understanding the Coastal Ocean)

We have received a lot of interest in the forthcoming ‘Foundation course in the numerical modelling of waves and tides (Understanding the Coastal Ocean)’ training course. Feedback from interested parties - including those who have already signed up for the course - suggests that the course was originally scheduled too early in the new year. As such, we have taken the difficult decision to reschedule the course for later in the year (we would tentatively propose a date in June 2015).

We will take this additional time to review the course content to ensure that it best serves those registered (particularly those participants from UK and Ireland Consultants) - the course has been designed to teach participants numerical modelling in the marine environment using MIKE 21; reinforcing hands on exercises with robust theory.

In the meantime, if you are interested in attending the course, please e-mail For those participants who have already registered, we will take your interest forward and keep you informed.

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Welcome to DHI UK

DHI is an independent, international consulting and research organisation with the global objective of advancing technological development and competence with respect to water, in all of its environments.

Worldwide, we offer a wide range of consulting services and leading edge technologies, software tools, environmental laboratories, and physical model test facilities, as well as field surveys and monitoring programmes. Designated as a not-for-profit organisation, DHI is able to invest a considerable portion of its resources in research and development. Today we co-operate with many Universities, and research organisations, and are recognised globally for our innovation and expertise.

In the UK, DHI offers niche or specialist consultancy services in the water and environment market to government agencies, commercial entities and selected research organisations. We fulfil a research based specialist advisor role; a ‘Consultant to the Consultants’. We also supply and support the renowned MIKE by DHI suite of integrated water modelling tools.

MIKE by DHI software is the result of years of experience and dedicated development and has, in many regions, become the standard modelling tool. It transforms our science into practice and gives you the competitive edge and, through the DHI Academy, you can rest assured that there is a local team of highly skilled experts committed to train and support you every step of the way.

MIKE by DHI truly models the world of water - from mountain streams to the ocean and from drinking water to treatment plant and beyond.

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