10th International Symposium

On Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control

10 – 14 September 2023 | Bruges, Belgium

Download the program HERE

Welcome to WETPOL 2023!

The International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control is celebrating its 10th edition and will therefore be organized again in Belgium, where it all started! You are most welcome to attend this symposium which connects scientists and practitioners working on natural and constructed wetlands and nature-based solutions for water management in general, from 10-14 September 2023 in the beautiful and historic city of Bruges, Belgium. Check out the other interesting places in the region!

Special journal issues

This edition of WETPOL will produce a special issue in the journals Science of the Total Environment and Ecological Engineering. Authors of selected abstracts will be contacted after the conference for the submission of a manuscript for the special issues.

The submission deadline for the journal Science of the Total Environment has been extended until the 15th of February 2024.

Presentation guidelines

Oral presentation

  • Use your own template
  • 15 min presentation, 5 min questions
  • Laptop, laser pointer and microphone will be provided
  • Bring your presentation on a USB stick or mail to wetpol2023@ugent.be (max 18 MB)
  • The projections are in 16:9 aspect ratio. Other ratios can be used but will be warped

Poster presentation

  • Use your own template
  • Poster should be a vertical A0 format (1189 x 841 mm)
  • Posters can be displayed in the conference center from Sunday 10/09 17h and on

Platinum sponsors



Provincie West-Vlaanderen

Delta platform


Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek

Gold sponsors

Global Wetland Technology