On November 12th 2010 the WISDOM Vietnamese-German project consortium met for the Phase 2 Kick Off meeting in Ho-Chi-Minh City (HCMC). The workshop was jointly organized by the Southern Institute for Water Resources Research (SIWRR) and the German Aerospace Centre, DLR, supported by the projects local CIM expert at MOST-SRO. During the one day workshop research activities and results of phase 1 were presented and the proposed activities for the next three years in WISDOM phase 2 were introduced.. Each work package, represented by the respective Vietnamese and German work package leading organization, presented the proposed research work plan and milestones in detail. Also delegates of the new German project partners HYDROMOD, IAMARIS, and lat/lon (all three SMEs) participated and introduced their envisaged contributions. The Mekong River Comission, MRS, was indirectly represented by delegates of the National Mekong Committee of Vietnam, the VNMC.