International water week Amsterdam 2013

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Amsterdam RAI; International Water Association (IWA); International Water Conferences (IWC); Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP)
Date:
04-08 Nov 2013
Location:
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Venue:
Amsterdam RAI

The international water week conference takes place over the course of two days where keynotes, sessions and workshops will cover the multifaceted challenges and opportunities of integrated water solutions. The four main themes/tracks of the conference include:

  1. Technology for optimizing the urban water cycle
  2. Urban delta technology, planning and management
  3. Integrated urban water management
  4. Industrial-municipal water use solutions

Plenary sessions and keynotes

The opening plenary session will feature a number of distinguished guests and high-level keynote speakers, who will introduce the substantive topics of the Conference and highlight their technical, policy and development relevance. Each day, a keynote speaker and distinguished panel present the focus of the day and bring out some of the key issues that will be discussed in workshops and technical sessions. The closing plenary session will include synthesis presentations and major conclusions of the Conference.

Key notes speakers will come from National Governments, High level City representatives, International (financial) Institutes and leading global water companies.

Workshops

Workshops are convened together with leading water organizations and form the heart of International Water Week Conference. Panel discussions and debates with the audience at these workshops provide for a lively ambiance of exchange and learning.

Cross-cutting workshops

  • Sanitation and MDG: Sarphati prize winners
  • Appropriate finance modalities for multi-stakeholder business cases on water
  • Aquarating: A new rating service for water and wastewater utilities

Track 1 workshops

  • Strategies to combat emerging substances in the water cycle
  • Multiple water use for green cities of the future

Track 2 workshops

  • Water and data to optimize delta management
  • Knowledge enhances urban adaptation strategies
  • Tackling the impacts of storm water discharges on urban waters

Track 3 workshops

  • High level roundtable: Role of water in integrated green metropolitan solutions
  • The role of regulation in enabling innovation

Track 4 workshops

  • Energy and carbon neutrality in water and wastewater utilities and industries
  • Industrial water footprint available technologies and best practices
  • Opportunities for resource recovery in the urban water cycle
  • Accelerating resource recovery from the water cycle


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Event fee

Early: 2 day non-member - €450, 2 day member - €350, 1 day non-member - €315, 1 day member - €280, Speaker - € 315; Standard: 2 day non-member - €450, 2 day member - €350, 1 day non-member - €350, 1 day member - €315, Speaker - €315

What is included in the event fee

The conference fee covers attendance to the conference sessions, welcome reception, conference documentation, morning and afternoon coffee/teas and lunch.

How to register

Please register online.


Keywords

Themes:
Public-private Partnerships, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Economics of DRR, Water
Countries:
Netherlands, the
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