Water. desalination + reuse

DWR MayJune 2016

Water. Desalination + reuse

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| 34 | Desalination & Water Reuse | May-June 2016 IDA & AFFILIATES Desalination for the environment: Clean Water anD energy rome, italy, may 22–26, 2016 Water and energy are the issues of this millennium. At this conference about 500 presentations from over 50 countries around the world will be devoted to advances towards providing fresh water for all, at affordable cost and with economical energy requirements. Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) is the main sponsor and His Excellency Dr Abdul Rahman M. Al-Ibrahim, Governor of SWCC will open the conference. A keynote will also be given by Dr Steven Duranceau, past President of the American Membrane Technology Association, who will speak about the past, present and future expansion of membrane applications in the USA. The conference will have 30 topic sessions running in six parallel streams. Papers on the most recent developments in desalination technology will be presented and cross border issues of water and water reuse, cost and extent of application, including socio-economic and environmental issues will be addressed. The event will bring together research scientists, decision-makers, managers, design engineers and operators from water companies, industries, government departments, consulting firms, research institutes and universities. The place of industry, research and government decision-making in this booming market will be addressed. Registration for the conference should be made through: Maria Kone, Koch Ltd, PO Box 51730, 3508 Limassol, Cyprus; Tel: +357 25 662444; maria@kochltd.com Program information Contact Miriam Balaban, Tel: +39 348 88 48 406, desline.com@gmail.com exhibit information Accompanying the conference will be a major international trade exhibition of desalination and water- reuse equipment and services. Space is still available from: Tracey Nolan-Shaw, ACE Event Management, Tel: +44 1902 428766; info@ace-events.com CaribDa 2016 may 31 - JUne 3 2016 The 2016 CaribDA conference and exposition "Developing and Affording New Water Sources" gets underway at 6.00pm on Tuesday 31 May with the "Get Acquainted Welcome Cocktail Reception" in the exhibition hall. The reception promises to be a fun way to kick-off the conference, relax and network with experts and colleagues in the membrane world. The opening session of the conference on Wednesday 1 June will be introduced and moderated by CaribDA program chair, John Thompson, Desalacott. After the opening address there will be talks on a number of Caribbean related topics, including: water and sewerage in Trinidad and Tobago – history and current; financing water and wastewater projects in the Caribbean; desalination in Trinidad and Tobago; bringing water to the people, in partnership with WASA Point Fortin SWRO Desalination Facility; University of West Indies – studies and research. This will be followed by sessions on technologies and innovations and finally desalination using green energy. In the evening the networking session is being sponsored by Seven Seas Water at Anchorage Beach Club on Chaguaramas' scenic waterfront. On Thursday 2 June the sessions are financing & economics; SWRO applications; planning & management; and case studies for membrane applications. In the evening there is a reception, formal banquet dinner and membership meeting. Finally, on Friday 3 June between 8.00am – 12.00pm there will be a tour of the Desalcott desalination plant. Full booking details available on www.caribda.com iDa Water reUse ConferenCe – Call for PaPers is oPen Submissions of extended abstracts for IDA's first conference dedicated to water reuse opened 1 February 2016. Submissions must be made through the IDA Conference 16CF-Nice Presenter Centre – they will not be accepted via email. The event will be held on 26-27 September 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Nice, Palais de la Méditeranée in Nice, France. The conference, entitled Turning vision into reality, will feature experts from around the world covering leading-edge strategies and technology for advanced municipal and industrial water reuse programmes. It will provide a forum for the sessions and subjects listed below. Plenary sessions • Global water reuse advances and success stories • Key to success of water reuse and vision for future Categories anD toPiCs • Advanced technologies for joint desalination and water reuse • Cutting edge technologies for water reuse • Direct and indirect potable reuse: global issues and advances • Industrial water reuse and recycling • Non-potable and agricultural water reuse: challenges and successes • Water quality monitoring: control and solutions Panels: • Regulation, funding and public acceptance of water reuse: lessons learned worldwide • Role of water reuse in solving the water-energy and food nexus

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