Water. desalination + reuse

water-d+r September-2017

Water. Desalination + reuse

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Toronto, Canada 2 -3 November l World WaTer-TeCh NorTh ameriCa Adapt, acquire, advance: As municipalities worldwide adapt to extreme weather, the water sector is undergoing radical transformation to build resilience for future disasters and events. New actors are emerging and business models revamped to facilitate technology implementation and innovation. With the recent wave of mergers and acquisitions, this signals a real need and desire by the private sector to expand and diversify portfolios as we advance towards a smarter, more proactive future. Now in its 5th year, World Water-Tech North America, hosted by WaterTAP Ontario and Rethink Events, will gather municipalities, private utilities, corporate investors, engineering giants. Web: worldwatertechnorthamercia. com Buenos aires, argentina 13 - 16 November l iWa Water and development Congress & exhibition IWA is partnering with Argentina's Ministry of Internal Affairs, Public Works and Housing, the Buenos Aires water utility, Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (AySA), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition 2017. The event strapline is 'sustainable solutions for emerging economies', and it will look at challenges and opportunities for water projects in developing and emerging economies. Attendees will include practitioners, utility managers, government officials, NGO representatives, technology providers, consultants and media. Topics to be covered are political and social engagement in water issues, capacity building of operators and professionals, the Argentina National Water Plan, preparations for the 2018 World Water Forum, and issues of climate change and policy. To be held at General San Martin Plant, Buenos Aires Web: waterdevelopmentcongress. org hong Kong, 27 - 30 November l Seawater desalination education Week 2017 Pretreatment for seawater reverse osmosis desalination plants. Instructor: Nikolay Voutchkov, desalination expert. Organized by Utility Technology Institute @ TechnoBiz Web: www.utility-technology.org austin, Texas, US 29 - 30 November l american Water Summit: Proactive Partnerships As internal and external pressures shake the well-established foundations of the American water sector to its core, pioneering stakeholders are recognising the necessity to forgo the reactive approach in favour of dynamic and forward-looking strategies. The American Water Summit 2017 will be the forum for discussion and interaction among the highest echelons of the water sector leadership. Web: americanwatersummit.com Cape Town, Western Cape, South africa 10 -13 december 2017 l iWa international Young Water Professionals Conference This global event for young water professionals brings together 450 water, environment and related young professionals from across the globe, and showcases how young water professionals are making an impact across the sector, as well as offering capacity development and training sessions to further skill our future water leaders to tackle the demands from the water sector. Web: iwaywpconference.org Singapore 8 - 12 July 2018 l Singapore international Water Week Singapore International Water Week has put out a call for papers for its 2018 event. Organisers are looking for best practice, strategy, applied technologies and solutions in four areas: delivering water from source to tap; effective and efficient wastewater value management; water for liveability and resilience; and water quality and health. All papers will be reviewed by a panel of renowned international water experts. The submission deadline is 18 August 2017. email: info@siww.com.sg Web: siww.com.sg Conferences/ meetings Email details of meetings you wish listed to desalination@fav-house.com 34 IDA & Affiliates September 2017 Water. desalination + reuse

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