Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces

2015 IWS Programme at a Glance

For more information, please contact Hussam Yared hussam.yared@reedexpo.ae.

 

Monday January 19, 2015 – Opening Ceremony

Joint Opening Ceremony and Global Leaders’ Summit. Hosted by Masdar. This event day will feature both water and energy.
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Time Activity

Tuesday January 20, 2015 – Water from the Municipality Perspective

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Time Activity
09:30 – 10:00

IWS & WFES Joint Plenary Session: The Nexus Between Water and Energy

Water Conservation and Future Water Sustainability

10:10 – 10:15
Keynote Presentation: The Future of Water Security and Water Sustainability
10:15 – 10:30
Keynote Presentation: Ensuring a Sustainable Water Future for Arid Regions
10:30 – 11:00
Panel Discussion: Taking a Unified Strategic Approach to address the Challenges of the Water Energy Nexus
11:00 – 11:30
Panel Discussion: UAE Water Strategy Update
11:30 – 12:00
Panel Discussion: Working towards a GCC Water Cooperation to Ensure a Sustainable Water Future for Arid Regions

GCC Strategic Direction

12:45 – 13:45
Lunch
12:00 – 12:15
1-2-1 Interview Session: Forecasting UAE Water and Energy Consumption 2020 – 2025
12:15 – 12:45
Panel Discussion: Understanding the Economics of Urban Utility Water

Strategic Project Investment

13:45 – 14:05
Case Study Presentation: Network Development - GCC Pipeline Transportation Project
14:05 – 14:25
Case Study Presentation: Desalination - Solar Powered Desalination
14:25 – 14:45
Case Study Presentation: Waste Water - Inner Doha Re-Sewerage Implementation Strategy (IDRIS)
14:45 – 15:05
Case Study Presentation: Water Infrastructure Investment - Hosting an International Sporting Event
15:05 – 15:10
IWS Chairman’s Closing Comments
15:10 – 15:30
Tour of the Exhibition
15:30 – 17:30
Workshop 1: International Water Governance

Wednesday January 21, 2015 – Water from the Industrial User Perspective

*program is subject to change

Time Activity
09:30 – 10:00

IWS & WFES Joint Plenary Session: Water Energy Nexus – Energy from a Water Perspective

Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM)

10:00 – 10:15
1-2-1 Interview Session: Understanding the Economics of Connectivity and Location to Enable Optimised Water Usage
10:15 – 10:45
Panel Discussion: Water Usage in Industrial Manufacturing: Policy Strategy and Local Partnerships to Enable Improved Water Resource Management
10:45 – 11:15
Panel Discussion: Understanding How Management of Consumption Impacts on Demand Side Management and Allocation

Understanding the Challenge of Improving Water Re-Use and Performance

11:15 – 11:25
Keynote Presentation: International Approaches to Water Re-Use – Learning from International Innovation
11:25 – 11:35
Industry Focus Panel: Water Re-Use from the Oil & Gas Industry Perspective
11:35 – 11:45
Industry Focus Panel: Water Re-Use from the Hotel Industry Perspective
11:45 – 11:55
Industry Focus Panel: Water Re-Use from the Manufacturing Industry Perspective
11:55 – 12:05
Industry Focus Panel: Water Re-Use from an Agriculture Perspective
12:05 – 12:15
Session Wrap Up and Opportunity for Q&A
12:15 – 12:45
Panel Discussion: Water Production By Product Re-Use
12:45 – 13:45
Lunch

Use of Water in Industry to Improve Sustainability

13:45 – 14:00
Presentation: Optimising Water as a By-Product of the Oil Production Process
14:00 – 14:30
Panel Discussion: Water Stewardship to Improve Local Water Sources and Enable Commercial Sustainability through a Value Driven Strategic Approach
14:30 – 14:45
Case Study Presentation: Utilising Used Water in District Cooling Plants
14:15 – 14:30
Case Study: Utilization of TSE Water in Metal Production

Water Network Efficiencies and SMART Water Technologies

14:30 – 14:45
Presentation: Enhancing Network Efficiency to Stabilise Water Supply
14:45 – 15:00
Presentation: Case Study Singapore: Industrial Water Recycling and Reclamation Plant
15:00 – 15:20
Panel Discussion: Understanding the Impact of Water on Energy Supply, both for Power Generation and Oil Production Processes

Energy Efficient and Clean Technology Desalination

15:20 – 15:50
Panel Discussion: Renewable Energy Desalination
15:50 – 16:05
Case Study Presentation: Masdar Renewable Energy Desalination Project
16:05 – 16:20
Case Study: Co-Generation Nuclear Power and Desalination Facilities
16:20 – 16:30
IWS Chairman’s Closing Comments
16:30 – 17:00
Tour of the Exhibition
17:00 – 18:30
Workshop 2: Desalination