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

IWS 2015 Conference Programme

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 – 09:35 IWS Chairperson’s Opening Introduction

Water Conservation and Future Water Sustainability

09:35 – 09:50
Keynote Presentation: The Future of Water Security and Water Sustainability
09:50 – 10:05
Keynote Presentation: Ensuring a Sustainable Water Future for Arid Regions
10:05 – 10:35
Panel Discussion: Taking a Unified Strategic Approach to address the Challenges of the Water Energy Nexus
10:35 – 11:05
Panel Discussion: Water Resources Management Strategy
11:05 – 11:30
Networking Coffee Break

GCC Strategic Direction

11:30 – 12:00
Panel Discussion: Working towards Middle East Water Cooperation to Ensure a Sustainable Water Future for Arid Regions
12:00 – 12:30
1-2-1 Interview Session: Forecasting UAE Water and Energy Consumption 2020 – 2025
12:30 – 13:00
Panel Discussion: Understanding the Economics of Water
13:00 – 13:30
IWS Exclusive: Launch of the Meteorology Prize to support improvements in Climate Change and Weather
13:30 – 15:00
Lunch

Parallel Session

15:00 – 15:30
Stream A: Mega Project Investment (Presentation: STEP Infrastructure Investment Project)
Stream B: Energy Efficient and Clean Technology Desalination (Case Study Presentation: Next Generation Renewable Energy Powered Desalination Pilot Project)
15:30 – 16:00
Stream A: Mega Project Investment (Case Study Presentation: Waste Water - Inner Doha Re-Sewerage Case Study Presentation: Waste Water - Inner Doha Re-Sewerage Implementation Strategy (IDRIS) )
Stream B: Energy Efficient and Clean Technology Desalination (Panel Discussion: Renewable Energy Desalination)
16:00 – 16:30
Stream A: Mega Project Investment - (Case Study Presentation: Inviting Private Sector Investment – Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP) Program to Encourage Private Sector Participation)
Stream B: Energy Efficient and Clean Technology Desalination (Presentation: Co-Generation Nuclear Power and Desalination Facilities )
16:30 – 17:00
Stream A: Mega Project Investment (Case Study Presentation: Redistribution and Re-Use of TSE Water for use in Irrigation, Farming and Forestry)
Stream B: Energy Efficient and Clean Technology Desalination (Panel Discussion: IDA Taskforce Low Energy)
17:00 – 17:10
IWS Chairman’s Closing Comments
17:10 – 18:00
Tour of the Exhibition including a visit to Innovate @ IWS

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

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Time Activity
09:30 – 09:35

IWS Chairperson’s Welcome Address

Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM)

11:00 – 11:30
Networking Coffee Break
09:35 – 09:50
1-2-1 Interview Session: Understanding the Economics of Connectivity and Location to Enable Optimised Water Usage
09:50 – 10:20
Panel Discussion: Water Usage in Industrial Manufacturing: Policy Strategy and Local Partnerships to Enable Improved Water Resource Management
10:20 – 11:00
Panel Discussion: Understanding How Management of Consumption Impacts on Demand Side Management and Allocation

Improving Water Sustainability

11:30 00:00
Presentation: Interconnection of Water Holistic View
12:00 – 12:30
Panel Discussion: Water Stewardship to Improve Local Water Sources and Enable Commercial Sustainability through a Value Driven Strategic Approach
12:30 – 13:00
Case Study Presentation: Waste for Energy and Water – SMART Resource Management for Sustainable Economy
13:00 01:30
Panel Discussion: Understanding the Impact of Water on Energy Supply, both for Power Generation and Oil Production Processes
13:30 – 14:00
Keynote Presentation: SMART Cities - Technology for Leak Detection and Understanding Non Revenue Water
14:00 – 15:30
Lunch

Parallel Sessions

16:30 – 17:00
Stream A: Water in Industry (Presentation: Case Study Singapore: Industrial Water Recycling and Reclamation Plant)
Stream A: Water in Industry (Presentation: Optimising Water as a By-Product of the Oil Production Process)
15:30 – 16:00
Stream B: Commercial Buildings (Panel Discussion: Supporting Improvement in Commercial Building Design and Sustainability Through Regulation, Guidelines and Awards)
Stream A: Water in Industry (Case Study Presentation: Utilising Used Water in District Cooling Plants)
16:00 – 16:30
Stream B: Commercial Buildings (Case Study Presentation: Hotel Sustainability Programme)
Stream B: Commercial Buildings (Panel Discussion: Green Mosques - Facilities Management )
17:00 – 17:30
Stream A: Water in Industry (Case Study: Utilization of TSE Water in Metal Production)
Stream B: Commercial Buildings (Case Study: Hospital Design to Improve Water Sustainability )
17:30 – 17:35
IWS Chairman’s Closing Comments
17:35 – 18:00
Tour of the Exhibition including a visit to Innovate @ IWS

Thursday January 22, 2015 – Water from the Commercial Buildings Perspective

*program subject to change

Time Activity
09:00 – 09:05

IWS Chairman’s Opening Introduction

The Nexus of Water and Energy in Food

09:05 – 11:30
Table 1: Conservation of Ground Water Resources
Table 2: Agricultural Technology and Aquaponics
Table 3: Importing Food and Virtual Water
Table 4: Alternative Farming Methods
Table 5: Nutritional Security
11:30 – 13:00
Water Energy Nexus Closing Session IWS and WFES
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch

IWS Workshop Programme

14:00 – 17:00
Workshop 2: Accredited Paris Sorbonne University Workshop
Workshop 3: Understanding the Challenge of Improving Water Re-Use and Performance
Workshop 4: International Water Governance