Now in it's 4th year, the International Water Summit (IWS) is a unique global platform for promoting water sustainability and addressing water challenges across the region. IWS brings together world leaders, field experts, academia luminaries and business innovators to accelerate the development of new sustainable strategies and technologies in the Water Industry.
Held under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, IWS will continue to foster innovation, best practice and collaboration to offer tangible solutions to the pressing issue of water scarcity.
In 2016, the conference had over 300 attendees from over 40 countries and was addressed by 89 speakers, Heads of States and Ministers who addressed water challenges and innovations across the region.
WHAT’S NEW IN 2017
Dedicated content and insight across four core themes
Policy & Strategy, Finance & Funding, Technology & Innovation, Projects & Investment – all in one place
Joint sessions with the World Future Energy Summit
Special sessions bringing global experts in water and energy together
Expanded agenda, more networking
More relevant content, greater choice – and enhanced opportunities to make new connections
Low energy desalination in actionA unique opportunity to see the UAE’s Renewable Energy Water Desalination pilot project at Ghantoot
MAKE IWS YOUR MUST-ATTEND EVENT
1. Meet key stakeholders in the UAE water market
Leading figures from the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA), the UAE Ministry of Environment & Water, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi, Regulation and Supervision Bureau and Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) will all be playing a leading role at IWS
2. Explore opportunities in desalination and wastewater
Explore the potential of the region’s most active project markets – from the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to Oman and Egypt
3. Discover new initiatives in water scarcity
Hear first hand from global experts with direct experience of water stressed markets. Learn more about the challenges facing developed economies, and the latest water demand and management initiatives.
4. Learn about sustainable water desalination
Explore key industry perspectives on sustainable desalination solutions and the next generation of policy and technology now in development.
5. Hear the latest expert insights
Take advantage of the unrivalled knowledge of an international speaker faculty of over 75+ world-class water specialists.
For more information on IWS 2017 or if you would like to get involved with the programme, please contact us.
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