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

Welcome to IWS

The International Water Summit (IWS), hosted by Masdar, is a unique global platform for promoting water sustainability in arid regions. Held under the patronage of HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces and hosted by Masdar, IWS fosters innovation, best practice and collaboration to offer tangible solutions to the pressing issue of water scarcity for arid regions in the GCC and beyond...Read more

IWS 2015 Speakers

  • Dr. Kaoru Kikuyama
    Dr. Mohamed Yousef Al Madfaei
  • Dr. Najib H Dandachi
    Dr. Mohmoud El-Solh
  • Dr. Steve Griffiths
    Edwin Young
  • Faraj El Awar
    H.E Khaldoun Khashman


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  • "We had a tremendous response to our product at IWS and have secured prospective business worth around US$ 20 million"

    Howard Ullmann, President
    Atmospheric Water Solutions

  • "IWS 2014 brought great business opportunities for us and we are happy about the quality and quantity of visitor/exhibitor as it was more as we have expected."

    Bilal Jadayel, General Manager

  • "IWS 2014 offers you a lot of opportunities to meet with other water experts and important companies like ADWEA. We are happy with the great organisation of the event and look forward to come back in 2015."

    Reinert-Ritz Dragisa Dubocanin,
    Export Sales Manager

  • "The event seems to be going great without any problem. The stands and companies are participating are excellent."

    Nithin Matthew,

  • "It is such a nice experience to be here and we are so glad and happy to see all of these things. It helps us a lot in understanding how important to help clean our environment and save our planet."

    Afra Alrumaithy & Khawla Al Dhaheri

  • "It was very fruitful both in business sense as well as personal. Got to know about Industrial initiatives by Abu Dhabi Authorities and always exciting to do business in Abu Dhabi."

    Anand Rahul - International Sales Manager
    Axcend Automation and Software Solutions

  • "His highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi said last year ‘Water is more important than oil to the UAE’ and that is a very clear message to everyone. We need to be protecting groundwater for the future."

    Laila Yousef Al Hassan - Acting Director PR & Communications Division

  • "I think it is a tremendous idea to bring those case studies forward so that we can all benefit. Water is one of these amazing things that connects all time and to all time all people so we really should be getting together to talk."

    Linda Macpherson - Vice President


Knowledge Partner

  • IDA
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Supporting Organizations

  • weftec Logo
  • weftec Logo
  • GWP
  • AWS

Country Supporters

  • weftec Logo
  • british water
  • Italia
  • UbiFrance
  • BMWi
  • Meti

Charity Beneficiary

  • Just a Drop

Strategic Media Partner

  • CNBC

Official Media Partners

  • National Geographic
  • The National

Regional Broadcast Partner

  • Sky News

Official Water Publisher

  • GWI logo

Official Projects Intelligence Partner

  • Meed

Official Hotel Partner

  • Rotana  

Official Translator

  • Commanine


  • Besix

Industry Supporter

  • Coca-Cola