INTEGRATED WATER SOLUTIONS FOR A GREEN ECONOMY

Programme IWW Conference

Conference Programme*

The International Water Week Conference takes place over the course of two days where keynotes, sessions and workshops will cover the multifaceted challenges and opportunities of integrated water solutions. The four main themes /Tracks of the conference include: Technology for optimizing the urban water cycle; Urban Delta Technology, Planning and Management; Integrated urban water management; and Industrial-Municipal water use solutions. The venue for the IWW Conference is Amsterdam RAI.

SESSIONS
An open call for papers attracted over 200 submissions, each of which has been peer-reviewed. These papers will be presented in the sessions.
Deadline for Submission of Full Paper (oral presenters only): October 10th, 2013. For information on how to submit a full paper click here.

WORKSHOPS
Workshops are convened together with leading water organizations and form the heart of International Water Week Conference. Panel discussions and debates with the audience at these workshops provide for a lively ambience of exchange and learning.

DOCUMENTS

* This is a preliminary programme and therefore subject to change.
MONDAY, November 4th, 2013
17:00-18:30 Opening Session and Keynotes
18:30-19:30 Reception
TUESDAY, November 5th, 2013
09:00-10:00 Keynote Session
10:05-11:25 SESSION
New concepts and technologies in total urban water cycle management 1
WORKSHOP
Appropriate finance for water; mixing public and private financial streams
SESSION
Urban water and public health
SESSION
Industry perspectives on total water cycle management
WORKSHOP
High Level Roundtable – Role of Water in integrated Green Metropolitan Solutions
11:25-11:45 Morning Break
11:45-13:05 SESSION
New concepts and technologies in total urban water cycle management 2
WORKSHOP
Appropriate finance for water; mixing public and private financial streams
SESSION
Economics of sustainable urban water development and management
SESSION
Tools for integrated water management in our future cities
SESSION
Connections and optimization between water, waste-water and solid waste cycles
13:05-14:05 Lunch
14:05-15:25 WORKSHOP
Multiple water use for green cities of the future
WORKSHOP
Optimize delta management with free flowing data
WORKSHOP
Water Cycle Regulation
WORKSHOP
Solving the Water Crisis: Best Practices of Industrial and Geographical Water Footprint Assessment
WORKSHOP
Sanitation for All, the Drive to 2015: Making Sustainable Business out of Sanitation! – Sarphati Sanitation Award
15:25-15:40 Afternoon Break
15:40-17:00 WORKSHOP
Transnational action program on emerging substances
WORKSHOP
Using data and technology to overcome water management challenges
SESSION
Sustainable Delta Management
WORKSHOP
Energy Efficiency: Energy and carbon neutrality in water and wastewater utilities and industries
WORKSHOP
Sanitation for All, the Drive to 2015: Making Sustainable Business out of Sanitation! – Sarphati Sanitation Award
17:00-17:45 AQUARATING An integrated tool to rate water and sanitation utilities 16:45-17:30 Sarphati Sanitation Award 2013
17:00-19:30 Welcome reception & Poster Session
TRACK 1.Technology for Optimizing the Urban Water Cycle
TRACK 2.Urban Delta Technology, Planning and Management
TRACK 3.Integrated Urban Water Management
TRACK 4.Industrial – Municipal Water Reuse Solutions
Cross cutting workshop
WEDNESDAY, November 6th, 2013
09:00-10:00 Keynote Session
10:05-11:25 SESSION
Sustainable, adaptive and resilient urban drainage systems
SESSION
Optimizing the water, food, energy nexus in cities and deltas
SESSION
New governance and institutional arrangements for water in our future cities
WORKSHOP
Resource recovery from the water cycle Make it happen globally
SESSION
Water and water–energy efficiency as a business opportunity
11:25-11:45 Morning Break
11:45-13:05 SESSION
State of the art technology for safe and sustainable waste-water recycling and re-use
WORKSHOP
Knowledge enhances Urban Adaptation Strategies
SESSION
Asset management to secure resilient and efficient urban water systems
WORKSHOP
Resource recovery from the water cycle Make it happen globally
WORKSHOP
Cities of the Future: Exploring urban solutions for the Water-Energy-Food nexus
13:05-14:05 Lunch
14:05-15:25 SESSION
Integration of water and energy cycle measurements, monitoring, management
SESSION
Uncertainty and risk management in delta planning and management
SESSION
Spatial planning and water management in urban environments
SESSION
Water – energy – raw materials nexus: challenges and opportunities for industry
WORKSHOP
Impacts of combined sewer overflows on urban waters: Challenges and solutions for European cities
15:25-15:40 Afternoon Break
15:40-17:00 SESSION
Technologies for sustainable solutions for the urban water-energy nexus
SESSION
New approaches for managing floods and droughts in deltas and cities
SESSION
Information and communication technology to optimize urban water management
SESSION
Water, energy and raw materials recovery in the urban water cycle
WORKSHOP
Impacts of combined sewer overflows on urban waters: Challenges and solutions for European cities
17:00-18:00 Keynote Session & Closing
TRACK 1.Technology for Optimizing the Urban Water Cycle
TRACK 2.Urban Delta Technology, Planning and Management
TRACK 3.Integrated Urban Water Management
TRACK 4.Industrial – Municipal Water Reuse Solutions
Cross cutting workshop