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19-24.09.2010: IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2010 in Montréal

Aug 3rd, 2010 |

Brussels, 3 August 2010. The International Water Association (IWA), together with the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) and the Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ), organizes its biennial IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in Montreal, Canada, from 19th to 24th September 2010.

This international event is expected to attract 4.500 water professionals, organisations and global decision makers in Water Technology and Innovation from over 100 countries to exchange ideas and debate solutions for the entire water sector.

The Congress programme will allow to explore current and future sector challenges through a series of key themes: water; climate and energy; cities of the future; managing utilities and their assets; securing new and traditional water resources for the future; water, ecosystems and catchments; water and health; and the science and application of water management.

Keynote speakers are world-renowned experts in their fields and represent some of the world’s leading institutions and political bodies:

Mr. John Carey, Canadian Co-Chair, Great Lakes Science Advisory Board, International Joint Commission (former Director General of Environment Canada’s Science and Technology Directorate), Canada

Mr. William Cosgrove, President, Ecoconsult Inc. and United Nations World Water Development Report advisor, Canada

Mr. Khoo Teng Chye, Chief Executive, Public Utilities Board (PUB), Singapore

Mr. Chad Holliday, Former Chairman and CEO, DuPont, USA

Mr. Helmut Kroiss, Professor for Water Quality Management, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Mr. Gesner Oliviera, CEO, Sabesp, Brazil

Mr. Arjun Thapan, Special Senior Advisor, Infrastructure and Water, Asian Development Bank, Philippines

The Congress is sponsored by ITT, Suez Environnement and Veolia Water.

Please click here to see the programme update and registration brochure for the information on the content of this event.

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