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15-18 January 2018

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

Hosted by

Masgar

Strategic Partner

EGA   

IWS Conference Programme

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10:30
  1. 10 mins
10:40
  1. 65 mins
    • Nexus Insight
    This panel will examine how urbanisation trends are influencing present and future energy and water systems, the contrasting experiences of developed and developing economies, as well as the likely im ...
11:45
  1. 45 mins
    • Nexus Insight
    Today there are 38 “megacities”, metropolitan areas with more than 10 million inhabitants. With global population increasing and more and more people migrating to urban areas, that number is only set ...
12:45
  1. 5 mins
12:50
  1. 100 mins
14:30
  1. 120 mins
16:30
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08:45
  1. 75 mins
    Breakfast briefing
10:00
  1. 30 mins
10:30
  1. 10 mins
10:40
  1. 50 mins
11:30
  1. 10 mins
    • Nexus Insight
11:40
  1. 60 mins
    • Nexus Insight
    Panel: “Digitalisation”, the mega-trend that will fundamentally impact the way we interact, consume products and do business, is already well underway. Coupled with technology disruption, it will make ...
12:40
  1. 15 mins
    Details to be confirmed
12:55
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13:00
  1. 90 mins
14:30
  1. 60 mins
    • IWS Insight
    The GCC's water needs are growing as population sizes increase. Governments want to put efficiency at the heart of their water strategies. This session will discuss if desalination and water reuse can ...
15:30
  1. 45 mins
    • IWS Insight
    Technologies such as Reverse Osmosis have made desalination more energy efficient, but are heading towards the limits of the gains that can be made. What is the case for technologies such as Forward O ...
16:15
  1. 45 mins
    • IWS Insight
    Panel: A focus on how to ensure that research & development can be allowed to flourish in the water industry, and what needs to be done to convince authorities to investigate new methods.
17:00
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10:00
  1. 10 mins
10:10
  1. 45 mins
    • Country Insight
    This session will provide an overview of upcoming project plans in the region to develop or update the water infrastructure. It will look at the infrastructure needs in the region and which projects a ...
11:00
  1. 45 mins
    • Country Insight
    Tighter government budgets are pushing back plans for infrastructure upgrades. What opportunities does this present to the private sector and how does it change funding methods and models?
11:45
  1. 15 mins
12:00
  1. 55 mins
    • IWS Insight
    Panel: In a water scarce region, how do authorities ensure that more of their wastewater is recycled for future use, and where will it be used. Where can cities turn to wastewater rather than more ene ...
12:55
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13:00
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14:30
  1. 45 mins
    • IWS Insight
    Treating some water locally can bring economic benefits, as less network needs to be built and local municipalities take control over how their water is reused. This session looks at where governments ...
15:15
  1. 45 mins
    • IWS Insight
    Treating used industrial water is expensive but necessary to ensure that once disposed of, it is safe to enter the water system. The GCC has a number of heavy industries where the water must be treate ...
16:00
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