The River Basin Leaders Forum will bring together decision makers and key stakeholders from some of the major river basins in the world. Together they will discuss common areas of interest and action towards establishing the IWA Basins Charter, which aims to establish high-level principles to effectively manage our water resources.
This Forum brings together 100+ national regulators responsible for water – health, environment and tariffs regulation. It provides a critical opportunity for regulators to share information and new insights on developments in the water sector to which regulators need to (pro-actively) respond to foster innovation, equity, citizens health and environmental protection.
This forum will bring together representatives of 40 leading cities with organisations representing urban planners, architects, and local authorities. Covering the 5Rs principles for resource efficient, regenerative water services: “re-duce”, “re-use”, “re-cover”, “re-cycle” and “re-plenish”; the Forum will discuss how water can be integrated to urban design and other urban services to enhance risk resiliency and resources efficiency with benefits across sectors. At the end a leading group of cities will endorse the IWA Urban Water Charter.
Bringing together over 100 utility C-level executives from the leading water cycle and wastewater utilities to learn and network amongst each-other, but also connect with other leaders who support or enable infrastructure development for utilities. The Forum will be structured around three sessions, focusing on infrastructure productivity, investment value and infrastructure delivery and contribute to the production of three related outputs, which will be drafted and circulated before the meeting.
The Science and Technology leaders’ forum will bring together over 100 of the top scientists from leading research institutes, research funders and representatives of the utility and industrial sector to determine shared research agendas and application pathways to accelerate innovations in the sector. The outcome of the forum is to provide a shared vision for applied research and common agenda for collaboration amongst global research institutes.