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Climate changeSociety
June 19, 2017
The current drought ravaging parts of Eastern Africa and the subsequent famine triggered largely by failed rains is enough proof that water indeed is life. The ...
June 19, 2017
Les Principes de l’IWA pour les Villes « Eau-Responsables » from IWA on Vimeo. Destinés Aux Acteurs Urbains Pour Une Vision Partagée Soutena...
June 19, 2017
Collaboration across urban sectors at Embrace the Water 2017 from IWA on Vimeo.   Embrace the Water 2017 convenes experts in urban planning and design, lan...
SocietyUrbanisation
June 19, 2017
Embrace the Water – Gothenburg 2017 from IWA on Vimeo. Water professionals and urban planners need more than ever to share their knowledge to create susta...
Urbanisation
June 19, 2017
Implementing adaptive & flexible Infrastructure that meets community needs from IWA on Vimeo. Steve Moddemeyeer at Embrace the Water 2017 – a Cities o...
Development
June 19, 2017
A champion of the human right to water and sanitation, Jan Eliasson makes us reflect on how this basic resource for life is still a luxury for many around the w...
Urbanisation
June 19, 2017
Re-creating natural capital in cities and the role of utilities of the future from IWA on Vimeo. Cities are the future for humanity, but the failure to manage h...
June 19, 2017
Climate adaptation in Rotterdam: Certain about uncertainty from IWA on Vimeo. How to get a happy marriage between water management and urban design to improve t...
June 19, 2017
Transforming Barriers for a Water-Wise World from IWA on Vimeo. What does trust, motivational stories and innovation have in common? Danielle Gallat discusses t...
June 19, 2017
The future of cities underlies in place-based solutions that can meet multiple urban design objectives, says Tony Wong at #embracethewater – iwa-network.o...
June 19, 2017
Helle Soholt, CEO Gehl, advocates for social resilience as a prerequisite of water-wise cities at #embracethewater – iwa-network.org/programs/cities-of-th...
Climate changeSociety
June 7, 2017
SPACE-O (Space Assisted Water Quality Forecasting Platform for Optimized Decision Making in Water Supply Services) integrates state-of-the-art satellite technol...
May 15, 2017
IWA YWP conference provides a unique combination of programmatic content that will appeal for Young Academics, early career- as well as advancing water professi...
Urbanisation
May 2, 2017
Many cities are devoid of their natural capital. We need to think about how biomimicry can be embedded in urban city design to restore ecosystems. Join us: emb...
DevelopmentUrbanisation
April 19, 2017
Latin America is the most urbanised region on the planet, with over 80% of the population living in cities. In November, Buenos Aires, Argentina, will host the ...
Society
March 24, 2017
The water sector needs to attract and inspire professionals to choose to work and stay in the water sector. The water-related Sustainable Development Goals and ...

Videos form the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

The global event for water professionals that brings over 5,500 water, environment and related professionals from more than 100 countries and offers new insights into how pioneering science, technological innovation and leading practices shape the major transformation in water management that is underway.

Keynote Speakers

Agenda setting thought leadership from the most prominent figures within the water sector and beyond. Keynote speakers are the top specialists in their field and will provide the overarching narrative for the congress. Keynotes and supporting panels will frame the key discussions and topics that will be addressed during the week of the congress.

Asia-PacificKeynotesSociety
December 5, 2016
Honorable Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay from IWA on Vimeo. A water story in the first person by a surprise keynote at the IWA World Water ...
HealthKeynotes
December 5, 2016
The water microbiome and the biohealth of the planet by Joan Rose from IWA on Vimeo. “Water is Life, But Water Quality is Health” – The microbiome...
KeynotesUrbanisation
December 5, 2016
James Lynch is Deputy Director General, Pacific Department at Asian Development Bank (ADB), with more than twenty years of international experience in infrastru...
KeynotesSociety
December 5, 2016
John Thwaites elaborates on “How can water contribute to achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals?” Learn more: www.worldwatercongress.org...
KeynotesSociety
December 5, 2016
Ending extreme poverty by Barbara Frost from IWA on Vimeo. Barbara Frost explains what do the SDGs mean for access to water, sanitation and hygiene. Watch her e...
EnvironmentKeynotes
December 5, 2016
Eva Abal is the Director of the recently established University of Queensland (UQ) Water, which aims to coordinate research activities in water across UQ’s fa...
Climate changeEnergyEnvironmentHealthKeynotesSocietyUrbanisation
December 5, 2016
Ben Schouten is an advisor for the European Commission on the ‘Internet of Things’ as well as for the Dutch Cultural Media Fund, responsible for E-culture. ...
EnvironmentIndustryKeynotesSociety
December 5, 2016
Gunter Pauli on the Blue Economy from IWA on Vimeo. Irrigate with sea water? Farm and have drinking water as a by-product? Increase water retention with carbon?...
AgricultureClimate changeKeynotes
February 26, 2016
Creating a sustainable and renewable water-energy-food nexus from IWA on Vimeo.
HealthKeynotes
February 26, 2016
Water as the driving force for development and health benefits? from IWA on Vimeo.
IndustryKeynotesSociety
February 26, 2016
Resource recovery: new realities and leading practices from IWA on Vimeo.
KeynotesSociety
February 26, 2016
Water Governance: Aiming at better policies and innovation from IWA on Vimeo.

Exhibitors

Focusing on leading practice, innovation and solutions, the event provides new networking and business opportunities, and ensures maximum exposure between participants, exhibitors and sponsors. It connects you with the right people and the right solutions, fosters new collaborations and partnerships, and provides a platform for exhibitors and sponsors to raise their profile amongst leading water professionals and companies.

Forums

The Congress includes a number of important Forums that will connect you to science and industry leaders. This is an opportunity to get an in-depth understanding of current trends, latest research, guiding strategies and leading practice.

The IWA Water and Development Congress and Exhibition

The IWA Water and Development Congress is a gathering of the world’s development professionals with a focus in water. Following IWA’s vision towards creating a water wise world. The congress aims to develop and present solution to: Reduce the lack of access to water and sanitation and reduce the waste of water. Reuse water and capture the valuable energy and materials it contains. And replenish our lakes, aquifers and ecosystems that serve nature and mankind.

From IWA Specialist Groups

IWA Specialist Groups cover a wide range of subjects and are one of the main mechanisms for like- minded IWA members to network and share knowledge.

IWA Water Regulators

IWA’s work on water policy and regulation cuts across all areas, informing the respective components of our projects and initiatives and connecting those working with policies and regulations to the other key water stakeholders along the cycle, and across geographical boundaries.