International Water Summit

IWSA

The International Water Summit (IWS) is a unique global platform for promoting water sustainability in arid regions. IWS brings together world leaders, field experts, academia luminaries and business innovators to accelerate the development of new sustainable strategies and technologies.

Held under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, IWS will continue to foster innovation, best practice and collaboration to offer tangible solutions to the pressing issue of water scarcity.

Hosted by Masdar and organized by Reed Exhibitions, IWS 2014 is endorsed by the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water, Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi, the Regulation and Supervision Bureau, and Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company.

IWS will consist of a three-day conference, an international exhibition and a range of co-hosted features and activities that aim to maximize knowledge-sharing, networking and business opportunities.

  • Experience cutting-edge nation shaping water sustainability topics from international water industry thought leaders in an engaging and thought-provoking event format
  • Interact and network during the panel discussions, workshops and debates to develop your industry linkage and gain insight into solutions to overcome the water challenges of arid regions
  • Identify the opportunities that the water energy nexus provides for industrial development and commercial expansion to enable your business to identify high potential investment segments
  • Meet prominent figures and decision makers from the global water industry in Abu Dhabi, ensure that you and you are involved in the key industry dialogue
  • Experience industry shaping contributions from IWS speaker faculty. Speaker highlights from 2013 included Abdullah Saif Al Nuaimi, Director General, ADWEA, H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Secretary General, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, Bert Diphoorn, Senior Advisor, Urban Basic Services, UN-Habitat, Bekele Debele Negewo, Water Resources Specialist, World Bank and many others.
  • Access the water and energy exhibition halls to discover new solutions to existing processes to optimise your operations
  • Network with your peers, clients and potential employers during the receptions, coffee breaks or take a short cut and utilise our new business matchmaking programme to engage with new contacts!

International Water Summit (IWS) 2014

  • Experience cutting-edge nation shaping water sustainability topics from international water industry thought leaders in an engaging and thought provoking event format
  • Interact and network during the panel discussions, workshops and debates to develop your industry linkage and gain insight into solutions to overcome the water challenges of arid regions
  • Identify the opportunities that the water energy nexus provides for industrial development and commercial expansion to enable your business to identify high potential investment segments
  • Meet prominent figures and decision makers from the global water industry in Abu Dhabi, ensure that you and you are involved in the key industry dialogue
  • Experience industry shaping contributions from IWS speaker faculty. Speaker highlights from 2013 included Abdullah Saif Al Nuaimi, Director General, ADWEA, H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Secretary General, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, Bert Diphoorn, Senior Advisor, Urban Basic Services, UN-Habitat, Bekele Debele Negewo, Water Resources Specialist, World Bank and many others.
  • Access the water and energy exhibition halls to discover new solutions to existing processes to optimise your operations
  • Network with your peers, clients and potential employers during the receptions, coffee breaks or take a short cut and utilise our new business matchmaking programme to engage with new contacts!

International Water Summit (IWS)
A Unique Global Platform for Promoting Water Sustainability

Venue
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dates
20-22 Jan 2014

For more information on International Water Summit (IWS) contact:
Kelley Brady kbrady@reedexpo.com
Michelle Bonina mbonina@reedexpo.com

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