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IWA | Water and Development Congress & Exhibition

Latin America and the Caribbean
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The IWA Development Congress and Exhibition is IWA's main biennial event addressing urban water management issues in low and middle income countries. It will attract 1,000 water professionals, companies and institutions. IHE Delft will be present at sessions and with a booth at the exhibition centre.

The International Water Association (IWA) and its main partner AySA in Buenos Aires, supported by the Argentinian National Government, through the Under Secretary of Water Resources, Ministry of Government, Public Works and Household and the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB), will jointly host the 2017 edition of the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition from 13 to 16 November in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

IHE Delft will participate in sessions and be present at the exhibition area with a booth in the Netherlands Pavilion, stand # 98.

IHE Delft staff members present at the event:

Mr. Damir Brdanovic, Professor of Sanitary Engineering

Ms. Mariska Ronteltap, Associate Professor of Sanitary Engineering

Mr. Carlos Lopez Vazquez, Associate Professor of Sanitary Engineering

Mr. Sergio Salinas, Senior Lecturer in Water Supply Engineering

Ms. Giuliana Ferrero, Senior Lecturer in Water Supply Engineering

Mr. Hector Garcia, Senior Lecturer in Wastewater Treatment Technology

Ms. Suzanne Faber, Lecturer / Researcher in Water Services Management

Ms. Maria Laura Sorrentino, Alumni Relations Officer

Ms. Lina Taing, Post Doc fellow

Mr. Carlos Madera, alumnus

Alumni gathering

On Tuesday 14 November from 16.15 to 18.15hrs, an alumni gathering will be organized at the Netherlands pavilion booth # 98 for alumni participating at the Congress. It will be a great opportunity to meet and greet with alumni, IHE Delft delegation, Netherlands authorities and Dutch organizations present at the event.

Programme

Monday 13 November

16.30 - 18.30 hrs Opening ceremony of IWA Development Congress 2017

18.00 hrs | Opening Netherlands Pavilion and IHE Delft booth | Exhibition centre Booth # 98

 

Tuesday 14 November

10.30 - 12.00 hrs | Capacity Development and Equality | Salon de Eventos

Technical Session: Water Policies, Regulations and Multi-stakeholder Collaboration

11:00 hrs - Development of a new Masters In Sanitation - An Inclusive Process

Dr. Mariska Ronteltap, IHE Delft Staff member:

 

13.30 - 15.00 hrs | Educating Millions: A Water Sector E-learning Platform | Salon de Eventos

Water Policies, Regulations and Multi-stakeholder Collaboration

Workshop Session a.o. Dr. Mariska Ronteltap

 

14.15 - 16.15 hrs Dutch Company Sessions

IHE Delft projects presentation

 

16.15 - 18.15 | Social drinks & Alumni Gathering | Netherlands Pavilion # 98

 

16.45hrs | Book launch | IWA booth

 

Wednesday 15 November

13.30-15.00 hrs | Efficient Utilities as Drivers for Sustainable Development  | Room 5

Workshop Session:  Boosting the Effectiveness of Water Operators Partnership

a.o. presentation Dr. Giuliana Ferrero and Ms. Suzanne Faber IHE Delft staff members

 

15.30-17.00 hrs | Ensuring Safe Drinking Water | Room 7

Technical Session:  Efficient Utilities as Drivers for Sustainable Development

16:00hrs Dissecting Water Services Models for Small Towns: The Road To Integrated Models, Dr. Giuliana Ferrero, IHE Delft staff member

 

18.00 - 19.30 hrs | Poster Session

653800964 | Perspectives and Challenges for Desalination in Developing Countries

Dr. Sergio Salinas Rodriguez, IHE Delft staff member

 

Thursday 16 November

10.30 - 12.00 hrs | Policy and Governance Enabling Future Water Solutions | Room 8

Technical Session

Water Policies, Regulations and Multi-stakeholder Collaboration

 

11.30 hrs:  Governance Of Drinking Water Quality In Maputo, Mozambique

Dr. Giuliana Ferrero, IHE Delft staff member

 

10.45 - 12.00 hrs | Water Systems Management | Room 7

Technical Session: Sustainable Operation and Maintenance

Implementing Free Basic Sanitation in Informal Settlements: Practice, Progress and Prospects From South Africa

Dr. Lina Taing IHE Delft post doc fellow

 

12.30 hrs | Presentation FSM online course | IWA booth

 

15:30 - 17:00 hrs | Wastewater Treatment Solutions | Room 7

Technical Session: Water Policies, Regulations and Multi-stakeholder Collaboration

 

15:30 hrs:  Hygienisation Of Human Waste In Anaerobic Treatment - Making Use of Intrinsic Processes