IWA | Water development Congress & Exhibition

South Asia

The IWA Development Congress and Exhibition is the IWA’s main biennial event addressing urban water management issues in low and middle income countries. The biennial will take place from 1 to 5 December in Colombo, Sri Lanka and will attract more than 1,000 water professionals, companies and institutions.

IHE Delft will participate in sessions and will be present at the exhibition area with a booth together with the Global Sanitation Graduate School. You will find us at booth no. 132 (at the IWA conference venue, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall – BMICH).

IHE Delft staff members present at the development Congress & Exhibition:

Mr Damir Brdanovic, Prof of Sanitary Engineering 
Mr Assela Pathirana, Associate Professor of Integrated Urban Water Cycle Management
Mr Carlos Lopez Vazquez, Associate Professor of Sanitary Engineering 
Mr Hector Garcia, Senior Lecturer in Wastewater Treatment Technology
Ms Tineke Hooijmans, Associate Professor of Sanitary Engineering
Mr Shirish Singh, Lecturer in Non-Sewered Sanitation 
Ms Giuliana Ferrero, Senior Lecturer in Water Supply Engineering
Ms Claire Furlong, Senior Lecturer in Sanitary Engineering
Mr Peter Cookey, Senior Lecturer/Researcher in Non-Sewered Sanitation
Mr Francisco Rubio Rincon, Lecturer in Sanitary Engineering
Mr Andres Cabrera Flamini, Lecturer/Researcher in Water Services Management
Ms Tatiana Acevedo Guerrero, Lecturer/Researcher in Politics of Sanitation and Wastewater Governance
Mr Rosh Ranasinghe, Prof Climate Change Impacts & Coastal Risk
Mr William Veerbeek, Senior Lecturer in Flood Resilience
Mr Janez Susnik, Senior Lecturer in Water Resources Management

Alumni Gatherings

Are you an alumna/us of IHE Delft or of an Institute of the Global Sanitation Graduate School? 
Please come to meet and greet alumni and staff members at the Booth no. 132 and join the alumni gatherings on the following days:

  • 2 December, from 18:00 to 19:00hrs - Global Sanitation Graduate School reception. 
    Location: booth no. 132 (at the IWA conference venue, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall – BMICH). 
  • 3 December, 19:00 to 20:30hrs - IHE Delft Alumni reception and gathering. 
    Location: Cinnamon Grand Hotel. 
Please confirm your participation sending an email to M. Sorrentino: 


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