14 June 2017 - PRE-CONFERENCE DAY

             
* accessible only to WssTP Members * accessible to all registered participants
10:00 - 13:00 Water & ICT + ICT4Water Cluster workshop
11:00 - 13:00 Water and Agrifood
11:00 - 13:00 Green Infrastructures
11:00 - 13:00 Water beyond Europe
11:00 - 13:00 Emerging Compounds
11:00 - 13:00 Water Energy Food Biodiversity Nexus
13:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Resource Recovery
14:00 - 16:00 Ecosystems Services
14:00 - 16:00 Water & Industry
14:00 - 16:00 Urban Water Pollution
14:00 - 16:00 Renewable Energy Desalination
14:00 - 16:00 Membranes and Nano for Water
16:00 Break
16:30WssTP Innovation & WG Strategy
17:00 - 18:30 WssTP AGM 2017 (incl Board election)
18:30 - 19:00 WssTP Board Meeting (Election President)
17:00 - 18:30 Project Presentation
  • CL1: Value of Water - SIM4NEXUS
  • CL2: Smart Water Treatment - R4Water
  • CL3: Digital Water - DAIAD
  • CL4: Value in Water - FREEWAT
  • CL5: Hybrid Grey Green Infra - DEMOWARE
  • CL6: Horizontal - WIDEST
18:30 WIE2017 Opening Cocktail
20:00 WssTP Awards Dinner

15 June 2017 - CONFERENCE DAY

09:00 Welcome
  • WssTP President
  • Claire Pace - President of the European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW)
09:10 Conference Openings Key-Note
  • Jyrki Katainen - EC Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
09:30 Session 1: Innovation and Investment in Water
  • Moderator: Arturo Buenaventura - Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development - Abengoa Water

  • Christopher Gason - Owner - Global Water Intelligence
  • Wim Van Vierssen - CEO - KWR Watercycle Research Institute
  • Juan Magana - Senior Advisor - Innovation Finance Division, EIB
  • Pavel Misiga - Head of Eco-Innovation Unit - DG RTD
10:30 Coffee Break
11:15 Session 2: Water-smart industries
  • Moderator: Geoff Townsend - Global Water Research and Development - NALCO

  • Ian Knight - Global Site Sustainable Manager at Mars Inc.
  • Mark Lange - Director of EU Institutional Relations at Microsoft
  • Jan Burger - SRA Senior Manager Compliance & innovation WEBU at Coca Cola
12:15 Session 3: Water-smart agriculture
  • Moderator: Jochen Froebrich - Chair WssTP WG Agrifood and Senior Researcher Green Economic Growth, Wageningen Environmental Research

  • Carlo Galli - Technical and Strategic Adviser for Water Resources at Nestlé
  • Claudia Muresan - Policy Officer Water, Agro-Environmental Decision Support Systems - Forestry and Climate change Unit, DG Agri
  • Adriano Battilani - Copa Cogeca & EIP Action Group WIRE
  • Sergiy Moroz - Policy Director at European Water Partnership
13:15 Lunch
14:00 Session 4: Water-smart cities
  • Moderator: Jakob Møller-Nielsen - Director for Urban Development - City of Copenhagen

  • Benjamin Gestin - General Manager Eau de Paris
  • Pascal Blanc - Director Innovation Programs "Smart services" at Suez
  • Moira Cambrezy - Product manager Smart Water at Veolia
  • Kees van Leeuwen - BluesCities Project
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Session 5: Water-smart governance
  • Moderator: Uta Wehn - Associate Professor of Water Innovation Studies in the Integrated Water Systems and Governance Department at UNIESCO-IHE

  • Peter Glas - Chairman of the OECD Water Governance Initiative
  • Geoff Townsend - Global Water Research and Development - NALCO
  • Jochen Froebrich - Moderator Water-Smart Agriculture
  • Jakob Møller-Nielsen - Moderator Water-Smart Cities Panel
  • Michel Sponar - Deputy Head of Marine Environment and Water Industry Unit - DG ENV
16:30 Closure
  • WssTP President
  • Claire Pace - President for the European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW)

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