Global CityWater Futures Summit: Learning Alliances for Change, Delft, The Netherlands, 7-10 October 2009

September 21, 2009 at 8:49 am

Organised by:  SWITCH project

The Summit will bring together over 50 science experts from around the world with practitioners from cities in Africa, Europe, South America, Asia, the Middle East as well as donor groups and international organisations to join forces in accelerating change toward a more sustainable water City of the Future.

Programme:

7  October – Global and Local Initiatives
Keynote presentations by leaders of global and local inititiatives that are making an impact toward more sustainable urban water management.

8 October – Exchanging Knowledge and Experiences
Interactive workshops around the topics of strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, system transitioning and decision making as well as an innovation marketplace of intiatives and new technologies.

9 October – Preparing for a Sustainable Future
Use of case studies and interactive workshops to help cities chart their strategic path to a more sustainable future.

10 October – Visiting Projects That are Making a Difference
A visit to sites in Rotterdam and Culemborg where the ideas of sustainable urban water management are being put into practice.

Conference web site

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