IWA Development Congress, Mexico City, Mexico, 15-19 November 2009

September 23, 2009 at 2:34 pm

IWA-Congress-Mexico

Organised by: International Water Association (IWA) and the Universidad Nacional Antonoma de Mexico (UNAM)

This first IWA Development Congress will focus on what works in water and sanitation service provision in developing countries. There will be technical presentations, coupled with peer-based workshops, an awards programme, book launches, exhibition space, poster presentations, social and networking receptions and technical tours.

The focus of congress is on smart solutions for financing and infrastructure, utility management, institutional development, regulations and policy.

It will bring together 1,000 international water and sanitation professionals including researchers, practitioners, policy makers, consultants, manufacturers, technology suppliers and members of the international development community.

Workshops of special interest include:

  • Disaster Response & Recovery (IWA / Unicef / USAID)
  • Household water treatment and safe storage (USAID)
  • Assurance of supply and sustainability (IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre)
  • Water Safety Plans (LAC-WSP-Net/IWA / USEPA / AIDIS / CDC / PAHO / US State Dept)
  • Mechanisms of knowledge sharing: from networks to IT Tools (WRC)
  • O&M for Sustainable Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Services (O&M Network, IWA, WHO and NIPH)
  • Wastewater treatment in developing countries (IWA)
  • Water Integrity, Accountability and Transparency (Water Integrity Network – WIN)
  • SWASH+ (School Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Plus Community Impact) – (Water for People)
  • Water testing in resource poor settings – Aquatest Research Programme
  • Water Operators Partnerships (IWA / UN-HABITAT)

For more information and to register go to the web site.

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