Global Water Summit, Berlin, Germany, 18-19 April 2011

April 12, 2011 at 10:19 pm Leave a comment

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international water meeting for executives from the water industry and water utilities/ministries focusing on opportunities in some 30 mostly emerging countries including India, Brazil, China, Viet Nam, Algeria, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya and Angola.

Organised by: Global Water Intelligence and the International Desalination Association (IDA)

Theme: Focusing on performance

Highlights include the Global Water Awards Gala Dinner with speaker Kofi Annan and a concluding debate on the motion: “Is cost recovery pricing the best way to ensure the poor have access to good water services?”

Some keynotes and sessions of special interest are:

  • Michel Camdessus, Former Managing Director, International Monetary Fund – “Water and the public sector finanical crisis.”
  • Sanjay Bhatnagar, CEO of WaterHealth International – “A scalable for-profit approach to serving the poor.”
  • Djeevan Schiferli, Business Development Executive, Climate Change and Water Management, IBM – “The smart network revolution.”
  • Africa’s moment in water (session) – on the “dynamic new market” emerging in sub-Saharan Africa with contributions from Namibia, Uganda, Kenya and Senegal
  • New initiatives in private sector participation (session) with contributions from Nigeria, Oman and Botswana

Full information on the conference  web site: www.watermeetsmoney.com

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Entry filed under: Archived Events 2011, Financing, Germany. Tags: , , .

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