Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
The inaugural International Water Summit will be hosted by Masdar and co-located with the World Future Energy Summit at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), United Arab Emirates. The first International Water Summit will gather the leading minds from the global water community in policy, business and science to accelerate the development of sustainable water solutions for arid regions. This high-level platform offers you a unique opportunity to network with global politicians, water experts and leaders from the public and private sectors over three possibility-laden days.
15th January – Global Leaders Summit
Joint Opening Ceremony with WFES
Main theme: Bringing Water Energy Nexus to Life
Main KN speakers: Heads of State, PM, Royalties
15th January - Ministerial High Level Panels
Joint sessions with ADIREC/WFES
Main theme: TBA
Main speakers: Ministers, NGOs
16th & 17th January - Expert Water Conference
Main focus: Business and Technology
Main theme: Promoting Water Sustainability in Arid Regions: Turning talk into action
Main speakers: CEO’s, Experts, Specialist, Academics
15th, 16th & 17th January – International Exhibition
Main focus: Water technologies and services for Municipal, Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural use.
Water Energy Nexus section – joint with WFES
Water Food Nexus Village
UAE SME Pavilion
Read more on : http://iwsabudhabi.com/
The challenge to water security in arid regions lacking freshwater supplies is of the utmost urgency. Solutions are needed now in order to ensure a sustainable water future. But where will they come from?