2022 Agenda – Day 2

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DAY 2 – WED MAY 18
07.00 – 09.00

Registration

08.00 – 09.00

One-to-One Networking Meetings

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Tecton

09.00 – 10.15

Opening Plenary: A Sectoral Plan for the Decarbonisation of Water

Other industries have come together to agree a plan to achieve net zero. Would a similar approach be possible or desirable in the water industry? This discussion panel brings together some of the top leaders in the industry for a facilitated discussion.

Moderator:

Speakers:

  • Alan Chan, VP & General Manager, DuPont Water Solutions
  • José Diaz Caneja, CEO, Acciona
  • Jenny Bofinger-Schuster, Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Operational Excellence, Siemens
  • Pam Elardo, Deputy Commissioner of Wastewater Treatment, NYC Department of Environmental Protection
  • Pierre Pauliac, CEO, Suez TI

Aqualia

10.15 – 10.45

Networking Coffee Break

10.15 – 10.45

One-to-One Networking Meetings

Your facility to book key appointments during the Global Water Summit

Meet the people you want to meet using our One-to-One networking facility. No more missed opportunities. You arrange it all beforehand and we make it happen.

As a registered delegate to the Global Water Summit, you will be able to upload your professional profile, see the list of registered delegates and send requests for structured One-to-One appointments with your target delegates.

Tecton

10.45 – 11.45

Big Plans Roadshow

Four parallel sessions showcasing project opportunities in markets which are seeing accelerated investment in water technology and infrastructure:

  • Saudi Arabia: What are the Kingdom’s five key agencies MEWA, SWCC, the NWC, WTTCO and SWPC planning as sector reform moves up a gear?
  • Mekorot: How is the Israeli bulk water supplier redefining the cutting edge of innovation in water?
  • Latin America: What are the key project opportunities for water and wastewater in the region?

Latin America

Saudi Arabia

  • Abdullah Al-Zogaibi, Deputy Minister for Planning, MEWA
  • Abdullah Al Zowaid, Deputy Governor, Production, SWCC
  • Khaled Al-Qureshi, CEO, Saudi Water Partnership Company
  • Tariq al Naeem, CEO, WTTCO
  • Eng. Mansour Abu Thnain, VP Projects, NWC

Mekorot

  • Amit Lang, CEO, Mekorot
  • Avi Malul, VP of Infastructure and Development, Mekorot
  • Naom Ben Shoa, Manager of Engineering Design Unit, Mekorot
  • Riki Mor, Manager of Customer Relations Unit, Mekorot

Aqualia

10.45 – 11.45

Utilities

Utility Innovation and Global Best Practices

How can utilities employ Global Best Practices as part of their innovation strategy? This session will bring together utility leaders from around the world to discuss how both tools can enable continuous improvement and will explore how to create a vibrant ecosystem of knowledge exchange to support utility needs.

Moderator:

  • Booky Oren, Chairman & CEO, Booky Oren Global Water Technologies

Speakers:

11.45 – 12.00

Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.15

Session Strands

Technologies

Next Generation Water Technologies for Industry

The needs of Industrial water users have always driven the frontiers of the water technology market. Here we bring together some of the most important industrial water users in the world to define their future challenges and shape the future of the water technology sector.

Moderator:

Speakers:

Desal & Reuse

Supersizing Potable Water Reuse

Large scale indirect potable reuse is a gamechanger in the battle for global water security. It makes a new high value resource available exactly where it is needed most. We bring together a global field of utilities responsible for major indirect potable reuse projects to discuss how the push for indirect potable reuse can be accelerated.

Moderator:

  • Adel Hagekhalil, General Manager and CEO, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWDSC)

Speakers:

  • Dhevan Govender, Senior Manager, Business & Commercial, eThekwini Water & Sanitation
  • Michael Killick, Director of Bulk Services (Water and Sanitation), City of Cape Town
  • Chris Lambert, Water Resources Lead, Thames Water
  • Michael Toh, Director Industry & Technology Collaboration, Singapore PUB
  • Steve Capewell, Managing Director of Goulburn Valley Water, Australia

Utilities

Leading the Race to Zero (Part 1)

Reaching net zero carbon in the water sector is going to involve coordination right across the utility sector and the supply chain. This double brainstorming session examines the different ways in which we can work together to make the difference.

  • Part 1 – Securing utility commitments
  • Part 2 – Growing the supply chain’s handprint
  • Part 3 – Making the most of bioresources

Part 1 Speakers:

LUOW

An Initative of: WaterLeaders

Finance

Where is the Smart Money in Water Investment and M&A?

Global water M&A enjoyed a record year in 2021, as buoyant valuations and the availability of cheap capital ensured a blistering pace on the deal-making front. What are the most compelling strategies for success, and what direction is the market headed in 2022?

Moderator:

Speakers:

Capstone

13.15 – 14.30

Lunch

13.15 – 14.30

One-to-One Networking Meetings

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As a registered delegate to the Global Water Summit, you will be able to upload your professional profile, see the list of registered delegates and send requests for structured One-to-One appointments with your target delegates.

Tecton

14.30 – 15.45

Session Strands

Technologies

30 Technologies for Net Zero

The race to zero carbon is changing the investment priorities of water utilities across the world. Which technologies are best placed to make a difference? The Isle Utilities technology team brings together 30 of the best.

Moderators:

Speakers:

Desal & Reuse

Making Brine Refining Profitable

It could be one of the biggest growth opportunities in the water industry, but right now the value from brine proposition does not add up. To make the business profitable we need to develop the market for brine products, deliver lower energy and higher purity processes and focus on opportunities where the disposal alternatives are most limited. This session brings together experts from across the value chain to map out how this opportunity can be made real.

Moderator:

Speakers:

  • Victor Monsalvo, Head of Eco-efficiency, Innovation & Technology Dept., Aqualia
  • Dr Ahmed Alamoudi, President, Desalination Research Technology Institute (DTRI), SWCC
  • Robert Garner, Director of Water Supply, NEOM
  • Hu Fleming, Water Industry Consultant and Former Head, Global Water Management, Anglo American
  • Nils van der Plas, Advisor and Salt Industry Expert

Utilities

Leading the Race to Zero (Part 2 & 3)

Reaching net zero carbon in the water sector is going to involve coordination right across the utility sector and the supply chain. This double brainstorming session examines the different ways in which we can work together to make the difference.

  • Part 1 – Securing utility commitments
  • Part 2 – Growing the supply chain’s handprint
  • Part 3 – Making the most of bio resources

Part 2 Speakers:

  • Moderator: Antoine Walter, Senior Business Development Manager, Georg Fischer
  • Stephane Bessadi, Senior Procurement Specialist, ADB
  • Susan Moisio, Global Water Director, Jacobs
  • Maria Manidaki, Net Zero Technical Lead & Principal Water Investment Planning Advisor, Mott MacDonald
  • Lisa Marchewka , Vice President, Strategic Growth, Evoqua Water Technologies
  • Austin Alexander, Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Xylem

Part 3 Speakers:

LUOW

An Initative of: WaterLeaders

Finance

Global Water Market – GWI Insights

Join the GWI team as we discuss the latest trends shaping the international water sector, including a regional breakdown of global municipal spending, major industrial water trends, analysis of different technology markets and the factors shaping future water projects.

Moderator:

  • Charlie Walker, Research Director, GWI

Speakers:

  • Ian Elkins, Editor in Chief, GWI
  • Charlotte Oakes, Technology Editor, GWI
  • Jess Chapman, Industrial Performance Editor, GWI
  • Malin Hedlund, GWI WaterData Manager, GWI
  • Henry Ford, Project Editor, GWI

15.45 – 16.00

Coffee Break

16.00 – 16.45

Closing Plenary: 2022 Visions

Moderator:

  • Christopher Gasson, Publisher, GWI

Speakers:

  • Jocot de Dios, President and CEO, Manila Water Company, Inc.
  • Charafat Afailal, Former Minister in Charge of Water, Expert on Water and Climate
  • Dr. Abdulaziz Alshaibani, Deputy Minister of Water Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture of Saudi Arabia

16.45 – 17.45

Closing Reception

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