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Johannesburg, 31 March 2020 - 1 April 2020

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Mar 3109:00
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Water 2030: Innovation, opportunities, priorities and the future

Keynotes
  • Leadership and coalitions – combating scarcity
  • Successful regulatory drivers – supporting innovation
  • Navigating the digitisation road
  • The changing utility and water supply business model
  • Where to from here?
Mar 3109:40
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Mega water-smart cities and tech to support water security

Keynotes
  • The vision: Water-energy efficient cities too
  • Promoting urban water management and efficiencies
  • Driving reuse initiatives through smart city networks
  • Encouraging Green infrastructure – why does this matter
  • Real-time controls and leveraging smart water meters
  • Considering budget constraints and limitations
Mar 3110:00
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The dawn of the digital water economy

Keynotes
  • The digital water opportunity for utilities
  • ICT as a building block for convergent communication
  • Turning customer insights into revenue
  • Data science advances and analysis sensors: amplifying the impact of data analytics
  • VR and AI possibilities for water utilities
  • Using intelligent water platforms for water abundance
Mar 3111:20
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Panel: Water meets money: perfecting procurement and creating effective risk management

Track 1
Mpho Mokwele, PRINCIPAL INVESTMENT OFFICER, Development Bank of Southern Africa
Benson Ajisegiri, Head of Water Reform and Public Private Partnership, Nigerian Water Supply Association C/O Department of Water Supply and Quality Control and Federal Ministry of Water Resources
Mar 3111:20
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Panel: Becoming water stewards, not polluters

Track 3
Mariette Liefferink, Chief Executive Officer, Federation for a Sustainable Environment
Mar 3112:00
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Establishing bankability for utilities while scaling-up on blended finance

Track 1
Mar 3112:00
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Innovation and optimization of wastewater reuse technology

Track 2
Zanele Bila-Mupariwa, Director - Water Planning And Information, Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS)
Mar 3112:20
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Bulk water planning to ensure sustainable water supply in KwaZulu-Natal

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Mar 3112:20
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Fuelling finance and investment for sustainability in water growth

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Mar 3112:20
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How leadership and governance can influence the practical implementation of cross border sharing strategies

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Mar 3112:20
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Microplastic drain water bodies: Identification, characterization, mitigation, and environmentally friendly alternative

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Mar 3112:20
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Multifunctional membranes for water purification

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Mar 3112:20
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Navigating the bumpy ride towards digital transformation in water utilities

Keynotes
Mar 3112:20
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One of Africa's largest grey water reuse system: a Stellenbosch case study

Keynotes
Mar 3112:20
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The relation between international trade and freshwater scarcity

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Mar 3112:20
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Water Wars: an uncertain future with population growth and climate change

Keynotes
Mar 3114:20
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Health impact: effects of cracked pipes, water pressure and water leakages

Track 1
Mar 3114:20
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The hottest projects in Sudan and what is being done to open the door for investment

Track 2
This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Mar 3114:20
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Industrial water treatment - perspective on water sustainability versus profitability in mining

Track 3
Mar 3114:40
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Data is key to asset efficiency in water sector

Track 1
Tshepiso Maja, Water Care Technologist, Department of Public Works
Mar 3114:40
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The hottest projects in Nigeria and what is being done to open the door for investment

Track 2
This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Mar 3114:40
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Smart mining as the new standard for low-cost operations

Track 3
Mar 3115:00
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The hottest projects in Morocco and what is being done to open the door for investment

Track 2
This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Mar 3115:00
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Change and collaboration: investing in water tech to save the mining industry

Track 3
Mar 3115:20
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The hottest projects in Tanzania and what is being done to open the door for investment

Track 1
This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Mar 3115:20
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The digital difference: amplifying big data and analytics

Track 2
Mar 3115:40
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The hottest projects in Kenya and what is being done to open the door for investment

Track 1
This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Mar 3115:40
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Vigilant data security: making cyber security a priority

Track 2
Lohan Spies, Cyber-Security Technical Expert, IXO Foundation
Mar 3115:40
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Industrial mining water treatment solutions

Track 3
Gerardo Pretorius, Water Management Engineer, SibanyeGold
Mar 3116:00
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The hottest projects in Ethiopia and what is being done to open the door for investment

Track 1
This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Mar 3116:00
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Quantam computing for the transmission, distribution and production of water

Track 2
Dhesigen Naidoo, Chief Executive Officer, Water Research Commission
Mar 3116:00
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Mine water: a catalyst for integrated environmental and social development

Track 3
Mar 3117:00
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Keynote Panel: Regulation and policy: Driving forward collaborative development and innovation

Keynotes
  • Water, the economy and big picture drivers: Why the one needs the other
  • Policy that enables technology acceleration
  • The proactive vs reactive approach – reduce, reuse, recycle
  • Carving a regulatory and reform plan to protect against water waste
  • How are utilities collaborating and co-creating innovation models for a sustainable future
  • How governments are driving policy and regulatory change to implement infrastructure backlogs

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Apr 109:00
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A circular industry: Diversified water resources for leading industrial end-users

Keynotes
  • How are leading end-users approaching wastewater reuse and recycling
  • Getting buy-in from stakeholders
  • New models, new finance methods – developing a water wise approach to business
  • The benefits of cloud-based asset management for water re-use
  • Emerging innovations for alternative water supply
Apr 109:20
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Rethinking desalination: Desalination 2.0 on your doorstep

Keynotes
  • What will desalination look like in the African context?
  • How far away are we from implementing game-changing applications and technology?
  • Creating an economy of scale that will make it significantly more commercially viable
  • Controlling brine waste discharge as demand for desal increases
  • The future of desal markets despite increasing water stress and drought
Apr 109:40
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Panel: Behind the big business of water

Keynotes
  • Learnings from outside the water sector
  • Venture financing and promise for water smart solutions
  • A focus on small-scale private operators and startups - a common place for developing countries
  • Opening the markets for water treatment & distribution solutions
  • Long-term gains and wins for staying in the water business
Apr 111:20
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Apr 111:20
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Panel: Invested development: impact of technology in agriculture

Track 3
Apr 112:00
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Statistical Water Quality reporting

Track 1
Apr 112:00
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Leveraging existing infrastructure: an integrated approach to achieving sustainability

Track 2
Apr 112:20
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Forming a synergy between water and energy to create a convergent infrastructure

Keynotes
Apr 112:20
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Preparing for a green environment before climate change sucks us dry

Keynotes
Apr 112:20
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Security of Water and Infrastructure during the 4th Industrial revolution and Global Warming

Keynotes
Piet Maseema, Executive Specialist, Tshwane Municipality
Apr 114:20
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The hottest projects in Botswana and what is being done to open the door for investment

Track 1
This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Apr 114:20
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Global Smart Cities: Africa’s rapid urbanization

Track 2
Apr 114:40
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The hottest projects in Swaziland and what is being done to open the door for investment

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This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Apr 114:40
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Tackling multi-level governance gaps to shape the future of urban water management

Track 2
Apr 114:40
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Precision Agriculture & Water Management

Track 3
Mbali Mahlayeye, Remote Sensing Scientist, Department of Water Affairs
Apr 115:00
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The hottest projects in Zimbabwe and what is being done to open the door for investment

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This presentation covers projects from the entire water spectrum
Apr 115:00
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Case Study: Learning from a crisis: Resilience to drought and avoiding Day Zero

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Apr 115:00
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Dealing with competitive industrial end-user demands in solving water scarcity

Track 3
Apr 115:20
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A battle-ground for water utilities: developing a habit of proactive customer service

Track 1
Mpho Chokolo, Scheme Manager, Lepelle Northern Water
Apr 115:20
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Apr 115:20
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The blue revolution: intersectoral alignment between agriculture, energy-use and environment

Track 3
Apr 115:40
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Getting the basics right while empowering customers to be water-wise

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Victor Chewe, Infrastructure Planning Manager, Johannesburg water
Apr 115:40
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A futurized workforce: future-skill your workforce now

Track 2
Apr 116:00
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Reviving and reshaping customer engagement to enhance loyalty

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Sijabuliso Tshuma, Civil Engineer, Johannesburg water
Apr 116:00
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Ready for the future and ahead of the curve: creating effective water sector institutions

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Anelile Gibixego, Member - Gauteng, Young Water Professionals
Apr 116:00
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Facing the future: interrelation between water quality and food production

Track 3
last published: 29/Oct/19 13:35 GMT

 

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