Optimising Existing Assets and Addressing Future Needs at the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit

The World Water-Tech Innovation Summit returns to London on February 20-21, attracting over 200 global water utilities, engineering giants, technology leaders and investors who are looking for new innovative solutions to advance the commercialisation of water.

Hosted by Rethink Events, the summit features a 50-strong speaking faculty, including Wayne Evans of Veolia Water Technologies, Jon Loveday of Thames Water, Bruno Barillon of Suez, Molly Bingham of Orb Media, Denis Bilodeau of Orange County Water District and Dharma Dharmabalan of Taswater Australia.

The program highlights the most exciting topics for water-tech innovation in 2018:

  • Under the Microscope: The Plastic Problem in Need of a New Solution
  • Using Predictive Analytics to Sense Failure and Reduce Risk
  • Deep Learning: How AI is Set to Disrupt the Water Industry
  • Getting Deals Done with Innovative Procurement Models
  • To Nutrient Recovery and Beyond: Towards a Renewable Energy Future
  • Assessing the Viability of Alternative Water Sources for Future Supply
  • Bringing Space Technologies Down to Earth to Solve Water Challenges
  • Safeguarding China’s Waters: The Role of Innovation in Reducing Vulnerabilities

The event will also unveil the most exciting talent emerging from water start-ups during two Technology Showcase pitching sessions.

Now in its seventh year in London, the summit has grown to include many additional opportunities for delegates to secure new business and network with potential partners:

  • The UK Department for International Trade and Enterprise Europe will host a pre-summit Meet The Buyer seminar focusing exclusively on supply chain opportunities for UK companies in international markets on February 19.
  • World Water-Tech will host a half-day Flood-Tech workshop, supported by the UK Flood Partnership on February 21. This will explore today’s critical needs in flood mitigation, management and resilience on a global scale.
  • Delegates will also benefit from networking round tables and 1-1 meeting opportunities.

World Water-Tech is supported by the Department for International Trade, Enterprise Europe Network, Innovate UK, UK Export Finance, The UK Water Partnership, Atkins, Arvia, Emagin, Evoqua Water Technologies and HydroMaster.

For more information, please visit: http://worldwatertechinnovation.com