Water & Wastewater Asia Mar/Apr 2018

WATER & WASTEWATER ASIA March / April 2018 SHOW PREVIEW / 61 he Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is the world’s premier platform to connect the water industry for innovative solutions and sustainable urban water management. The biennial event gathers stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices, co-create innovative water solutions and tap business opportunities. SIWW is also a platform to showcase innovations, share policy developments and formpartnerships in research and development. With water and environment technologies as key growth areas, US$428 million (S$670 million) in public funding was secured to create a thriving research community in Singapore. Today, Singapore has 180 water companies and more than 20 water research centres. To mark 10 years of excellence in global water solutions, SIWW will also include a series of activities and events highlighting its contributions and achievements in the water industry. Besides celebrating SIWW’s journey of innovation and excellence, the special anniversary year also affords the opportunity to educate the global community about SIWW, increase its visibility and grow support of its important work. Main programme highlights: • Find out how strategic changes in the water industry will impact city planning at the Water Leaders Summit, an exclusive high-level gathering of 500 of the world’s top water business leaders, key opinion leaders and government officials. • The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize honours outstanding contributions by individuals or organisations towards solving the world’s water challenges by developing or applying innovative technologies, policies or programmeswhich benefit humanity. • TheWater Convention is a technical forum for water practitioners to share professional insights and applied solutions. Focused on meeting the needs of cities and municipalities, discussions will be centred across four themes – delivering water from source to tap, effective and efficient wastewater value management, water for liveability and resilience, water quality and health. • At t he Bus i ness Fo r ums , understand the latest trends driving water infrastructure expansion in high-potential markets, such as China, India and Southeast Asia. Gather the latest developments for Desalination and Water Reuse, Smart Water and Industrial Water. • The Water Expo @ City Solutions Singapore is the gateway to a rapidly modernising Asia. Expect the latest product launches and cutting-edge water technologies at the most comprehensive water and environment trade show in the region. • TechXchange draws together recognised experts and decision makers to deliberate on new water technologies and commercial opportunities in the global water industry, with the purpose of facilitating connections, collective learninganda collaborative approach to innovation and entrepreneurship. • The Site Visits provide an unrivalled opportunity to observe leading-edge solutions in the water industry. Visit Singapore’s key water facilities to enrich your knowledge on the latest initiatives in water and waste water treatment. • Celebrate SIWW 10 Years of Excellence with special exhibits, displays, events and memorabilia that commemorate a decade of leadership and achievements in the global water industry. Join us in reflecting on the important milestones and individuals that shaped SIWW’s evolution, and look forward to more success, water innovations and collaboration in the decades to come. WWA From left: SIWW Water Convention 2016; Water Expo@CSS; Water Leaders Summit