World Water Congress Vienna 08


Allgemeine Information

Datum: 07. – 12.09.2008
Ort: (A) Wien, Steiermark
Adresse: Wien, (A) Wien

IWA has a long tradition of holding significant global water events where leading-edge research and development in policy, planning, design and operation of water management systems are presented and debated. Recent events took place in Beijing 2006, Marrakech 2004, Melbourne 2002, Berlin 2001 and Paris 2000.

The next significant IWA event will be from 7–12 September 2008 at the Austria Centre, Vienna. It is the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, the leading international event in the water sector. This event will bring together thousands of international water and environment industry professionals to discuss the latest developments in sustainable water management.

Exhibiting at or sponsoring this event is a unique opportunity to spotlight your company or institution in an exclusive environment over four days to more than 3,000 international water industry people from all aspects of the water cycle. These people will include
researchers, practitioners, managers, policy makers and many other environmental professionals. It will give you the chance to raise national, regional and international awareness of your services and products to key industry sectors.

IWA is inviting you to participate in this event. Our offer to your company is to showcase your leading-edge products and services to a top-level international audience, to participate in the sessions and to network at the social functions that form part of the program.

Exhibition and congress themes
The IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition will cover the following themes:

– Climate change in practice: adaptively managing impacts on water
– The science and practice of sustainable development
– Managing urban metabolism within the context of IWRM
– Water resources and river basin management
– Water treatment
– Wastewater treatment
– Design and operation of water systems
– Managing and planning water services
– Health and the environment

Exhibition schedule
Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 September – exhibition build up
Sunday 7 September – congress opening and welcome ceremony
Monday 8 to Thursday 11 September – exhibition open

The exhibition will be next to the congress rooms in the Austria Centre. All congress delegates as well as local visitors will have direct access to the exhibition areas. During the congress’s opening hours, coffee, tea and lunches will be served in the exhibition area. The available exhibition space will be up to 7,000 square metres.



Mr. Roy Agternos
PO Box 6030, 2001 HA Haarlem, The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 23/ 7505105
Fax +31 23/ 7505106

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