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IWA Events Of Interest

The IWA run events frequently across the world. From major international meetings to small specialist conferences, IWA Events explore the frontiers of science, technology and practice, and bring to life leading-edge, pragmatic and innovative solutions for urban and basin-wide water and sanitation challenges. For further information you can access the IWA events page.


IWA/AWA Young Water Professional National Conference - Melbourne, Australia

World Water Congress & Exhibition - Tokyo, Japan
16 - 21 September


8th International Young Water Professionals Conference - Cape Town, South Africa
10 - 13 September

Water and Development Congress & Exhibition - Buenos Aires, Argentina
13 - 16 November

7th IWA-Aspire Conference and Water Malaysia Exhibition 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
11 - 14 September

The 14th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies
June 2017


IWA Water Loss Conference 2016 Bangalore - Bangalore, India
1-Feb-16 - 3-Feb-16

IWA/AWA Young Water Professionals Conference - Sydney, Australia
18-Feb-16 - 19-Feb-16

11th IWA SG Conference on Wastewater Pond Technologies - Leeds, UK
21-Mar-16 - 23-Mar-16

Wastewater Treatment Modelling 2016 - Rhone, Alpes Region, France
3-Apr-16 - 6-Apr-16

2nd Conference on Holistic Sludge Management - Malmo, Sweden
7-Jun-16 - 9-Jun-16

IWA Specialist Belgrade Groundwater Conference 2016 - Belgrade, Serbia
9-Jun-16 - 11-Jun-16

The 13th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies - Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
13-Jun-16 - 16-Jun-16

13th IWA Specialized Conference on Small Water and Wastewater Systems - Athens, Greece
15-Jun-16 - 17-Jun-16

Advances in particle science and separation: meeting tomorrow’s challenges - Oslo, Norway
22-Jun-16 - 24-Jun-16

3rd IWA Specialized Conference "Ecotechnologies for Wastewater Treatment" - Cambridge, UK
27-Jun-16 - 30-Jun-16

Singapore International Water Week - Singapore
10-Jul-16 - 14-Jul-16

12th International Conference on Hydroinformatics - Incheon, South Korea
21-Aug-16 - 26-Aug-16

Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control - Gdansk, Poland
4-Sep-16 - 8-Sep-16

World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
9-Oct-16 - 13-Oct-16


Regional Forum on Climate Change (RFCC) - Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
1-Jul-15 - 3-Jul-15

10th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse - Harbin, China
5-Jul-15 - 9-Jul-15

10th International Symposium on Water Supply and Technology - Kobe Japan 
20-Jul-15 - 22-Jul-15

IWA Symposium on Lake and Reservoir Management 2015 - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
3-Aug-15 - 7-Aug-15

IWA Specialist Conference on Biofilms in drinking water systems: From treatment to tap - Arosa, Switzerland
23-Aug-15 - 26-Aug-15

IWA Resource Recovery Conference: Bridging towards the chemical industry - Ghent, Belgium
30-Aug-15 - 2-Sep-15

1st IWA Conference on Lignocellulosic-Based Biorefineries and the Environment - "Ecobiorefinery2015"  - Rotorua, New Zealand - POSTPONED
31-Aug-15 - 4-Sep-15

12th IWA Specialised Conference on Design, Operation and Economics of Large Wastewater Treatment Plants - Prague, Czech Republic
6-Sep-15 - 9-Sep-15

NOM 2015 – 6th IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter in Drinking Water - Malmö, Sweden
7-Sep-15 - 10-Sep-15

2nd International Water Regulators Forum - London, UK
8-Sep-15 - 9-Sep-15

18th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology - Lisbon, Portugal
13-Sep-15 - 18-Sep-14

17th IWA International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Eutrophication - Berlin, Germany
13-Sep-15 - 18-Sep-15

7th IWA Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference - Belgrade, Serbia
17-Sep-15 - 19-Sep-15

10th Urban Drainage Modelling Conference 2015 - Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada
20-Sep-15 - 23-Sep-15

6th IWA-ASPIRE Conference & Exhibiton - Beijing, China
20-Sep-15 - 24-Sep-15

BeNeLux Young Water Professionals 4th Regional Conference 2015 - Leewarden, The Netherlands
28-Sep-15 - 30-Sep-15

Water and Development Congress & Exhibition - Dead Sea, Jordan
18-Oct-15 - 22-Oct-15

7th IWA Specialized Conference on Sustainable Viticulture, Winery Wastes and Agri-industrial Wastewater Management - Stellenbosch, South Africa
1-Nov-15 - 5-Nov-15

Amsterdam International Water Week 2015 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2-Nov-15 - 6-Nov-15

2nd IWA Workshop on Evolution of Qanat and Relevant Hydraulic Technologies - Yazd, Iran
8-Nov-15 - 10-Nov-15

4th YWP ZA Biennial and 1st African YWP Conference - Pretoria, South Africa
16-Nov-15 - 18-Nov-15

6th Conference on Odours - Paris, France
16-Nov-15 - 18-Nov-15

14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion - Viña del Mar, Chile
15-Nov-15 - 18-Nov-15

6th IWA Leading-Edge Strategic Asset Management - LESAM 2015 - Yokohama, Japan
17-Nov-15 - 19-Nov-15

IWA Micropol & Ecohazard Conference - Singapore
22-Nov-15 - 25-Nov-15

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Robbie Goedecke
Australian Water Association
Phone: 02 9467 8424
Email: rgoedecke@awa.asn.au  

Past IWA Events held in Australia:  

  1. IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, Brisbane, Australia, 9 - 14 October 2016 
  2. IWA/AWA Young Water Professional Conference, Sydney, Australia, 18 - 19 February 2016 
  3. IWA Symposium on Modelling and Integrated Assessment (WATERMATEX 2015), Gold Coast, Australia, 14 -17 June 2015
  4. IWA Cities of the Future Conference, Sydney, Australia, 9 – 11 February 2015 
  5. International Water Association (IWA) Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter, Perth, Australia, 1 – 4 October 2013 
  6. IWA Leading-Edge conference on Strategic Asset Management of water and wastewater infrastructures (LESAM), Sydney, Australia, 12 – 14 September 2013 
  7. International Conference - Wetland Systems for  Water Pollution Control (biennial meeting of the IWA Specialist Group on the Use of Macrophytes in Water Pollution Control), Perth, Australia, 25-29 November 2012
  8. Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, Brisbane, Australia, 3 - 7 June 2012
  9. IWA Specialist Group Conference on Waste Stabilisation Ponds, Adelaide, Australia, 1 - 3 August 2011
  10. WA International Conference on Integrated Water Management, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia 2nd- 5th February 2011
  11. IWA Specialist Conference on Sewer Processes and Networks, 7-10 November 2010, Gold Coast, Australia
  12. IWA International YWP Conference incorporating the 3rd IWAA-AWA National YWP conference (YWPC 2010), 5-8th July 2010, Sydney
  13. IWA Specialist Conference on Efficient Use and Management of Urban Water (Efficient 2009), Sydney, Australia, 25-28 October 2009
  14. IWA World Congress on Water Reclamation and Reuse (Reuse 09), Brisbane, Australia, 21 - 25 September 2009
  15. IWA conference on instrumentation, control and automation, Cairns, Australia 14 - 17 June 2009
  16. IWA/AWA Australian young water professionals conference, Brisbane, Australia, 4th - 6th February 2008
  17. IWA ASPIRE Conference and Exhibition on Water and Sanitation in the Asia-Pacific Region, Perth, Australia, 29 - 31 October 2007
  18. IWA World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, Brisbane, Australia, 23-27 September 2007
  19. IWA/AWA Australian Young Water Professionals conference, Sydney, Australia, 15- 17 February 2006 
  20. IWA Activated Sludge Population Dynamics Conference (ASPD4), Surfers Paradise, Australia, 17-20 July 2005 
  21. IWA Specialised conference on Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology, Noosa, Australia 22-26 February 2004,
  22. IWA 3rd World Water Congress, Melbourne 7-12 April 2002