Key Dates

24 JUL 2017
Online submission opens

1 OCT 2017
Final deadline for submission

6 APR 2018
Presenters notified

1 JUL 2018
Deadline for full papers, congress registration and payment

16 SEP 2018
Congress starts

The global event for water professionals.

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition brings over 5,500 water, environment and related professionals from more than 100 countries and offers new insights into how pioneering science, technological innovation and leading practices shape the major transformation in water management that is underway.

Previous Conference in Numbers

5153
participants

1086
presentations

205
exhibitors

159
sessions

75%
decision makers

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News

RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

From science to practice and policy

Showcase your company and solutions in front of over 5000 water professionals.

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is the global event for water professionals covering the full water cycle. As the Congress rotates through cities and countries each event has an extra emphasis on issues of specific interest to the region. The 2018 edition taking place in Tokyo will have as key focus the digital economy, megacities, diffusion of innovation, disaster resilience and sustainability. Check the draft programme online.

4 days

187

sessions

88
technical sessions

52
workshops

9
keynotes

6
leadership forums

Past Keynotes

Agenda setting thought leadership from the most prominent figures within the water sector and beyond. Keynote speakers are the top specialists in their field and will provide the overarching narrative for the congress. Keynotes and supporting panels will frame the key discussions and topics that will be addressed during the week of the congress. Below are some keynotes from previous editions.

2016 Conference & Exhibition in numbers

Shaping Our Water Future, Together.

We partner with some of the water sector’s leading companies and organizations and work together for a better water future.

Our sponsors and partners benefit from a unique opportunity to connect with thought leaders from within and outside the water sector and to network with over 200 companies and 5000 delegates.

The Venue

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 will be held in the phenomenal Tokyo Big Sight, 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan.

Sponsors

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