The Business Forums are a full component of the Technical Programme of the IWA WWCE2018 and provide a series of sessions where Sponsors & Exhibitors present their innovations and projects that contribute to shaping our water future.

Business Forum sessions take place Monday 17th till Thursday 20th September 2018.

They are held in walk-in theaters at the exhibition floor.

Apart from delegates and exhibitor staff, trade visitors have access to these Business Forum sessions also.

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

International Conference Room (Tokyo Big Sight)

Japan Business Forum

Water Management in Megacity

Megacities of developed countries that experienced rapid urbanization and population growth, and megacities of metropolis that are expected to be future megacities, will share the knowledge on various issues of water and sewerage. We intend to discuss issues and response which future megacities of developing countries face, and contribute to implement efficiency of comprehensive water management.

Organisers: Japan Society on Water Environment, Japan Water Works Association, Japan Sewerage Works Association, Bureau of Waterworks and Bureau of Sewerage, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

In cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Session 1 – 13:30 – 15:00


Satoshi Takizawa

Professor, Department of Urban Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Shigeyuki Matsumoto

Deputy Director General, Global Environment Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Myo Thein

Deputy Head of Department, Engineering Department(Water and Sanitation), Yangon City Development Committee(YCDC)

Satoshi Tamura

Deputy Director General for Technical Affairs, Bureau of Waterworks, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Tran Thi Viet Nga

Associate Professor, Dean, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE)

Mamoru Kamiyama

Deputy Director General for Technical Affairs, Bureau of Sewerage, Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Session 2 – 15:45 – 17:15

Panel discussion

Session chair : Satoshi Takizawa

Panelists: Hitachi, Ltd., METAWATER Co., Ltd., Swing Corporation, Kubota Corporation and the speakers in session 1

By clicking on the button below, you will find the Business Forum programme from the previous IWA WWCE edition in 2016, which has been held in Brisbane, Australia.

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