In 1776 Adam Smith noted a dilemma that is becoming increasingly acute “Nothing is more useful than water: but it will purchase scarce anything”. The global demand for freshwater is projected to increase by 55% to 2050. There is clearly a need for the world to urgently start valuing water [better]. How?
14:00 Introduction. Mr. Jens Berggren, SIWI
14:10 The Stockholm Industry Water Award Ceremony. Prof. Sten Bergström, Chair of SIWA Committee , and Ms. Mai Flor, member of the SIWA Committee
14:25 Acceptance Speech and Introduction to the Value vs. Price Paradox. Mr. Igal Aisenberg, Netafim, Israel
14:40 What Is the Right Price on Water? Prof. Alexander Zehnder, Triple Z, Switzerland
14:45 Does the Constitutional Right to Water Come at a Price - Experiences from South Africa. Mr. Dhesigen Naidoo, Water Research Commission, South Africa
14:50 Price it Right – Use it Well! Mr. Anthony Cox, OECD
14:55 Valuing Water for Better Decisions. Mr. Tony Kelly, Yarra Valley Water, Australia
15:00 Why One Can’t Price the Human Right to Water Mr. David Boys, Public Services International
15:05 Coffee break
15:45 Panel discussion.
17:00 Close of Seminar
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