Korea Water Resources Corporation / IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute / Xylem / International Water Resources Association / SIAAP / International Water Association

Smart Water Systems for Improved Human, Environmental and Economic Health

Thursday 30 August | 11.00-12.30 | Room: FH Little Theatre
Xylem Europe

This event will provide an insight into the potential for Smart Water Management (SWM) to contribute to current water related challenges, while sharing diverse success stories from around the globe. It will open up the discussion to an expert panel and the audience to share ideas for the application of smart networks and digital solutions in urban and regional setting in both developed and developing countries. The discussion will highlight market and technology opportunities for SWM, the enablers and barriers to future implementation, and the potential for SWM to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Gold standard events are committed to ensure the gender balance in speakers/panellists and young professional representation in the session.


Session title: Smart Water Systems for Improved Human, Environmental and Economic Health
Date and time: Thursday 30 August, 11:00 - 12:30
Room: FH Little Theatre

Theme of event: Smart Water Management 

Active audience participation throughout the session using smart phone technology (**Bring your smart phones along to the session to actively participate in the session)

11:00 Welcome by moderator

11:05 The Smarter water manager: Smart water solution for a resilient water future
Alexis de Kerchove, Vertical Marketing Manager, Water Utilities, Xylem Europe

11:12 Lessons learned from the Smart Water Management Project
Stephanie Kuisma, International Water Resource Association (IWRA)

11:19 Improved drinking water in Paju Smart Water City, South Korea
Kyongho Mun, Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water)

11:26 Flood and Drought Management Tools for water resource planning
Katharine Cross, International Water Association (IWA)

11:33 SWM for groundwater management in Gotland, Sweden (IVL)
Osten Ekengren, Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL)

11:40 Towards an Integrated Management of the Sanitation System in Paris Region: from Weather Forecast to Seine River Quality
Cléo Lossouarn, SIAAP

11:47 Active Audience and Panel Discussion on Smart Water Management

Alexis de Kerchove, Xylem Inc.
Stephanie Kuisma, IWRA
Dr. Munhyun Ryu, K-water
Katharine Cross, IWA
Osten Ekengren, IVL
Cléo Lossouarn, SIAAP

12:25 Summary and wrap-up by moderator