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2017 Congress in Numbers

3000
participants

261
presentations

100+
exhibitors

90
countries

64
sessions

The development event for water professionals

Water is one of the most critical issues facing the world today. With developing and emerging economies confronted with some of the biggest water challenges they also represent some of the biggest opportunities to get our water future right.

An Outstanding Water Destination

Showcase your company and solutions in front of over 2000 water professionals.

Inspiring change, together!

We partner with some of the water sector’s leading companies and organisations and work together for a better water future. Our sponsors and partners benefit from a unique opportunity to connect and network with thought leaders from within and outside the water sector.

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News

The 2017 edition

Outstanding Voices

Water professionals vision

Innovative financing mechanisms to meet SDG6 target

IWA Development Award for Water Research 2017 WINNER

Exhibition of sustainable solutions for water and sanitation

The 2015 edition

Themes discussed at #DevelopmentCongress

Connecting the world of water professionals

Nanotechnology for a sustainable water future

The business dimension to water

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A promising event that will take participants on a journey through the state of the art in water knowledge and leadership for emerging economies. 

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