2017 Congress in Numbers
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.
Leading voices and thought-leaders
Deputy Director, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene program – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Chief Executive – WaterAid Australia
International Water Management Institute
National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Uganda
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,
India Country Office
Water Research Commission, South Africa
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.
Sri Lanka Government
Supply & Drainage Board
The 2017 edition
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
#DevelopmentCongress – Connect the world to Water
Themes discussed at the #DevelopmentCongress