Program and Topics

The theme of the World Congress is Ensure Your Water Future and will feature four days of technical sessions, lectures, round table and panel discussions.

Below are the “Call for Papers” topics of the Technical Program Sessions:

Session Categories and Topics:

Brackish Water Desalination

  • MEMBRANES & APPLICATIONS I & II

Desalination and Renewable Energy

  • COUPLING DESALINATION & RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • MODELING & APPLICATIONS

Desalination and the Environment

Desalination and Water Reuse in Industrial Applications

  • POWER & OTHER APPLICATIONS
  • MINING & ZERO LIQUID DISCHARGE
  • OIL & GAS

Emerging and Advanced Technologies

  • INNOVATIVE MEMBRANES I & II
  • FORWARD OSMOSIS
  • THERMAL & MATERIALS

Operation of Desalination and Water Reclamation Plants

  • PLANT FEEDBACK
  • PLANT PERFORMANCE

Pre- and Post-Treatment in Brackish and Seawater Desalination

  • HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS
  • PRETREATMENTS
  • CHEMISTRY

Regional Experiences and Case Studies

  • LATIN AMERICA

Seawater Desalination

  • ENERGY EFFICIENCY I & II
  • MEMBRANES & MATERIALS I & II

Thermal Desalination

  • THERMAL PLANTS
  • FUTURE TRENDS

Water Policy, Development, Governance, Finance and Market Challenges

Water Reuse Practices

  • AGRICULTURE
  • DIRECT & INDIRECT POTABLE REUSE
  • MEMBRANES I & II