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Advertisement: Singapore International Water Week: Join Global Water Experts as they Converge at Premier Water Event Like No Other

Themed ”Water Solutions for Liveable and Sustainable Cities”, SIWW is steadily gaining traction as one of the leading water events. SIWW continues to deliver great value to participants with relevant and enhanced programme. Delegates will have more opportunities to promote practical and sustainable solutions and tap into vast network of public and private sector players in urban solutions.

The event’s flagship programmes comprise:

  • Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize

  • Water Leaders Summit

  • Water Convention

  • Water Expo

  • Business Forums
The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize
This year’s recipient is Prof Mark van Loosdrecht from the Netherlands. Prof van Loosdrecht is awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012. By pioneering an innovative biological process - Anammox - that serves as a cost-effective, robust and sustainable way of removing pollutants in used water, Prof. van Loosdrecht has introduced a paradigm shift in the understanding of the used water treatment process.

Water Leaders Summit
The Water Leaders Summit is an arena for influential stakeholders to engage in focused dialogues aimed at good governance and strategies. Highlight of the 2012 Water Leaders Summit include:
  • Opening Plenary: Governance and Leadership for Liveable and Sustainable Cities; the plenary addresses strategic cross-cutting policy and governance issues on urban solutions, with a focus on water.

  • In Conversation: A dialogue for world leaders on global sustainability issues

  • Singapore Water Lecture: by the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2012 laureate

  • Water Leaders Roundtable on Water Planning for Sustainable and Liveable Cities

  • Water Leaders Summit Workshops: Two parallel sessions titled Cutting edge Water Technologies for Sustainable Cities and on Unlocking Innovation - Advancing the Water Industry Through Portfolio Planning, Policy and Project
Water Convention
Water Convention continues its focus on case studies and practical applications along four main themes:
  1. Delivering Water from Source to Tap

  2. Effective and Efficient Wastewater Management

  3. Planning for Sustainable Water Solutions

  4. Water Quality & Health
The popular Water Convention Hot Issues Workshops will return with in-depth discussions on the following topics:
  • Integrated Infrastructure Planning for Cities of the Future

  • Application of Technologies in Developing Countries

  • Water Management for Dengue Control

  • Industrial Water Treatment and Management

  • Rethinking the three Rs of Wastewater – Recoverable Resources and Reusable Water
Water Expo
SIWW’s Water Expo is a major trade show on innovations, products and services. Delegates and visitors can look forward to
    A dynamic marketplace to meet key players from the water – industry to forge cross-industry partnerships.
  • A one-stop platform for integrated solutions for water, urban and environmental challenges; held in conjunction with World Cities Summit Expo and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore’s WasteMET Asia Expo

  • Water Innovations@SIWW: Highlight significant water R&D projects at various stages of development and chart Singapore’s R&D roadmap

  • Expanded exhibit portfolio with Trenchless Asia 2012 - new innovations, machinery, and products on trenchless technologies will be exhibited.
Business Forum
The Business Forums offer industry leaders an extensive spread of business networking, partnership information and lucrative deal-making opportunities across eight markets covering the Americas, Australia, China, Europe, India, Japan. Middle East & North Africa, and Southeast Asia.

2nd TechXchange Workshop
By invitation only, highlights of the workshop also include business pitches from innovators, targeted business matchmaking, panel sessions and prototype displays at the Water Expo. This is a key event for innovators and investors across the globe to meet and explore opportunities for the commercialization of promising technologies in the water industry.

Industrial Water Solutions Forum
The inaugural Industrial Water Solutions Forum examines challenges faced by industrial sectors, such as energy and manufacturing, in water management and how innovative solutions could address such challenges. Participants can expect an intensive exchange on the risks and challenges for large industrial water users and opportunities for current water solutions providers in industrial water management.

For more information please contact:
Ms Lau Ping Ping
Project Manager
+65 6542 8660

More Information: Singapore International Water Week


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