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August
2019
Conference

World Water Week 2019

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - Friday, August 30, 2019
Tele2 Arena, Arenaslingan 14, Johanneshov, Stockholm
Overview Schedule Speakers
Overview

Overview

World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2019, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all”. In 2018, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week. 

Experts, practitioners, decision-makers, business innovators, and young professionals from a range of sectors and countries come to Stockholm to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water-related challenges of today. We believe water is key to our future prosperity, and that together, we can achieve a water wise world. 

Xylem is proud to be the Founding Global Sponsor of Stockholm Junior Water Prize, the founder of the Stockholm Water Prize and a World Water Week partner.  

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Xylem has been the Founding Global Sponsor of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize for the past 23 consecutive years. Xylem was also instrumental in helping the Stockholm International Water Institute to develop the WaterTank, a digital platform to promote the Stockholm Junior Water Prize and the achievements of its participants. The goal of this platform is to connect finalists, winners and alumni to industry advisors, research grants, and other global and local opportunities.

Featured Events:

Driving Water Transformation Through the Power of Diversity & Inclusion

Smart Water Management for Water Safety, Accessibility and Affordability

Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner's 2019

Venue Information:

http://www.worldwaterweek.org/

www.tele2arena.se

Schedule

Schedule

TUESDAY

07:15 – 08:45 am

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Breakfast Panel Discussion - Driving Water Transformation Through the Power of Diversity & Inclusion

With global water challenges intensifying, there is a growing imperative for the water sector to transform. How can water stakeholders harness the power of gender diversity and inclusion to advance innovation and creative problem-solving? 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate Dr. Jackie King, Xylem President and CEO Patrick Decker, and Senior Director for the World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice Jennifer Sara discuss on a panel how women are shaping the future of water.

Location: Press Room & Foyer

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TUESDAY

14:00 – 15:20 pm

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Smart Water Management for Water Safety, Accessibility and Affordability

Today's water management is confronting many challenges such as population growth, climate change, distant water resources, and urbanization; access, in particular for marginalized groups, remains an issue in both developed and developing countries. Smart water management can perform comprehensive and effective management of water with great efficiency. In this event, a panel of experts demonstrates the benefits in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and digital solutions in urban and rural environments, globally. Participants will learn about practical experience. Policies and requirements that support the uptake and diffusion of smart water management technologies and improved water management

Location: Room M3

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THURSDAY

12:00 – 13:30 pm

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Sofa Interview with Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner/s 2019

Come meet the winner of the 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) and learn about their innovative winning project and how they became interested in water research. The 2019 contest featured contestants from 35 countries. In addition, hear from Xylem's President & CEO Patrick Decker about why the Company has been the Founding Global Sponsor of the SJWP for the past 23 consecutive years. Location: SIWI Sofa

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Speakers

Speakers