Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Energy
Science, Research, Innovation, Industry, Business

3–6 September 2018, Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens, Greece

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TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

Monday September 3
12.00Registration Opens
19.00Cocktail
 
Tuesday, September 4
08.00
09.00
Registration
PLENARY
OPENING CEREMONY

Yiorgos Kaminis, Mayor of Athens
Prof. George Papadakis, Agricultural University of Athens
Zois Kologios, TEMAK
Miriam Balaban, Maria Kennedy (EDS)
Miguel Sanz (IDA), Domingo Zarza (ADyR)
10.00Exhibit opening
10.30 Keynote presentations
Sustainable desalination, Abdullah Al Alshaikh (Albawani Water and Power Company, CEO, Saudi Arabia)
The values of water, M. Kevin Price (US Bureau of Reclamation, ret., Senior S&T Advisor, MEDRC)
Understanding nanoscale impact on macroscale, Joao Crespo (Portugal)
12.15Water Security in Gaza
Gaza Reconstruction Progam, Rebhi Alsheikh (Palestinian Authority)
Gaza Desalination Plant, Alessandro Podda (Lotti Ingegneria, SpA, Italy)
13.00Lunch
14.00PARALLEL SESSIONS
18.00Poster session with cocktail
 
Wednesday, September 5
08.30 PLENARY
Panel on Science innovation to industry and business

Chaired by Lita Nelsen, Director of Technology Transfer MIT, ret.
In S. Kim, Maria Kennedy, Joao Crespo, Olga Ferrer
10.00PARALLEL SESSIONS
14.00Lunch
15.00PARALLEL SESSIONS
20.30Dinner. Ioannis Roof Garden Restaurant at the Royal Olympic Hotel
(2 km from Divani, 20 minute walk, 5 minute drive)
 
Thursday, September 6
09.00 PLENARY — Water across borders
Panel on Clean Water from DPRK
Speakers: Pak Chol Hyok (North Korea), Ro Nam Ik (North Korea), Yonghyo Park (South Korea), Seon Woo Lee (South Korea)

Middle East Regional Cooperationin water managment between Israel, Jordan and Palestine
Speakers: Clive Lipchin (Israel), Monther Hind (Palestinian Authority), Suleiman Halasah (Jordan), Philip Davies (UK)
11.20PARALLEL SESSIONS
13.00 Lunch
15.00 CLOSING CEREMONY
Awards
Loeb award
BOOK OF ABSTRACTS