Aquatech Amsterdam 2021 
SWAN Digital Water Hub 

“Digital Water DNA: People, Processes & Technology”

Scroll below to view photos and presentations from the SWAN Digital Water Hub at Aquatech Amsterdam!
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Asset Management & Condition Assessment: From Reactive to Proactive (Day 1)

Welcome Remarks 

Panel 1: Asset Management & Condition Assessment – From Reactive to Proactive
Moderated by Mar Batista, Head of Programmes (British Water) 

Case Study Presentations

From Digital Twins to Digital Wins (Day 2)

Welcome Remarks

  • SWAN Ambassadors: Gigi Karmous-Edwards, Founder & Co-Chair (SWAN Digital Twin Work Group) & Tertius Rust, Digital Infrastructure and Innovation Change Advisor


Utility-led Roundtable Sessions (View video recap below)

  • Highlights and Pitfalls for Water Utilities: Upcycling, Complementing, and Fusing Data into Geospatial Digital Twin 
    Led by Jan-Willem Moerman, Senior Advisor of Water Management (Waternet)
  • When ICT & Business Operations Start Dating: A Roadmap for Digital Twins
    Led by Joukje Keuning, Program Manager Infra 2025 (Vitens)
  • Beyond BIM in Design and Construction – Digital Twins
    Led José Antonio Moraleda Mesa, Civil Engineer (Canal de Isabel II)
  • Unpacking A Utility Digital Twin Roadmap: Questions Unveiling Multiple Truths
    Led by Youri Amerlinck, Researcher – Internet of Water (Aquafin)

Digital Twins from a Start-up Perspective

Smart Water Quality & Wastewater: Keys to a Resilient Future (Day 3)

Welcome Remarks

  • Michael Strahand, SWAN Ambassador

Panel 2: Maintaining Water Quality: From Microorganisms to Customers 
Moderated by Amir Cahn, Executive Director (SWAN)

Keynote: Mining Data from Wastewater to Monitor Human Health

Case Study Presentations

Utility Reverse Shark Tank (Day 4)

Introduction and Welcome Remarks

  • Shayna Ramboz, Events Director (SWAN)

Digital Test Beds: Fueling Utility Innovation

Panel 3: The Leading Coalition – Utility Reverse Shark Tank
Moderated by Shayna Ramboz, Events Director (SWAN)

  • Jan Gooijer, Innovation Manager (Vitens)
  • Fionn Boyle, Shop Window Manager (Anglian Water)
  • Jaime Castillo Soria, Institutional Relations (Global Omnium)