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The 4th global SWAN event in Madrid brought together the key voices in the smart water space from across the industry and around the world.


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Day 1

Chairman’s Welcome

Amir Peleg, TaKaDu / SWAN Forum


It’s a Data Explosion

  • Edna Nakati, Itron 
  • Luboš Bafrnec, Sensus
  • Tom Fryers, Sentec
  • Peter Edwards, ARUP


SWAN Interoperability Workgroup 

Dr. Andreas Hauser, TÜV SÜD


SWAN Interactive Architecture Tool

Andrew Burrows, i20 Water

Smart Water, Smart HR 

Claire Skinner, Heidrick & Struggles


A U.S. City Goes Smart Water!

Mayor Don Plusquellic, City of Akron, Ohio


Smart Water in the Smart City 
Moderator: Fred Royan, Frost & Sullivan

  • Sandra Baer, Smart Cities Council
  • Ken Thompson, CH2M HILL
  • Guido Schmidt, EIP Water
  • Dr. Patricia Muñoz Sevilla, IPN


The Rain in Spain – The Utility Landscape in Spain & Portugal

Moderator: Graham Symmonds, Global Water FATHOM

  • Javier Fernández, Canal de Isabel II 
  • Pedro Perdigão, Águas de Cascais
  • Felix Mendaza, AEAS
  • Elena Maneiro Franco, Aqualia


Beyond Acoustics & NRW 

Moderator: James Dunning, Syrinix

  • Marc Bracken, Echologics
  • Uri Gutermann, Gutermann Water 
  • Mike Wrigglesworth, Pure Technologies

Day 2

Bienvenidos a Madrid!

Javier Fernández, Canal de Isabel II Gestión


Walk the Walk or Talk the Talk? Where will we be in 5, 10, 15 years?

Moderator: Ken Thompson, CH2M HILL

  • Manuel Parra, Schneider Electric
  • Frederik Blank, ABB
  • Paul Woolvine, 3M


Subscribers, customers… people

Luis Ezcurra, Augere


Smart in Latin America?

María del Rosario Navia, Inter-American Development Bank


SWAN Update

Michal Chafets, SWAN Forum


Strengthening the Cyber Defenses of Your Smart Water Network

Richard Wyman, Idaho National Laboratory

Building the Foundations for Smart Water Networks

Moderator: Simon Bunn, Derceto

  • Wagner Carvalho, AEGEA
  • Markus Sunela, FCG 
  • Giorgio Magni, Isoil Industria
  • Jos-Willem Verhoef, Optiqua


Water for Economic Growth: The Issue of Financing

Usha Rao-Monari, Global Water Development Partners


SWAN’s Special Gala Dinner Menu

SWAN 2014 Dinner Quiz (PPT w/answers)
Compliments of Simon Bunn, Derceto;
Use it at your next Smart Water event!