swan logo

The 6th Annual SWAN Conference attracted over 180 attendees from 24 countries. A diverse range of speakers offered innovative solutions to meet the industry’s growing challenges. Below, are links to the Conference agenda, photos and presentations.


SWAN 2016 Conference Presentations

(All light blue text is clickable)

Day 1

Day 2

 SWAN Conference Introduction


 When did ‘smart water’ begin and are we getting  any smarter?
 
 Keynote: Dr. Piers Clark, Isle Group


 Challenges for smart water services in resilient  cities
   Keynote: Mariano Blanco, Aqualia


 Accelerating innovation and investment in the  water sector
   Moderator: Chris Peacock, The Water Innovation              Project

 

 Technology adoption and organisational cultural  change
   Keynote: Lou Cirillo, Cisco

 

 Reinforcing data confidence (the cloud, cyber  security, data ownership)
   Moderator: James Dunning, Syrinix

 

 SWAN Update

 

 Expanding the smart water business case – A  macro view 
   Moderator: Amir Peleg, TaKaDu

 

 Interoperability: The key for scaling smart water  business/technology
   Moderator: Michal Koening, Qualcomm

 

 Smart integrated management of multiple water  networks
   Keynote: Dr. Konstantinos Vafeiadis, EYDAP S.A. 


 The role of smart water in emerging countries
   Moderator: Fredrick Royan, Frost & Sullivan  

 The strategic imperative of customer service in the  water sector
   Keynote: Jo Causon, Institute of Customer Service         
 Improving water use efficiency 
 
  Moderator: Chrysi Laspidou, University of Thessaly
 Maximising the power of data
   Moderator: Dr. Michael Bold, WRc plc

 The role of markets and innovation in resilient              systems and services
   Keynote: Nicci Russell, Ofwat
 Making water data work for people
   Keynote: Jacob Tompkins, Waterwise