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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

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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
 Driving acceleration
 Making water data work for people
   Keynote: Jacob Tompkins, Waterwise