The 7th Annual SWAN Conference attracted over 220 attendees from 31 countries. A diverse range of speakers focused on the challenges and benefits of creating resilient water and wastewater systems from an IT and service perspective. Below, are the live audience polls, photos, and presentations.

SWAN 2017 Conference Presentations

(All light blue text is clickable presentations)

Day 1

 SWAN Conference Introduction

Utility Spotlight: Uncovering the Digital         Possibilities of Data

Moderator: Steve Davis, GE Water

  • Michal Toh, PUB Singapore
  • Eva Martínez Díaz, FCC Aqualia
  • Jan Gooijer, Vitens
  • Frank van der Kleij, Bristol Water Plc

Maximising Operational Resilience (robust hardware, intelligent decisions, predictive modelling)
Moderator: Leo Carswell, WRc PLC

Tapping into data: The analytics revolution for business and customer

Keynote: George Theo, CEO, Unitywater

Smart Water Meets Smart Money: Venture Funding for Smart Water Innovation
Moderator: Guy Horowitz, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners

  • Mary Eggert, Global Water Works
  • Henri Lambert, Apsara Capital
  • Dr. Benjamin Tam, Isle Utilities
  • Dr. Helge Daebel, Emerald Technology Ventures

Demonstrating Water Loss Resilience
Moderator: Marco Fantozzi, Studio Marco Fantozzi

Migration towards a technology supported integrated network management model

Keynote: Gonzalo Reyes, Planning, Engineering and           Tariffs Director, Essbio

Shaping an ICT Future (automation, cybersecurity, climate change)
Moderator: Chrysi Laspidou, University of Thessaly,         Greece

Day 2

Building Customer Resilience (reliable service, water efficiency, customer engagement)

Ensuring Multidimensional Water Quality Safety

Moderator: Ken Thompson, CH2M

Embracing Wastewater Resilience – A Current Reality 

Water Governance in Cities: An OECD Perspective

The Long-Term Impact of Smart Water in Emerging Markets
Moderator: Fred Royan, Frost & Sullivan

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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