Water on the Agenda at the 2024 World Water Congress & Exhibition

Water sector experts, managers and leaders from around the world are set to meet on 11-15 August 2024 at the International Water Association’s upcoming World Water Congress & Exhibition (WWCE), to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada.

This year’s event is the latest in what is a biennial series. It will build on the resounding success of the 2022 edition held in Copenhagen, Denmark, which saw nearly 9000 participants. With a comprehensive programme addressing key challenges and opportunities in the water sector, the 2024 edition of the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition will showcase the latest insights and innovations for water management globally. Keynote speakers at the event will include global water authority Peter H. Gleick of the Pacific Institute.

Under the theme ‘Shaping Our Water Future’, the Toronto edition is built around a core programme of more than 100 technical sessions and more than 60 workshops spanning:

  • Water utility management
  • Wastewater and resource recovery
  • Drinking water and potable reuse
  • City-scale planning & operations
  • Communities, communication & partnership
  • Water resources & large-scale water management

The full programme will feature agenda-setting forums, keynote plenaries, and cross-cutting sessions and workshops, all complemented by the global exhibition, business forums, technical tours, a utility operations challenge, a fantastic social programme, and more.

The Advance Programme Overview with a comprehensive list of topics and session is available on the event website at www.worldwatercongress.org.

About the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition
The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is a global event for water professionals covering the full water cycle. The event gathers water experts, thought-leaders, decision makers, leading researchers, and business representatives from within and outside the water sector who will focus on water solutions to shape our water future. Keynote speakers are top specialists in their field. They will frame the critical debates facing the water sector, while workshops, technical sessions, and business forums will showcase the latest science and best practices delivering solutions. For more information on the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, please visit worldwatercongress.org

About the International Water Association (IWA)
The International Water Association (IWA) is a global network of water professionals, researchers, and practitioners committed to achieving sustainable water solutions. IWA connects people and organisations to drive innovation, knowledge, and best practices in water management. Through its diverse membership and collaborative platforms, IWA strives to tackle pressing water challenges and shape a sustainable future. iwa-network.org