Forum water / sewage (hall C2)

IFAT offers you an extensive professional supporting program, where renowned experts speak on cutting-edge topics and challenges. Engage in a direct dialog with the specialists in your industry and experience innovative solutions. As part of the trade fair activities, the supporting program is the place for you to receive first-hand news and trends in specialist lectures, panel discussions and company presentations and gain insights into international markets in our market.insights.

In the Water and Sewage Forum, the focus is on the topics “Future of water—access and quality” and "Sustainable cities & communities.”

Admission to the forum is included in the IFAT ticket price. All events will be simultaneously interpreted into German and English.

The following topics and specials are covered:

  • Microplastics—innovative solutions for safe separation
  • Water management as a central aspect for adaptation to climate change
  • Municipality Day: heat and water management—challenges for urban and rural areas
  • Drought and heat—irrigation in the face of climate change
  • The future of water—access and quality: mastering the future’s challenges
  • Treated water for agriculture
  • Emerging market of agricultural irrigation
  • market.insights.
    • Africa
    • China
    • Colombia
    • India
    • MENA
    • Mexico
    • Southern Africa
  • Building standards of the future—challenges for climate-friendly settlement development
  • Construction and maintenance of plants and networks
  • Urban life is not a matter of course
  • Water supply—prevention of water damage
  • Smart water supply
  • Phosphorus recycling: after the amendment of the sludge regulation, prior to market launch
  • Digital Green Tech: funding priorities of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • Digitalization:
    • Water 4.0
    • Security of supply ranks first—cyber security and protection of critical infrastructure in water management
    • Digitalization and BIM in pipeline construction
  • The dilemma of wastewater pumps—function vs. efficiency

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