Water Contamination Emergencies conference: managing the threats

DatesNovember 19-21 2012
CityMuelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
LocationIWW Water Centre
Contact NameMrs Maggi Churchouse
Local Phone+44 (0)1359 221004
Fax+44 (0)1359 221004
SummaryThe conference is aimed at public health professionals, water companies, regulators, risk and business continuity managers, emergency planners, service and support providers, detection equipment suppliers, disaster recovery specialists, water security experts, and water distribution modellers.
SponsorsRoyal Society of Chemistry
Society of Chemical Industry
IWW Water Research
RWE Aqua
TopicsTwo-day conference with plenary track. Programme topics are:
- how do we assess and manage the actual risks?
- real life example
- lesssons learned
- what can be done in future?
Main Body5th international conference on water contamination emergencies, relating to the topic of managing the threats, with particular emphasis on prevention and how water companies prepare a strategy, and on unusual or unpredictable emergency situations relating to drinking water. Papers will be considered for inclusion by the Programme Committee.
SchedulePapers are invited for both speaker presentations (15 + 5 minutes) and posters. They should relate to drinking water with respect to the topics outlined below, with particular emphasis on effectively and efficiently managing the threats, sharing learning experiences, risk management, effective use of leading-edge technologies, and best practice both now and in the future. Papers will be considered for inclusion by the Programme Committee.
Fees€130 undergraduate students
€220 post-graduate students
€450 members of the RSC, SCI and IWW
€495 standard non-member rate
€1,000 exhibition stand
Additional InfoThis international conference will feature a relevant trade exhibition (limited space available), a conference dinner at the Municipal Hall which will incorporate the Mülheim Water Award prize-giving, a poster exhibition and a drinks reception. The Royal Society of Chemistry will publish proceedings after the event.


OrganizerMaggi Churchouse
Address3 East Barn, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss, United Kingdom IP22 1JJ
Phone+44 (0)1359 221004
Mobile+44 (0)7900 855326
Fax+44 (0)41359 221004

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