WWEM 2018 - SWAN Workshop: Accelerating a Smart, Resilient Water Future

SwanThe Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) is the leading hub for the smart water sector. SWAN brings together key players in the water sector to collaborate and accelerate the use of data-driven solutions in water and wastewater networks worldwide.

By attending the SWAN Workshop on Nov. 21st, participants will be able to:

Don't miss the chance to learn about the future of water and IT and current pioneers embracing a digital transformation.

SWAN Members and partners are also invited to exhibit and join the Smart Water Pavilion during WWEM at discounted rates. Please contact David Hellyer to learn more about this opportunity: david@ilmexhibtions.com

SWAN Workshop: Agenda - Wednesday 21st November
Chaired by Bob Taylor, Engineering Director at Portsmouth Water & SWAN Utility Advisory Group Member
Time Presentation
1:30 - 1:40 Session Opening by Bob Taylor, Engineering Director at Portsmouth Water
1:40 - 2:30

Leveraging Digital Solutions to Tackle Water Loss

 Moderated by Amir Cahn, Executive Director - SWAN Forum


  • David Kenny, Global Sales Director - i2O
  • Phil Tomlinson, Commercial Director - Metasphere
  • Robin Bell, COO - Inflowmatix
2:30 - 3:20

Source-to-Source Smart Water Management

 Moderated by Richard Foster, Senior Water Network Engineer - WRc plc


  • Jonathan Adler, Commercial Manager - Aqualogic
  • Mark Hinton, Director of Operations (Software) - Servelec Technologies
  • Tom Woolley, Aquasuite's Business Development Director - Royal HaskoningDHV
Coffee Break & Networking (3:20 - 3:50)
3:50 - 5:00

Interactive Roundtables

  • In this age of digital transformation, how can we ensure that our data is accurate? Hosted by Mike Bishop, Director of Operational Services - Welsh Water
  • What is the role of collaboration along the supply chain? Hosted by Andy Smith, Regional Optimisation Manager - Anglian Water
  • What is the best way to bring about utility culture change? Hosted by David Smith, Asset Management and Production Director - Bristol Water
  • What role can SMART networks play in the management of major operational incidents? Hosted by Martin Doherty, Head of Service Improvement - South West Water
  • How do SMART networks contribute to improved resilience? Hosted by Jez Downs, Supply System Strategy Manager, Integrated Planning - Southern Water
5:00 - 5:20 Roundtable Recap by Table Representatives
5:20 - 5:30 Session Summary by Bob Taylor, Engineering Director at Portsmouth Water

If you are interested in exhibiting, you can find more information here

Supporting Trade Associations

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