WASH Futures Conference 2018

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The WASH Futures Conference 2018 will be delivered over five days, including a two-day conference and three days of training workshops, and will be held in Brisbane, Australia 5 – 9 March 2018.

WASH Futures will explore the core theme of Collaboration for Universal WASH and is hosted by the International WaterCentre in partnership with the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. It will bring together water, sanitation and hygiene professionals from around the world to share innovations and evidence about ways to achieve a WASH future in which the water, sanitation and hygiene needs for all are sustained.

The Conference features over 120 presentations across 24 thematic sessions and 18 training workshops, along with networking opportunities and a trade exhibition. Delegates will hear from distinguished international Keynote Speakers Professor Barbara Evans (Chair in Public Health Engineering, University of Leeds), Professor Val Curtis (Environmental Health Group Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), and Maria Angelica Sotomayor (Global Programs Practice Manager, Water Global Practice, The World Bank), and Australian Keynote Professor Nick Schofield (Chief Executive, Australian Water Partnership).

A panel discussion on Achieving WASH at Scale will also provide delegates with an opportunity to hear from representatives from the governments of India, Cambodia and Indonesia on their challenges and strategies for achieving successful large-scale WASH.

Find out more: http://washfutures.com/

AWP @ WASH Futures

Achieving universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (#WASH) by 2030 will require collaboration and cooperation. If you’re working in the WASH space and are eager to meet, share and collaborate with colleagues from around the world, come speak to us at the WASH Futures Conference where we will be exhibiting in the Plaza Auditorium Foyer at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Prof Nick Schofield gave a Keynote presentation titled Managing water resources in Australia – lessons of international relevance to WASH. He also participated as host/mentor at the ‘Early Career Café’ attended by 60 Young Water Professionals.