Record stand sales for Sustainabilitylive! Shows
23 February 2007, News release from IWEX 2007
December and January saw a record in stand sales for Sustainabilitylive! shows IWEX, ET and ES, ICU and Nemex. In total almost 1200 m2 was sold by the team, a fantastic achievement. Among many others IWEX welcomed Hydro International, NORIT, and Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions.
New partner on board
IWEX has a new industry partner on board! Next to British Water, CIWEM, IWO, Pipelines Industries Guild, SBWWI, UK T&I, Water UK, and Waterwise, we now have a partnership with the British Pump Manufacturers Association. Members of the BPMA are eligible for a discount on their stand space.
IWEX Programme Update
A series of free seminars and practical workshops will run across all three days of the IWEX event. Already confirmed are;
Water Efficiency for Businesses
Water use and why saving water is important; Understanding your water bill; Saving water and effluent; Practical tips and case study examples.
Water Technology List & Enhanced Capital Allowances
Kate Davis, Envirowise
The ECA scheme, The Water Technology List scheme and product technologies
Efficient Membrane Filtration in the Food and Drink Industry
Steve Goodwin, Aquabio
The benefits of efficient membrane filtration systems; re-use of water; case study examples
In-situ Monitoring & Modelling Techniques: Saving Money in Waste Water Treatment
Mike Pearce Msc Bsc ACGI MCIWEM, Envitech
Development, operation, and application of a variety of instruments including DO, NH3/Nh4, NO3, PO4, organic strength, solids and settle ability. How real time data from these instruments may be used to reduce energy and chemical usage, therefore reduce costs. Includes case study examples of actual savings.
Energy Saving Steps for Water Operators
Tony Hoyle, UK Flow Product Manager, ABB
Key processes where energy could be saved; advice on latest drives, soft starters motors and instrumentation technology; Case study examples
New Developments in Floating Fixed Film treatment Systems
Andrew Springer, Process Manger, Brightwater Engineering
Leading edge, fixed film processes will be discussed together with case study examples, giving the latest thinking in optimising design to maximise process and maintenance performance.
The Traffic Management Act - the Road to Compliance
Anticipated (financial) impacts of noncompliance; Routes to take to achieve compliance with TMA; How to use TMA compliance as a catalyst for wider operational improvement.
Smart Metering Technology - the modular approach to AMR; effective solution or the latest fad?
John Parr, General Manager Sensus
Jeremy Heath, Development Engineer Sutton & East Surrey Water
Half way during a two year project, this frank and honest presentation will discuss the trial, reasons for the meter choice and AMR method, the systems, installation and results. It will give the audience an insight into the decision making process from a forward thinking water utility on AMR and a chance to learn about the latest technology for AMR and its merits, pitfalls and payback opportunities.
Cost Effective Use of Trenchless Technology
Lloyd Richards, Customer Services and Training Engineer, TT-UK
Key instruments available in the field of trenchless technology and case study examples.
Risk management in the multiutility sector - better regulation, red tape or culture change?
Prof. S.J.T. Pollard, Head of Dept Sustainable Systems, Cranfield University
Aimed at risk managers, consultants, regulators, quality managers, operations managers and researchers, this structured debate will consider new developments in business risk management within the utility sector. It will consider how the utility sectors can secure value from risk management for their organisations, alongside the practicalities of implementation. Central will be a discussion among attendees of what constitutes a risk management culture and the practical steps towards developing one.
Too Much - Too Little: Water Resource Efficiency and its Implications for Industry
James Woodcock, Development Manager, National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP)
As water becomes an increasingly important issue for both government and industry, NISP explores a brand new way of looking at waste water.
· Looking beyond Reduce-Reuse- Recycle
· Industrial Symbiosis - Priming the 2nd Industrial Revolution.
· Ways of treating water to allow for re-use
· Synergies for collaboration with other companies
· Security supply and quality
· Managing the liability
Barriers on Innovation
British Water & UKWIR with PREST
The case for Innovation; Barriers and Enablers; Making it happen.
Cost of Regulation
British Water & UKWIR with Ewan Mouchel Parkman
What Drives the RollerCoaster? Impact on the Supply Chain; Solutions to the Problem
IWO presents WIRS workshop
Martin Speight, Lloyds Register
Update on water self lay activity at a national level; Overview of the Water Industry Self Accreditation Scheme; How to gain accreditation; the benefits from independent accreditation; the future; how will contractor accreditation benefit the water industry.
Innovative training solutions to solve skills shortages
Dr. Oberon Praties, Develop
Why traditional training solutions have failed to build capacity; The educational challenge; Apprentice strategies and their role in the new workforce; Up skilling the existing workforce - the benefits and the costs; The creation of new careers for mature workers; The integrated solution, how training needs to be planned and built into succession planning.
Sector Skills Agreements for the Water, Waste, Gas & Electricity Sectors
Energy & Utility Skills
Each sector will be covered in a short presentation by different presenters, outlining solutions to skills shortages and case study examples. An extra session will focus on solutions for contractors.
What's on at the other Sustainabilitylive! shows?
There are also a number of seminar sessions at the other events taking place as part of Sustainabilitylive!, particularly those at ET&ES, which may be of interest to those in the water sector. These include a session from Defra on their Simplification Initiative to implementing better regulations and a panel debate on Thursday on Environment and the Law - Meeting the Challenges of the Changing Landscape. The Environment Agency is also making a welcome return to the event as a major exhibitor, hosting a seminar session on New Approaches to Permitting: Reducing Industry's Administrative Burden, as well as Briefing Sessions on their stand. Joining the Environment Agency at ET&ES as exhibitors will be WSP Environmental, UKTI, BSI Management Systems and Envirowise. The National Energy Management Exhibition (Nemex) will see a session on Effective Energy Management by the Energy Institute and The Carbon Trust, which might interest visitors to IWEX as well, since energy saving is such a hot topic within the water industry.
Registration is now live!
Since the beginning of January registration for IWEX and the other Sustainabilitylive! shows are open. Visit www.iwex.co.uk to register, and read more about the show.
Team Contact Details
Whether you are planning to exhibit, or have already done so and want some marketing assistance please feel free to contact us...
IWEX Sales & Marketing Team
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