Aquatech China features prominent International Water Leaders Forum

Aquatech China features prominent International Water Leaders Forum

Monday, 14 May 2018

Over 2,000 exhibitors and 80,000 visitors will attend Aquatech China end of this month. Next to a packed show floor, an esteemed speaker line up will present at the Industrial Water Leadership Forum (IWLF) providing highly topical content combined with unique Chinese insight. Speakers on programme represent companies such as Dell, Baosteel, Shanghai Electrical Power Generation Grou and GWI. Also speaking is Dr Raj V. Rajan, RD&E Vice President at Ecolab, who was just named one of 75 Environmental Leaders 2018, driving forward his companies’ sustainability management.

Joining industry forces
Industrial Water Leadership Forum and Technology Exchange 2018 will be held on May 31, the first day of Aquatech, at the InterContinental Shanghai Hongqiao NECC. The forum is jointly hosted by Ecolab, Global Water Intelligence (GWI), Water Stewardship Australia (AWS Asia Pacific) and Aquatech Global Events under this year’s theme of “Wastewater Recycle and Reuse”. China Water Risk (CWR) is the supporting organisation of the event.

Water Ten Rules highlighted
In 2015, China’s State Council published the Water Pollution Prevention & Control Action Plan (“Water Ten Rules”) to dramatically reduce water pollution and strengthen water management. With the 2017 deadline of several goals outlined in the Water Ten just passed, the country is taking stock on its progress towards meeting these targets. This year’s “Industrial Water Leadership Forum and Technology Exchange” will address the corporate’s challenges and discuss the new opportunities laid down by the Water Ten Rules.

Strong speaker line up
The keynotes’ spokespeople are from Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning, Global Water Intelligence, Ecolab and a leading end user of Water Stewardship. They will deliver speeches on the latest water stewardship policies, regulations and innovations. During the two panel sessions, the speakers from water stewardship association, industrial end users and technology providers will focus on the topics of water reuse trends and corporate sustainability agenda as well as the technology solutions to maximize the value from wastes.

Speakers include:
Connell Zhang, Executive Vice President and President of Ecolab Greater China, Ecolab
Zhao Yue, Director of Water Department, Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning
Dr. Raj V. Rajan, RD&E Vice President, Global Sustainability Technical Leader, Ecolab
Christopher Gasson, President, Global Water Intelligence
Jason Ho, Procurement Director, Dell
Dawn McGregor, China Water Risk
Mark Eigenraam, IDEEA Group
Dr. Li Enchao, Senior Engineer, Baosteel
Guo Shiyi, Director of Technology Department, Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group
Wang Weihua, General Manage, Sinopec Qilu Petrochemical Water and Wastewater company
Cui Cancan, Manager of Marketing Supporting Department, NARI Group Corporation Power Department
Prakash Govindan, Co-founder and CTO, Gradiant
Zhu Ming, Managing Director, GWI China Channel Partners

Upcoming events
Aquatech China 2018: 31 May-2 June 2018
Aquatech Mexico 2018: 4-6 September 2018
Aquatech Amsterdam 2019: 5-6-7-8 November 2019

About Aquatech Global Events
Established in 1964, Aquatech Global Events organizes the world’s leading trade events in the process, drinking and waste water technology sectors in Europe, China and Mexico. The well-established format covers the following segments: Transport and Storage, Water Treatment, Point of Use, Process Control and Technology & Process Automation. Aquatech Global Events are visited by professionals from all parts of the water industry and attract policy-makers, top-level businesses, specialists, and those who apply the technology in practice. Forthcoming events include, Aquatech China 2018 (31 May-2 June 2018), Aquatech Mexico 2018 (4-6 September 2018) and Aquatech Amsterdam 2019 co-located with Floodex Europe (5-8 November 2019).

About RAI Amsterdam

RAI Amsterdam believes in the power of connecting. Since 1893, it has been bringing different worlds, people and markets together, at home in the RAI Convention Centre and abroad. The RAI is an international exhibition company and operates the RAI Convention Centre in the business district of Amsterdam. Under normal circumstances, the RAI welcomes around 1.5 million visitors a year to approximately 500 events such as exhibitions, conventions and corporate events. As the organising party, RAI connects context, content and communities utilising national and international consumer and professional trade shows.