100 Key Industry Representatives Attend Shanghai Water Forum.
SHANGHAI, China, May 18-19, 2009 – Noppen`s Shanghai Water Forum hosts successfully local and international key figures in the municipal water industry. The forum was co-organized with Tongji University and supported by Shanghai Water Authority. Co-host was Bayer Technology Services Asia. Over the course of the two-day conference, delegates and speakers discussed opportunities and challenges of China municipal water industry development.
The exchange and business platform featured several speakers including Zhu Shiqing from Shanghai Water Authority, Liu Zhiqi from China Urban Water Association, Zhou Jianguo from Shanghai Water Planning and Design Institute, Tang Jianguo from Shanghai Water Authority and Bernard Duhamel from Veolia. Most authoritative presenter, besides Zhu Shiqing however was Prof Gao Tingyan, former president of Tongji University and key expert in urban water technologies. He brought an in-depth case-study on Sludge treatment.
Whereas Day 1 delivered information about the environmental planning, strategies and current projects; Day 2 focused on water supply, technologies and pipeline construction.
Attendees walked away with useful hands-on information as well as impressive strategic planning figures. For the corporate executives present the huge opportunities of the China market could not be presented in a better and clearer way.
Besides the experts and market leading market players, over 40 municipal project owners were in attendance offering the corporate executives diversified networking and business meetings.
With the successful closure of this Shanghai Water Forum, Noppen has set a solid foundation for the second window of the event: China Industrial Wastewater Forum, June 1-2, Shenyang. Both high-level speaker sessions and the quality of project owners attending are expected to turn the Industrial Wastewater into a great success as well.
1-3 June 2009 [Shenyang Kempinski Hotel] Shenyang, China
China Industrial Water Forum – Recycling and Re-use for Wastewater
SHENYANG, China – Increasing necessity for water conservation and environmental sustainable awareness call for industry leaders to deliberate challenges and solutions to recycle and re-use wastewater through innovative treatment technology and infrastructure advances.
Following the Shanghai Water Forum as part of the 2nd International Water Forum, the China Industrial Water Forum organized by Noppen with co-organizer Tongji University was held on 1-2 June 2009 at Stenyang Kempinski Hotel in cooperation with Liaoning Provincial Government. Top-level executives and industry professionals came together to network and discuss efficient and economical wastewater management and sustainable development.
Lai Zhigang, Sales Director, China, of Siemens Water Solution introduced the new technology of PACT/WAR System as a best practice method of wastewater treatment. The Pump Audit, introduced by Grundfos Sales Director for North and East China, Vivian Yang, is also a new innovation on the road to lowering CO2 emissions in China.
The growing importance of environmental protection and awareness in global business practice is being met with stricter environmental legislation. Deputy Director General Wang Zhijiang of Liaoning Provincial Environmental Protection Development introduced the environmental protection work currently being done in the region. The status and future prospects for Shenyang industry water conservation and emission reduction was discussed by Wang Zhigang, Deputy Director of Tiexi District of Shenyang Municipality.
Dr. Dieter Heinz, Head of Process Technology Division of Bayer Technology and Engineering (Shanghai) Service, presented case studies of the Bayer approach to find the optimum for a specific situation. Success originates from a specific problem to a tailor-made solution of both technology and management.
Topics discussed at the forum ranged from recycling technology and application of thick oil wastewater, wastewater depth treatment and recycling methods for the steel and metallurgy industries, and refinery and petrochemical industry wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse.