The Malaysia International Water Convention (MIWC) is all set to run from the 1st to 3rd of October 2019 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur. Held concurrently at the convention is the 7th edition of Water Loss Asia (WLA) 2019, a specialized Non-Revenue Water roving event.
MIWC 2019 & WLA 2019 will feature more than 5,000 water industry professionals, 500 conference delegates and around 200 convening organizations from 30 countries. This event will bring together policy makers, water and utility management companies, professionals from the water and wastewater industry, leading technology innovators, international agencies, NGOs and scientists from around the world to share knowledge and discussions on opportunities, challenges, and technologies for the transformation of the water sector.
MIWC 2019 is organised by Malaysian Water Association (MWA), who has been organising Water Malaysia, a biennial international exhibition and conference that encompasses all across the entire water cycle, since 1991. The event is supported by Malaysia’s Ministry of Land, Water and Natural Resources (KATS) and Ministry of Science, Technology, Environment and Climate change (MESTECC).
Themed “Advancing Innovation, Embracing Transformation and Securing the future” with core focus on water 4.0, digital adoption, IOT, intelligent water management system; the event will offer a whole range of programmes that will help the water utilities to discover cutting edge technologies and learn how digital disruptions affect the value chain, and the best practices for transforming water utilities.
Attended by regulatory authorities and the water industry authorities from the region; the water leaders and water regulators forums will focus on the role of smart water solutions to achieve water security; the latter on water sector policies in general and in specific on IoT and how the polices affects the industry, the consumers and affordability, accessibility and secure water futures.
In Malaysia’s Budget 2019, RM690 million and RM590 million were allocated respectively to improve water supply and sewerage services. On 28th May 2019, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the federal Government will be writing off outstanding water debts of states, amounting to RM3.8bil incurred between 2001 and 2018. This encourages states to speed up restructuring of their water services. All these initiatives and funding, provides an excellent platform to build new partnerships with customers from Malaysia and reconnect with your existing customers from the region at MIWC & WLA Exhibition.
Malaysia has made headways into water supply, wastewater treatment and river development infrastructure for the past ten years with the construction of Langkat 2, Pantai 2 and River of Life, participants are invited to join the technical tours and gain in-depth practical insights to these sites.
Gain valuable insights and learn country experiences during the 2-day Conference featuring more than 50 distinguished industry leaders and experts representing organisations across the water sector spectrum. The line-up includes path-breaking scientist and technologists, C-level executives from the biggest names in the industry, thinkers and visionaries.
There will be a 1-Day Non-Revenue water workshop on 3rd October, focusing on the challenges of managing water losses from larger diameter mains, or those losses upstream of the distribution networks. Many water utilities are now starting to realise that the neglect of the upstream pipework has resulted in deterioration in their condition, which now means higher losses than was considered.
There are 4 Water industry awards that will be hosted this year during the event.
· Water Innovation Awards
· Malaysian Water Association Industry Awards
· Young Water Professionals Awards
· Women Leadership Awards
The event promises an excellent return on investment with range of progressive and simulating programmes for everyone. Formats include young water professionals’ programme, gala dinner and complimentary innovation talk sessions for the discerning trade visitors. Together, we’ll be exploring technologies that evoke wonder and tantalize with superhuman powers, mind-bending science and most of all, the inspiring possibilities that will secure our water future.
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