WDSA / CCWI 2018 Joint International Conference

WDSA / CCWI 2018 Joint International Conference
WDSA / CCWI 2018 Joint International Conference

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  • Royal Military College of Canada

    Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) aerial photo. Photo credit: PAXsims

  • Kingston Skyline Night

    Kingston Skyline Night. Photo credit: City of Kingston

  • Kingston Skyline Winter

    Kingston Skyline Winter. Photo credit: Michael Hulley

  • Springer Market Square

    Springer Market Square. Photo credit: Queen's Image Bank

  • Autumn Queen’s University Campus

    Autumn Queen’s University Campus. Photo credit: Bernard Clark

  • Autumn Queen’s University Campus

    Autumn Queen’s University Campus. Photo credit: Bernard Clark

  • Grant Hall - Queen’s University

    Grant Hall - Queen’s University. Photo credit: Chris Ng

  • Goodes Hall - Queen’s University

    Goodes Hall - Queen’s University. Photo credit: Bernard Clark

  • Princess Street

    Princess Street. Photo credit: The Kingstonist

  • Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) flag parade

    Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) flag parade. Photo credit: RMC

  • MacKenzie building – RMC

    MacKenzie building – RMC. Photo credit: Michael Hulley

  • Kingston City Hall

    Kingston City Hall. Photo credit: Queen's Image Bank

  • Kingston City Hall

    Kingston City Hall. Photo credit: Michael Hulley

  • Kingston Courthouse

    Kingston Courthouse. Photo credit: Michael Hulley

  • Kingston Walks

    Kingston Walks. Photo credit: Michael Hulley

  • Memorial Arch – RMC

    Memorial Arch – RMC. Photo credit: Michael Hulley

  • Confederation Basin

    Confederation Basin. Photo credit: Queen's Image Bank

  • Lake Ontario

    Lake Ontario. Photo credit: Queen's Image Bank

  • Kingston Harbour

    Kingston Harbour. Photo credit: Michael Hulley

  • City Park

    City Park. Photo credit: Queen's Image Bank

  • Murney Tower Museum

    Murney Tower Museum. Photo credit: Queen's Image Bank

  • The Princess of Wales Own Regiment

    The Princess of Wales Own Regiment. Photo credit: Kingston Army Cadets


Join us for the 1st International WDSA / CCWI Joint Conference in July 23-25, 2018 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. This conference will bring together professionals from municipalities, consulting firms, and universities to exchange ideas about the big challenges facing the water industry.

 

General Conference Themes

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • SMART water systems
  • Water engineering solutions for smart, livable and sustainable cities
  • Integral approaches and sustainable urban water cycle problems
  • Asset management and performance modelling
  • Demand forecasting, leakage and energy management
  • Real time monitoring, modelling, prediction control, SCADA, GIS and data management issues
  • Climate change and urban water management, water supply and water scarcity
  • Storm water control in urban and industrialized areas including blue-green solutions
  • Water and wastewater treatment modelling, optimization and control
  • Wastewater and storm water quality modelling, including sediment and pollutant transport
  • Advances in sensors, instrumentation and communications technologies
  • Big data techniques and analysis
  • Security, reliability and resilience
  • Practical applications including laboratory, modelling, case studies, demonstration projects
  • Field work: case studies and practical applications
  • Water and wastewater issues and advances in the Arctic and cold climate regions
  • Educational and research transfer tools
  • Water distribution network modelling
  • Water distribution networks as complex systems
  • Water distribution network optimization: planning, design, rehabilitation and expansion
  • Leakage and energy management in water distribution networks
  • Smart water distribution networks (metering, assessment, forecasting and operations)
  • Transient analysis in water distribution networks
  • Water security in water distribution networks
  • Drinking water quality and treatment issues (biofilm, discoloration and contaminant intrusion)
  • Water distribution network operation and maintenance
  • Benchmarking in water distribution networks
  • The future of EPANET2 and SWMM5.0
  • Future of water distribution system research
  • Emerging technologies in water distribution systems practice

 

Special Conference Track for Industry Participants

Water professionals from industry, municipalities, government, and consulting firms are invited to attend this conference. A special conference track focused on industry presentations will allow water professionals from municipalities, government, and private consulting to exchange ideas and share experiences on interesting projects.

 

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