Agenda

    Opening Remarks

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 9:00 am - 9:10 am

    Keynote Opening Address

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 9:10 am - 9:20 am

    Keynote Address

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 9:20 am - 9:30 am

    Keynote Address

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 9:30 am - 9:40 am

    The Journey Ahead: Desalination’s Drivers & Enablers

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    Panel Discussion 

    This panel will identify the key drivers and enablers to desalination’s future, including sustainability, innovation, finance, government support and human capital deployment 

    Networking Break

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 10:20 am - 10:40 am

    Unleashing Technology & Accelerating Next-Generation Desal

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 10:40 am - 11:20 am

    Panel Discussion 

    The panel will focus on recognizing the “turn-key” issues to accelerate commercialization and adoption of new technology, as well as on developing and leveraging KSA’s desal ecosystem  

    Data, Insights & Analytics for the Innovation Lifecycle

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 11:20 am - 11:40 am

    DEL Talk

    Delivering transformational advancements with additive manufacturing

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 11:40 am - 12:00 pm

    • The need for progress in desalination performance worldwide
    • Utilising precision engineering and additive manufacturing to boost membrane performance
    • Case Study: localising manufacture and lowering the cost of high-performance ceramics Separonics

     

    Lunch served in the Exhibition Lounge

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Welcome Back

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 1:15 pm - 1:20 pm

    Critical Minerals: A New Frontier for Desalination

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 1:20 pm - 1:30 pm

    Invest in Saudi: Growth Opportunity in Desalination 

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 1:30 pm - 2:10 pm

    Panel Discussion 

    Our panel of experts will shed light on the benefits of localized manufacturing and supply to all stakeholders

    Building on the Success of Localization

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

    DEL Talk

    Afternoon Tea and Networking Break

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

    Pioneering Desalination’s Value Chain

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm

    Panel Discussion

    This panel will uncover the top potential non-traditional revenue streams for Desalination other than drinking water, as well as exploring how this will mark a transformation in the water sector

    Responsible Consumption & Production

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm

    DEL Talk

    Speakers
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    Simon Ayley

    Director of Strategic Growth Partnerships

    Water Research Centre Limited (WRc)

    Closing Remarks and End of Plenary Session

    Monday, January 16th, 2023 3:50 pm - 4:00 pm

    Opening Remarks

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 9:00 am - 9:05 am

    Keynote Presentation

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 9:05 am - 9:15 am

    Speakers
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    Rami Niazy

    COO

    Research, Development & Innovation Authority

    Keynote Presentation

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 9:15 am - 9:30 am

    Keynote Presentation

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 9:30 am - 9:40 am

    Speakers
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    Tom Williams

    Board Director

    British Water Association

    Getting it Right: Innovation in Supply Chain & Manufacturing

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 9:40 am - 10:20 am

    Panel Discussion

    This panel will be analysing the advancements and the impact of innovations in supply chain and manufacturing, together with the benefit that optimization of the next-generation supply chain will bring to all stakeholders

    Networking Break

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 10:20 am - 10:40 am

    Needs Analysis: Investment & Finance in the Water Value Chain

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 10:40 am - 11:20 am

    Panel Discussion

    The panel will be investigating and discussing where public and private finance should be directed to drive growth and sustainability

    Innovating for Impact: Solving the Global Water Crisis in our Lifetime

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 11:20 am - 11:40 am

    DEL Talk

    Water’s True Value: Mineral Extraction

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 11:40 am - 12:00 pm

    DEL Talk

    Lunch served in the Exhibition Lounge

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Welcome Back

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 1:15 pm - 1:20 pm

    Afternoon Keynote

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 1:20 pm - 1:30 pm

    Speakers
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    Julien Arnaud

    Global VP, Water Segment

    Schneider Electric

    Supply Chain Agility, Efficiency & Resilience

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 1:30 pm - 2:10 pm

    Panel Discussion

    Critical ways to build agility, efficiency and resilience in supply chain and examining localization as a catalyst

    A Tale of Success

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 2:10 pm - 2:20 pm

    DEL Talk

    Promoting Entrepreneurs & Innovation: Water Dragons

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 2:20 pm - 2:30 pm

    DEL Talk

    Afternoon Break and Networking

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

    Digitalization’s Disruptive Innovation to Desalination

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm

    Panel Discussion

    The panel will be delving into near-term benefits of digitalization and big data on supply chain, manufacturing and operations and its ability to localize

    Serving Global Markets

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 3:30 pm - 3:55 pm

    DEL Talk

    Developing, Enabling, Localizing in KSA Desal Market

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 3:45 pm - 3:55 pm

    DEL Talk

    Closing Remarks and End of Day

    Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 3:55 pm - 4:00 pm

    Opening Remarks

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 9:00 am - 9:05 am

    Keynote Presentation

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 9:05 am - 9:15 am

    Keynote Presentation

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 9:15 am - 9:25 am

    Keynote Presentation

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 9:30 am - 9:40 am

    Green Desalination: Determining & Maximizing Impact

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 9:40 am - 10:20 am

    Panel Discussion 

    The panel will aim at defining Green Desalination and identifying technologies and innovations with the most impact for sustainability

    Morning Coffee and Networking

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 10:20 am - 10:40 am

    Building Global Talent in Desalination

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 10:40 am - 11:20 am

    Panel Discussion

    The panel will be focusing on how to identify the most effective ways to develop human capital in the water sector, locally and around the world to focus

    Innovation & the Market in Chemicals

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 11:20 am - 11:40 am

    DEL Talk

    Speakers
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    Mark Eyers

    VP Global Business Unit

    Italmatch

    Water Positive Framework: Generating New Income

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 11:40 am - 12:00 pm

    Closing Remarks and End of Forum

    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 12:00 pm - 12:10 pm