Conference / Workshop
2022 Danube Water Forum
Organizer: IAWD and World Bank

The 2022 Danube Water Forum “Energizing the Water Sector in the Danube Region” will convene on 28 – 29 June, 2022 in Albania’s capital city Tirana, back to back with the Conference on “The Benchmarking and Asset Management Nexus – Key Tools for Regulators and Decision Makers” to take place on 30 June. Energize yourself by joining the Danube region’s water service sector community in person!

The Danube Water Program, run by IAWD and the World Bank, and co-funded by the Austrian Government, organizes this conference in cooperation with the Water Supply and Sewerage Association of Albania (SHUKALB).

The Forum will draw more than 150 senior water sector representatives from the Danube region to discuss the link between energy and water from different angles, with sessions exploring recent developments in the energy market and its effects on utilities in the region, innovative technologies, financing, and the creation of an enabling environment for modernization and reform.

The Forum's language will be English, with simultaneous translation into Albanian. Only physical participation will be possible. For further details on logistics, please consult the links below.

Regulations regarding Covid-19

Please consult the website of the Albanian Ministry for Europe of Foreign Affairs for details on requirements upon the entry into Albania as well as ongoing restrictions in the country.

Conference Venue

The conference venue is the Hotel Rogner in Albania’s capital city Tirana. Several airlines serve Tirana on a regular basis, please consult the website of Tirana airport for further details.

Registration Process and Fees 

Registration to the 2022 Danube Water Forum will open on 18 April 2022!

We thank our institutional and corporate partners who help us to make this meeting possible and keep admission fees affordable. We are able to offer you a two-day ticket for €100, with a 25% discount for members of IAWD and SHUKALB. 

Type of participant Fee
Regular Attendee 100€
Member of IAWD and SHUKALB 75€
Presenter  0€

Both IAWD and SHUKALB members as well as  presenters will receive a Discount Code via email, which shall be applied during the registration process. 

The fee includes participation in the Danube Water Forum including the social events as well as lunch and coffee breaks. Please note that the registration to the conference does not include travel or accommodation.

To confirm your participation, please register by 31 May 2022 by clicking the "Register" button on this page (Registration will open on 18 April).

For further information on the registration process, please consult the "How to register guide" under the links below!

Participants, who will need to pay a registration fee, will receive an invoice with payment information from the organizers upon registering. Confirmation of participation will be sent, as soon as the payment has been received. The conference badge and other materials for the conference will be made available at the registration desk.

If, for any reason, you would like to join the Forum, but the registration fee prevents you from doing so, please reach out to us ( and we will try our best to accommodate on an exceptional basis. 

Hotel booking

Please note that the Danube Water Forum organizers have only pre-booked a limited amount of hotel rooms in the Hotel Rogner. We recommend making your own accommodation arrangements in a timely manner. When making your reservation at the Hotel Rogner, please refer to the 2022 Danube Water Forum to receive a special room rate. In addition, find a list of hotels in the Logistical Guidelines document (see links below) close to the venue. We request you to please arrange your own booking at the hotel of your preference.

Institutional Partners



City/LocationTirana, Albania

Start date 28 Jun 2022
End date 29 Jun 2022

Language English, Shqip (Albanian)
Cost € 100.00
Deadline for registration: 31 May 2022
Venue location
Contributed by Voice of the Danube