23 November 2017 / Vienna, Austria
IAWD co-organizer of the 10th Eastern European IWA YWP Conference
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23 November 2017

IAWD and IAWD have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which will strengthen the cooperation between the two associations for mutual benefit. With this MoU, IAWD officially steps into the role to coordinate IWA activities in the Danube Region. Among them is the coordination and further development of the Young Water Professionals (YWP) Initiative in the region.

In this context, IAWD co-organizes in cooperation with IWA, the University of Zagreb, the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education and others the 10th edition of the successful format “Eastern European IWA Young Water Professionals Conference” in Zagreb on 7-12 May 2018. The conference focuses on "New Technologies in the Water Sector".

It will have a strong focus on practioners with several practical workshops taking place on the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Zagreb to improve hard and soft skills. One of them is a short workshop on “Water Safety Planning and Crisis Management” organised by IAWD with support form the Danube Water Program and Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR).

These first three days will be followed by two days dedicated to scientific presentations plus an additional day with Technical Tours.




The 10th edition of this successful conference format will be organised in Zagreb in 2018. The focus will be on New Technologies in the Water Sector with a special extended program including three-days practical workshops at the W...