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Rethink Events Ltd 2nd Floor, Intergen House, 65-67 Western Road, Hove BN3 2JQ, UK

Leakage Workshop

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Leakage Workshop on February 25

Towards Zero Leakage, a half-day, in-depth seminar and workshop programme developed in partnership with the UK Department for International Trade and led by Northumbrian Water’s CIO, Nigel Watson exploring the question:

How can the global water industry realistically achieve the ambitious target of zero leakage?

12.30
Registration

Tea & coffee on arrival

13.00
Opening Remarks: UK Department for International Trade

Speaker:
Jimmy Carter, Water Sector Specialist, UK Department for International Trade

13.05
Keynote: What does the future of ‘zero leakage’ look like?

Speaker:
Nigel Watson, CIO, Northumbrian Water

13.20
Industry Leaders Panel Discussion: With climate change and population growth accelerating water stress around the world, should managing leakage become our #1 priority in the global water industry?

Session Chair:
Steve Kaye, Chief Executive, UKWIR
Speakers:
Tony Harrington, Director of Environment, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
Andy Blackhall, Director, Corporate Strategy, WRc
Paul Rutter, Head of Water Innovation, Thames Water
Nathan Allen, Executive Director, WaterStart

14.00
International Market Presentations: Opportunities to Serve Leakage Needs

Speakers:
Metin Akbas, Deputy General Manager, Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration
Michael M. Thuita, CEO, Athi Water

14.30
Success Stories, Part I: A series of industry-leading water-tech presentations on effectively and innovatively tackling leakage

Speakers:
Tim O’Brien, CEO, Metasphere
Roger Ironmonger, Managing Director, Primayer
Phil Walker, Utilities Director, Aquam Pipe Diagnostics
Mark Hendy, Head of Business Development UK/ EMEA, Syrinix

15.00
Afternoon Break
15.30
Success Stories, Part II: A series of industry-leading water-tech presentations on effectively and innovatively tackling leakage

Speakers:
Laurie Reynolds, Managing Director, AquamatiX
David Furlong, Director, Mole Group Utilities
Stuart Trow, Director, Invenio
Mike Tennant, Director of Sales and Business Development, HWM Leak Detection

16.00
Zero Leakage Group Workshop Challenge

Delegates will break into working groups to brainstorm solutions to the challenge: How can the water industry achieve zero leakage?

Led by:
Eddie Wrigley, Innovation Facilitator, Northumbrian Water

Workshop Structure:
– Understand the problem – what’s the priority area for action to achieve zero leakage?
– Idea generation to address the priority area
– Selection of most promising idea to develop into a solution
– Proposition development: Priority area, proposed solution, what needs to happen, who needs to deliver it? Produce a 1-minute summary / pitch
– Group Pitch to Room

18:00
Programme Concludes
18.30
Head to Tower Pier for River Cruise (for those who have registered)

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