Industrial leaders to present their water stewardship journey at Aquatech India

From 6 to 8 May 2014, the fifth edition of Aquatech India will be held in Pragati Maidan – New Delhi. This combined exhibition and conference is a joint venture between Amsterdam RAI and Inter Ads Exhibitions (India).

The event focuses on drinking water, process water and waste water. At this edition of the show the Industrial Leaders Forum (ILF) in India will be launched as part of the Aquatech India conference.

High level water conference

The three day conference focuses on creating an enabling environment to improve water services delivery for domestic, industrial and irrigations usage. It presents excellent opportunities to exchange industry views and discuss best practices in the water industry with fellow professionals. The conference will be held on the same venue ground as the trade exhibition.

This year the chairman’s address will be given by Mr. D B Panse, Chairman – Advisory Council, Aquatech India 2014. Amongst the speakers are Prof. Dinesh Mehta, Professor Emeritus, CEPT University, Mr. Emani Kumar, Executive Director ICLEI, India, Dr. Aman Sharma, General Secretary, Indian Water Partnership & General Manager – Environment, WAPCOS Ltd., India and Dr. S.K. Jain, Managing Director, Ground Water & Mineral Investigation Consultancy Centre Pvt. Ltd., India

The Industrial Leaders Forum continues in India

Captains of Industry from leading companies including Coca-Cola and Akzo Nobel and PwC converged at the Industrial Leaders Forum at Aquatech Amsterdam in November 2013. Marking a decade of progress of the global corporate sustainability movement, the forum presented practical solutions to resolve the ever challenging water demands around the world. The story now continues in India, at the Industrial Leaders Forum India.

On 7 May, high level managers from Tata Capital Cleantech, Mahindra & Mahindra and Jain Irrigation Systems will present their water stewardship journey. This is followed by an interactive panel discussion for industrial leaders and water companies to discuss innovative solutions for water transformation and to develop a roadmap for necessary advances in water transformation to respond to future sustainability challenges.

Amongst the panel members are Suresh Babu S V, Director River Basins & Water Policy, WWF-India and Anirban Ghosh, Vice President, Auto and Farm Sector - Sustainability, CSR & Ethics, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. IFC is supporting ILF as a thought partner, and will be moderating the ILF panel.

About Aquatech Global Events

Established in 1964, Aquatech Global Events organises the world’s leading trade events in the process, drinking and waste water technology sectors in Europe, the USA, China and India. The well-established format covers the following segments: Transport and Storage, Water Treatment, Point of Use, Process Control, Technology & Process Automation, and Country Pavilions. Aquatech Global Events are visited by professionals from all parts of the water industry and attract policy-makers, top-level businesses, specialists, and those who apply the technology in practice. More information can be found at www.aquatechtrade.com.

The calendar of Aquatech Global Events:

· WQA Aquatech USA 2015: 20 -24 April 2015, Las Vegas (NV), USA

· Aquatech India 2014: 6 – 8 May 2014, New Delhi, India

· Aquatech China 2014: 25 – 27 June 2014, Shanghai, China

· Aquatech Amsterdam 2015: 3 - 6 November 2015, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

· International Water Week: 1 - 6 November 2015, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

More information about Aquatech India and the conference programme can be found on www.india.aquatechtrade.com.

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