The International Desalination Association will be holding a special session entitled Desalination For A Better World at the First International Seminar on Water, Energy and Environment (ISWEE’11) which is being held in Algiers, Algeria, on 1-3 March 2011.

According to IDA director Miguel Angel Sanz, the meeting will provide one of the first opportunities to hear information about the details of the Algerian desalination plan and the situation of the country’s desalination plants. Information will also be provided on the Magtaa plant, currently the largest desalination plant in the world.

The session will be held all day on 3 March 2011 and will be introduced by

Nachida Kasbadji Merzouk, Centre de Développement des Énergies Renouvelables (CDER), research director & ISWEE’11 chairwoman
Messaoud Terra, Ministry of Water Resources, director of potable water supply
Yahia Zakaria Khadir, AEC, president and general manager
Hacene Mahmoudi, ISWEE’11 chairman
Miguel Angel Sanz, IDA director

For more information, contact: Hacene Mahmoudi and Miguel Angel Sanz, or visit the session webpage.