New website for IDA World Congress 2009 details

The International Desalination Association has issued its second announcement for its 2009 World Congress on 7-12 November in Dubai.

It has also launched a special website for the event.

This lists all the papers and the daily sessions, as well as workshops, awards, plant tours, social functions and the affiliates session. Those new to Dubai will find information on the destination, visas, travel, accommodation and more. Online registration and hotel reservation is available on this site

All the congress information can also be downloaded as a pdf file from the main IDA website.

Under the theme Desalination for a Better World, the congress will address environmental and energy impacts of desalination on the global stage by exploring the challenges, trends and advances in the industry, as a reflection of the aim of both IDA and the industry to make desalination and water reuse sustainable and affordable.

In addition to its educational content, the congress will offer unparalleled opportunities for networking, cultural and information exchange, including plant tours, a golf tournament, gala dinner, cultural night and spouse program.

IDA expects to surpass 1,800 delegates from over 80 countries during the 2009 World Congress, which will showcase the growing demand and high interest level in desalination and water reuse as one solution to the world’s water issues.