The International Desalination Association (IDA) Academy is to hold its next session at Santa Margherita, Italy, in March 2013.

The four-day, intensive three-module course will take place on 19-22 March at the Grand Miramare Hotel. Registration will open soon.

The IDA Academy provides learning theoretical and practical knowledge in the latest advances in membrane or thermal technologies, environmental aspects, post- treatment, desalination management and economics.

The course will have two tracks initially split between reverse osmosis and thermal processes, and on the final day, between environmental aspects and remineralisation/management and economics.

Lecturers will be:

Leon Awerbuch – Interim Dean/IDA Desalination Academy, Leading Edge Technologies, Ltd, USA
Dr Roberto Borsani – Fisia Italimpianti SpA, Italy
Dr Sabine Lattemann – King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Dr Corrado Sommariva – President/International Desalination Association, ILF, AbuDhabi
Dr Mark Wilf – ROTechnology, USA.

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