The next session of the IDA Desalination Academy will be held in Santa Margherita, close to the resort of Portofino, Italy from 30 March to 2 April 2014.

The course, run by the International Desalination Association, includes the following topics:

30-31 March – Design and Operation of Reverse Osmosis Plants in the Gulf – Nikolay Voutchkov (2 days)

1 April – Desalination Management and Economics (Advanced) – Dr Corrado Sommariva (1 day)

2 April – Remineralization Management and Economics – Dr Roberto Borsani (1 day)

The course will be held at the beautiful Grand Miramare Hotel. For more information, visit: