The International Desalination Association (IDA) has issued a call for papers for its World Congress 2013 - Desalination: A Promise for the Future which will take place in China.
Tianjin Dagang Desalination Plant
The event will take place on 20‑25 October 2013 in Tianjin, 120 km
southeast of Beijing and the largest center of industry and trade in China.
Co-chaired by Khoo Teng Chye and Professor Wang Shi Chang - two pioneers in the
global desalination community - the Technical Program is expected to attract record interest.
Khoo is executive director of the Centre for Liveable Cities, Ministry of National Development,
Singapore, while Wang is director of the Desalination & Membrane Technology Center at Tianjin
Extended abstracts will be accepted from 15 July 2012 and must be
received by 1 October 2012.
The Technical Program will feature the most extensive range of topics ever presented
at an IDA World Congress. Tracks include the following:
The Governance and Finance of Desalination, including sessions on:
Sustainable Desalination: Environmental Responsibility and Adapting to Climate
Effective and Efficient Operations, including:
Innovative Desalination Technologies, including:
Leading-edge Technologies for the Future
Desalination Culture and Heritage, including:
A more extensive list and description of these topics will be available on the IDA website.