A call for papers was issued on 14 May 2012 by the International Desalination
Association (IDA) for its 2013 World Congress Desalination: A Promise for the Future.
Abstracts for the congress, which will be held in Tianjin, China, during 20‑25 October 2013, will be accepted by IDA between 1 July and
1 October 2012.
Authors whose abstracts have been accepted will be notified in December, and the first
draft manuscripts will be due on 1 February 2013.
The theme of the 2013 IDA World Congress emphasizes the importance of desalination
as a sustainable, reliable source to meet the world's growing water needs. Tracks in the technical
program will cover: