MENA Desalination Projects

Infrastructure & Utilities, Water Conservation

Address: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Date: 10 to 11 Mar '19
Price: Under 1000 USD$
Time: 8am to 2pm (GMT+04:00) Abu Dhabi, Muscat

With rising water demands and freshwater shortages, delivering world-class sustainable desalination infrastructures is at the top of governmental agendas in the MENA region, which is one of the most water stressed areas in the world.

The MENA Desalination Projects will bring together 300+ regional and international stakeholders from the government, consultants, contractors and suppliers to discuss about the upcoming desalination mega projects in the region and highlight national sustainability visions driving the water agenda.

The conference will focus on critical issues such as environmental footprint, financial modelling and water security as well water preservation. Featuring governmental panel discussions as well as industry debates involving the top consultants in the region, this exciting event will offer an unparalleled learning curve on the latest technology in the desalination domain delivered by the world’s trailblazers.

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Who Should Attend

- Government
- Chairman
- Managing Director
- Water Sector Leader
- Project Manager
- Desalination Specialist
- Operations Team Leader Water
- Lead Engineer- Desalination Technology
- Construction
- Engineering
- Energy & Utilities
- Banking
- Public and Private Investment Institutions

1. Hear from government officials across the region about their national sustainability visions driving the water agenda.

2. Discover the hottest opportunities for upcoming desalination infrastructure mega projects in the Middle East.

3. Learn about the latest cutting edge and sustainable desalination methods deployed globally.

4. Discuss with the top experts about the future of water resources in the region.

5. Connect and network with industry peers to tackle shared operational and stakeholder collaboration challenges.


Event Speakers

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Adrian Schwyzer

Global Market Segment Manager Water Treatment

Georg Fischer Piping Systems

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Antonio Moreno

Regional Director


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Antonio Ardigo

General Manager Saudi Arabia

Fisia Italimpianti - Gruppo Salini Impregilo

Corrado Sommariva

CEO & Founder


Dr Amgad Elmahdi

Head of MENA Region

International Water Management Institute

Mohammed dawoud
Dr. Mohamed Dawoud

Manager Water Resources

Department Environment Agency Abu Dhabi

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Dr. Peter Kerschberger

Application Manager

KWI International Environmental Treatment GmbH

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Dr. Rifaat Abdel Wahaab

Head of R&D

Holding Co. for Water and Wastewater

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Eng. Abdullah Nasser Alzowaid

Deputy Governor for Operation and Maintenance


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Eng. Jamal Shadid

Director of Policy Development

Department of Energy

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Fatima Al Suwaidi



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Francois-Xavier Basselot

Client Director Engineering, Design and Project Management


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H.E. Mohammed Abdullah Al Mahrouqi



Imteyaz Ahmad

ME Head of Desalination


Iqbal Al Tayar

Director of Technical Supervision Department

Kuwait Ministry of Electricity and Water

Julio De La Rosa Jurado

Middle East Director

Acciona Agua

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Kartik Balasubramaniam

Head of Engineering and Technical Support


Keith Bullen

Partner – Project Development & Finance

DLA Piper

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Lu'ay Khdeir

Water Sector Leader and Regional Development Director

Mott Macdonald

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Maruan ElKhattabi

Middle East Director

GS Inima Environment

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Miguel Angel Sanz

Director of Strategic Development

GDF Suez

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Mohit Sibal

VP – International Head of Water

Shapoorji Pallonji Group

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Mr. Esam Al Mulla


Sharjah Electricity & Water

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Pedro Otegui Martinez


FLUYTEC Filtration Technologies

Peter Dalkeith Scott

Desalination Expert

Khatib Alami

Rolf kheil
Rolf Keil

Project Development Manager


Thomas altmann
Thomas Altmann

VP – Technology & Innovation

ACWA Power

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Titia De Mes

Discipline Lead - WWT & PS


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Valter Caccia


Barka Desalination Company



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Event Organizer

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The Great Minds Group

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