TUESDAY, 15 MAY 2018


How utilities and municipalities can harness effective solutions to meet with  competing demands of service delivery
Chairperson: Sicelo Mashwama, SHEQ Manager, Swaziland Water Services Corporation, Swaziland

10:00-10:45
What does digital transformation mean for water utilities?

Brian Williams, Industry Advisor, SAP EMEA South, UAE

10:45-11:30
The impact of technology on a utility company in transition

Richard Appiah Otoo, Chief Manager Technology, Ghana

11:30-12:15
Making smart metering intelligent

Gerardt P Viljoen, Managing Director, Sensus, South Africa

12:15-13:00
The enablement of smart water metering through the adoption of LPWAN technologies

Sean Laval, Innovations and Customer Solutions Executive, Sqwidnet, South Africa


WEDNESDAY, 16 MAY 2018


water efficiency: Solutions for commercial water users to reduce consumption
Chairperson: Nora Hanke-Louw, Acting Sector Manager, EWSETA, South Africa

10:00-10:45
Innovative techniques on water storage sustainable solutions for commercial water users

James Preston, Marketing Manager, SBS Tanks, South Africa

10:45-11:30
Panel: What is the impact of water restrictions on commercial users?   What lessons have been learnt?

Feroz Koor, Head of Sustainability, Woolworths Holdings, South Africa
Jane Reddick, Water Sector Analyst: Drought Business Support, Green Cape, South Africa
Nardo Snyman, Sustainability Specialist, Growthpoint Properties, South Africa

11:30-12:15
Achieving a net zero water rating using treated sewage water and onsite recycled water

Kyle Hobbs, Mechanical Engineer, Sutherland Engineers, South Africa

12:15-13:00
Case study: Old Mutual net zero water implementation plan on onsite water sewage treatment

Khiyam  Fredericks, National Technical Manager, Old Mutual, South Africa


THURSDAY, 17 MAY 2018


Exploring best practices within water management

10:00-10:45
How can municipalities develop their workforce for operational success?

Reserved Presentation EWSETA
Mmaphefo Thwala

10:45-11:30
The Digital transformation journey for a Water Utility company

Nchidzi Malumbela, Information Services Manager, Water Utilities Corporation, Botswana

11:30-12:15
Water Crisis? What Water Crisis? Water reuse for sustainable IWRM

Dave Shackleton, CEO, SIS.bio, Australia

12:15-13:30
Harnessing opportunities resultant from recurrent drought situations

Sicelo Mashwama, SHEQ Manager, Swaziland Water Services Corporation, Swaziland

13:30-14:14

The Danish Pavilion Talk:
Do better with less using technology applications to improve water management and reduce water consumption: 

13:30
Mathias Poulsen, Product Specialist, Kamstrup, Denmark

13:40
Jason Hallowes ,CEO, EkoSource, South Africa

13:50
Katrina Zlobich, Business Development Manager, Grundfos, South Africa