2013 JOINT ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION
In the spirit of international cooperation for water, the Water Supply and Sewerage Associations of Albania (SHUKALB) and the Water and Wastewater Works Association of Kosova (SHUKOS), have determined to extend their cooperation by launching for the first time a Joint Annual Conference and Exhibition. This Conference will be held in Prishtina, Kosova, 6-8 November 2013. The event of the year will start with a Gala Reception on 6 November, Wednesday evening, to follow with two conference working days on 7 and 8 November.
The Technical Program of the Conference will focus on a variety of themes such as, governance, management of water utilities, regulatory and legislative issues and technical issues which are essential for the water sector not only for these two countries but also for the region. For detailed information on the Conference themes, abstracts and paper submission, please visit the Program section of this website.
Parallel to the Joint Conference, a large Exhibition area will be present with participation from private sector companies engaged in the water sector offering equipments, technologies, chemicals and services. For detailed information on Exhibition booths and registration, please visit the Exhibition section of this website
TECHNICAL PROGRAM (draft main themes)
· Governance and Management of Water Utilities
· Management of Water Supply and Sewerage Infrastructure
· Regulatory Framework
· Financial Management of Water Utilities
· Technical Operation Management of Water Utilities
· Customer Services
· Urban Wastewater Treatment
· Water Resources Management
· Human Resources Management
· Western Balkans Partnership of water Associations
· Applied Technologies (Exhibitor Session)
IMPORTANT DATES / PROGRAM
|Abstract Submission deadline||26 July 2013|
|Authors notified of Acceptance||05 September 2013|
|Advanced program||10 September 2013|
|Submission of papers/presentations/CVs||10 October 2013|
REGISTRATION TO THE EVENT
Conference registration can be done by completing and returning the registration form that you will find at the Registration section of this website, and by paying the respective registration fee. Please, proceed with your registration within the indicated dates.
IMPORTANT DATES / REGISTRATION
|Early registration||15 July 2013 - 25 September 2013|
|Regular registration||26 September 2013 - 25 October 2013|
The Conference languages are Albanian and English. Simultaneous translation will be available.
The Conference will start with a Gala Reception on Wednesday evening, 6 November, at 18:00 pm, where the Associations will host senior members of the Governments of Albania and Kosovo, as well as all attending guests. During the Gala Reception, the Exhibition area will be formally opened and guests are invited to view the products and services of the exhibitors to the Conference.
LUNCHES & COFFEE BREAKS
Morning and afternoon coffee breaks, and lunches, will be offered during the Conference Sessions and are included in the registration fee.
Information on technical visit will be available soon. Please visit our webpage for updated information.
For conference participants special rates have been arranged at Emerald Hotel, the place where the Conference is being held. Also, a list of other hotels, with respective prices, contacts and distance from the event is prepared. Please check under Hotel Accommodation section of this website