WATERBIOTECH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on "Biotechnology for Africa’s sustainable water supply"

The International Conference “Biotechnology for Africa’s sustainable water supply”, organized by the National Centre for Studies and Research on Water and Energy, University Cadi Ayyad, is the closing event of WATERBIOTECH project, a Coordination Action supported by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

The objectives of this conference is to bring together members of WATERBIOTECH consortium in conjunction with national and regional decision makers, water professionals, experts in water treatment biotechnologies, scientists and practitioners and to promote the transfer of knowledge between African organizations and other regions in the world.

The event includes the presentation of scientific papers related to relevant aspects of water management, water treatment and water supply in Africa as well as discussion panels and Side events.
The scientific conference will be complemented by an exhibition showing the state-of-the-art in biotechnology for water treatment.

The WATERBIOTECH final conference will be a forum for exchange of best practices and knowledge transfer between African countries and all over the world with regards to the following topics:

  • Biotechnologies for water treatment and reuse in the African context
  • Requirements and practical experiences in water treatment and re-use in Africa
  • Operation and maintenance related to biotechnologies for water treatment and re-use
  • Energy efficiency in wastewater treatment
  • Water treatment policies

Sharing and discussing views and experiences on “Biotechnology for Africa’s sustainable water supply” will provide the opportunity to directly address the challenges of sustainable development in African countries.

The deadline online abstract submission is extended to August 31th2013.

Best selected papers will be peer reviewed for publication in IWA Publishing’s journals

For more details, please visit the web site of the conference: http://waterbiotech.uca.ma

WATERBIOTECH Final conf. flyer 2014.pdf



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