IE expo 2019: Demand for environmental technology in Asia scales new heights

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Facts and Figures

From April 15 – 17, 2019 IE expo took place at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and was the meeting point of an international expert audience, dealing with

  • water and sewage treatment
  • waste management
  • soil remediation
  • air pollution control and air purification

Asia's leading environmental fair shows again how important it is. 2.047 exhibitors presented their solutions in the fields of water, waste, air and soil, which equals an increase of 16% in total. 73.097 trade visitors from 58 countries caught up which means an increase by ten percent to 2018.

Technical Scientific Programme

The two sessions of the Technical Scientific Conference were very well attended. Session 1 had the title “Municipal Sewage Sludge Resource and Energy Conversion: Challenges and Application”, by Prof. Dai. Session 2 “Public Services for Everyone: Sanitation Infrastructure and Governane Models for a Toilet Revolution” by Prof. Dr. Wagner. Both were very well visited by an interested audience.

German Pavilion

The 38 exhibitors of the German Pavilion were very pleased with their audience and reported a satisfactory fair, both in terms of quantity of visitors as well as quality.

University Challenge China

During the 5th University Challenge China (UCC), 18 teams of students competed against each other and proved their skills and knowledge within two different tasks. During challenge 1, “IWRM – Integrated Water Resources Management”, infrastructure measures from water management, waste management and energy management had to be combined using DWA environment cards. During challenge 2, “Reporting”, the students had to demonstrate their skills in researching and gathering information at the fair, focusing on a fictitious employer. The accumulated knowledge had to be applied by writing a report with a pre-defined focus. The winning team of the challenge studies is the Tongji University College of Environmental Science and Engineering.

Congratulations to all participants, you all did a great job!