IFAT 2022 - International Forum
Two sessions and a subsequent discussion await you at the forum organized by DWA. A separate registration is not necessary. Your trade fair ticket includes free entry.
Where: Forum Water/Wastewater - Hall C3
When: 30 May 2022
Water sector as driver for climate adaptation - Changing relevance of the topic in the international cooperation and projects - DWA in cooperation with KfW, GIZ, DIE and BGR
When: Monday, 30 May 2022, 15:55h - 16:40h
Moderation: Dr. Ines Dombrowsky, German Development Institut (DIE), Bonn, Germany
The water sector is a key motor for climate change adaptation. Against the background of the universality of Sustainable Development Goals SDG 6 and SDG 13, the session will present strategies and projects for climate adaptation in the water sector. German actors report on innovative approaches at home and abroad.
- Water-sensitive urban development using the example of the Emscher region, Germany
- Speaker: Prof. Dr. Uli Paetzel, EMSCHERGENOSSENSCHAFT/LIPPEVERBAND, Essen, Germany
- Water as Driver for Resilient Urban Transformation
- Speaker: Dipl.-Ing. Barbara Gerhager, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Eschborn, Germany
- Water Sector of KfW Development Bank: Climate Resilience – Portfolio and Project Examples
- Speaker: Dr. Stefan Gramel, KfW Development Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
- Back underground - closing the water cycle through groundwater recharge
- Speaker: Ramon Brentfuehrer, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) Hannover, Germany
Discussion and end of session
Technical rules and standards as a driver for development in the Water sector - DWA with Associations Partners
When: Monday, 30 May 2022, 16:50h - 17:35h
Moderation: Dipl.-Ing. Edgar Firmenich, Berlin, Germany
Environmentally sound infrastructure and safe operation in the water sector is greatly facilitated by technical standards. How transferable are technical regulations across language borders, and what effect do they have in large communities? In this session, technical associations with a wealth of experience as rule-makers will have their say.
- Technical rules and standards for the German Water Sector : Relevance - Development – current focuses
- Referent: Roland Knitschky, DWA, Hennef, Germany
Development of water-related technical standards in the harmonised regulatory framework of Europe - experience from Poland
- Referenten: Klara Ramm / Jakub Kucharski, IGWP, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Discussion on the transferability and possibility to translate technical standards.