On June 17, the ICT4Water + H2020 projects cluster meeting will take place as a side event of the 13th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies (LET2016). The European cluster meeting will take place in Jerez de la Frontera (SPAIN) at the EXE GUADALETE hotel from 10:00 to 14:30 and is free of charge.

Symposium on ict4water drives circular economy. The impacts of innovation in H2020 Projects

Hotel EXE Guadalete. Jerez de la Frontera. Friday 17th, June 2016. (09:45 - 15:00)

Organizers EU ICT Cluster
Objective The main EU projects on smart water solutions, grouped together in a cluster, will present their updates and results – including demo sites at tens of cities across Europe. The most recent water related H2020 projects, from the calls on Water Demo and First Market Replication, will discuss their real environment experience, and define future needs and exchange opportunities.
09:45-10:05 Welcome
- Introductions and agenda review
- Defining expectations from participants
(Workshop CO-Chairs)
10:05–10:25 H2020 opportunities and current Digital Single Market policy
Grazyna Wojcieszko (Policy/ Project Officer European Commission) DG Connect Unit H5-Smart Cities and Sustainability
Carmen Mena-Abela, Head of Sector EASME (European Commission Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME). H2020 Environment and Resources.
10:25-11:15 Applied technologies, results and lessons learned. Validation cases from the ICT – 2011 program:
WatERP - Llobregat river basin (ES) and Leipzig (DE). Gabriel Anzaldi –Eurecat
ICeWater - Milan (IT) and Timisoara (RO). Parag Mogre- SIEMENS
iWIDGET - Barcelos (PT) and Waterwise (UK). Dragan Savic- U. EXETER
EFFINET - Barcelona (ES) and Lemesos (CY). Silvia Lopez -AQUALOGY
UrbanWater – Almeria (ES), Algarve (PT), and Janovice (CZ). Albert Rodríguez –ATEKNEA, Eva Martinez – AQUALIA

Round table of Water utilities/ end users of the project outcomes

11:15-11:40 Coffee /Networking Break
11:40–12:30 Validation cases from ICT- 2013 program

DAIAD - Athens (GR) and Brighton (UK). Spiros Athanasiou – Athena Research Center
ISS-EWATUS – Skiatos (GR) Sosowiec (PL). Ewa Magiera – US
SmartH2O - Gordola (CH) and London (UK), Valencia (ES). ;Andrea-E. Rizzoli-SUPSI
WATERNOMICS -Thessaloniki (GR), Milano (IT) and Sochaczew (PL). ;Stefan Decker-DERI
WISDOM –Cardiff (UK) and La Spezia (IT). Alain Zarli -CSTB

Round table of Water utilities/ end users of the project outcomes

12:30–13:15 H2020- Water 4a- CSAs joint results
WaterInnEU. Lluis Pesquer -CREAF
FREEWAT. Rudy Rossetto-SSSA
BlueSCities. Richard Elelman
WIDEST. Gabriel Anzaldi- EURECAT
13:15-14:00 H2020 projects. First Market Replication. Real environment experiences
CYTO-WATER. Adela Yanez – Labaqua
POWERSTEP. Christian Loderer – Kompetenzwasser
iMETland. Abraham Esteve – UAH
SUBSOL. Gerard van den Berg – KWR Water
CENTAUR. Simon Tait - Sheffield Univ.
14:00-14:30 Discussion with Audience Participation.
Evaluating Impacts of Innovation. Strategy for the cluster in the future (opportunities, smart city context…?

Round table of Water utilities/ end users of the project outcomes

14:30–15:00 Light Lunch/Networking Break