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Conference Programme.

Immerse yourself with professional knowledge and current insights of the water and wastewater industry by leading local, regional, and international industry speakers and experts at ASIAWATER 2022 Conference Sessions. With the central theme “Embracing ESG Towards Water Sustainability”, this high-level conference sessions will be focusing on the transformation and advancement of the water and wastewater service industry towards a more sustainable water future through ESG. Registered Visitors can attend and access all Free-to-Attend conference sessions. 

Free-To-Attend Sessions.

DEC 7

WEDNESDAY - DAY 1
Regional Water Associations Leadership Forum
Hosted by:
The Malaysian Water Association

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM​

Arrival of Guests

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM​

Regional Water Associations Leadership Forum
Technology & Innovation
Session Sponsor:

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM​

Arrival of guests

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM​

Water Quality and Sanitation - Opportunities and Challenges in India

Dr. H. K. Ramaraju

Hon. Director(International): IWWA Vice Principal, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering (DSCE),Blore

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Why Trenchless Technology?

Dr. Klaus Beyer

Executive Director / International Director German Society for Trenchless Technology

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Toward Sustainable Water Supply Through NRW Management

Khairul Effendy Tusam

Director of Network, Ranhill SAJ Sdn. Bhd.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Riding the Global Water trend on Smart Metering

Clark Dai

Deputy Managing Director, Hangzhou Laison Technology Co., Ltd

Netherlands Water Innovation Forum: Working on Water Solutions Together
Hosted by:
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Arrival of guests

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Welcome and Introduction

H.E. Jacques Werner

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Malaysia

Mr. Henk Nieboer and H.E. Jacques Werner

Director, Netherlands Water Partnership

1:45 PM -2:15 PM

Keynote: Insights on the Malaysian Water Sector

Datuk Ir. Abdul Kadir Mohd Din, FASc

Network Manager, AguaJaring

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

ASEAN-5 Perspectives on Regional Water Developments

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Introduction into the Netherlands Water Landscape

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

Panel 1: The Dutch Journey Towards Food Resilience

4:10 PM - 4:35 PM

Panel 2: Dutch Water and Wastewater Solutions for Local Challenges

4:35 PM - 5:00 PM

Panel 3: Data driven water solutions form the Netherlands
Business Networking (B2B) with Singapore Delegation
Hosted by:
Singapore Water Association

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Meet & Greet guests

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Welcome Address

Mr. Marcus Lim

Vice President of Singapore Water Association (SWA)and Co-Founder & Managing Director of Ecosoftt Pte. Ltd.

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Singapore Water Association (SWA) and Malaysian Water Association (MWA)

Ceremony Witness: PUB Mr. Ryan Yuen, Deputy Director (InTEC)

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

The Singapore Water Ecosystem: Challenges & Opportunities

Mr. Ryan Yuen

Deputy Director (InTEC), PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Presentation by Delegates

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Commencement of Business Networking (B2B)

DEC 8

THURSDAY - DAY 2
ASIAWATER Opening Ceremony
Opening ceremony by:
Ministry of Environment & Water Malaysia (KASA)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Guest/ Media Arrival

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

Opening Cultural Performance
Special Feature

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

Overview on Capital Projects Partnership Opportunities "Public & Privatization" in Saudi Arabia National Water Company

Eng. Mansour Abuthnain

NWC Vice President for Projects and Technical Services Sector

Welcome Remarks

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Welcome Speech by

General Tan Sri Dato' Seri Panglima Mohd Azumi Bin Mohamed (Rtd)

Co-Chairman, Informa Markets Malaysia

Dr. Ir. Ts. Hj. Mohamad Asari Daud

President, the Malaysian Water Association (MWA)

Plenary Session & Opening Ceremony

10:50 AM - 11:15 AM

Plenary Session:
Sustainable Water Policy for Developing Economy

YBhg. Dato' Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini Bin Ujang

Secretary General, Ministry of Environment & Water Malaysia (KASA)

11:15 AM - 11:25 AM

Official Opening Ceremony of ASIAWATER

11:25 AM - 11:35 AM

ASIAWATER Appreciation Awards Ceremony

11:35 AM - 11:45 AM

Official Visit to ASIAWATER 2022 Exhibition
Special Session: The Netherlands, Leading the Way in Water Management
Hosted by:
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Registration and Arrival of Guests

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Living with Water: The Dutch Water Story

H.E Jacques Werner

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands In Malaysia

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Dutch Innovative Solutions for Water Management and Climate Resilience

Mr. Henk Nieboer

Director, Netherlands Water Partnership

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Road towards UN Water Conference 2023

In collaboration with The Kingdom of the Netherlands and Tajikistan

Presenters:

Ms. Karima El Korri

UN Resident Coordinator for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam

H.E Jacques Werner

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Malaysia

H.E Ardasher Qodiri

Ambassador of Tajikistan in Malaysia

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Q & A Session
Regional Water Industry Expert Dialogue on Climate Change and Sustainable Water Management Speakers

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Arrival of Guests

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM

Welcome Remarks and Introduction by Moderator

Datuk Ir. Abdul Kadir Mohd Din, FASc

Network Manager, AguaJaring

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Presentation by Panelists on the Climate Change and Sustainable Water Management Speakers

Panelists:

Mr. Lim Minh

Executive Director, Cambodia Water Supply Association

Dr. Ir. Ts. Hj. Mohmad Asari Daud

President, Malaysian Water Association (MWA)

Mr. Marcus Lim

Vice President, Singapore Water Association (SWA)

Mr. Kabir Bedi

Deputy Chairman, Persatuan Perusahaan Air Minum Seluruh Indonesia (PERPAMSI)

Mr. Rico Ongcoy

Director, Philippines Water Works Association (PWWA)

Dr. Nguyen Quoc Phi

Vice-Director of Center for Research and Technological Transfers on Resources and Environment (CRETNE) & Co-Founder of ISGSD – Vietnam

Ms. Chawee Wongprasitporn

Acting Water Strategy Consultant, Office of National Water Resources, Thailand

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM

Q & A Session

4:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Summary
Sustainable Environment
Session Sponsor:

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Arrival of guests

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Sustainable Water, Energy & Environmental Resources – National Policy Perspective for an Integrated Approach to Mitigate Climate Change

Dr. Ching Thoo a/l Kim

Deputy Secretary General (Environment) Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) Malaysia

2:40 PM - 3:05 PM

In pursuit of ESG for Sewerage Sector- Connecting the Last Mile for Centralised Sewerage Treatment Plants and Its Challenges

Ir. Mohd Taufik Salleh

Head of Planning & Engineering Indah Water Konsortium Sdn. Bhd.

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Environmental Efforts for A Sustainable Future – Reviving and Rehabilitant Klang River

Syaiful Azmen Nordin

Managing Director, Selangor Maritime Gateway

3:55 PM - 4:20 PM

Digital Transformation for Sustainable Water Industry-Need for Reliable Sensor Online Monitoring System

Oliver A. Durm

Product Manager Transmitter Platforms Endress+Hauser Conducta GmbH+Co. KG

DEC 9

FRIDAY - DAY 3
5th Malaysia - The Netherlands Water Dialogue 2022
Hosted by:
Ministry of Environment & Water Malaysia (KASA) + Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

Registration

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM

Arrival of VIPs

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM

Welcome Speech

H.E. Jacques Werner

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Malaysia

9:05 AM – 9:15 AM

Opening Speech

Deputy Minister of Environment and Water Malaysia

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM

Keynote Address

YBhg. Dato' Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini Bin Ujang

Secretary General, Ministry of Environment & Water Malaysia

9:55 AM - 10:10 AM

Video Presentation and Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) Team Report Presentation

10:10 AM - 10:25 AM

Souvenir Presentation and Photography Session

10:25 AM - 11:45 AM

Morning Break

11:45 AM - 12:05 PM

Dialogue Session: "Flood Risk Reduction and Climate Change Resiliency"

Panelists:

Dato’ Ir. Dr. Md. Nasir bin Md. Noh

Director General, Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Malaysia

Datuk Khairul Shahril Idrus

Deputy Director, General, National Disaster Authority (NADMA)

Professor Dr. Joy Jacqueline Pereira

The Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI) UKM

12:05 PM - 12:15 PM

Q & A Session

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Closing Ceremony

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Press Conference
Forum Pengawalseliaan Industri Perkhidmatan Air Melalui Pendaftaran Pembekal Produk
Hosted by:
National Water Services Commission (SPAN)

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Arrival of guests

9:30 AM - 12:30 AM

Water Service Industry Regulatory Through Product Supplier Registration

Exclusive Paid Sessions.

DEC 7

WEDNESDAY - DAY 1
MWA Special Training Programme
Module 1: Sewerage Submission for Approval and Asset Management
Organised by:
The Malaysian Water Association (MWA) and the Malaysian Water Academy (MyWA)

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM

Sewerage Catchment Planning

10:40 AM - 11:20 AM

Sewerage Certifying Agency - Policies and Procedure

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM

Guideline & Design Requirement for Sewer Network

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Asset Management.
International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES 2022)
Organised by:
University of Nottingham + IAHR Malaysia Chapter + IACRR Malaysia Chapter

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

Welcome Speech

Professor Sarah Metcalfe

Provost and CEO, The University of Nottingham Malaysia

9:10 AM - 9:40 AM

Opening Speech & Keynote
Reliable, Resilience & Sustainable Urban Drainage Management in Malaysia

Dato’ Ir. Dr. Md. Nasir Md. Noh

Director General, Department of Irrigation and Drainage, Ministry Of Environment and Water

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

Signing Of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) & Photography Session

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Keynote 1
Sustainable Urban Water Management: A 10-Year Retrospective on Some Research Issues

Professor Joseph Hun-Wei Lee

President Of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Keynote 2
Coastal Reservoir Strategy to Enhance Freshwater Storage By Impounding River Flood Waters

Professor Thallak Sitharam

President of the International Association for Coastal Reservoir Research (IACRR)

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Keynote 3
Flood Hazard Modelling for Extreme Events in River And Urban Environment

Professor Roger A. Falconer

Past President of The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Keynote 4
Water and Environmental Sustainability: Implementing Catchment Scaled Ecohydrology Approach

Dr. Rahmah Elfithri

Chief Of Section for Capacity Development and Water Family Coordination, UNESCO

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session 1
Environmental Degradation on Soil Erosion Loss in Cameron Highlands

Professor Roslan Zainal Abidin

Universiti Sains Malaysia

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session 2
Rethinking Hydraulic Ramps in Rivers

Professor Christopher Gibbins

University of Nottingham Malaysia

International Symposium and Exhibition on Capacity Development for The Water Sector
Organised by:
AguaJaring + MyCDNet + ASPEC

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome Address

Datuk Ir. Abdul Kadir Mohd Din, FASc

Network Manager, AguaJaring

Sub - Theme 1: IWRM Enabling Environment for Capacity Development

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Zulkifli Yusop FASc, Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Water Security, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Overview of the WSIA in Malaysia

National Water Services Commission (SPAN)

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

IWRM Governance, Regulations and Policies in the Philippines

Mrs. Rodora Gamboa

Executive Director, Maynilad Water Academy

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Enabling Environment of CD in IWRM in Myanmar - Challenges and Issues

Mr. U Hla Baw

Chairperson, Water Resources Technical Division, Myanmar Tunneling and Underground Space Committee and Natural Disaster Mitigation Committee, Myanmar

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Plenary Session
Sub - Theme 2: Competency in IWRM

Moderator: Dato’ Ir. Lim Chow Hock, Network Manager, Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Integrated Water Security Open Programme

Mr. Fany Wedahuditama

GWP-SEA Indonesia

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

The Need for Capacity Development in the Water Sector

Dr. Raymond Ruritan

President Director of Jasa Tirta I Public Corporation & CKNet Indonesia Advisor

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Capacity Development to Improve Public Awareness of Water Conservation in Indonesia

Ms. Anastasia

Universitas Kristen Krida Wacana

Ms. Bella

Universitas Pradita, CKNet Indonesia

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Plenary Session

DEC 8

THURSDAY - DAY 2
MWA Special Training Programme
Module 2: Addressing Malaysia Water Challenge Through The Utilization Of Advanced Technologies
Organised by:
The Malaysian Water Association (MWA) and the Malaysian Water Academy (MyWA)

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Introduction on Challenges around Water Supply

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Pumping and Advance Treatment

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Smart Metering and Smart Water Platform
International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES 2022)
Organised by:
University of Nottingham + IAHR Malaysia Chapter + IACRR Malaysia Chapter

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session III
Management of Water Resources at River Basin Level in Malaysia

Dato' Ir. Lim Chow Hock

Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session V
Transforming Urban Stormwater into an Alternative Water Resource towards Sustainable Water Management Solution

Ir. Ts. Dr. Chang Chun Kiat

Universiti Sains Malaysia

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session VII
An Assessment of Coastal Headland for Tidal Energy Extraction along Negeri Sembilan Coastline

Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Lai Sai Hin

Universiti Malaya

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session IX
Coastal Reservoir: A Sustainable Solution for Water Security and Flood Resilience

Associate Professor Ir. Ts. Dr. Teo Fang Yenn

University of Nottingham Malaysia

The International Conference on Water and Environment for Sustainability (ICWES 2022)
Organised by:
University of Nottingham + IAHR Malaysia Chapter + IACRR Malaysia Chapter

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session IV
Resilient & Intelligent Dam Safety Management in Malaysia for Safe Communities

Professor Datin Ir. Dr. Lariyah Mohd Sidek

Universiti Tenaga Nasional

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session VI
Flood Mitigation and Water Resource Projects: Converting Floodwater into Water Resources as Risk to Wealth Integrated Approaches

Ir. Lim Sin Poh

Global Water Consultants Sdn. Bhd.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session VIII
Analysis of Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) Treatment in Four Different Biogas Plants Adopted In-Ground Lagoon Anaerobic Digesters System

Associate Professor Ir. Dr. Chan Yi Jing

University of Nottingham Malaysia

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Plenary Talk & Parallel Session X
Performance of Biochar in Bioretention System for Removal of Mixed Contaminant

Assistant Professor Dr. Anurita Selvarajoo

University of Nottingham Malaysia

International Symposium and Exhibition on Capacity Development for The Water Sector
Organised by:
AguaJaring + MyCDNet + ASPEC
Sub-Theme 3: IWRM Progress in SEA

Moderator: Dr. Khairul Baqir AlKhair bin Khairul Amin, Chief Operating Officer, Malaysia Water Academy (MyWA)

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Virtual Campus for Water Professionals

Damian Indij

Virtual Campus Coordinator, Cap-Net UNDP

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Perception of Capacity Development in IWRM in Malaysia

Dr. Kalithasan Kailasam

River Care Manager, Global Environment Centre

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM​

Innovations in the Water Industry and Competency Requirements, SPAN

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Integrated Water Resources Management, Community Participation, and Resettlement: A Case of Koto Panjang Dam in Indonesia

Prof. Syafruddin Karimi

Faculty of Economy & Business, Universitas Andalas, CKNet Indonesia

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Plenary Session
Sub-Theme 4: Water Stewardship

Moderator: Dr Low Kwai Sim FASc, Advisor, AguaJaring

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Awareness Levels of IWRM and the Need for Community Outreach and Participation, Global Water Partnership (GWP) Toolbox

Mr. Laurent-Charles

IWRM Specialist, Global Water Partnership

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Development of Business Plan for the Water Industry

Mr. William Nyam

CEO, STRAT369 Consulting Sdn. Bhd.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Water Stewardship Asia Pacific

Mr. Rod Knight

CEO, Water Stewardship Asia Pacific

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Plenary Session

DEC 9

FRIDAY - DAY 3
MWA Special Training Programme
Module 3: Water Pipeline Failures: A Discussion of Causes, Early Detection, Maintenance, and Repair
Organised by:
The Malaysian Water Association (MWA) and the Malaysian Water Academy (MyWA)

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

A Review of The Impact of Design And Installation Practices on Water Pipeline Performance and Failures

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Preemptive Pipeline Evaluation and Assessment

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Methods of Fast/Emergency Repair of Pipeline

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Planning your journey to the exhibition venue early is important and will make life so much easier. There are several ways to get to Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC) from our partnering official hotels or if you are coming via Trains or Cars. Below are some of the options we recommend to travel to KLCC.

If you are coming via a taxi or a chauffeured car, approach the Center along Jalan Pinang and turn left into the Main Entrance (second turn after the Mandarin Oriental Hotel) for drop off.

For those who drives can park at the KL Convention Centre or Suria KLCC shopping centre’s parking. 

Take the Light Rail Train (LRT), Kelana Jaya Line and disembark at the KLCC Station. Turn left after existing the turnstiles and walk through the Suria KLCC shopping center Concourse Level to the Center Court. Turn left and make your way past Cold Storage to the Guardian Pharmacy where there is a covered walkway through to the Center. Take the elevator to the Ground Floor where you be directed to the Registration area.

From Suria KLCC shopping center’s Ground Level Center Court, take the Park Exit into the KLCC Park and turn right. Follow the Esplanade towards the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and then take the path around the edge of the park towards the center of the building and enter via the Park Entrance.

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