The 8th Balkans Joint Conference and Exhibition 2020, “Water and Climate Change”, which will be organized as a virtual event on 4-6 November 2020, is just hours away. The Conference will be live-streamed and broadcasted online to participants via Zoom platform.
The Organizing and Program Committees are pleased to share below some of the highlights of the event.
High Level Decision Makers and Professionals
Blerim Kuci, Minister, Ministry of Economy and Environment, Kosova will deliver a congratulatory address during the Conference Official Opening Ceremony on 4 November 2020.
H.E. Noah Gal Gendler, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Israel, Albania, will deliver a congratulatory address on the opening of Conference sessions on 5 November 2020.
H.E. Peter Zingraf, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Albania, will deliver a congratulatory address on the opening of Conference sessions on 6 November 2020.
Vangelis Constantinos, Executive Secretary, Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean, Greece, will deliver a keynote address on the opening of Conference sessions on 4 November 2020.
Prof. Andrea Guerrini, Commissioner, Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment (ARERA), President, Association of European Water Regulators (WAREG), Italy, will deliver a keynote address on the opening of Conference sessions on 4 November 2020.
The Conference Program will combine plenary sessions, as well as technical sessions, covering a broad and multi-dimensional number of topics from policy to technical, as well as management issues of the water sector.
The first day of the Technical Program will start by addressing the main theme of the Conference, “Water and Climate Change”. The Plenary Session 1: Water and Climate Change – Actions and Solutions, aims to cover issues of the impact of climate change on water, along with mitigation and adaptation strategies carried out by the key institutions in the panel.
The other two Plenary Sessions will address topics of:
- Crisis Response and Resilience – Water Sector’s Response to Covid-19 Pandemic
- Wastewater Collection and Treatment – Infrastructure Projects in Focus
Technical sessions will bring a broad and multi-dimensional discussion of topics, covering from policy to technical, as well as management issues of the water sector. You may find the final Conference Program at this link.
This year the Exhibition is organized through a virtual platform where the exhibiting companies will present their products and services through pre-recorded videos, images, brochures and other relevant information. The exhibition platform is accessible at the event website under the Exhibition Virtual Platform session and will be promoted to all virtual participants throughout the duration of the Conference. In addition, the Exhibiting companies and the Conference participants will have the opportunity to interact and chat directly with each other.
We look forward to seeing you at the event!
Alban Kushi (SHUKALB): Tel: +355 42 245 101, Mob: +355 69 6012782
Fatbardha Muqiqi (SHUKOS): Tel: +383 38 526 873, Mob: +383 44 926 646