Whether you are a utility manager, an engineer, contractor, equipment supplier, investor, or associated professional, Blue, Green and Gold is the must attend event for everyone looking to make the most of the next 12 months in the global water industry. To view the conference brochure which includes registration information, click here
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2009 IDA World Congress Call for Papers
Over 350 Abstracts Received

Thanks to all the Authors who submitted abstracts. Over 350 have been received for consideration in the technical program of the next IDA World Congress 2009 in Dubai. The abstract review process is now in progress and authors will be notified early December 2008 if abstract(s) are accepted.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the on-line paper management site or your abstract, do not hesitate to contact our Technical Program Coordinator, Ms. Darlene Seta at
The desalination industry has experienced an explosion of interest. This is due to many factors including water scarcity; population growth in water scarce areas; the effects of climate change; and the development and improvement of technologies that make desalination more cost effective, environmentally responsible and attractive than ever before.
We welcome your participation in this premier event in the desalination and water reuse industry. We are seeking original work (not previously published) on a wide variety of topics. To ensure your participation in this exceptional worldwide Congress, act now!
2009 IDA World Congress Exhibit Space Sold Out!
Registration for attendance coming soon!
In less than 30 days, with over a year until the event, exhibit space for the 2009 IDA World Congress is sold out.
Demand for space for this Congress was unprecedented in IDA history. The sell out is an indicator of the anticipated success of this event which will take place November 7-12, 2009 at the Atlantis Resort, The Palm, Dubai.

IDA has established a Young Leaders Program for younger industry professionals and students to promote opportunities in the industry, support career advancement, and provide a forum for communication more...

The Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF), chaired by Dr Tony Tan (former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore), is offering scholarships to individuals with the passion and aptitude to pursue more...

IDA is accepting bids through February 16, 2009 for hosting the November 2011 World Congress, the world’s premier event in the desalination and water reuse industry, which is expected to attract more more...

IDA Announces Plans To Launch Young Leaders Program At The 2009 World Congress In Dubai
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