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Call for abstracts for the IWA WATERLOSS EUROPE Conference: This conference to be held in Ferrara (Italy) next 23-25 May 2012; addresses a very timely topic- water loss management in Europe.

A special fund will cover the participation cost for the best abstracts "under 32 years old" presenters.

Abstracts submission deadline: December 20, 2011.

Further information on .

We hope this extra time will encourage more of you to consider participating and please submit your abstracts

as soon as possible to  the Conference website.

All authors will be notified as to whether their abstracts have been accepted or not until 20 of January 2012.

Water Loss Europe 2012 is intended to present and discuss the latest developments, strategies, techniques and applications of international best practices in Non-Revenue Water Management. The event will include reports from international experts on the latest research topics and project investigation group set up by the WLTF. Additionally IWA leaders will announce and discuss proposed strategies to influence a greater number of European water utilities to be pro-active in reducing water losses.

The Conference is the first regional event following a series of successful IWA water loss reduction specialty conferences, like "Water Loss 2010" that was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil in June 2010 with
630 participants from more than 30 different countries from around the world. Water Loss Europe 2012 was brought to Europe to address the pressing need for improved water utility efficiency in this part of the world. This event is jointly hosted by University of Ferrara, Hera and Iren water utilities and Accadueo Water Fair. The conference will allow delegates to present and discuss a range of water loss management topics, including: Meter accuracy improvement, NRW analysis and auditing, Pressure management, Financing of NRW projects, NRW management strategies, Case studies and New technologies, Training and certification concepts, NRW management communications strategies, Outsourcing of NRW management, NRW in the EC access countries, NRW and EC policies, Improvement of metering and billing systems, NRW data capturing and management, Leakage detection and modeling, etc..

A specialized trade show, organized in collaboration with Accadueo Water Fair ( the main water fair in Italy) will provide an ideal opportunity for delegates to meet with suppliers of services and products relating to all aspects of water loss management as well as water distribution.

An ‘Early Career Water Loss Symposium’ will be held at Ferrara University to serve as an opportunity for students (and those recently graduated) to engage with their peers, to foster contacts and to participate in an important developmental exercise of presenting their work and encourage their interest in the subject.

A special fund will cover the participation cost for the best abstracts "under 32 years old" presenters (selected by the scientific committee). More info will be available soon in this web site.

The conference runs from 23-25 May, and an extensive social programme including partners and post conference tour will be available.

For technical information on the event and conference, you can contact Marco Fantozzi email : For further information on logistics or sponsorship packages, please
contact our event manager Michela Giangrasso at +39.0544.1766142 or email :

Contact information Eng. Marco Fantozzi Innovative Solutions to Leverage Performance in Water Industry Via Forcella 29 - 25064 Gussago (BS) - Italy (email: ;;
Phone: +39 030 2524372 - Fax. +39 030 2524372 - Skype: marco.fantozzi Mobile +39 339 5923610
Event type Conference
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Source IWA
Geographical coverage Italy
Address Ferrara
Organizer IWA, University of Ferrara, Accadueo Water Fair, etc
Target audience Euro
Period [23/05/2012 - 25/05/2012]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH