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Under the Patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Hosted by:

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Event Preview Promoting water sustainability in arid regions The International Water Summit | Abu Dhabi | 15 - 17 January 2013

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Abu Dhabi is a significant platform for international dialogue and cooperation. It is expected to welcome over 30,000 participants from 150 countries, including world leaders, policy makers, thought leaders, decision makers, experts, scientists, business and academia, in an effort to:

A gathering of 30,000 attendees from energy and environment industries Over 5,000 participants from the water industry Over 140 delegations from official government departments 3,200 delegates attending the common opening ceremony of World Future Energy Summit (WFES) International Water Summit (IWS) Abu Dhabi International Renewable Energy Conference (ADIREC) Over 650 media representatives from regional and international media houses Over 150 countries committed to sustainable growth

From 13 to 17 January 2013,

• Tackle the world’s pressing issues in energy, water and the environment • Accelerate the global adoption of renewable energy • Address water challenges in arid regions • Elevate the water-energy-food nexus on global agenda • Encourage the dialogue between broad industry stakeholders to strengthen strategic partnerships • Stimulate investment in water, energy and environmental projects • Promote innovation and new technologies • Empower the young generation and entrepreneurs

Abu Dhabi will host high level

energy, water and environment One vision events and meetings as a part of aimed at ensuring the prosperity and welfare of mankind for a common sustainable the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. future

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· International Renewable Energy Agency General Assembly 13 – 14 January 2013

· International Water Summit 15 – 17 January 2013 · World Future Energy Summit 15 – 17 January 2013 · Abu Dhabi International Renewable Energy Conference ·

15 – 17 January 2013 Zayed Future Energy Prize 15 January 2013

Welcome to the International Water Summit (IWS)

World Future Energy Summit 2012

Calling Global Water Leaders...

“The challenge of sustainable access to water is becoming ever more demanding and urgent. Arid regions, especially GCC countries, are facing water scarcity challenges and continue to rely on energy intensive desalination practices to maintain water supplies. At the International Water Summit we will address the important challenges facing the water sector in an interactive and comprehensive manner. This year, we will address the vital relationship between water and energy; focusing on how we optimize the use of both resources. “ The Summit will act as a platform upon which government, industry, academic and technology leaders can identify the investment and partnership opportunities that address these challenges and yield solutions. By acting collectively and building upon our experiences, I am confident that we can take the necessary steps to overcome the obstacles we face together.”

“There is a strong connection between water and energy and a tremendous potential for efficiency improvements. Being a water-scarce place that has established a leading global position in future energy, it makes perfect sense to co-locate the inaugural International Water Summit with the World Future Energy Summit in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi. We welcome you to make the most of both events and help bring the water-energy nexus to life.” Frederic Theux President, Reed Exhibitions Middle East

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber CEO, Masdar

Attend one global water event with three authoritative platforms The International Water Summit (IWS) will be held in conjunction w ith the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) from 15 to 17 January 2013 in Abu Dhabi as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). IWS will feature three influential events - the Summit, the Exhibition and the Conference. You will have three opportunity-laden days to strategise with world leaders, network with global experts and make new business connections.

The Summit

Strategise with Global Leaders

15 January, 2013 As a natural extension of the UAE’s commitment to sustainability, day one will be held in conjunction with the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), bringing the nexus of mankind’s two most vital resources to life: water and energy. Abu Dhabi will also host the prestigious International Renewable Energy Congress (IREC) during the summit on day one. Hosted by alternate governments every two years and convened by REN21, this high-level political conference series is dedicated exclusively to renewable energy. The Abu Dhabi event (ADIREC) will build upon the successes and outcomes of the previous conferences held in Delhi, Washington, Beijing and Bonn.

The water-energy nexus:

Water and energy are intricately linked – generating energy requires water, and producing water uses energy. The nexus between water and energy is an issue that world leaders are increasingly moving to the top of their agendas and no less so during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

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The UAE provides a strong example of the water-energy nexus in arid regions. More than 70 per cent of the nation’s water production, transportation and processing costs are in energy. With the great global minds of energy and water together at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, we’ll be taking the opportunity to bring the water-energy nexus to life in a resource-scarce region.

“Water security is no longer a domestic issue but rather an urgent global concern for policy and decision makers. When global experts meet in Abu Dhabi for the International Water Summit, their task will go beyond showcasing the challenges water security faces in different parts of the world. Their mission will be to seek practical and viable solutions to overcome these challenges and ensure water security globally.” H. E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water United Arab Emirates

The Exhibition

A multitude of possibilities from across the entire water sector 15 - 17 January, 2013

The Exhibition is the ideal meeting platform for regional buyers both from the public and private sectors. New projects will be elaborated and partnerships developed at the event. It’s an opportunity to source innovative technology and trade with solution providers, share best practices and stay up to date with the latest global trends.

The Exhibition will include the following features: · Project Stream: A business market place for buyers and sellers with real projects to discuss. The Project Stream will be a powerful

connector of buyers and sellers from the international water community. Get down to business and explore mutually beneficial synergies and make the most of highly-focused networking opportunities.

· Food Water Nexus: The challenges of providing food to a growing population while managing scarce water resources will be discussed at IWS. Solutions will be found through initiatives that involve educating agricultural producers, promoting sustainable practices, and enhancing water usage efficiency. The event will build upon and further the international agenda.

· Round Table discussion: Exchange, debate and explore strategies and best practices in water sustainability for arid environments worldwide. To find out more about how International Water Summit can impact your business, please contact:

“The Regulation and Supervision Bureau (RSB) is proud to support IWS. RSB, in conjunction with Waterwise*, is committed to delivering a sustainable, secure and efficient supply of water for today and for future generations.”

Hussam Yared (Deputy Sales Manager) T: + 971 2 409 0365 M: + 971 50 667 8734 Email:

The Conference

Nicholas Carter, Director General – The Regulation and Supervision Bureau Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates *Waterwise is a separate office under the direction of the RSB which helps create greater understanding and awareness of the critical issues surrounding the consumption and use of potable water in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

A comprehensive approach to water 16 -17 January 2013

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The world’s leading water experts will discuss, debate, share research and shape solutions to meet the key water sustainability challenges facing arid regions. You will see global specialists pooling their experience and expertise to preserve and protect the future of our planet through sustainable initiatives conceptualised at the venue through collaborative effort. So do not miss the opportunity and register to attend!

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Water management is a vast field and the focused conference will cover significant ground through its various sessions and events as shown in the table below:

Tuesday 15 January 2013 ❚❚ Summit ❚❚ Lunch ❚❚ Ministerial Panels

Wednesday 16 January 2013 ❚❚ ❚❚ ❚❚ ❚❚ ❚❚ ❚❚ ❚❚ ❚❚ ❚❚

Welcome address from the IWS - Executive Supporting Council Representatives Science, finance, technology and policy for better water governance Understanding the role of water governance in improving water stainability Break The role of water in sustainable growth Water and energy as a catalyst to regional development and sustainable growth Analytical outlook of network efficiency Lunch ❚❚ Stream Two Stream One • Revolution of technology in non-thermal desalination • Global water governance and Institutions • The role of water recycling and water re-use in arid • Assessing the impact of demand side management on regions for mitigating water scarcity the sustainability • Customised water solutions for rural communities • Optimising the efficiency and cost benefits of desalination ❚❚ Break ❚❚ Country focus sessions

Thursday 17 January 2013

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Water scarcity in Arab regions Classification of water resources by usage to optimise allocation and reduce wastage Bridging the gap of water scarcity through renewable energy Break Water in development millennium goals and sustainable development goals context Cross boundary collaboration through international water governance water in development millennium goals and sustainable development goals concept Analysis of theoretic and operational costing of desalination thermal Vs. reverse osmosis desalinated water Future challenges affecting water availability Lunch Stream One ❚❚ Stream Two • Regional water cooperation in the Middle East • Innovative water and energy production to optimise • An integrated approach to sustainable water resource water energy nexus Efficiency Through Hydro Power management for arid regions • Cross-functional water, energy benchmarking to define • Strategic water resource management best practice in production and energy creation • Taking a stakeholder perspective of water reduction, • Reduction of water production environmental impact recycling and reuse in order to improve stakeholder • Industrial applications of water use in energy recovery engagement and optimise Water Scarcity * Topics are subject to change.

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Conference Programme at a Glance

Summit Registration Form Delegate Packages

To register, please complete the form below. Registration for delegate packages includes access to the exhibition. If you only wish to visit the exhibition, please register as a visitor online FREE of charge at


Early Bird Rate (Available until 30 October 2012)

IWS (Standard Rate)

Combined Rate (WFES* & IWS)

3 Day Pass ( summit + conference)

(Inclusive of: ADSW opening ceremony, ministerial panel, summit documentation, official reception, lunch for all 3 days, certificate of attendance, event planner, post-show report &  3 x 1 to 1 meetings.)

AED 7,137 (USD 1,945)

AED 8,137 (USD 2,217)

AED 12,500 (USD 3,406)

2 Day Pass ( conference only i.e. day 2 & 3)

AED 5,032 (USD 1,371)

AED 6,030 (USD 1,643)

AED 10,500 (USD 2,861)

1 Day Pass (conference only i.e. day 2 or 3)

AED 2,540 (USD 692)

AED 3,538 (USD 964)

AED 7500 (USD 2,044)

AED 2,000 (USD 545)

AED 2,000 (USD 545)

(Inclusive of: summit documentation, official reception, lunch for 2 days.) (Inclusive of: summit documentation, official reception, lunch for 1 day.)

Summit Pass

(Inclusive of: ADSW opening ceremony, ministerial panel, and network lunch.) The US dollar amounts are indicative only at 1 US dollar = 3.67 AED. Actual amounts payable are shown in AED.

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