The 2nd Hamburg Water Forum for the EMA Region

Program Day 1 (September 10th, 2012)

Status: September 1st, 2012

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09.00 a.m.

Registration and Reception
10.00 a.m.

Words of Welcome

  • Dr. Jens Peter Breitengroß, Vice-President, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce
  • Prof. Dr. Horst H. Siedentopf, President, EMA
  • Dr. Dorothee Stapelfeldt, Second Mayor and Senator for Science and Research of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Keynote Speeches

  • HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation und Nuclear Safety, Germany
  Albert-Schäfer-Saal
11.15 a.m.

Coffee Break in the Exhibition Hall

Tour of the Fair with Members of the Pressl

11.45 a.m.
 
 

Panel 1: German-Arab Cooperation in the Water Sector for Global Peace and Prosperity

Keynote: H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid, President of the Arab Water Council, Egypt

  • “The Arab Spring: A new Beginning for the Water Policy in the Arab World”, H.E. Abdul Nabi Mussayab, Ambassador of the Arab League in Berlin
  • “ Water Conflict and Perspective of Solutions in the EMA Region”, H.E. Dr. Shaddad Attili, Director, Palestinian Water Authority
  • Prof. Udo Steinbach, Director of the Governance Center Middle East/North Africa, Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance, Berlin
  •  “ARABTERM.org: official launch water volume”, Guido Zebisch, Chief Advisor, GIZ/Rabat
  Albert-Schäfer-Saal
13.15 p.m.

Lunch /B2B Exchange in the Exhibition Hall

14.15 p.m

Panel 2: Urban Water Management

 

Keynote:  "Jordan Water Situation, Challenges and Perspectives", Eng. Mohammad al Najjar, Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

 

  •  “Hamburg Water Cycle”, Christian Günner, Hamburg Wasser, Hamburg
  • “Greening of the Water Sector as a Means to Addressing Water Scarcity”, Hussein Abaza, Environmental Economist, Chairman of the Community & Environmental Development Society, Egypt
  • „Water Filtration Comes to a New Era! Ceramic Membranes Proof to be the best Solution!”, Lutz Bungeroth, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, ItN Nanovation, Saarbrücken
  •  “Innovative Water Disinfection”, Bernhard Roeger, Director Sales, Voigtländer GmbH, Pfungstadt and Jörg Steiger, CEO, Intaqua GmbH

Panel 3: Rural Water Management

 

Keynote: Dorte Verner, Senior Economist, Climate Change Coordinator, the World Bank

  • "Implementation Research for Decentralized Wastewater Concepts in Jordan", Dr. Mi-Yong Lee Head of NICE Office, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research – UFZ, Jordan
  • “ Moroccan Strategies for Rural Water Management”, Samir Bensaid, Director, International Institute for Water and Sewage (IEA), Morocco
  • “Improving Drinking Water Management through Ground Water Protection Zones“, Ramon Brentführer, Federal Institute of Geosciences and
    Natural Resources
    (BGR), Hannover
  • „Water and Wastewater Analysis“, Dirk Borgend, Macherey-Nagel
 

Albert-Schäfer-Saal

Plenarsaal

15.45 p.m. Coffee Break in the Exhibition Hall
16.15 p.m.

Panel 4: Water as a Source for Innovative Energy

 

Keynote: H.E. Eng. Ali bin Mohamed Al-Abri, Underseretary for Water Rescuers, Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, Oman

  • “The Construction of Dams for Energy Production in Iraq”, Tawfiq Mohammad, Senior Chief Engineer, State Ministry for Dams & Reservoirs, Ministry of Water Resources , Iraq
  • “From Sewage Water to Plantation Forests in desert lands”, Senior Scientist  Hany El Kateb, University of Technology, Munich
  • “n.n.”, Marco Lamsouger,  CEO, AE Photonics GmbH (tbc)
  • “Algae in the Desert? Cultivation of Microalgae in the Waste Water of the Oil Production Industry", Prof. Dr. Klöck and  Franziska Bleeke, Bioprocess Development, Bremen University
  • "Wasterwater Recycling From Sewage Sludge to Organic Fertilizer", Alexander M. Julius, CEO, Envitec Engineering GmbH

Panel 5: Water for the Supply Chain – Water in Agriculture

                  

Keynote: H.E. Dr. Hassan Janabi, Ambassador and Permanen Representative of Iraq to Food and Agriculture Organization

  • Agriculture must ensure the Quality of the Water: Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive.”, Bernd Voß, Member of Parliament Schleswig-Holstein, Speaker: European-, Agriculture- and Consumer policy
  • „Wastewater Recycling: From Sewage Sludge to Organic Fertilizer”, Alexander M. Julius, CEO, Envitec Engineering GmbH
  • “New Solutions for Agricultural Products”, Bernhard Roeger, Director Sales, Voigtländer GmbH, Pfungstadt
  • “Wastewater as a Resource: Capacity Development towards Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture”, Dr. Jens Liebe, Programme Officer, UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity  Development (UNW-DPC), United Nations University, Bonn
  • Ahmed El Bouari, Ministry for Agriculture, Morocco
 

Albert-Schäfer-Saal

Plenarsaal

17.45 p.m. End of Sessions
20.00 p.m.

Gala Dinner (upon specialRegistration)

Anglo-German Club

 

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