Meetings, conferences and events from the water sector

November 2020

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Regional Finance Ministers' Meeting – Africa
November 4, online

Launch | Frequently asked questions on the 1992 Water Convention
November 17, online

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Regional Finance Ministers' Meeting – Latin America and Caribbean
November 18, online

Singapore International Water Week Online
November 18-19, online

Asia Water
November 30 - December 2, online

IWA Digital Water Summit
November 30 - December 3 in Bilbao, Spain

December 2020

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Regional Finance Ministers' Meeting – Asia and the Pacific
December 2, online

River Basins - International Conference on Monitoring, Modelling and Management of River Basins – cancelled
December 3-4 in Budapest, Hungary

AGU Fall Meeting
December 1-17, online

Implementation Committee of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
December 7-8 in Geneva, Switzerland

Municipal Wastewater Summit
December 8-10, online

Groundwater Week
December 8-11, online

Virtual workshop on financing transboundary water cooperation and basin development
December 16-18, online

Technoscape 2020: 1st Trans-Asia IWA Young Water Professionals Conference on Smart Technologies for Water and Wastewater Treatment
December 16-19 in Vellore, India


January 2021

World Economic Forum "Davos Dialogues" (Annual Meeting will take place in summer 2021, tbd)
January 25-31, online

February 2021

World Water Tech - Innovation Summit
Februarary 23-24, online

March 2021

36th Annual Water Reuse Symposium
March 15-25, online

World Water Day
March 22, worldwide

Tag der Hydrologie, Part I – online presentations
March 22-24, online

12th Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference: Water Research and Innovations in a Digital Era
March 31 - April 2 in Riga, Latvia

April 2021

11th IWA Efficient Urban Water Management Conference
April 7-9 in Bordeaux, France

May 2021

World Water Congress & Exhibition
May 9-14 in Copenhagen, Denmark

Wastewater, Water and Resource Recovery Conference
May 16-19 in Poznan, Poland

Desalination for the Environment Congress
May 16-20 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

2020 UN Biodiversity Conference
May 17-30 in Kunming, Yunnan, China

Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring (WWEM)
May 25-26 in Telford, United Kingdom

June 2021

7th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
June 1 (tentative), location tba

12th Micropol and Ecohazard Conference
June 6-10 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

High-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF)
June 6-15 in New York, USA

European Conference on Flood Risk Management
Juni 21 - June 25 in Budapest, Ungarn

August 2021

SIWI World Water Week
August 23-27, online

Salt Water Intrusion Meeting
August 29 - September 3 in San Diego, USA

Tag der Hydrologie, Part II – on-site event
August 30 - September 1 in Potstdam, Germany

September 2021

IWRA World Water Congress
September 12-16 in Daegu, South Korea

November 2021

Amsterdam International Water Week
November 1-3 in Amsterdam, Netherlands

UN Climate Change Conference COP 26
November 1-12 in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Oman Energy & Water Conference & Exhibition
November 29 - December 1 in Maskat, Oman


March 2023

Midterm review of the Water Action Decade in 2023
March 22-24 in New York, USA