Steering Committee

Prof. Eilon M. Adar
Prof. Eilon M. Adar
Alain Poher Chair in Hydrogeology and Arid Zones; Director, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Eng. Yaron Ben- Ari
Eng. Yaron Ben- Ari
Water Technology Program Manager at the Standards Institution of Isreal
Prof. Asher Brener
Prof. Asher Brener
Professor and chairman of the Environmental Engineering (graduate) program at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
Corrado Clini
Corrado Clini
Former Italian minister of Environment, Land and Sea
Ofer Cohen
Ofer Cohen
International Marketing Manager Waterworks, Bermad
Francesco Pareti
Francesco Pareti
Management and Administration of EU bodies and public service organisations
Project development and funding for corporate clients and SMEs
Ronen Shechter
Ronen Shechter
Co-founder and CTO
Emefcy
Giuseppe Taverna
Giuseppe Taverna
Sicily Regional Government
Erez Wiseman
Erez Wiseman
CEO
Water Works Association

Speakers

Stefano Albani
Stefano Albani
CEO
Siciliacque
Prof. Francesco Aliberti
Prof. Francesco Aliberti
University of Naples “Federico II” – Department of Biology
Marta Antonelli
Marta Antonelli
Research Programme Manager, Barilla Centre for Food and Nutrition Foundation
Alessandro Bettin
Alessandro Bettin
Business Development Advisor, Water Sector, Hitachi Drives & Automation
Lucio Boveri
Lucio Boveri
Head of Technical Sales – WasteWater & Memcor® Products
Evoqua Water Technologies S.r.l.
Dr. Eyal Brill
Dr. Eyal Brill
H.I.T Holon Institute of techoolgy and Covener of ISO TC224/WG09
Massimo Burruano
Massimo Burruano
Head of the operational management
Siciliacque S.p.A.
Ofer Carmi
Ofer Carmi
Water Quality and Security Director
Hagihon – Jerusalem Area’s Water and Wastewater Utility
Gianni Chianetta
Gianni Chianetta
Director
“Green Consulting Group” and “Greening the Islands”
Elena Colferai
Elena Colferai
EU-Projects Designer
Vania Contrafatto
Vania Contrafatto
Regional Commissioner for Water Energy and Public Services related issues
The Sicilian Government
Pier Antonio Ceresini
Pier Antonio Ceresini
Italy Area Sales Manager
Aqwise
Felice Crosta
Felice Crosta
Former Italian Water Commissioner
Ing. Enrico Dani
Ing. Enrico Dani
Sales Director
TKH Security Italia
Dr, Alexander Danilenko
Dr, Alexander Danilenko
Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist, Water and Sanitation Program,
Water Global Practice, World Bank
Massimo De Marco
Massimo De Marco
Sales Manager – Italy
GE Water & Process Technologies
Fabio Fedrigoni
Fabio Fedrigoni
Sales Director – Design & Build & Equipment
Italveco Group
Milo Fiasconaro
Milo Fiasconaro
Executive Director
Aqua Publica Europea – The European Association of Public Water Operators
Thomas van Gilst
Thomas van Gilst
Head of the Water Management Division
European Investment Bank
Giulia Giuffré
Giulia Giuffré
Irritec
Group Marketing Manager
Eyal Harel
Eyal Harel
CEO
BlueGreen Water Technologies
Em. Prof. Helmut Kroiss
Em. Prof. Helmut Kroiss
Institute for Water Quality and Resource Management
Vienna University of Technology
IWA Past President (2014-2016)
Alvaro Lagartos
Alvaro Lagartos
Senior Application Engineer
LG Chem
Marisa Macaluso
Marisa Macaluso
Director of the Human Resources
Girgenti Acque S.p.A
Mario Rosario Mazzola
Mario Rosario Mazzola
Full Professor of Water Resources Management at University of Palermo, Italy
Consuler of the Minister for Southern Italy and Social Cohesion, Italian Government
Prof. Giorgio Micale
Prof. Giorgio Micale
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Gestionale, Informatica, Meccanica, Università degli Studi di Palermo
Francesco Misuraca
Francesco Misuraca
Director of Environmental Activities
Syndial
Prof. dr. Alexander L.N. van Nuijs
Prof. dr. Alexander L.N. van Nuijs
Toxicological Centere, University of Antwerp
Ing. Sandro Olivieri
Ing. Sandro Olivieri
SYNDIAL
Flavio Ottonello
Flavio Ottonello
Sales Manager – Desalination and Water Treatment Plants
Rochem Marine Srl
Ing. Luigi Patimo
Ing. Luigi Patimo
Country manager
ACCIONA Agua Italia
Maria Prestigiacomo
Maria Prestigiacomo
President of AMAP the Palermo and Inter-land Public Water Utility
Francesco Maria Raimondi
Francesco Maria Raimondi
Palermo University
Founder and CEO of the EngCoSys Srl (Engineering Control Systems)
Anabela Rebelo
Anabela Rebelo
Portuguese Environment Agency
The European Directives for use treated wastewater
Daniele Romano
Daniele Romano
Marketing Manager and Business Developer Manager
Vega Italy
Jeroen Rosengarten
Jeroen Rosengarten
Manager Business Development
Evides Industriewater
Giordano Riello
Giordano Riello
Young Entrepreneurs of Confindustria
Vice President
Prof. Raphael Semiat
Prof. Raphael Semiat
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Chemical Engineering Department
Abraham Stav
Abraham Stav
Mei Carmel Ltd water & sewage utility
Chief Operational Officer
Ferat Shala
Ferat Shala
Minister for Environment and Spatial Planning
The Republic of Kosovo
Dr. Jorge Tarchitzky
Dr. Jorge Tarchitzky
M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Soil & Water Sciences, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Manuel Testoni
Manuel Testoni
Water Division Sales Manger
NCR Biochemical
Jose Ramon Vazquez
Jose Ramon Vazquez
Head of Quality Area in the R&D department
Aqualia
Laura De Vita
Laura De Vita
General Manager
TECNICOMAR