Conference 2011

waterwise water efficiency conference 2011 sustaining the flow of ideas

The sixth annual Waterwise water efficiency conference will be held on 30 - 31 March 2011 at Keble College, Oxford. The 2011 conference was themed 'Sustaining the flow of ideas'.

The conference gave delegates an opportunity to hear what has been happening in water efficiency over the past year and discuss strategies for building on this in the future. The conference included large-scale water efficiency project partners, metering experts, regulators and leading politicians about how water efficiency activities can be sustained in the long-term. 

Speakers and panel members

Marian Spain, Director of Policy and Communications, Ofwat
Alan Sutherland, Chief Executive, Water Industry Commission for Scotland
Karen Gibbs, Consumer Council for Water
Anthony Ferrar, Managing Director, Sutton and East Surrey Water
Pamela Taylor, Chief Executive, Water UK
Darren Bentham, Director Universal Metering Programme, Southern Water
Alan Alexander, Chair, Waterwise
Phil Adams, Managing Director, Greenfields Community Housing
Greg Marshall, Principal Water Resource Advisor, Environment Agency
Nina Bhatia, Managing Director, British Gas Electrical and Dyno Services
Richard Aylard, CVO, External Affairs and Sustainability Director, Thames Water
Adrian McDonald Professor of Environmental Management, University of Leeds

The event began at 4pm on Wednesday 30 March with a water efficiency exhibition, followed by networking drinks reception and gala dinner. Overnight accommodation was at Keble College. The full day of presentations closed at around 4pm on 31 March.

The full agenda and running order can be seen by clicking here

The conference programme was put together by our friends at Luminous.