The International Water Association (IWA) is a global network of water professionals bringing people and institutions together from across the water cycle to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world. The IWA aims to connect people with a diversity of backgrounds to generate innovative solutions and new opportunities to tackle urban and basin-related water challenges.
Each year IWA organises and supports many specialised conferences and seminars on a wide variety of topics in water management in locations all over the world. The physical location of these conferences demonstrates the truly international nature and global reach of IWA. Furthermore, the conference programme reinforces the name and brand of IWA and provides exposure to non-IWA members.
On average 35 conferences are organised per year. Some are fully managed and organised from the IWA office, some are fully organised by our members (Specialist Groups), and others in partnership (with responsibility shared between IWA office and our members).
Under the general supervision of the IWA Global Events & Awards Director, the IWA Global Events Manager - Logistics is responsible for all aspects of planning and executing of the international events of The International Water Association. The principal duties of this position include: 1) Events management, 2) mobilizing and managing financial resources for IWA events; 3) carrying out administrative duties as required.
In order to serve our members and partners from China, Asia and the globe better, IWA established a new Global Operation Hub in Nanjing, China in 2018. In turn, IWA has registered a new entity “Nanjing IWA Science & Technology Co., Ltd.” to undertake businesses of the new Global Operation Hub. By building units for event, incubation, learn and intelligence, IWA new Hub in Nanjing will accelerate innovation in the water sector and pragmatically reach water security and sustainability.