WATEF Newsletter May 2017

5th International Water Efficiency Conference (#WATEFConf2018)

Call for Papers

5th - 7th September 2018, Aveiro Portugal

Aveiro, Portugal featuring the colourful Moliceiros and the Art Deco architecture as a backdrop
(reproduced under Creative Commons license)

The WATEF Network are very pleased to announce their first international conference to be held in the beautiful city of Aveiro, known as the Venice of Portugal. The Conference will be held within the University of Aveiro where there will be plenty of opportunity for delegates to network during the conference sessions and also the conference events all of which will benefit from a true international feel.  

PORTUGAL Created in 1973, the University of Aveiro quickly became one of the most #dynamic and #innovative #universities in #Portugal. Now a public foundation under private law, it continues to #develop and implement its mission to provide #undergraduate and #postgraduate #education, to generate #research and promote #cooperation with #society. http://www.ua.pt/

The city of Aveiro has good transport links and is well known for its many Art Deco/Art Novo buildings and of course the colourful Moliceiros which provide access along the Ria for both tourist and fisherman alike.


WATEF news and events

IWA Efficient 2017 - University of Bath - 18 to 20 July 2017

The WATEF network is proud to support the forthcoming IWA Efficient 2017 Conference where over 100 quality presentations and workshops are already scheduled to take place. Keynote speakers include Jean Spencer, Trevor Bishop and Nicci Russell [Register].

Study Trip:  The very interesting and educating WATEF Field Trip to Valencia took place from 5th to 7th April. Thank you to everyone that joined us - see report and photos. We are always happy to receive your suggestions and ideas for the next study trip.

Other 2017 Events:  In conjunction with our Technical Committee we have arranged various workshops and study trips as follows

If you would like to propose ideas for WATEF events please e-mail us - all suggestions gratefully received.

External news and events

Please remember to check out our news pages and send us any news you would like us to include.

Job Opportunity

          Our colleagues at the University of Exeter have asked us to advertise a vacancy for a PhD student :

"In collaboration with Northumbrian Water Ltd, we are recruiting for an EngD student to work on a project entitled "Rooting Out Resilience: developing and embedding metrics within the water industry."

Details can be found at the link in the table at the following webpage: http://www.stream-idc.net/newprojects.php. The application deadline is 30th June 2017
Blog and Social Media

Please read our June blog and use #WATEFBLOG when sending your Tweets - thank you!  We would love to hear your watery tales so if you wish to become a WATEF blogger please let us know

Lastly please don't forget to join us on Linked-In or to follow us on Twitter(@WatefNetwork). 

Dr Kemi Adeyeye (Lead - WATEF Network)
Suzy Armsden
(Coordinator - WATEF Network)