Global Trends in Water Efficiency - A Virtual Master Class


Venue: Virtual (PC or phone required) with optional attendance at Arup offices, London [Map and Directions]

Date: Friday 27th June 2014

Time: 11.00 am - 12.30

Cost: FREE ( Registration required)

Event Chair: Martin Shouler Global Skills Leader for Environmental Services Engineering, Arup, London, UK


  • Prof Cheng Li-Cheng, Distinguished Professor of Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan who will present on "The Proposed Water-Saving Guidelines for Vietnam and AWSC Current Activities"
  •  Prof Stuart White, Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia "Water Efficiency and Supply-Demand Planning: the Australian Experience"
  • Dr Sarah Bell, Faculty of Engineering Science, University College, London. "Rapid Appraisal of Social Feasibility of Water Reuse Networks"

  • Mary Ann Dickinson, President & CEO, Alliance for Water Efficiency, Chicago, USA who will present on "Water Efficiency in North America :  Issues and Challenges"

This master class brought an international perspective to this year's network programme. Speakers from around the world presented  ongoing work from their organisations and local networks. Delegates had the opportunity to interact with speakers and delegates as well as contribute to future strategies for global water efficiency policy and best practice.

This was the first of a series of virtual events aimed at reducing the network's environmental impact whilst promoting increased contribution from national and international members.