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Industry Sessions

Day 1: Water Efficiency Labelling 

 06 September 2018
 15:00 – 17:00
Venue:  University of Aveiro

Draft Agenda
  • Arrival & technical committee showcase
  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Water Efficiency labelling in Europe: Prof Armando Silva Afonso
  • General discussion, Q&A

Panel members

  • Eng. Paulo Lemos - DG ENVI, European Commission (to be confirmed)
  • Eng. Filipa Newton - Head, Water Efficiency Department at ADENE - Agency for Energy
  • Eng. Paula Gomes - Head Division of Sustainable Development at DGAE - General Directorate of Economic Activities
  • Dr. Carlos Velazquez - Corporate Marketing Director at Roca Group
  • Dr. Yvonne Orgill - Chief Executive at Bathroom Manufacturers Association
  • Eng. Kjell-Åke Henriksson - Energy Installations in JM AB
Refreshments will be served on arrival

Day 2: Micro hydro energy recovery and system control towards smart water grids

 07 September 2018
Time:  10:00 – 13:00
Venue:  University of Aveiro

Draft Agenda
  • Arrival & REDAWN Videos
  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Overview of MHPs and REDAWN
  • Municipality overview of opportunities and challenges in water networks
  • System control: leaks, flow and pressure
  • Environmental and regulatory opportunities and constraints
  • Case examples
  • Q& A / Discussion: Overcoming practical barriers to the update of MHPs
  • Summary, closing remarks and what happens next
  • Lunch

This session includes a free networking lunch with industry members and participants from WatefCon2018.

Panel Members

Chair: Prof Helena Ramos, IST Lisboa 

  • Engr Nuno Aleixo, KSB
  • Dr John Gallagher, Trinity College Dublin
  • Engr Pedro Perdigão, INDAQUA
  • Engr Margarida Pinhão, Technilab Lisboa
  • Engr José Saldanha, Saint Gobain PAM
  • Engr Rui Silva Santos, RSS Portugal
  • Engr Miguel Zilhão, RSS Portugal


REDAWN is a research project which aims to foster the adoption of hydropower energy recovery technology in built water networks in the EU Atlantic Area.

This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme.


Image: Panoramica Aveiro; Copyright S Hoya  reproduced under Creative Commons licence 
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