The conference program for this years conference is particularly strong. There were a record number of abstracts submitted, resulting in the selection of presentations, workshops and poster presentations on offer, representing a truly interesting and comprehensive cross section of the current research and development activities in the Nordic countries.
Social programme and excursion
The scientific excursion will take place on the first day of the conference. It will feature a water tour around Reykjanes peninsula, where the workings of an Icelandic water utility (HS Veitur) will be introduced, along with several stunning water related natural sites in the region. The excursion ends in the Blue Lagoon where the conference dinner will also be held at the LAVA restaurant.
On the second day of the conference, Iceland‘s largest water utility Veitur Utilities, is pleased to invite the participants to a reception at their headquarters.
Accommodation in various price ranges nearby Harpa has been booked for participants.
Harpa, the beautiful concert and conference centre features the best conditions for conferences in Iceland. It is conveniently situated at the harbour in the heart of Reykjavík and within walking distance of the city centre with shops, restaurants, art galleries and a vibrant night-life.
Arndís Ósk Ólafsdóttir, Veitur Utilities
Sigurjón Norberg Kjærnested, Samorka, Icelandic Energy & Utilities – Committee chair
Dorte Skræm, Danish Water and Wastewater Association (DANVA)
Klaus Kolind-Hansen, Aalborg Water ltd.
Riina Liikanen, Finnish Water Utilities Association (FIWA)
Veli-Pekka Vuorilehto, Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority
Kjetil Furuberg, Norwegian Water (Norsk Vann)
Vidar Lund, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Gullvy Hedenberg, Swedish Water and Wastewater Association (Svenskt Vatten)
Thomas Pettersson, Chalmers University of Technology