The relationship between our energy recovery goals and water efficiency - lessons from IWA Efficient 2017 conference

John attended the IWA Efficient 2017 conference in Bath in the UK last week, with this topic at the centre of his talk "Embodied energy in systems that is 'surplus to requirements': the role of energy recovery as part of the water-energy nexus story".

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Paul attends the IPDM Conference in Iceland

The 24th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC) was held from Sunday, June 11th to Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, at Reykjavik University in Reykjavik, Iceland, where a paper titled "Developing integrated low-carbon and smart energy innovations in water and energy: creating a smart specialization cluster" was presented at the conference. To read the full paper, click here.

The conference attracts researchers and practitioners from a range of disciplines and industries. Common is an interest in the ways in which new ideas are realized as products and services which deliver new value to customers. An increasing concern, evident in the conference agenda, is with sustainability and the impact of innovation and product development on both the environment and society. The Dwr Uisce related paper delivered new insights in relation to that concern.

 

View from the top of Hallgrimskirkja, an iconic church in the city centre

View from the top of Hallgrimskirkja, an iconic church in the city centre

Paul with Prof Marina Candi, conference co-chair from Reykjavik University, Iceland

Paul with Prof Marina Candi, conference co-chair from Reykjavik University, Iceland