2nd IWA Malaysia Young Water Professionals Conference

Conference // 2nd IWA Malaysia Young Water Professionals Conference

This conference is the second conference organized by the IWA Malaysia Young Water Professionals Chapter via collaborations with the Institute of Environment and Water Resource Management (IPASA), UTM Water Research Alliance, The Malaysian Water Association (MWA) and International Water Association (IWA). It will deal, among other topics, with the water and energy nexus.

Its aim is to provide an international forum for young researchers and senior professionals in water and wastewater sciences, to present their work and meet their peers in multidisciplinary fields of water for career advancement. This conference encourages scientific dialogue, knowledge transfer and mentoring between young and senior water professionals of various background and expertise.


The conference themes will be of interest to a wide range of disciplines as follow:

- Public, Health, Sanitation and Hygiene

- Water Resources and Supply

- Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies/Systems

- Water Reuse and Reclamation

- Point and Non-Point Source of Pollution

- Emerging Contaminants for Water

- Water and Energy Nexus

- Water and Food Security

- Sustainable and Green Technology for Environment

- Water Policies

- Integrated Catchment Management

- Capacity Building

- Data Management and Statistics


Conference Secretariat

Water Research Alliance

Institute of Environment and Water Resource Management (IPASA)

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

81310 Johor Bahru, MALAYSIA

Email: {mywp@utm.my}

+607-5532507 (Myzairah Hamdzah)

+6013-7036730 (Dr Norhayati Abdullah)

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