International Water Summit Abu Dhabi: "Bringing the Water-Energy Nexus to Life"
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Conference // International Water Summit Abu Dhabi: "Bringing the Water-Energy Nexus to Life"

As a natural extension of the UAE's commitment to sustainability, the first International Water Summit will be co-located with next year's World Future Energy Summit, bringing to life the nexus between mankind's two most vital resources: water and energy. Managing the energy footprint of water – and the water footprint of energy is a two-pronged challenge. Water and energy have a symbiotic relationship. This simple truth becomes increasingly evident as demand for both resources rises. With this in mind, Water-Energy Nexus was introduced.

The inaugural International Water Summit will be hosted by Masdar and co-located with the World Future Energy Summit at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), United Arab Emirates. The first International Water Summit will gather the leading minds from the global water community in policy, business and science to accelerate the development of sustainable water solutions for arid regions. This high-level platform offers you a unique opportunity to network with global politicians, water experts and leaders from the public and private sectors over three possibility-laden days. As a natural extension of the UAE's commitment to sustainability, the first International Water Summit will be co-located with next year's World Future Energy Summit, bringing to life the nexus between mankind's two most vital resources: water and energy.

 

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