IWA Congress Talks: Water for Smart Liveable Cities | Launch: White Paper

International Water Association, DANVA, State of Green Launch White Paper / Water for Smart Liveable Cities

Target Audience



The Congress Talks series of virtual events lead up to the IWA #WorldWaterCongress & Exhibition to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 9-14 May 2021.

This edition unfolds interesting lessons on urban water management learned from the Danish water sector, as presented in a White Paper from State of Green and IWA DK. Speakers present experiences from selected Danish utilities, consultancies and technology providers related to the Congress topic: Water for smart liveable cities.

This Congress Talks edition looks into technical solutions, the enabling environment, and discusses the role of digitalisation towards liveable cities. The discussions will have an introductory form, including pitches of digital solutions and case study presentations on service provision and urban transformation that will serve as a teaser for exciting sessions to come in WWCE 2021 Copenhagen.

Learning Objectives

Participants should have an overall understanding of key elements contributing to water for smart liveable cities and understand how this links to the sustainability agenda.

1. Smart liveable cities are developed in partnerships
2. Smart liveable cities contribute to meeting the SDG’s and to increased liveability.
3. Digital solutions can enable the transformation towards sustainability and liveability – and the other way round.


International Water Association / DANVA / State of Green