Water and Development Congress Programme Committee 2023 announced

The International Water Association is proud to announce the Programme Committee of the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition (WDCE) 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda. Formed of leading experts in water and development from around the world, the committee will be working to prepare an outstanding programme under the theme of ‘Water, sanitation, and climate resilience – keys to a water-wise future’ for the event in December.

The call for content is closing soon 30 April – we invite you to submit your proposal now! The Call for Submissions is available for download. Check the submission requirements, download the relevant template, and you can submit your proposal online until 30 April 2023. waterdevelopmentcongress.org

2023 Programme Committee

  • Chair – Doulaye Kone, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
  • Ligy Philip, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Bombay, India
  • Chérifa Abdelbaki, Abou Bekr Belkaid University of Tlemcen, Algeria
  • Osward M Chanda, African Development Bank Group, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Juan Pablo Rodríguez Sánchez, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
  • Jay Bhagwan, WRC South Africa
  • Miriam Otoo, Tetra Tech, USA
  • Siméon Kenfack, African Water Association, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Charles B. Niwagaba, Makerere University, Uganda
  • Md. Tahmidul Islam, WaterAid Bangladesh
  • Bécaye Sidy DIOP, DELVIC Sanitation Initiatives Senegal
  • Caroline Delaire, Aquaya, France
  • Tanuja Ariyananda, Lanka Rain Water Harvesting Forum, Sri Lanka
  • Marcelo Miki, Sabesp, Brazil
  • Isha Basyal, AIT Global Water & Sanitation Center, Thailand
  • Min Yang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Olutayo Bankole-Bolawole, WaterAid Rwanda
  • François Xavier TETERO, World Bank Group, Rwanda