THINKING BEYOND THE OBVIOUSGP Africa Water ConferenceWater Technology • Water & Sanitation • Water leakage  12 - 14 June 2...
MOTIVATION    “The world is in a water crisis, with the problem perhaps most acute in Africa. Globally, more than one bill...
AGENDADAY ONE: WATER TECHNOLOGY08:00 – 08:20                           Registration and early-morning refreshments08:20 – ...
AGENDADAY TWO: WATER AND SANITATION08:00 – 08:20                       Registration and early-morning refreshments08:20 – ...
AGENDADAY THREE: WATER LEAKAGE08:00 – 08:20                        Registration and early-morning refreshments08:20 – 08:3...
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  1. 1. THINKING BEYOND THE OBVIOUSGP Africa Water ConferenceWater Technology • Water & Sanitation • Water leakage 12 - 14 June 2012 Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Cnr William Nicol and Pieter Wenning Street, Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa SETA Accreditation No. 2502
  2. 2. MOTIVATION “The world is in a water crisis, with the problem perhaps most acute in Africa. Globally, more than one billion people do not have access to safe drinking water, and half of the world’s population lacks adequate sanitation. More than 2m people die annually from water-related diseases.” - Kofi AnnanThe GP Africa Water Conference is a platform, which will facilitate discussions around the issues of developing andmanaging Africa’s water infrastructure and resources to meet the demands of the future. This solutions-driven gatheringwill also highlight strategies for securing sustainable water resources through effective demand management andalternative water resource development methods and techniques.The conference promises insightful dialogue with leading industry experts who are continually employing innovativeand sustainable ways of solving Africa’s water challenge. Delegates will also discover new technologies and emergingideas in overcoming the challenges faced in managing non-revenue water effectively. You will be able to improve theoperating revenue for all in the water industry thereby improving the financial efficiency, capital and operational fundingof an organization. The GP Africa Water Conference will focus on three key themes:• WaterTechnology• Water and Sanitation• Water Leakage BENEFITS• Managing water demand efficiently to ensure long-term water security• Key issues in water resource management and technologies• Master-planning long-term water infrastructure to accommodate future projects and population growth• Leveraging financial investment by local water authorities to meet growing demands• Effective approaches to urban water demand management and supply planning• Ensuring water supply in the future,• An integrated approach to urban water systems• Multiple water source challenges• Alternative water resource opportunities and challenges• Optimisation of existing and ageing assets• Best practice for engaging with the community in water projects• Water planning and implementation of integrated water management plans WHO SHOULD ATTEND• Water and Sanitation Managers • Stormwater Managers• Engineering Managers • Operations Managers• Scientific Services Managers • Wastewater Managers• Technical Manager • Water Managers• Water Resource Management • Environment Managers• Infrastructure Asset Management • Planning and Development Managers EXPERT SPEAKERSHelgard Muller Acting Deputy Director-General: Policy and Regulation, Department Water Affairs South AfricaHassan Partow DR Congo Programme Manager, Post-Conflict and Disaster Management, United Nations Environment Programme SwitzerlandJo Parker Water Loss Specialist, International Water Association United KingdomTim Walwyn Project Manager, Siemens Ltd Southern AfricaMariette Liefferink CEO, Federation for a Sustainable Environment South AfricaTebogo Matlou Water Treatment Plant Operator, Water Utilities Cooperation BotswanaTanu Deule District Water Engineer & Head of Water Department, Bunda District Council TanzaniaManuel Mutale Managing Director, Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company Ltd, ZambiaKrasposy Kujinga PhD Research Student, Okavango Research Institute, BotswanaSipiwo Xongo Water Pollution Control Officer, Department of Water Affairs South AfricaThomas Gyedu-Ababio (PhD) Water Resources Manager, Kruger National Park South AfricaClaudious Chikozho Science Uptake Programme Coordinator for Africa, International Water Management Institute, GhanaLuther Rukira General Manager: Water Supply, Namwater NamibiaDr. Akolang Tombale Regional Chair Africa, Global Water PartnershipMark Loveday Leakage Strategy Manager, Hydrosave UK GLOBAL PROSPECTUS TRAINING (PTY) LTD. Chief Executive O er - Dhevaraj Pillay Johannesburg - Tel: +27 11 781 6222 Fax: +27 11 781 6044 Marketing - m2@globalprospectus.co.za Auditors - Russell Bedford SA (Jhb) Inc. Pietermaritzburg - Tel: +27 33 391 4229 Fax: +27 33 391 5722 Design - www.designmaster.co.za (071 018 8355) Legal - DA Morris & Associates
  3. 3. AGENDADAY ONE: WATER TECHNOLOGY08:00 – 08:20 Registration and early-morning refreshments08:20 – 08:30 Opening remarks from the Chairperson08:30 – 09:15 Overview of the current situation and future trends in the African water industryHelgard Muller - Acting Deputy Director-General: Policy and Regulation, Department Water Affairs South Africa09:15 – 10:00 Water security in the desert: the Namibian experience – Case Study• Water policy & legislation• Conjunctive use of water resources• Water supply options - Water reuse - Managed aquifer recharge - Desalination of sea water• Cost recovery & social justiceLuther Rukira - General Manager: Water Supply, Namwater Namibia10:00 – 10:30 Networking over mid-morning tea10:30 – 11:15 Drinking water supply challenges in post-conflict contexts – Case StudyThis session will focus on the situation in the DR Congo and the potential role of community-based water user associationsHassan Partow - DR Congo Programme Manager, Post-Conflict and Disaster Management,United Nations Environment Programme Switzerland11:15 – 12:00 Efficient management of water resources: technology and processes for effective monitoring and systematic improvement• Energy efficiency• Loss management, metering• Asset performance monitoringTim Walwyn - Project Manager, Siemens Ltd Southern Africa12:00 – 13:00 Networking Luncheon13:00 – 13:45 Sustainable water for rural security in Bulungula area, Amatole District Municipality, Eastern Cape: Integrated water resources management of the area – Case StudyThis project focuses on developing appropriate solutions to water quality and quantity challenges in Bulungula Area, Eastern Cape.Sipiwo Xongo - Water Pollution Control Officer, Department of Water Affairs South Africa13:45 – 14:30 Protection of the environment and the safeguarding of health through the integrated management of water resources and mining waste – A Case Study (Witwatersrand goldfields)Mariette Liefferink - CEO, Federation for a Sustainable Environment South Africa14:30 – 15:15 Foreign water technology companies seeing opportunity in SA projects15:15 Networking over afternoon tea and end of day One GLOBAL PROSPECTUS TRAINING (PTY) LTD. Chief Executive O er - Dhevaraj Pillay Johannesburg - Tel: +27 11 781 6222 Fax: +27 11 781 6044 Marketing - m2@globalprospectus.co.za Auditors - Russell Bedford SA (Jhb) Inc. Pietermaritzburg - Tel: +27 33 391 4229 Fax: +27 33 391 5722 Design - www.designmaster.co.za (071 018 8355) Legal - DA Morris & Associates
  4. 4. AGENDADAY TWO: WATER AND SANITATION08:00 – 08:20 Registration and early-morning refreshments08:20 – 08:30 Opening remarks from the Chairperson08:30 – 09:15 Understanding the water, sanitation and hygiene problem• Problems of poor sanitation and hygiene, contaminated water; diseases related• What makes clean water, good sanitation and hygiene so important• Recommendations on how to help solve the problem of poor sanitation and hygiene e.g. public awareness, education from the grass rootsTebogo Matlou - Water Treatment Plant Operator, Water Utilities Cooperation Botswana09:15 – 10:00 Institutional reforms promoting an integrated approach, including changes in procedures, attitudes and behaviour• Key aspects of institutional reforms promoting an integrated approach to water & sanitation management• Common rhetoric versus realities on the ground• Key requirements for uptake of new innovations leading to attitudinal and/ behavioral change and ultimately, impact on the ground;Claudious Chikozho - Science Uptake Programme Coordinator for Africa, International Water Management Institute, Ghana10:00 – 10:30 Networking over mid-morning tea10:30 – 11:15 Constraints and opportunities to sustainability of rural water supply services in Tanzania: A case study of Bunda District Tanzania• Introduction-problem statement or status-quo of water supply coverage (availability) in Bunda, Tanzania, background of study area, and objectives of the research• Results of research – Constraints• Results of the research – Opportunities• Conclusion and recommendationTanu Deule - District Water Engineer & Head of Water Department, Bunda District Council Tanzania11:15 – 12:00 Meeting water demands in a water scarce country like Botswana: A case study for water harvesting and wastewater refuse• Botswana’s water situation (i.e. quantity of water available from different natural water sources and reservoirs)• Annual runoff• Examples of water harvesting projects in Botswana and their impact on the cost of wateron water usersDr. Akolang Tombale - Regional Chair Africa, Global Water Partnership12:00 – 13:00 Networking Luncheon13:00 – 13:45 Sound financial practices, achieved through better management of existing assets, and widespread use of appropriate technologies – Case Study• The water sector in Zambia is still in its formative stages since the start of the commercialisation process in the year 2000. This means that the revenues generated are not adequate to cover all the operation, maintenance and CAPEX costs.• The Plants and Reticulation Systems are in need of both immediate repairs and upgrade with the mobilisation of CAPEX Finance always taking long. The total CAPEX requirements are estimated at USD 4Billion.• The two scenarios above call for sound financial management to ensure that the existing infrastructure continue to be used to offer services to our clients.• Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company Limited is an example of one of the CUs in Zambia which has applied sound financial management practices to ensure it matches its limited revenues with its costs. The company has consistently achieved cost coverage ratios of over 100%.Manuel Mutale - Managing Director, Mulonga Water and Sewerage Company Ltd, Zambia13:45 – 14:30 Infrastructure and community development vs environmental protection – meeting the reserve• Water resources infrastructure development• Water services infrastructure• Community growth (including population)• The reserve; basic human needs and environmental (ecological)• The contribution to meeting the reserveThomas Gyedu-Ababio (PhD) - Water Resources Manager, Kruger National Park South Africa14:30 – 15:15 Household water security in different settlement patterns of Ngamiland, Botswana – Case Study• Factors contributing to water security problems and threats in different settlement categories of the Ngamiland;• Temporal trends in water accessibility and usage for domestic purposes by households in different settlement categories of the Ngamiland, from 1980 - 2011;• Application of Integrated Water Resources Management(IWRM) principles in Ngamiland aimed enhancing water security in different settlement categories;• Coping and adaptation strategies to water security problems and threats by households in different settlement categories of the NgamilandKrasposy Kujinga - PhD Research Student, Okavango Research Institute, Botswana15:15 Networking over afternoon tea and End of day Two
  5. 5. AGENDADAY THREE: WATER LEAKAGE08:00 – 08:20 Registration and early-morning refreshments08:20 – 08:30 Opening remarks from the facilitator08:30 – 12:00 Half Day Workshop One: Repair or Replace - Making the optimum decisionJo Parker - Water Loss Specialist, International Water Association United Kingdom12:00 – 13:00 Networking Luncheon13:00 – 16:00 Half Day Workshop Two: Leak Detection on Plastic and Large Diameter Pipe• Fundamentals of acoustics of leak noise on plastic and large diameter pipes• Standard methodology for leak detection on plastic and large diameter pipes• Recent research into improving the methodology for leak detection on plastic and large diameter pipes• Recent results of research and site trials into leak detection on plastic and large diameter pipes• Future methodologies for leak detection on plastic and large diameter pipesMark Loveday - Leakage Strategy Manager, Hydrosave UK15:15 Networking over afternoon tea and end of conference SPECIALISED IN-HOUSE TRAINING SOLUTION!Global Prospectus enables a platform for cutting edge, solution driven and innovativein-house training that are specially and specifically customised for your department,company or organisation at reasonable cost, at your venue and for your convenience!We provide strategic insight of absolute value…For your in-house training solution, please drop us an e-mail,give us a call or send us a fax. ABOUT USGLOBAL PROSPECTUS TRAINING is an information and training entity specializing in the delivery of strategicinsights and alternatives to both the private and public sectors. These insights are designed for a crossspectrum of industries and Government departments and are presented to market through Business Forums,Workshops, Conferences and In-House Training. “Thinking beyond the Obvious” is the mantra and vision ofour organisation. This vision has set Global Prospectus Training apart from the usual actors by addressingthe individual needs and concerns of each delegate through an expertly designed questionnaire as well asproducing Business Forms and Workshops with a view to increase pro active strategies and policies. Theseare some of the key areas in which Global Prospectus Training currently operates: Engineering, IT, Oil &Gas, Agriculture, Mining, FMCG and Retail, Financial Services, Marketing and Public Relations, Medical andPharmaceutical, HR Management, Small and Medium Enterprise amongst othersGLOBAL PROSPECTUS TRAINING (PTY) LTD. Chief Executive O er - Dhevaraj PillayJohannesburg - Tel: +27 11 781 6222 Fax: +27 11 781 6044 Marketing - m2@globalprospectus.co.za Auditors - Russell Bedford SA (Jhb) Inc.Pietermaritzburg - Tel: +27 33 391 4229 Fax: +27 33 391 5722 Design - www.designmaster.co.za (071 018 8355) Legal - DA Morris & Associates
  6. 6. GP Africa Water Conference 12 - 14 June 2012 Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Cnr William Nicol & Pieter Wenning Street, Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa Please mark the days that you would like to attend: Day 1 & 2 Only: R5490 Per Delegate, ex. VAT.Registration Form Day 3 Only: R1490 Per Delegate, ex. VAT.GPW_Ol All 3 Days: R6490 Per Delegate, ex. VAT. Fax Completed Registration Form To: +27 11 781 6044Company Name:Type of Business:Address:Tel: Fax: VAT Number:Delegate 1:Position: E-Mail:Delegate 2:Position: E-Mail:Delegate 3:Position: E-Mail:Delegate 4:Position: E-Mail:Delegate 5:Position: E-Mail:AUTHORISATION: Signatory must be authorised to sign on behalf of Company CREDIT CARDName: Cardholder’s Name: DETAILSPosition: Credit Card Number:Signature: Date: CVC No: Expiry Date:PAYMENT METHODS1. Bank Transfer - Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd. 2. Credit card - Please fill in your credit card details above First National Bank: Randburg 3. Cheques - Made Payable to: Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd. Account Number: 62109 270372 Branch Code: 254005TERMS & CONDITIONSThe following terms and conditions will apply: Substitutions Payment is required in full 5 days from date of invoice Delegates must inform Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd in writing All payments to be made directly to Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd. of any substitutions. No seats will be reserved, unless Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd. receives a signed registration form. There is no charge for substitutions. Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd. reserves the right, due to circumstances beyond our control, to change Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd will not be held liable for incorrect speakers, program content, date & venue. Delegate details on Certi s, etc. in the event of substitutions being The signed registration form is a legally binding contract. made on the day of the conference. In the event of Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd having to cancel or postpone an event due to circum-Cancellations stances beyond our control, delegates will be issued with a credit voucher,All cancellations will be subject to approval by the management of Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd. - which may be used at another of our events.All cancellations made 7 days prior to date of the above mentioned event will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.Cancellations made within 7 days of date of the above mentioned event, will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee. - Global Prospectus Training (PTY) Ltd will not be held liable for travel and accommoda -The will be no refunds or credit vouchers. tion costs. The conference fee includes: conference material, lunches and refreshments, but excludes travel & accommodation.GLOBAL PROSPECTUS TRAINING (PTY) LTD. Chief Executive O er - Dhevaraj PillayJohannesburg - Tel: +27 11 781 6222 Fax: +27 11 781 6044 Marketing - m2@globalprospectus.co.za Auditors - Russell Bedford SA (Jhb) Inc.Pietermaritzburg - Tel: +27 33 391 4229 Fax: +27 33 391 5722 Design - www.designmaster.co.za (071 018 8355) Legal - DA Morris & Associates

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