dws-aquatech-india-2014-stage-2012-770px-1The fifth edition of Aquatech India will host the first edition of the Industrial Leaders Forum (ILF) outside the Netherlands.

The first two forums were both held in Amsterdam and now the captains of industry will continue to discuss the global water issues at the Industrial Leaders Forum India on 7 May.

Aquatech India is a combined water technology trade exhibition and conference that will be held in Pragati Maidam, India, from 6 to 8 May.


At ILF forum 2013 Rudi Sueys of CocaCola (far left) explained why his company takes the lead on the development of water stewardship

Progess on global corporate sustainability
At the most recent Industrial Leaders Forum at Aquatech Amsterdam in November 2013, captains of industry from leading companies including Coca-Cola and Akzo Nobel and PwC converged in a lively debate on water issues related to global corporate sustainability,

Marking a decade of progress, the 2013 forum presented practical solutions to resolve the ever challenging water demands around the world.

Amongst the panel members are Suresh Babu S V of WWF-India and Anirban Ghosh of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank supports ILF and will moderate the panel.

dws-ilf-india-ilf-2011-amsterdam-350pxParticipating in ILF forum 2011 (f.l.t.r.): Arik Dayan of Amiad Filtration, Robert Claasen of DSM and Snehal Desai of DOW water & process solutions.

High level water conference
The Industrial Leaders Forum India is part of a three day conference that focuses on creating an enabling environment to improve water services delivery for domestic, industrial and irrigations usage.

This year the chairman’s address will be given by Mr. D B Panse, Chairman – Advisory Council, Aquatech India 2014. Amongst the speakers are Prof. Dinesh Mehta, Professor Emeritus, CEPT University, Mr. Emani Kumar, Executive Director ICLEI, India, Dr. Aman Sharma, General Secretary, Indian Water Partnership & General Manager – Environment, WAPCOS Ltd., India and Dr. S.K. Jain, Managing Director, Ground Water & Mineral Investigation Consultancy Centre Pvt. Ltd., India

High level managers from Tata Capital Cleantech, Mahindra & Mahindra and Jain Irrigation Systems will present their water stewardship journey.

About Aquatech Global Events
Aquatech Global Events organises the world’s leading trade events in the process, drinking and waste water technology sectors in Europe, the USA, China and India. The events are visited by professionals from all parts of the water industry and attract policy-makers, top-level businesses, specialists, and those who apply the technology in practice.

The calendar of Aquatech Global Events:
• Aquatech India 2014: 6 – 8 May 2014, New Delhi, India
• Aquatech China 2014: 25 – 27 June 2014, Shanghai, China
• WQA Aquatech USA 2015: 20 -24 April 2015, Las Vegas (NV), USA
• Aquatech Amsterdam 2015: 3 - 6 November 2015, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
• International Water Week: 1 - 6 November 2015, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Also read on this website
IWW Aquatech Amsterdam 2013: Captains of industry to debate water use in the full product cycle, 22 October 2013
IWW Aquatech: Industry Leaders Forum acknowledges water scarcity as a risk to be handled locally, 8 November 2013

More information 
Aquatech India
Industrial Leaders Forum India
www.india.aquatechtrade.com (ILF)

Aquatech Global Events
Amsterdam, the Nertherlands
+31 20 549 13 33