CIWEM/ASTEE International Conference - WFD: Emerging Water Management Challenges

Venue: World Trade Centre

Location: Lille, France

Event Date/Time: Sep 29, 2009 End Date/Time: Sep 30, 2009
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The aim of this conference is to provide an opportunity to share experiences, to gain feedback on innovative practical solutions and to address key topics about the operational implementation of the WFD.

Confirmed speakers include József Gayer, Hungarian Ministry of Environment and Water discussing WFD related Public Participation in Hungary and keynote speaker Peter Gammeltoft, Head of Water Unit, DG Environment.

Attendees will benefit from a sharing of insight and knowledge by attending an event that will consider new ideas and how to implement them.


Additional Information

The venue and location The venue for the conference is The World Trade Centre in Lille, France. This is a tailor made conference venue which is directly opposite the Lille Eurostar station. Lille is an ideal location for travellers from the UK and Europe. It is easy and cost effective to reach Lille direct from London with Eurostar. The average journey time from St Pancras International to Lille Europe is just 1 hour 20 minutes. You can also easily travel to Lille from other destinations including Brussels (35 minutes), Paris (approx. 1 hour) and Amsterdam (approx. 4 hours). Lille has a plethora of low cost, high quality accommodation Booking and Registration - Now open You can book via the ASTEE website ( Delegates should fill in the registration form found at or downloaded here. Completed forms and payment should be returned to Francois Mauvais, ASTEE. The individual delegate fee for the two day event is 300 euros plus local tax. For more details please contact Justin Taberham, Director of Policy, or Paul Horton, International Director,