1st International Forum of Clean Technologies in Ukraine ECOSMART-2011 (ECOSMART-2011)
|Event Date/Time: Mar 30, 2011||End Date/Time: Mar 31, 2011|
|Registration Date: Mar 25, 2011|
|Early Registration Date: Feb 15, 2011|
(www.ecosmart-ua.com). The Forum will invite the important players of the Ukrainian Clean Technologies Market, representatives of relevant government departments and local authorities, the international investment companies and financial institutions, consulting and engineering companies, developers of investment projects, representatives of leading foreign companies, who are already working or just planning their activities on the Ukrainian market.
ECOSMART-2011 is supported by:
- National Environmental Investment Agency of Ukraine;
- State Agency of Ukraine for Investments and Innovations.
The main features of the Forum ECOSMART are:
- Only the business-related and practical orientation of the Forum in the field of clean technologies,
- Discussion of investment projects and programs in clean technologies and direct negotiations,
- An integrated program permitting its participants to have a good time at the Forum as much as practical.
The publishers of the professional journal â€œCleanTechâ€ (â€œClean Technologiesâ€) are the organizers of the Forum. The magazine was founded in August 2009 as a specialized bilingual (Russian / English) publication for the purpose of developing the market of â€œgreenâ€ technologies in Ukraine acquainting the readers with new technologies, conducting relevant surveys and studies, establishing a communication channel between the owners of advanced technologies and any Ukrainian companies, organizations and agencies.
Within the framework of the magazine, we develop a project of the Business Forum ECOSMART as a meeting place for professionals, whose work is related to implementation of all and any environmental projects in any municipal and industrial sectors in Ukraine.
"The global capital market is experiencing another revolution. Investors are looking for any fundamentally new markets being characterized by long-term growth and having a reliable resource base. In this connection, clean technologies are now in the limelight of the business world.
Today Ukraine has one of the largest waste performance index per capita in the world, the situation is critical in provision of the Ukrainian population with quality drinking water. However, many Ukrainian enterprises need any technologies of wastewater treatment and air emissions, and energy efficient technologies improving not only the "ecology" of the manufacturing, but also giving a significant competitive advantage by reducing production costs and risks of the enterprise ", said the Project Manager of the 1st International Forum of Clean Technologies in Ukraine, Yuliya Berezovska, Editor-in-Chief of the â€œCleanTechâ€ Magazine.
The waste market has significant prospects. Now Ukraine has accumulated 30 billion tons of industrial waste; 86% of household waste to be stored at landfills can be recycled. Today, Ukraine has already planned to build several waste treatment plants.
According to Â«CleanTechÂ», about $ 1 billion shall be allocated on the projects related to improvement of drinking water quality in Ukraine in 2010-2012
In particular, the Ministry of Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine is actively developing segment of the water treatment and water supply. In addition to the state programs the projects on reconstruction of water management in Ukraine shall be implemented by international financial organizations, in particular, the program of the World Bank until 2012 provides for 130 million euros for this purpose.
The first day of the Forum is devoted to issues of public policy and legislative framework for development of projects in clean technologies of Ukraine. Besides, the important component of the program is the session on investments and donor programs in the field of clean technologies. In addition, the first day the round table discussion on â€œHow to create a successful industry of eco-friendly technologies in Ukraine: from innovation to their implementationâ€ will be held.
On the second day of the Forum the three parallel workshops sessions will be held:
- Effective management of water resources in Ukraine;
- Effective waste management in Ukraine;
- Ecology and energy efficiency in industry.
Also on this day Matchmaking will be held.
The Forum creates a business platform for exchange of experience, establishment of communications, presentation of investment projects and search for investors in the fields of water treatment, wastewater treatment, management of industrial and household waste, dust and gas cleaning and other environmental projects in Ukraine.