Spain Smart Water Summit 2023: Global Transformation of Water Management Begins
The Spain Smart Water Summit 2023, the leading event in the digital transformation of the water sector, is set to kick off its next edition tomorrow. Held from September 19 to 21 at the Marriott Hotel Auditorium in Madrid, this summit is expected to mark a significant milestone in the global digitalization of water management.
Supported by over twenty public and private entities, the Spain Smart Water Summit is taking place at a crucial moment for the digitalization of the water sector in Spain. With the implementation of a Strategic Project for Economic Recovery and Transformation (PERTE), the Spanish government is providing historic funding to advance the digitalization of water cycle management in the country.
David Escobar, partner at iAgua and Smart Wayer Magazine, expressed their confidence that the Spain Smart Water Summit 2023 will truly revolutionize the digitalization of the water cycle worldwide. With the support of both public administrations and the private sector, this event aims to bring together key players in the water industry and technology like never before.
Featuring more than 100 speakers and a strong international presence, the summit will showcase how collaboration and innovation are transforming the future of water management across the globe. This initiative is expected to be a game-changer for the sector, driving progress and sparking new ideas.
During the three-day event, representatives from public administrations across all regions of Spain will join the private sector to share their experiences and best practices in efficient and sustainable water management. The agenda includes a session co-organized with the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO), where the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan (PRTR) and the PERTE for Water Digitalization will take center stage.
To promote global collaboration, the Spain Smart Water Summit 2023 will also feature specific sessions bringing together water experts and professionals from Asia and Latin America. These sessions, co-organized with ICEX Spain Export and Investment, and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) and the World Bank, will explore water management approaches from different parts of the world, fostering knowledge exchange and the sharing of best practices at an international level.
With its focus on cutting-edge technological advances in the water industry such as numerical modeling, BIM technology, sensors, remote control, digital twins, Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI), the summit is driving a new paradigm where data plays a central role.
Backed by strong institutional support, active participation from public administrations and the private sector, and collaboration with international experts, Spain Smart Water Summit 2023 reaffirms its commitment to innovation and sustainability in water management. Alejandro Maceira, founder and director of iAgua and Smart Water Magazine, invites all stakeholders to be part of this transformative event and work together to build a future where water, the source of all life, is managed wisely and efficiently in the digital era.
Over the course of three days, attendees can expect more than twenty sessions in two simultaneous rooms, providing valuable insights from representatives of public administration and private businesses. The summit will also offer networking opportunities, including dedicated one-to-one meetings between key decision-makers from Spanish and international administrations.
Spain Smart Water Summit 2023 is sponsored by Innovyze by Autodesk as the Platinum Sponsor, with Terranova as the Gold Sponsor and Minsait, Telefónica Tech, Xylem Water Solutions España, Schneider Electric, Hidroconta, Netmore, and Aqualia as Silver Sponsors, among others. The event is supported by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO), ICEX Spain Export and Investment, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), and the World Bank.
In conclusion, the Spain Smart Water Summit 2023 promises to be a groundbreaking event, bringing together industry leaders, government officials, and technology experts to shape the future of water management. With its focus on digitalization, collaboration, and sustainability, this summit is poised to drive the transformation of the water sector globally.