Setting sail towards a collaborative future

Setting sail towards a collaborative future

Published On 23/08/2022

Spaces are filling fast for our third annual conference taking place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge on 4th October 2022. This year’s theme is ‘Transforming the Sector through Research and Innovation’ and we’re delighted to announce we’re hosting it in partnership with Spring.

Speakers from across utilities, the supply chain communities, regulators and academia will be joining us. Featuring keynote speakers Bob Taylor, CEO of Portsmouth Water, Ezechi Britton, co-founder & CEO of Code Untapped, Dr Tom Arnot, Co-director of the Water Innovation and Research Centre at the University of Bath, and Kara Cartwright, Innovation Lead for Clean Growth at Innovate UK.

Topics include – encouraging new voices and ideas into the sector, enabling research and innovation through funding and partnerships, the role of regulation and collaboration to solve the industry’s biggest challenges.

UKWIR’s CEO, Steve Kaye, said: “We have an excellent line-up of speakers and panellists representing not only the utilities, but also the supplier community, regulators and many other organisations and stakeholders. We will also be joined by a number of PhD students to share their exciting work. The extraordinary range of perspectives will provide some fantastic insights and fascinating topical debates. I look forward to welcoming you all back in person.”

To view the flyer for this event please click here.

Registration is free for UKWIR members. To find out more, including how to sign up, please visit