Call for Papers

21st International Water Technology Conference

IWTC 2018


Port Said, Egypt

28 – 30 June 2018



Conference Chairman:

 Magdy Abou Rayan   President of IWTA


Conference  Vice Chairmen:

Andrea Scozzari        National Research Council (CNR-ISTI), Italy

Hani Sewilam             RWTH Aachen University, Germany


Conference Secretary General

Kamal  El-Nahhas                                 Suez Canal Authority, Egypt


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     This edition of International Water Technology Conference is the twenty-first of event series initiated by The International Water Technology Association (IWTA) twenty years ago. The conference offers an opportunity to present and discuss the most recent technological innovations and scientific developments associated with the water resources  management, water  treatment technology, environmental and ecological systems, agricultural-water related issues and water infrastructure.  The conference brings together researchers, scientists, water professionals,end-users, managers, decision makers and stakeholders from universities, research institutes, governmental agencies, industries and other interest groups. The conference participants will discuss and develop a general framework for minimizing and preventing the deterioration in water quality, remediation, restoration, innovative treatment technologies, energy consumption, and optimizing water resources planning and management facing scarcity. On the sidelines of the conferences, international  exhibitions have been hold that  offer the perfect occasion for discussing the new trends in the field of water industry. The exhibitors are contractors, manufacturers and all specialized companies in water industry field.


Conference Topics:

Water Resources Planning and Management:

  • Integrated water resources management
  • Water resources for sustainable development
  • Remote sensing and GIS applications
  • Impacts of global and regional  climate change
  • Water quality and protection
  • Trans-boundary water conflict and cooperation issues

Groundwater Flow

  • Artificial recharge and active management of aquifers
  • Groundwater flow and contamination
  • Integrated coastal aquifer management
  • Computational groundwater

Hydraulics and Hydraulic Structures

  • Water distribution systems analysis
  • Sediment transport and modeling  techniques
  • Maintenance and rehabilitation of  hydraulic structures
  • IT applications in water infrastructure
  • Coastal and harbor  engineering

Water Treatment Technology

  • Waste water treatment technologies
  • Computer applications in water treatment
  • Purification plants and networks
  • Hydraulic machinery
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Surface and subsurface wetlands

Agricultural Water Issues

  • Sustainable agriculture and mega projects
  • Agricultural water pollution and reuss technologies
  • Low water consumption crops
  • New trends  in virtual water use and  transbounday cooperation


  • Water Resources development and modeling process
  • Water supply and sanitation technologies
  • Water and food scarcity and  agriculture developments
  • Hybrid hydro models
  • Pros and cons of hydro modeling  process

Desalination Technologies

  • Membrane based  technology
  • Desalination by renewable energy
  • Desalination hybrid systems
  • New trends in water desalination

Nano Technology approach

  • Water Treatment applications
  • Desalination Technologies
  • Groundwater Flow applications
  • Agricultural Water Issues


Call For Papers:

Papers are invited for conference presentation on the topics outlined above.  Prospective presenters  are requested to submit  a summary of  their papers to be considered for inclusion in the conference proceedings. . Submitted papers will be reviewed by IWTA’s international scientific advisory committee for technical content and relevance to conference theme. Authors of accepted papers are required to register and present their papers at the conference.

Authors of papers accepted for conference presentation will be encouraged to submit full papers for:

  • The peer reviewed International Water Technology Journal (IWTJ) which is published by the International Water Technology Association (IWTC) .


Paper Submission:

English is the official conference language.

Paper Length and Format:

Maximum length is 12 pages including figures, tables and reference citations

The  summary paper should include: title of the paper, author(s name(s) and affiliation(s), email address for the corresponding author, 3-5 keywords, and body of the paper.

Paper should be online via website:



Abstract Submission                                                              01 February 2018

Notification of acceptance                                                      15 February 2018

Early Bird registration                                                             01 February 2018

Submission of full/revised  paper                                          15 March 2018

Notification of acceptance                                                       10 April  2018



Port Said, Egypt



     The campus of Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Port Said


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