BlueTech Forum 2017Water & the 4th Industrial Revolution
BlueTech Forum is synonymous with water innovation and is known for always being one step ahead of the market. People come to broaden their horizons, expand their network and to do business.
Roundtable briefings, key notes and case studies
This year a series of roundtables briefings, key notes and case studies will illustrate how the future of the water sector is being shaped and what our strategy should be to adapt and thrive in this environment.
The combination of high-level networking with industry thought-leaders and access to unique BlueTech Market Insights form the basis for the carefully crafted agenda
Different people, new technologies, real global advances
BlueTech Forum is much more than a talking shop where you’ll hear the same platitudes and meet the same people. Life is too short for ‘just- another-water-conference’: we want to facilitate real progress which comes into play in the real world quickly.
While being very business-focused, the event has an intimate and convivial feel to it which facilitates conversation and relationship-building.
2017 Speakers Include BlueTech Forum
John leads the natural resources agenda for EYQ, drawing on his 17 years of experience in developing insights into market transformations in innovation capital, energy and clean technology...2017
Dr. Glen Daigger has more than 30 years of experience in wastewater treatment plant evaluation, troubleshooting, and process design....2017
As the chief marketing officer for GE Power, Water & Process Technologies, Ralph Exton is responsible for providing strategic leadership and program direction for the business’s marketing activities and sustainability efforts....2017
Emilio Tenuta’s 30-year tenure at Ecolab includes 25 years of technical and marketing management experience in various industries including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, lodging, healthcare, primary metals and automotive....2017
Venkee Sharma has been at the helm of Aquatech for more than 20 years. In this time, the company has transformed from a small, regional manufacturer of industrial water treatment equipment to a recognized and respected major player in global water industry...2017
Hans-Ulrich Buchholz is working at L’Oréal corporate QEHS (Quality, Environment, Health and Safety) department as water and waste water expert. His responsibility is water and waste water management of L’Oréal’s Operations worldwide in order to evaluate and to reduce the impact of the industrial activities, especially on local water resources....2017
Recent Interviews WaterWorld Magazine
A collection of recent interviews by Angela Godwin courtesy of WaterWorld Magazine.
Sponsors BlueTech Forum 2017
With operations in 130 countries and employing over 7500 people worldwide, GE Water & Process Technologies leverages our innovation, expertise and global capabilities to solve our customers’ toughest water and process challenges wherever they occur.
XPV Water Partners
XPV Water Partners is comprised of experienced water entrepreneurs, operators, and investment professionals dedicated to making a difference in water. XPV partners with, invests in, and actively supports entrepreneurial companies so they can grow and deliver value for all stakeholders. XPV manages over $400 million in investment capital from some of the top institutional investors in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources.
BlueTech Research is a global provider of water technology market intelligence. The bottom line: we provide not just access, but analysis and context. You get the information you need, through tools that help you answer your own questions quickly.
Drylet’s team of biological, chemical, and process engineers develop products that outperform traditional solutions. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the venture backed start-up designs and supports solutions for the global agriculture, energy, and wastewater treatment industries.
Aquatech is a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets. Dedicated to meeting water and environmental needs through their innovative technology solutions, products and services, Aquatech has successfully observed 35 years in business.
Want To Become a BlueTech Forum Sponsor?
Raise your brand’s profile as a BlueTech Forum sponsor, with plenty of sponsorship opportunities available. Sponsorship will allow selected companies to receive high visibility with the leading water industry professionals.
Day 1 - Wednesday, 6th June 2018
Optional: Walking tour of Vancouver
Welcome Networking Event
Details will follow shortly.
Day 2 - Thursday, 8th June 2018
Networking Breakfast Meetings
Connecting people is a value-add that BlueTech Forum can deliver through our extensive network of water industry contacts. Our team will also be available throughout the day to help facilitate introductions and meetings.
Paul O’Callaghan, CEO, BlueTech Research
KeyNote Address 1
Water Technology Market Opportunities
Moderators will provide five-minute introductory primers on the topic after which there will be a facilitated discussion. These bite-size interactive briefings will provide intelligence in an easy-to-digest format, setting the stage for informed discussions throughout the day and allowing you to interact with fellow delegates.
Roundtable Topics will include:
1. Impact of AI on membrane markets
2. Biosolids - Threats, crises and market drivers
5. Oil & Gas
6. Regulations & Policy - understanding the impact of regulations on driving the market
7. Managing cybersecurity in an IoT world
Networking Coffee Break
Innovation Showcase Technology Company Pitches & Roundtable Sessions. 4 rotations
Fireside Chat Interview
Keynote Address 2
End User Innovation Needs Session
BlueTech will lead a session focused around the A-List Companies. This session will be in an interactive roundtable format meeting where industrial and utility end users will be invited to identify key innovation challenges in their businesses, the challenges they have and solutions required.
Corporate companies will outline the industrial needs and challenges they face. This session will also detail their experience of working with technology companies and provide example case studies.
Afternoon Networking Coffee Break
Keynote Address 3
Closing Keynote Address
BlueTech Innovation Awards Ceremony
Companies taking part in the Innovation Showcase will receive nominations and votes from the Technology Assessment Group (TAG) to win one of two BlueTech Awards.
Closing Networking Drinks Reception
Everything You Need To Know BlueTech Forum 2017
BlueTech Forum focuses on strategic investment opportunities in industrial water and wastewater including mining, oil & gas and food & beverage. This high level event explores technology trends in water reuse, decentralized treatment, energy and resource recovery, smart water, water-as-a-service and innovative business models.
Attendees learn about the emerging technologies necessary to future-proof your technology portfolio, will understand how macro drivers link with themes to create technology market opportunities and identify the best thematic areas for strategic investment and acquisition
Attendees can also participate in intelligence briefings led by market sector experts, network with industry peers, help identify solutions and concierge facilitated networking.
The Marker Hotel, Dublin
Extraordinary, surprising and luxurious, The Marker Hotel is the perfect urban retreat for those who crave the unconventional, yet still expect the exceptional standards of service that are the signature of a member of The Leading Hotels of the World®.
Rising up from the rich urban heartland of the Dublin Docklands, the hotel slots into one of the most vibrant cultural hubs of Dublin City.
Highlights BlueTech Forum 2016
Spot familiar faces and capture the spirit of the BlueTech Forum 2016 event with this photographic montage.
News Stay Up-to-Date
• BlueTech Forum Technology Awards announced in Dublin • Technologies for wastewater treatment and online sensing highlighted • Winners will feature in Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC 2017 An energy-positive industrial wastewater treatment system and a company...read more