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German Arabian Water Conference
Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
Hanover Trade Fairs Convention Centre
- Lower Saxony -
Germany
June 20th June 21st, 2005

Program Workshops

Monday, 20th June 2005, 12.45 p.m. -17.45 p.m.


Status as of 13 June program subject to change











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Workshop I: Convention Center (CC), Conference room 18
Retrieval of Water Resources, Well Construction
Which size do the water resources have and how can they be made
accessible?


Chairman: Mohamed Qamber, Head of Maintenance Water Distribution
Directorate, Ministry of Electricity and Water, Bahrain

Co-Chairman: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Mull, Institute for Domestic Water
Services (ISAH), University Hannover/Germany


12.45 13.15 N.N.
Mohamed Qamber, Head of Maintenance Water Distribution
Directorate, Ministry of Electricity and Water, Bahrain

13.15 13.45 Modelling groundwater flow and transport of chemicals
problems solved and open questions
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Mull, Institute for Domestic Water
Services (ISAH), University Hanover/Germany

13.45 14.15 Groundwater models for resources analysis and
management
Dr. rer. nat. Randolf Rausch, GTZ International Services,
Eschborn/Germany

14.15 14.45 The Balance of environmental issues
Eng. Khairyah Al Hamad Kuwait Oil Company

14.45 15.15 Water well installation materials and new developments
Dr.-Ing. Helge Hoyme, GWE German Water an Energy GmbH,
Peine/Germany

15.15 15.45 Coffee Break Convention Center, Foyer

15.45 16.15 Rehabilitation of water wells
Dr. rer. nat. Georg Houben, Federal Institute for Geosciences
and Natural Resources (BGR Bundesamt fr Geowissenschaften
und Rohstoffe), Hannover/Germany

16.45 17.15 From well user: systems for water transport
Stefan Landwehr, KSB AG, Frankenthal/Germany

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Workshop II: Convention Center (CC), Conference room 17
Desalination, Filtration and Disinfection Ensuring of the water supplys
quality Which requirements and technical possibilities exist?


Chairman: Eng. Saad Al-Sulami , Saline Water Conversion Corporation
(SWCC), Saudi Arabia

Co-Chairman: Dipl.-Ing. Franz Bernsteiner, KSB AG, Frankenthal/Germany


12.45 13.15 Research in SWCC/R&D Center. Present Status and Future
Perspectives
Eng. Saad Al- Sulami, SWCC

13.15 13.45 Seawater desalination Made in Germany DME German
Desalination Society gathers Germany industry and
science Claus R. Mertes, Deutsche MeerwasserEntsalzung e.V.,
Duisburg/Germany

13.45 14.15 Managing cross-boarder MRO supply for the water industry
Turgay Temur, V-LINE Europe Export Marketing GmbH,
Sehnde/Germany

14.15 14.45 Desalination of seawater with reverse osmosis state of the
art and perspectives
Dr.-Ing. Thomas A. Peters, Dr.-Ing Peters Consulting for
membrane technology and environmental engineering
(Consulting fr Membrantechnik und Umwelttechnik),
Neuss/Germany

14.45 15.15 Retrofitting wit MES desalination plants 50% more drinking
water capacity without seawater intake
Dipl.-Ing. Michael T. Witt, Witt Solar AG, Rastatt/Germany

15.15 15.45 Coffee Break Convention Center, Foyer

15.45 16.15 SUNDEST a plant to the solar seawater desalination
PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Helmut Lessing, CUTEC-Institut GmbH,
Clausthal-Zellerfeld/Germany

16.15 16.45 Zeeweed ultrafiltation for the removal of suspended solids
and microorganisms in drinking waste water treatment
Dr.-Ing. Georg Hagmeyer, Zenon GmbH, Hilden/Germany
Robert Wakefield, Zenon Environmental Inc., Bahrain
Samir Badran, Zenon Environmental Inc., Lebanon

16.45 17.15 Disinfection of cooling-, process- and drinking-water with
chlorine
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Dr. J ens Wagner, AWG Innovative Water- and Waste Water
Technology GmbH (AWG Innovative Wasser- und Abwasser-
technik GmbH), Hambhren/Germany



Workshop III: Convention Center (CC), Convention Center 16
Water Management, Transportation and Distribution
Which organizational structures and technical preconditions are required
for the water supply?


Chairman: Eng. Refat M. Al-Mansour, Ministry of Water & Electricity,
Saudi-Arabia

Co-Chairman: Dr.-Ing. Michael Beckereit, Hamburger Wasserwerke GmbH,
Hamburg/Germany


12.45 13.15 Organisation, operation and structure of the costs of water
supply networks- and systems (public and private
companies)
Dr.-Ing. Michael Beckereit, Hamburger Wasserwerke GmbH,
Hamburg/Germany

13.15 13.45 Public Private Partnerships in th water sector
Christoph Peters, Dr. Daniel Strecker, PwC Deutsche Revision
AG, Germany

13.45 14.15 Water Resources Development in the GCC countries: PPP &
RD are the Key
Dr. Muhammad Al Rashed, Kuwait Insitute for Scientific research

14.15 14.45 Privatization and Investment Opportunities
Eng. Abdulrazak A. Al- Haijan, SWCC

14.45 15.15 Positive effects through private participation examples
from Eastern Germany
Ulrich Lehmann-Grube, Braunschweiger Versorgungs AG,
Braunschweig/Germany

15.15 15.45 Coffee Break Convention Center, Foyer

15.45 16.15 Assessment and Control of Agricultural Water Consumption,
applied methods and case studies on the Arabian Peninsula
Dipl.- Geol. Peter Kienast, Dornier Consulting GmbH

16.15 16.45 Modern water management system in use at the pipeline
Fujairah-Al Ain
J oachim Wolf, Siemens AG, Erlangen/Germany

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16.45 17.15 State-of-the-art in water supply in Germany and the way
to arrange the transfer into Arab region
Dr. Klaus Ritter EITEP Euro Institute for Information Technology
Transfer in Environmental Protection GmbH, Hannover/Germany



Workshop IV: Convention Center (CC), Conference room 15
Ways of Saving Water, Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation
Wastewater problem or chance? possibilities of saving water

Chairman: Dr. Nader Al-Awadhi, Deputy Director General for Research
Affairs, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait

Co-Chairman: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl-Heinz Rosenwinkel, Institute of Water Quality
and Waste Management, University of Hannover, Germany


12.45 13.15 Water consumption and ways of saving water in Germany
Dr.-Ing. Marcel Meggeneder, swb Bremerhaven GmbH,
Bremerhaven/Germany

13.15 13.45 Municipal waste water treatment, reclamation and re-use
standards and technologies
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl-Heinz Rosenwinkel, Walid Abdel-Halim,
Institute of Water Quality and Waste Management, University of
Hannover, Germany

13.45 14.15 Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and reclamation Plant
BOT Project
Mr. George Labib, Dr. Ibrahim Al- Ghusain, Utilities Development
Company, Kuwait

14.45 15.15 Automation system in waste water treatment plants
Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Voss, Siemens AG, Erlangen/Germany


15.15 15.45 Coffee Break Convention Center, Foyer

15.45 16.15 DeSa/R a tool to close cycles
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Bischof, Hans Huber AG Maschinen- und
Anlagenbau, Berching/Germany

16.15 16.45 Processes and technologies for large waste water treatment
plants
Dr.-Ing. Xiaohu Dai, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Mark Dehnert, Passavant-
Roediger Anlagenbau GmbH, Germany




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Workshop V: Convention Center (CC), Conference room 14
Training in the Field of Water Management
Successful cooperation in the occupational field which preconditions
have to be implemented?

Chairman: Eng. Othman Yahia Al Najdi, Fabrication Div. Manager,
Procurement Department, SWCC, Saudi Arabia

Co-Chairman: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nikolaosd Zarzalis, Engler-Bunte-Institute,
Division for Combustion Technology, University of Karlsruhe,
Germany


12.45 13.15 Eng. Othman Yahia Al Najdi, Fabrication Div. Manager,
Procurement Department, SWCC, Saudi Arabia

13.15 13.45 Utilities and waste sustainable processing a new master
study program at University of Karlsruhe
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nikolaos Zarzalis, Dr. rer. Nat. Gudrun Abbt- Braun
Engler-Bunte-Institute, University of Karlsruhe

13.45 14.15 Cooperation in training between the University of Hannover
and the Euro University Bahrain
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. phil. Sabine Kunst, University of
Hannover, Germany

14.15 14.45 Experiences in the field of education of experts on the
subject of waste water treatment with Syria in Germany
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ute Austermann-Haun, Department of Civil
Engineering, University of Applied Science (Fachhochschule
Lippe und Hxter, Fachbereich Bauingenieurwessen, Lehrgebiet
Trinkwasser Abwasser Abfall), Detmold/Germany

14.45 15.15 Training in cooperation with German companies and
institutions
Dr. Horst Schler, Schler Umweltberatung GmbH, Germany

15.15 15.45 Coffee Break Convention Center, Foyer

15.45 16.15 e-Learning modules in the field of integrated water
management
Bernd Holfter, InWEnt Internationale Weiterbildung und
Entwicklung gGmbH, Kln/Germany

16.15 16.45 Qualification- Key to success in the water sector
Experiences from Germany and Palestine
Dipl.-Ing. Rdiger Heidebrecht