Past Symposiums (1st to 5th)

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The 1st International Symposium on Water Supply Technology

Theme

Prospects for Data Management for Water Pipe Systems

Dates & Venue

Dates November 7 - 8, 1988
Venue Kobe International Conference Center / Exhibition Center

Keynote Speech

Title The Role of Water Pipe Systems and What the Nation is Relying Hereupon
Speaker Tadayuki Morishita (Japan)
Director General, Japan Water Pipe Systems Research Center
Title Function, Information and System of Water Pipes
Speaker Takashi Koide (Japan)
Professor, Niigata University
Title Management of Water Pipe Line
Speaker Masanobu Murao (Japan)
Director General, Kobe City Waterworks Bureau

Presentations by Invited Speakers

Title Current French Experience in the Field of Data Processing, management, Water Quality, Leak Prevention and Replacement Planning
Speaker Olivier Pascal (France)
Head of Network Investment Department, Generale des Eaux
Title Water Pipe Data Management Systems in Germany and Prospects for the Future
Speaker Wolfram Hirner (France)
Managing Director for Gas and Water Supply of Public Service Nurnberg
Title Water Pipe Systems Data Management in Western Countries and Japan and Future Prospects
Speaker Michael J. Slipper (UK)
General Manager, Business Development with United Kingdom Water Research Center
Title Operation and Management of A Water Distribution System in The United States
Speaker Ronald A. McCoy (USA)
Assistant Chief Engineer-Water, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

 

The 2nd International Symposium on Water Supply Technology

Theme

Water Pipe Systems for the 21st Century

Dates & Venue

Dates December 11 - 13, 1991
Venue Kobe International Conference Center/ Exhibition Center

Keynote Speech

Title Basic Standpoint of Water Supply and Piping System -Toward The 21st Century-
Speaker Yasuhiko Kobayashi (Japan)
Director General, Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation Department, Ministry of Health and Welfare
Title Role of Water Pipe Systems for Stable Water Supply
Speaker Keiji Gotoh (Japan)
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Toyo University
Title Information Management for Waterworks
Speaker Kenji Ida (Japan)
Director General, Kobe City Waterworks Bureau
Title Prospects for Technology of Water Pipe Systems
Speaker Hidetoshi Haga (Japan)
Executive Director, Japan Water Pipe Systems Research Center

Presentations by Invited Speakers

Title Challenges for Drinking Water Distribution Systems in the 21st Century in United States of America
Speaker Robert M. Clark (USA)
Director, Drinking Water Research Division, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory, Cincinnati
Title The Challenge for Water Pipe Systems in the 21st Century in the United Kingdom
Speaker Gerald Jones (UK)
Manager, Engineering & Structural Performance Group, WRc Swindon
Title Challenge for Water-Pipe Systems in the 21st Century in the Federal Republic of Germany
Speaker Wolfram Hirner (Germany)
Managing Director, Gas and Water Supply of Public Services Nurnberg
Title Challenge for Water Pipes Systems in 21st Century in France
Speaker Francois C. Leblanc (France)
Technical Director Societe des Tuyaux BONNA
Title Challenge for Water Pipe Systems in 21st Century in the Netherlands
Speaker Th. J.J. van den Hoven (Netherlands)
KIWA nv

 

The 3rd International Symposium on Water Supply Technology

Theme

Challenge to High-Level Pipe Systems

Dates & Venue

Dates June 22 - 24, 1994
Venue Kobe International Conference Center / Exhibition Center

Keynote Speech

Title The Policy for Integrated Advancement in Japanese Water Supply System
Speaker Masahiro Fujiwara (Japan)
Director General, Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation Department, Ministry of Health and Welfare
Title Waterworks, A Highroad of Reliance
Speaker Kenji Fujita (Japan)
Professor, the University of Tokyo

Presentations by Invited Speakers

Title Planning and Rehabilitation of Water Distribution Systems in The United Kingdom
Speaker Roger Stokes (UK)
Business Manager, Pipeline Technology, WRc Swindon
Title Using Computer Mapping System for Water Networks Water Quality Changes in Distribution : A French Experience
Speaker Marc Delaye (France)
Chief Engineer, Compagnie Generale des Eaux
Title Decision Aids for The Maintenance, Rehabilitation and Replacement of Water Distribution Networks in The Federal Republic Germany
Speaker Michael Buckler (Germany)
Diploma’es Engineer, Member of The Board, Energieversorgung Mittelrhein GmbH
Title Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Distribution Networks in The Netherlands
Speaker Jan Vreeburg (Netherlands)
Project Manager, Kiwa nv Research and Consultancy
Title AM/FM/GIS Implementation Experiences in Water Utilities in The United States
Speaker Amy Purves (USA)
Senior Analyst, PlanGraphics, Inc.

 

The 4th International Symposium on Water Supply Technology

Theme

Towards A Reliable Water System

Dates & Venue

Dates November 12 - 14, 1997
Venue Kobe International Conference Center/ Exhibition Center

Keynote Speech

Title Reliable and Flexible Water Supply System
Speaker Kenji Fujita (Japan)
Professor, Saitama University
Title Fault Topographical Land and Water Pipeline
Speaker Shiro Takada (Japan)
Professor, Kobe University

Presentations by Invited Speakers

Title Earthquake Damage to Water Systems and The Consequences of Their Failure
Speaker Herbert Tiedemann (Germany)
Title Mitigation and Response, Los Angeles Water System 1994 Northridge Earthquake
Speaker Le Val Lund (USA)
M.ASCE, USA
Title Seismic Vulnerability Assessment and Design of Water Pipelines in the United States
Speaker Donald Ballantyne (USA)
P.E., Senior Consultant EQE International
Title The Aseismic Measures for Water Supply System
Speaker Sun Shaoping (China)
Professor & Senior Engineer, The Municipal Engineering Research Institute of Beijing
Title Recent Developments in Earthquake Preparedness and Mitigation, and Water Supply service Delivery Methods in New Zealand
Speaker Peter Leaslie (New Zealand)
General Manager, PAE(New Zealand) Ltd, Wellington
David Brunsdon (New Zealand)
Principal, Brunsdon Cathie, Consulting Engineers, Wellington, and Project Manager, Wellington Earthquake Lifelines Group

 

The 5th International Symposium on Water Supply Technology

Theme

Water Supply Systems in the New Century

Dates & Venue

Dates November 15 - 17, 2000
Venue Kobe Portpia Hall/ Kobe Exhibition Center

Special Lecture

Title Water Supply Policy toward the 21st century
Speaker Kazuyoshi Okazawa (Japan)
Director General, Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation Department, Ministry of Health and Welfare

Keynote Speech

Title A perspective of the Post-Modern Urban Metabolic System of Water
Speaker Norihito Tambo (Japan)
Professor, President of Hokkaido University

Presentations by Invited Speakers

Title Development of Water Supply Technology to Meet the Requirements of the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act: Trends and Prospects
Speaker Robert M. Clark (USA)
Senior Research Engineering Advisor, Water Supply and Water Resources Division, National Risk Management Research Laboratory U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Title The Trends and Prospects of Advanced Water Treatment Technologies
Speaker Wolfgang Kuehn (Germany)
Chief Executive DVGW Water Technology Center(TZW)
Title Ultrafiltration Membrane Full-Scale Experience Status After 10 Years of Operation and Large Scale Plant Capacity
Speaker Christophe Anselme (France)
Lyonnaise des Eaux, Technology and Research Division, Paris
Jean-Michel Laine (France)
Lyonnaise des Eaux, Cirsee, Le Pecq
Pierre. Moulart (France)
Degremont, Rueil-Malmaison
Title The Trends and Prospects of In-Pipe Water Quality Control Technologies
Speaker Loet Rosenthal, Dick van der Kooij, Jan Vreeburg (Netherlands)
Kiwa N.V.Research and Consultancy

Keynote Report

Title Re-engineering of the Waterworks System for the New Century
-Kobe's New Waterworks System Centering on Large-Capacity Water Mains-
Speaker Shozo Morita (Japan)
Director, Planning Division, Kobe Municipal Waterworks Bureau
Title Using Advanced Water Purification Technologies and Development of Integrated Water Quality Management System
Speaker Hidenobu Fujiwara (Japan)
Senior Director, Water Supply Management Office, Osaka Prefectural Waterworks
Title For The Structuring Of Reliable Transmission And Distribution Systems
Speaker Shuichi Muramoto (Japan)
Director of Water Supply Division, Waterworks Bureau of Tokyo Metropolitan Government
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