• New desalination technology developments
  • Seawater desalination by reverse osmosis
  • Brackish water desalination
  • Desalination and water in industries: Oil and gas/mining/food and beverage/agriculture and drip irrigation
  • Nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, microfiltration in water treatment processes
  • Forward osmosis
  • Pressure retarded osmosis
  • Removal of specific compounds by membrane processes
  • Membrane performance, maintenance and reuse
  • Membrane fouling, biofilms
  • Pre-treatment and post-treatment of desalinated water, innovation and improvement
  • Concentrate handling: discharge, recovery and mining
  • Desalination and sustainability: Renewable energy for desalination, water scarcity, environmental impact considerations, membrane disposal and reuse, water resource management
  • Membrane fabrication and membrane technology
  • Energy recovery
  • Thermal seawater desalination
  • Material selection and corrosion mitigation
  • Forward osmosis, Pressure-retarded osmosis
  • Low-cost water purification for remote and disaster areas
  • Financing schemes for desalination projects
  • Water security
  • Desalination for water reuse and agricuture
  • Cost of desalination and water treatment
  • Digitalization in desalination: Automation – Machine learning – IOT – Dual twins

Scientific and Organizing Committee

Ursula A. Annunziata
Miriam Balaban
Felix Broens
Pedro Cabrera Santana
Bambos Charalambos
Andrea Cipollina
Philip A. Davies
Jauad El Kharraz
Ramon Garrote
Jochen Kallenberg

Maria Kennedy
Alvaro Lagartos
Jorge Juan Malfeito Sanchez
Nicos Neocleous
Tracey Nolan-Shaw
Baltasar Peñate Suárez
Olga L. Sallangos
Dimitris Xevgenos
Iris Sutzkover-Gutman
Guillermo Zaragoza