Invitation to Water Efficiency Conference (WATEF 2022)

University of the West Indies, 14 -16 December 2022

This conference will focus on a Regional Integrated Approach, including a Sustainable Water Resources Management Approach and Climate Change Adaptation, with regional approaches in tackling the complex challenges of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) across the Caribbean region.

The conference aim is to foster knowledge exchange and transfer between academia, researchers, and industry practitioners and to showcase the latest, cutting-edge research and developments related to the conference theme. 

Conference Topics

  • Bringing resilience to life 
  • Capacity building for climate & environmental change 
  • Community responses to environmental hazards 
  • Collaboration, partnerships & relationships 
  • Customer, citizen, and community innovation 
  • Drought-flood continuum 
  • Ecosystem services 
  • Efficiency-equity nexus 
  • ICT for water 
  • Innovation in product, practice, process, protocol or policy 
  • Integrated resource efficiency & resilience
  • Knowledge making & social change 
  • Local, regional and global case studies 
  • Public engagement and participatory processes 
  • Smart & resilient water, communities, cities 
  • Smart processes, technologies, systems 
  • Supply chain standards & processes 
  • Water efficiency-data-driven, household, non-household, including SMEs 
  • Water-energy, water-energy-food nexus 
  • Water leadership and governance
  • Water reuse and recycling 
  • Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) in temporary settlements and emergencies 
  • Other associated topics not listed above  

Special sessions will also include

  • Water Security Challenges & Strategies in the 21st Century
  • Flooding Resilience against Climate Change  

14 Dec 2022 - 16 Dec 2022

Add to Calendar 12/14/2022 08:00 12/16/2022 16:00 Invitation to Water Efficiency Conference (WATEF 2022) The 7th water efficiency conference themed: Water Resources Resilience for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be taking place from 14 – 16 December 2022 at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. Gordon St, Trinidad and Tobago


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Conference chairs

Dr Kiran Tota-Maharaj
Department of Civil Engineering 
School of Infrastructure & Sustainable Engineering
Aston University

Prof Sue Charlesworth
Centre for Agroecology Water and  Resilience
Coventry University
Ryton Gardens
Wolston Lane

Prof Edwin Ekwue
Professor and Dean Faculty of Engineering
The University of West Indies
St. Augustine Campus
West Indies


UWI Faculty of Engineering

University of the West Indies
St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago




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