SWAN Workshop (17 Oct. 2018)

17 October, 14:00-17:30 SWAN Workshop in collaboration with IWA and H2O Fair
Location: ROOM Digital – Pad. 18


UPDATE: please refer to the following link to view the presentations and some photos from the recent Bologna Workshop

Workshop Title: “The Role of Data-Driven Decision Making & Innovative Solutions in Streamlining Digital Transformation”


Led by the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), the leading hub for the smart water sector, in collaboration with IWA and H2O Fair, this workshop will bring together key leaders to discuss data-driven strategies, innovative solutions and relevant case studies focused on accelerating smart water and wastewater adoption on a regional and global level (See program below).

14:00 – 14:15   Registration

14:15: – 14:30  SWAN Intro & Welcome by Shirley Ben-Dak, Marketing & Innovation Lead – SWAN Forum

14:30 – 15:30    Session 1 – Data-Driven Decision Making in Fueling Digital Transformation (Utility Perspective)

Moderated by: Eva Martinez, Smart Services Manager – FCC Aqualia & SWAN Utility Advisory Group


  • MM Spa: “Data analysis and decision making within the WSP framework”

Presenters: Fabio Marelli, Director Of Operations, Milan Water Supply Network – MM Spa & Bruno Pannuzzo – Drinking Water Treatment Plants Management – MM Spa

  • Cap Group: “EWS as DSS – a tool for preventing pollution and managing groundwater”

Presenter: Maurizio Gorla, Geology Department, Head of R&D Area – Gruppo CAP

  • Blue Gold & Acque Veronesi: “The cost of the lack of measures in the networks”

Presenters: Eng. Andrea Delogu, CEO – Blue Gold & Eng. Pierpaolo Rugiero, GIS and

Hydraulic Modeling Manager – Acque Veronesi


15:30 – 15:55    Keynote on “#smartwater and #smartenvironment for a Resilient City: Permanent monitoring of Milan wastewater network” by Milan Municipality, MM Spa & LACROIX-Sofr            


  • Dot Piero Pelizzaro, Chief Resilience Officer Sharing Cities City Lead – Milan Municipality
  • Antonio Romeo, Progamming Dept. – Water Service Division of Metropolitana Milanese
  • Luca BERARDI, Area Manager N.O. & Market Manager – LACROIX Sofrel Srl


15:55 – 16:20    Networking Break

16:20 – 17:20    Session 2 – Accelerating Innovative, Digital Solutions for Water Utilities

Moderated by Shirley Ben-Dak, Marketing & Innovation Lead – SWAN Forum


  • ISOIL & s::can: Matteo Viccardi, Area Manager – ISOIL Industria & Roberto Vesprini, Product Manager – ISOIL Industria
  • TaKaDu: Ricardo Gasnier, Sales Engineer – TaKaDu
  • Inflowmatix: Robin Bell, COO – Inflowmatix


17:20 – 17:30    Recap & Closing Words – SWAN Forum