IWRA’s Side event at the Smart City Expo World Congress (15 -17 Nov, Barcelona)

The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) is pleased to be the Collaborating Organisation partner for the Smart City Expo World Congress. 

IWRA also coordinating a Side event at the Smart City Expo World Congress. Find out more about the session below.


Session Title: ‘Smart Water Cities: Key performance indicators and lessons from case studies’
Time: 15 Nov 2022 10:30 – 11:15 CET
Place: Green Agora (Fira Barcelona Gran Via)
Lead and Partner Organisations: IWRA, the Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-Water), and Asia Water Council (AWC)

– Ji-Youn Kim, UNESCO
– Monica Garcia Quesada, IWRA
– Jung hyuk Park, K-water
– Taiwhan Kim, UNESCO

 Session objectives:
The session examined the concept of Smart Water Cities and analysed how “smart”cities manage urban water resources. It discussed different water challenges that cities currently face and presented some of the measures that cities can implement and their impact. Attention was given to the Smart Water Cities project by IWRA, K-water and AWC, UNESCO’s “Seal of Excellence” and the Busan Eco Delta Smart City Project.

For any questions, please send an email to: office@iwra.org

Smart City Expo World Congress (Barcelona, November 15-17) is the leading international event for the smart city sector, a key meeting point for experts and leaders of the world’s most innovative cities, companies, research centres and international organisations. Over 24,000 professionals are expected from more than 700 cities and over 400 international speakers that will share their vision on how to build a more sustainable and liveable urban future. 

This year’s event will focus on eight main tracks touching the most pressing issues facing cities: Enabling Technologies, Energy & Environment, Mobility, Governance, Living & Inclusion, Economy, Infrastructures & Buildings and Safety & Security.