Water for All - Emerging Issues & Innovations

31st August 2021 - 2nd September 2021

University of Exeter

 United Kingdom

COVID-19 Statement - Message from The Organising Committee

Owing to COVID-19 crisis, the organising committee has decided to move the conference to a new date (i.e. 31st August – 2nd September, 2021).


We are delighted to invite you to join us at our international conference - “AQUA≈360: Water for All - Emerging Issues and Innovations”, taking place from 31st August 2021 to 2nd September 2021, at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom.


This gathering of internationally leading scientists, engineers, planners and practitioners and “rising stars” is to provide an exciting opportunity to discuss and showcase cutting edge water management research and technical, institutional, modelling, planning and community driven social and policy innovations. The event will enable cross fertilisation of new ideas for the delivery of sustainable, resilient, energy efficient and smart water management to address climate change, rapid urbanisation and water pollution and secure safe and sufficient water and sanitation for all.


We look forward to meeting you in Exeter, a city blessed with stunning natural beauty, hidden historical treasures, vibrant welcoming culture, accessible Jurassic coast and plenty to explore.


     Keynote Speakers     





Maxine Hughes:

Businesses that Shine



Joan Seymour: The Multitasking Myth


Lunch Break


Rachel Moore: From Associate to CEO

Hillary Getter: The Wonder Women of Tech


Closing Remarks


Cocktails &




AQUA360 includes parallel sessions, different workshops, social events and various tours. The details on each will be provided soon. 

AQUA≈360 Conference

This will include several keynote speeches from water world leaders from academia, industries & regulation bodies. It will also include many parallel sessions of oral and  poster presentations. For more details, click the arrow below:

AQUA≈360 Worksops

This will include a number of  interactive workshops  within the scope of the conference (e.g. Workshop on Fate & Management of Emerging Contaminants;  Workshop about Early Career Engineers  and Researchers. All workshops are free to attend. 

Networking Events

There are several networking &  social events being organised as part of our AQUA≈360 conference for example: Welcome reception on the afternoon of 31st August 2021, GALA Dinner on 1st September 2021 and so on.  For more details, click the arrow below:


There are a number of cultural tours that help you explore the beauty and history of Exeter. 

For more details you can contact the organising committee at:,

More details can be found by clicking on the arrow below:


     Presentation & Papers     

The call for papers is now open​.

Extended abstracts should be prepared in accordance with the Instructions for Authors and submitted via EasyChair. Submissions must be received by 5th February 2021. All authors will be notified by 2nd April 2021 of acceptance of their papers. The details about the extended abstract submission and the instructions for authors can be seen by clicking on the following links:


     Fees & Registration     

Registration will be open soon...

Advance registration is requested for presenters. On-site registration will be available at the registration desk during the Conference, but it is only for participants without presentation.

The fees are as follows:

Early Bird

By 03 June 2020

Full registration


Presenters / Committee


Delegates from low-income countries / Students


Students from low-income countries



From 04 June 2020

Full registration


Presenters / Committee


Students / Delegates from low-income countries


Students from low-income countries



Daily delegate


Accompanying person



The registration fees will cover attendance at the conference, lunches and refreshments, a delegate pack, welcome reception, the conference dinner, and a technical tour, culture visit or workshop.


Please note that the accompanying person fee will cover evening meals and a cultural visit.

Discounted registration (£150) will be offered to a limited number of presenting (non-student) delegates from low-income countries. Please check with the organisers to check eligibility.

Please also note that registration fees will not cover accommodation.


     Venue & Accommodation     

The conference of AQUA≈360: Water for All - Emerging Issues and Innovations will be held at the University of Exeter, situated on an attractive campus close to the city centre. Technical sessions will be held in the Peter Chalk Centre, and social events will be in Reed Hall and Holland Hall, all within a five minute walk.

The city is well-served by transport links, with its own international airport. London, Birmingham and Bristol airports can be reached by rail and road links. Accommodation will be offered on campus, although the city has many alternative accommodation choices. 



Centre for Water Systems, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences 
Harrison Building, North Park Road, University of Exeter, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QF, UK

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Peter Chalk Centre

University of Exeter

Stocker Road


EX4 4QD, United Kingdom