About the event

The overall theme of the conference is “Resource Recovery from Water – from concept to standard practice“. The conference builds upon the foundational work done by the IWA cluster for Resource Recovery from Water, and the previous conferences held in Belgium (Ghent, 20 l 5) and the United States (New York, 2017). The strategie objective of the conference is to highlight the importance and showcase opportunities of embedding resource recovery as a key consideration In urban water management.

Resource recovery from water is a fast evolving field with various recent innovations currently being scaled-up and demonstrated in relevant large Horizon2020 and international innovation actions. This conference represents an excellent opportunity to showcase these recent innovations.


Welcome address

Dear Colleagues,

As Chairs of the 3rd IWA Resource Recovery Conference 2019, it is our honor to announce this event.

We sincerely hope that you will join us at the conference and look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues in Venice in September 2019.

Francesco Fatone and Ilje Pikaar
IWA RR 2019 Chairs



Full Professor of Chemical Engineering          Faculty of Engineering Polytechnic University of Marche I Ancona, ltaly
Coordinator of EU HORIZON 2020 – Project SMART-Plant


Senior Lecturer in Environmental Engineering The School of Civil Engineering The University of Queensland I Brisbane
Secretary of the IWA Cluster Resource Recovery from Water
Member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the lnternational Waste Working Group