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The IWAMA Final Conference was organized on 30–31 January 2019 in Turku, Finland.


Agenda of the conference


Presentations of wastewater treatment in Turku

Jouko Tuomi | Presentation on wastewater treatment processes at Kakolanmäki WWTP | FI

Piia Leskinen | Hazardous substances and wastewater: from treatment to management | FI


Strategic policy making for the future of water sector

Jannica Haldin | State of the Baltic Sea report and key findings on needed measures to improve its environmental status | FI

Saara-Sofia Siren | Political perspective on growing demand for coordinated national actions for the Baltic Sea | FI

Sanni Turunen | Regional cooperation and environmental policy making through the flagship projects | FI

Peter Dane | Sustainable benchmarking for improved water services in Europe | NE

Stefan Rettig, Markus Raudkivi | Current status of the wastewater treatment in the BSR based on developed benchmark | DE, EE


Challenges and opportunities for the water sector’s future development

Matthias Barjenbruch | Increasing energy efficiency of WWT: audited plants, derived tool and implemented pilots | DE

Taavo Tenno | Enhancing sludge management: audited plants, derived tool and implemented pilots | EE

Jarkko Laanti | Energy and sludge cooperation models at the forerunner WWTP | FI

Marina Kislyak | Need for capacity development and knowledge sharing in transnational cooperation context | Interreg BSR

Sami Luste | Capacity development results and training materials package for continuous lifelong learning in BSR countries | FI

Agnieszka Ilola | Baltic Smart Water Hub - your gate to the water community excellence | FI

Marko Joas, Savitri Jetoo | Closing Key-note: prospering, innovative and environmentally sustainable water sector from a multi-level governance perspective | FI