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BlueTech Forum 2018

6 – 7 June 2018,  Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada

Theme: Managing Water Risk in the Circular Economy

BlueTech Forum 2018 will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Canada on 6-7 June and China Water Risk is delighted to partner on this event. The circular economy originated in the solid waste sector, but is now extending into water and wastewater. It is the sustainable alternative to the make-use-dispose linear economy we all know and posits the ambitious aim to eliminate the need for the use of materials.

BlueTech Forum 2018

Reducing Consumption

Increasingly BlueTech’s analysts are observing a mandate for companies, particularly on the industrial side, but also in the municipal sector, to move in a very clear way to the circular economy. This means reducing the consumption of raw materials, carbon-based fuels, energy and water across the production process and ultimately, eliminating waste.

BlueTech Forums have a strong track record of bringing together sustainability champions from global corporate leaders such as Procter & Gamble, Nestle, L’Oreal, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Microsoft and Barrick Gold Corporation. In 2018 it continues that tradition, providing a platform at our event in Vancouver for those companies to describe their in-house initiatives to address water risk through circular economy strategies.

Companies are invited to share their innovation needs as well as success stories that demonstrate where they want to get to. Mapping to those needs are the technology showcase companies, handpicked by BlueTech Research’s team of experts,that also form an important part of BlueTech Forum.  Confirmed companies include Aqua Membranes, Aquafortus, Aquam, Cerahelix, Genifuel, Island Water Technologies, Ionomr & Microbe Detectives. More to be announced shortly.

Successful Innovation

The BlueTech Forum Innovation Showcase provides delegates with an opportunity to see practical examples of value-led solutions implemented in industrial and municipal settings. Analysis carried out by BlueTech Research shows that the success rate of BlueTech Forum’s showcase innovation companies is over the twice the industry average.

Interactive Roundtable Briefings provide multiple opportunities to gather intelligence and market insights and to network at the highest level in an intimate setting.


Registration is Now Open and China Water Risk is delighted to offer our network a reduced fee for registration.   To claim your discount please use code CWRBF18.

Registration costs will cover the networking event on 6th June, full day conference, meals and closing reception event.

Click here for more details and here for video highlights from BlueTech Forum 2017