Saudi’s SWCC to host 2022 FDIConf next month

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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Saudi Arabia’s leading government entity, Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) will organize the Future of Desalination International Conference (FDIConf 2022), under the theme “desalination in space”, from 11 to 13 September 2022.

FDIConf 2022 is the first global gathering of its kind that explores the prospects and solutions for the future of water in the world to develop the industry, research and propose sustainable solutions.

SWCC said in a statement that policymakers, innovators, financiers, marketers, operators, contractors, developers, and technology suppliers from around the world will participate in the event. Further, the conference will take the attendees to the future through the “Desalination Future Dome”, which will display the possibility of finding water in space, undersea and floating systems.

“The conference will see the launch of a set of initiatives and qualitative alliances to enhance water desalination infrastructure during the next decade, namely the World Bank initiative to support investment plans in regulating water desalination, discuss new solutions to find cost-saving opportunities, and invest in unconventional water resources,” as per the statement.

This comes in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which inspires the world with its responsible approach to finding modern solutions for energy and climate to participate in efforts to build a sustainable future that reaches zero neutrality by 2060.

According to the statement, “The conference will draw a roadmap for the development of the unconventional water desalination industry until 2030, by examining opportunities to reduce carbon emissions by 50 percent, develop revenues in the industry, and so on.”

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