Geneva, Switzerland, 6 - 7 June 2007

From Red Sea to Dead Sea – Water and Energy

From Red Sea to Dead Sea – Water and Energy

Towards a sustainable management of water resources in Israel, Jordan, Palestine The Red Sea – Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project.

The list of participants is available here: List_of_participants2007GE

Program

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14h30

Welcome and presentation

Sharing Knowledge Foundation

15h00

Report

European Desalination Society

15h40

The position of the Japanese Government

Makio Miyagawa, Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative Japan Mission, Japan

Water Needs in the Middle East Region

16h45

Shimon Tal

Former Water Commissioner, Israel

17h10

Fadel Kawash

Water Commissioner, Palestinian Authority

17h40

Mousa Mohsen

Hashemite University, Jordan

18h00

End of session

The Red-Dead Sea Project

08h30

The Dead Sea and the Canals

Michael Beyth

08h50

The Red Sea – Dead Sea Project

Fayez Bataineh

09h15

The Israel Official Viewpoint of the Red-Dead Sea Project

Jacob Keidar

Industry

10h15

Water

Gérard Velter, Veolia

10h45

Energy

Philippe Delleur, Alstom

11h00

The importance of public–private partnership to optimise the benefit of the Red–Dead Canal

Abdel Rahman Tamimi, Palestinian Authority

11h30

Press conference

14h00

Legal Considerations

Jitzchak Alster

14h30

Economic and technical assessment of desalination technologies

Fawzi Banat

15h00

Environmental impacts of the Red–Dead Sea mega desalination project

Hani Abu Qdais

16h15

Panel discussion

18h00

End of conference