30 November 2022
Join the CIWEM Republic of Ireland branch along with our colleagues in Engineers Ireland water and environment division for a site visit to the Lough Talt water treatment plant in the morning and followed by a conference in the afternoon.
A bus will take us to Lough Talt for a tour of the water treatment works, where you will learn about some of the innovative solutions used in delivering critical infrastructure.
Then we will return by bus to the university for lunch and networking. The conference will be in the afternoon where delegates will hear from representatives from academia and industry on a range of topics related to water and the environment.
There will be ample opportunities throughout the day for networking and collaboration.
Part of the CIWEM Pollution series.
08:45 am - 09:00 am | Meet at the Atlantic Technical University, Sligo for refreshments
09:00 am - 09:15 am | Welcome and Introductions
09:15 am - 09:45 am | Introduction to Lough Talt from Coffey | Coftec
10:00 am - 10:45 am | Bus to Lough Talt
11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lough Talt water treatment plant site visit with live Q&A
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm | Bus back to the Atlantic Technical University, Sligo
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm | Lunch and networking
02:00 pm - 05:00 pm | Conference
05:00pm | Close
Des Joyce B.Eng, C.Eng, MICE, FIEI, CMIWEM | Asset Planning Water Supply Lead and Chartered Engineer | Irish Water
Mairéad Conlon C.Eng MSc |
Chartered Civil Engineer | Irish water
Dr. Fabio Bacci PhD C.WEM | Innovation Manager | Glan Agua Ltd (UK and Ireland)
Dr Salem Gharbia PhD | Lecturer
in water science and Principal Investigator | Atlantic Technical University (ATU)
Dr Eithne Davis PhD | Environmental
Scientist and Researcher | Atlantic Technical
University (ATU) Sligo
This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.
Bookings and payment will be taken by Engineers Ireland.
Tickets cost €25 per person.
Student tickets are free. If you are a student, please register on the Student registration link and remember to bring your student card with you to the event.
If you have any queries about this event, please contact Darragh Hobbs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of CIWEM’s
commitment to tackling the climate and ecological emergency we would encourage
delegates to use the most sustainable means of transport possible.
If you do come by car, please do consider sharing your journey with others.
meet at the Atlantic Technical University, Sligo in the morning. Bus transfers have been arranged to bring delegates
to and from Lough Talt Water Treatment Plant.
Personal Protective Equipment, PPE
Delegates are kindly asked to bring their own PPE including boots, hats, hi-vis, glasses and gloves. There will be a limited amount of spare PPE on the day for anyone who needs it.
As this is an in-person event, please remain vigilant to control the spread of COVID-19 and stay safe.
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