TRENCHLESS BALKANS CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION IN CONJUNCTION WITH WATER LOSS FORUM BALKANS HAS CONCLUDED

02.11.2017
Trenchless Balkans Conference and Exhibition in conjunctions with Water Loss Forum hosted by the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) has concluded.
 
Trenchless Balkans Conference and Exhibition in conjunctions with Water Loss Forum was organized on October 19th -20th, 2017 in Bosnia-Herzegovina simultaneously. Members of Board of Management of ISKI; Adem ESEN and Prof. Dr. İzzet ÖZTÜRK; Deputy General Director; Recep HAZIR, Head of Subscriber Services, Asian Side; Fatih CİHANGİR, and additionally, Deputy Secretary of Forestry and Water Affairs; Ali Rıza DİNİZ, General Director of State Hydraulic Works of Macedonia; Kadir SALİH, General Director of Kocaeli Water and Sewerage Administration (İSU); Ali SAĞLIK, General Director of Skopje Water Works; Emrlla Ukshini, General Director of Denizli Water and Sewerage Administration (DESKİ); Associate Prof. Mahmut GÜNGÖR, Managers of Sarajevo Water Works; Muamera Srna and Belma Mujacic, General Director of Tekirdağ Water and Sewerage Administration (TESKİ); Dr. Şafak Başa, Head of Board of Management of AKATED; Yasin TORUN, General Director of Sarajevo Water Works; Azra Muzur and Deputy Ambassador of Sarajevo; Halil Ümit CEMALOĞLU attended to the Conference.
 
Prof. Dr. Erkan TÜRE who is rector of IUS made an opening speech and Mayor of IIidza Prof. Dr. Senaid Memic, Head of Board of Management of AKATED (Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technologies) Yasin TORUN, General Director of Sarajevo Water Works Azra Muzur and Deputy Ambassador of Sarajevo Halil Ümit CEMALOĞLU gave information about conference and exhibition.
 
On the first day of the conference Deputy General Director of ISKI; Recep HAZIR made a presentation at the first session of “New Approaches in Water Management” which was moderated by Prof. Dr. İzzet ÖZTÜRK a member of Board of Management of ISKI; Prof. Dr. Adem ESEN a member of Board of Management also moderated the 2nd session “New Approaches in Water Management”. The last speaker of the first day was Head of Subscriber Services, Asian Side; Fatih CİHANGİR. CİHANGİR gave a presentation about “Water Loss Reduction Project”.
 
On the second day of the conference, Member of Board of Management Adem ESEN gave a presentation on “Economic Decisions in Water Utilities to Reduce Water Loss” the participants investigated tour to the facilities of the Sarajevo Water Administration after the conference.
 
Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Turkey participated in the event and ISKI took part in the expo with the booth introducing applied projects.