• Water Security Summit

    23 - 24 April 2014 in Malaysia

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  • Exciting new location

    We have moved this event to Malaysia

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Two Days of Inspiration!

23 - 24 April 2014 in Malaysia

The Aid & International Development Forum is the world leading forum dedicated to uniting leading experts in water security, including international researchers, development agencies, NGO’s, UN and private sector organisations. AIDF summits are designed to create a mutual platform to facilitate and encourage sharing industry knowledge and experiences and contribute ideas on how to develop more effective policies to improve sustainable water management, economic opportunities and water related disaster relief in the Asia Pacific region.

The Vision

The Vision

It is AIDF's vision to support the drive towards positive outcomes in the future through the provision of a leading platform for collaboration between stakeholders. AIDF strive to bring the escalating issues of water and resource security, environmental sustainability and economic opportunity to the forefront of agendas in a cumulative and engaged environment. AIDF has to organised an innovative and enlightening Water Security Summit: Asia 2014.

Why Attend?

Why Attend?

The AIDF Water Security Summit: Asia 2014 will be a unique global platform promoting water sustainability in vulnerable regions. With the objectives of improving co-ordination across the region, maximising existing opportunities by increasing the involvement of the private sector in aid, humanitarian relief and development. This summit has been organised to attract the worlds attention through forming an exclusive platform of global expertise and cross-sector engagement.

Who Visits?

Who Visits?

The AIDF Water Security Summit: Asia 2014 is for the individuals that want to get involved to make a difference, to join the debate and be the change that they wish to see. Whichever part of the industry you're in, you'll find you're in the right place to meet more key water leaders than you ever thought possible such as: Government ministers, UN members, NGO representatives and delegates from private sector companies focused on aid, sustainability and development.


2014 Water Security Speakers


Meet our Strategic Partners


Day 1

We've developed the agenda and speaker panel in consultation with key organisations, such as UNESCAP, UNEP, Asian NGO, ADB, Thai Red Cross, CIPS, UNOCHA, World Bank, IOM, FAO, World Vision, Aidmatrix. The first day of the AIDF Security Summit: Asia 2014 will explore the areas of sustainable water management; sanitation; agricultural water management; and water governance and partnerships.


Keynote Address

Water in Green Growth and Water-Food-Energy Nexus

Trends and Innovations in Water Resources Management Panel

Sustainable Water Resources Management

Refreshment Break

Efficient Water Use in Agriculture Presentation

Sustainable Water Resources Management

Sustainable Urban Water Management Panel

Sustainable Water Resources Management

Challenges and Solutions to Achieving Optimum NRW Levels Panel

Sustainable Water Resources Management

Networking Lunch

Ensuring Access to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Panel

Sanitation & Waste Water Management

Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Panel

Sanitation & Waste Water Management

Waste Water Management in Rural Areas Panel

Sanitation & Waste Water Management

Refreshment Break

Public Private Partnerships Presentation


Pitch Tank Panel

Part 1

Drinks Reception

Day 2

The second and final day of the AIDF Water Security Summit: Asia 2014 will explore the areas of water-related disasters, emergency water management and investment in water security.


Keynote Address

Water Governance and Pathways for Collaboration Panel

d Disasters

Water Supply for Rural & Vulnerable People Case Study

Water Supply in Rural Malaysia

Networking & Refreshment Break

Challenging Water Supply in Decentralized Infrastructures Panel

Water Supply For Rural & Vulnerable People

Water Security in Arid and Volatile Regions Panel

Water Supply For Rural & Vulnerable People


Water-Related Disasters Presentation

Emergency Water Management

Water Supply for Displaced People Panel

Emergency Water Management

Networking and Refreshment Break

Selecting the Right Treatment Technology and Solution Pitch Tanks

New and Innovative Financial Mechanisms Presentation

Water Financing & Investment Opportunities

Keynote Address

The Role of Water in the post 2015 agenda

Drinks Reception

Round Table Discussions & Work Shops

Urban Water Management Round Table Discussion

Agricultural irrigation systems Round Table Discussion

Energy Water Management: Field Meets Engineering Round Table Discussion

Financing of water projects Round Table Discussion

Water-related disaster relief Discussion

Closed door ministerial round table Discussion

Water Security in Indonesia Breakout Session

Regional Focus Session

Sustainable Water Management (and Food and Energy Production) in the Greater Mekong sub-region Breakout Session

Regional Focus Session

Procurement and Supply Chain Management Workshop

Demonstration and Application of Sanitation Solution Workshop

Side Events

  • Breakout Sessions & Workshop

    Breakout Sessions & Workshop

    Throughout the two day summit, there will be numerous opportunities for those in attendance to engage and discuss hot topics beyond the limits of the main conference room. We invite you to participate in our series of mentally stimulating round table discussion which wills cover, the following topics: urban water management;agricultural irrigation systems; energy and water use; emergency water management and much more. In addition to the round table discussion series will be a workshop on procurement and supplier management.

  • Networking Opportunities

    Networking Opportunities

  • Networking Drinks Reception

    Networking Drinks Reception

    To conclude what promises to be an extensive two day summit dissecting content driven dialogue about all things water related. We invite you to our Networking drinks reception, to continue the discussions started throughout the day and network with prominent figures and decision makers from the global water industry in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The calm and professional atmosphere will bring people together sharing knowledge understanding and pursuing a vital cause is sure to get key industry dialogue flowing.

Conference Venue

Join us at:

Putrajaya International Convention Centre

Putrajaya International Convention Centre (Near Kuala Lumpur)

Gemilang Precinct 5

Contact Details:
Tel: +603 8887 6000​
Fax: ​+603 8887 6499​
Email: enquiry@picc.com.my
Website: www.picc.com.my

Getting Here

Air Travel

Air Travel

Visitors should make their own flight transportation arrangements to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and to their respective hotels. Limousine, metered-taxi and bus services are readily available at the airport.

By Car

By Car

Putrajaya International Conference Centre is approximately a 25-30 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), conveniently accessible by major expressway MAJU Expressway (MEX), PLUS highway, ELITE highway or LDP highway.

Visa formalities

Visa formalities

Please note that it is the delegate's responsibility to investigate the visa requirements for Malaysia and apply for visa, if necessary. Delegates should ensure that they apply for their visa, if required, at least one month before travelling to Malaysia. Full information regarding visa requirements is available at: http://www.imi.gov.my. To obtain an invitation letter for visa from AIDF, please contact Pierluigi on pgaribaldi@aidforum.org.

Hotels Nearby

Primera Suite

Primera Residence and Business Suite is a smart serviced residence hotel located in Cyberjaya, approximately 25 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). A part of Multimedia Super Corridor, Cyberjaya is a town filled with multinational companies. The hotel is within walking distance to several well-known eateries such as Starbucks and Burger King, and accessible from major highways such as North South Central Link and Maju Expressway (MEX).


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Get in touch

For more information regarding partnership, speaking opportunities and media enquiries, please contact a member of our team.

Contact info

Pierluigi Garibaldi

Registrations & Communications

Email: pgaribaldi@aidforum.org

Karveh Cavalieri

Head of Partnerships

Email: karvehc@aidforum.org

Sonja Ruetzel

Event Director

Email: sruetzel@aidforum.org

Agnes Gradzewicz

Head of Marketing

Email: agnesg@aidforum.org


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