PROGRAMME

WATER DAYS 2020
PROGRAMME

Thursday, 17 September 2020

8.30–9.00 Registration of participants
SYMPOSIUM OPENING
9.00–9.30 Introductory addresses
 
9.30–11.15 WATER MANAGEMENT
9.30–10.00 Operative measures of the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning in the areas of wastewater treatment sludge management and providing safe drinking water supply Metka Gorišek, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia
Metka Gorišek, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia
10.00–10.30 How to make river renaturalization possible: experience from France*
Benoît Terrier, Agence de l'eau Rhône Méditerranée Corse, France
10.30–10.45 Water resources management in southwest Slovenia
Uroš Krajnc, Slovenian Association for Water Protection
10.45–11.15 Round table
Moderated by Mihael J. Toman
 
11.15–11.45 Break
 
11.45–13.15 WATER RESOURCES AND DRINKING WATER
11.45–12.15 Drinking water safety*
Oliver Schmoll, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Germany
12.15–12.30 Systemic regulation of providing safe drinking water
Mojca Jevšnik, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Sciences
12.30–12.45 Presentation of the new water supply system at the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
Dr. Andrej Šarc, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
12.45–13.15 Round table
Moderated by Brigita Jamnik
 
13.15–15.00 Lunch
 
15.00–17.00 WATER AS A SOCIETAL CHALLENGE
15.00–15.15 Water: connecting and dividing – a sociological view of the current water-reated issues
Pavel Gantar
15.15–17.00 "World café about water"
Moderated by Stanka Cerkvenik
 
19.30 Cocktails with exhibitors
Večerja in družabni program
 

Friday, 18 September 2020

9.00–10.50 WASTERWATER TREATMENT
9.00–9.30 Technologies for intensifying energy self-sufficieny processes – Strass wastewater treatment plant case study*
Bernhard Wett, NEWport GmbH, Austria
9.30–9.45 Issues in dairy industry wastewater treatment
Marjetka Levstek, JP CČN Domžale-Kamnik d.o.o.
9.45–10.00 The journey of microplastics through the water ecosystems in Slovenia
Manca Kovač Viršek, Institute for Water of the Republic of Slovenia
10.00–10.15 Viruses in wastewater – from pathogenic plant viruses to monitoring the new coronavirus
Katarina Bačnik, National Institute of Biology
10.15–10.50 Round table
Moderated by Mojca Vrbančič
 
10.50–11.30 Break
 
11.30–13.00 NATURE AND WATER ENVIRONMENTS
11.30–11.45 Green technologies for wasterwater treatment and reuse in agriculture– potentials and challenges
Tjaša Griessler Bulc, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Sciences
11.45–12.00 Farm system management and governance for producing good water quality for drinking water supplies (FAIRWAY)
Matjaž Glavan, University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty
12.00–12.15 A look beneath the surface – the living world in the underground waters of river deposits
Nataša Mori, National Institute of Biology
12.15–12.30 Proteus as an indicator of the conditions of the underground water
Rok Kostanjšek, University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty
12.30–13.00 Round table
Moderated by Polona Pengal
 
13.00–14.00 CONCLUDING THOUGHTS ON WATER AS A SOCIETAL CHALLENGE
 
14.00 See you same time next year and let us protect our waters

* The lecture will be given in English.