Authors are invited to submit manuscripts written in English for oral presentation (10 pages maximum) or poster presentation (2/3 pages maximum) via WebChairing Submission System (a standard electronic paper submission system). Please follow the “Instructions for authors” under “Message from the Chair” and use our template files for preparing your papers and/or posters.

One registration allows one oral and one poster presentation or two poster presentations. Please note that the registration and payment of at least one author is required by July 25, 2016 (final paper submission deadline), for a manuscript to be accepted and published in the Symposium Proceedings. Authors are invited to register for the Symposium as soon as possible or to join our Mailing List to receive important news/updates. Manuscripts will be accepted for presentation based on quality, originality and relevance to the Symposium topics. All manuscripts accepted for oral and poster presentation will be published in the Symposium Proceedings (without ISSN or ISBN).

Selected papers will be peer reviewed for publication in IWA Publishing's journals Water Science and Technology, Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, or Water Practice and Technology. The template file mentioned above for preparing manuscripts is based on the specifications for formatting papers that are available on the IWAP website at (with page setup as follows: size A4; margins top/bottom = 2.5 cm, left/right = 2.0 cm).

Key Dates

Full manuscript submission open:
October 15, 2015

Full manuscript submission deadline:
Please contact the Organizing Committee (

Notification of acceptance:
June 20, 2016 New Deadline

Final paper submission:
July 25, 2016 New Deadline