Register now for the largest Indo Nordic water event of the year organized by Indo Nordic Water Forum! On March 12, 2024 water stakeholders from India, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland gather in Delhi to discuss latest developments in the Indo Nordic water cooperation and widen their networks. The theme of the 2024 Summit is ‘Water for All’ with the subthemes being ‘Municipal and Rural Water’ and ‘Water usage in Pulp and Paper Industry’. Speakers include government stakeholders, research and innovation sector and private sector. The event is open to members and non-members.

SPRING Water Summit is an annual event organized by Indo Nordic Water Forum, Finnish Water Forum and the Embassy of Finland in Delhi.

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March 12, 2024

Taj Ambassador, New Delhi

Subramaniam Bharti Marg, Sujan Sing Park North, Sujan Singh Park,
New Delhi

Session 1
Municipal Water

Session 2
Inaugural Session

Lunch Break
12:50 – 14:00

Session 3
Water Usage in Pulp and Paper Sector
14:00 – 16:00

Tea and Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:00

B2B Meetings
16:00 – 17:45

High Tea
17:45 – 18:00

Arrival and Registration

Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by CEEW

Context Setting
Mr Nitin Bassi, Senior Program Lead, CEEW
Ms Saiba Gupta, Program Associate, CEEW
Mr Nalin Kumar Srivastava, Deputy Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga (tbc)
Ms Rajni Dhiman, Ramboll India (tbc)
Mr Vinod Mishra, Country Director, UNOPS
Ms Natasha Patel, CEO, India Sanitation Coalition
Ms Rupali Deshmukh, Country Manager India, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute

Special Addresses

Dr Antti Herlevi, Trade Counsellor, Water, Embassy of Finland
Keynote Address
Dr Satbir S Kadian, CEO, Haryana Water Resource Authority
Special Address
Mr Arun Lakhani, CMD, Vishvaraj Environment
Mr Markus Lundgren, Counsellor, Head of Section, Trade & Economic Affairs, Embassy of Sweden
Dr Anitha Sharma, Counsellor, Urban Development, Embassy of Denmark India

Welcome Address
Mr Anshul Jain
, Honorary Convener, Indo Nordic Water Forum
Keynote Address
Hon Mr Bharat Lal, Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission, India
Special Address
His Excellency Mr Kimmo Lähdevirta, Ambassador of Finland to India
Special Address
His Excellency Mr Jan Thesleff, Ambassador of Sweden to India
Special Address
His Excellency Mr Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark to India
Special Address
Her Excellency Ms Martine Bottheim DCM, Embassy of Norway to India
Special Address
Dr Arunabha Ghosh

Launch Ceremony

Indo Nordic Water Forum
First edition of the SPRING Water Magazine

Report “Enabling Circular Economy in Used Water Management in India: A Municipal Index for Assessing Urban Local Bodies’ Performance”

Group Photo

Thanks Address
Dr Antti Herlevi, Trade Counsellor, Water, Embassy of Finland

Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Finnish Water Forum
Context Setting
Dr Topi Helle, Managing Director, Finnish Water Forum
Session Keynote Address
Mr Pawan Agarwal, President, Indian Paper Manufacturer Association
Special Address
Dr Antti Lindqvist, Managing Director, Finnish Forest Products Engineers’ Association
Special Address
Ms Shilpa Nischal, Principal Cousnellor, CII Triveni Water Institute

Case Studies from India & Nordics
Mr Varun Jain, Director India, Valmet Technologies
Mr Jukka Hakola, COO, SansOx Oy, Finland
Mr Arvind Singh, Vice-President, Sulzer Pumps, India
Mr Alexander Pavlov, General Manager, Atlas Copco, India
Ms Ankita Menon, Consultant, Invest India

Knowledge partner

Institutional partner

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