1st IWA Non-Sewered Sanitation Conference

Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, 15-18 October 2023

STIMULATING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND UPTAKE FOR PEOPLE NOT CONNECTED TO SEWERS

Emperors Palace,  Johannesburg
15-18 October 2023

STIMULATING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND UPTAKE FOR PEOPLE NOT CONNECTED TO SEWERS

Workshops

All fully registered and paid delegates will have the opportunity to attend workshops during the conference. The workshop details, write ups and programmes are as follows:

Sunday, 15th October 2023

15h35 – 17h00: Workshop 2 – Concepts and Perspectives: Framework for water wise and sanitation secure resilient cities
Organiser: IWA

12h00 – 18h00: Workshop 3 – Capacity Development for NSS – moving beyond a normative capacity development approach, Lessons from scaling up in India and global south countries.
Organiser: Centre for Science and Environment

12h00 – 14h55: Workshop 4 – Inaugural urban sanitation masterclass: Synthesising best practices to support inclusive and effective uptake of innovative non-sewered sanitation solutions for municipalities
Organiser: WASH R&D Centre, University of KwaZulu Natal

15h05 – 18h00: Workshop 5: Non-Sewered Sanitation Planning Workshop – South Africa’s NSS Symphony: Striking the right chord with system selection for diverse contexts
Organiser: BORDA South Africa NPC, UKZN/Wash R&D Center , eThekwini Water and Sanitation

Monday, 16th October 2023

11h15 – 12h45: Workshop 12: Dewatering and drying workshop
Organisers: EAWAG-SANDEC and WaSH R&D Centre UKZN joint workshop

13h45 – 15h30: Workshop 8: Human rights implications of expanding container-based sanitation and achieving citywide inclusive sanitation
Organisers: Container Based Sanitation Alliance, Politics and Urban Governance Research Group, University of Western Cape

16h00 – 17h30: Workshop 11: Is it climate resilient? Designing for climate resilience: A tool for sanitation technology developers and implementers.
Organisers: University of Technology Sydney – Institute for Sustainable Futures (UTS-ISF), University of South Florida

Tuesday, 17th October 2023

09h00 – 10h30: Workshop 13: A Draft Regulatory Framework for Non-Sewered Sanitation Services in South Africa
Organiser: Department of Water and Sanitation

11h00 – 12h30: Workshop 10: Methods for Faecal Sludge Analysis – verification, validation and quality control
Organiser: IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

13h30 – 15h00: Workshop 9: The process of biological method optimisation, from conceptualisation, development, testing, standardisation and ISO 17025 accreditation – The WRDC Helminth Method as an example for successes, lessons learnt and the way forward.
Organisers: WASH R&D Centre (University of KwaZulu-Natal: Dr Danica Naidoo (DN), Ms. Merissa Naidoo (MN) & Dr. Colleen Archer (CEA)

13h30 – 17h30: Workshop 15: Establishing a national system of innovation to fast-track adoption of non-sewered sanitation systems in South Africa
Organizer: WRC & SASTEP

Wednesday, 18th October 2023

 09h00 – 10h30: Workshop 6: Strengthening private sector engagement and accountability in sanitation service provision
Organiser: Eastern and Southern Africa Water and Sanitation (ESAWAS) Regulators Association

11h00 – 12h45: Workshop 16: Innovative financing in unlocking the NSS pathway
Organiser: Water Research Commission

13h30 – 15h30: Workshop 7: African Urban Sanitation Investment Initiative- AUSII- The new wheel to sanitation for all in Africa
Organisers: African Development Bank Group, African Water Facility

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