Water: the World's most valuable commodity! That was the theme of the ALICE workshop organised by project partner University of Macerata on 7-8 November 2017. The workshop counted the participation of project partner experts across Europe to discuss and exchange views and knowledge with the audience and local experts. 

On 7 November 2017, an interdisciplinary training was held, introduced and moderated by Dr. Caterina Brandoni (Ulster University, UU) and Erik Longo (University of Macerata, UniMC).

On 8 November 2017, a workshop was organised under two sessions, where the ALICE project partner representatives and other stakeholders presented on a number of topics related to innovation and the adaptation of infrastructures for wastewater treatment for climate change, ways to address the challenges in the residual water supply system management, the wastewater management in the city of Murcia (Spain) and in the Marche Region (Italy), the engagement of local stakeholders in wastewater management, the regeneration of water for food, the legal status of water - both internationally and nationally, challenges in water management, activities carried out to protect the Dead Sea and the Urban Water Agenda 2030.

A symposium was held in memory of Professor Stefano Rodotà, introduced to the audience by the Director of the Department of Jurisprudence and the Rector of the University of Macerata.

Access the full agenda here. Watch a video extract here

Access posters by ALICE researcher Manuel Boluda from the Region of Murcia on the "Possibilities of sanitation levy in Spain to mitigate the climate change effects" poster 1 poster 2, who also gave a lecture on the "Governance of water in scarcity situation, the importance of water reuse". 

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