Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy

October 7-11, 2019


The Water and Health Conference explores drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis.


  • Humanitarian WaSH
  • WaSH Financing and Markets
  • Climate Variability and Water Security
  • Evidence Based WaSH
  • WaSH and Environmental Health

Water Microbiology Conference

May 14-16, 2019
AMR Workshop, May 13


The Water Microbiology Conference creates a forum for researchers and practitioners focused on microbiology and public health issues to come together around the intersection of the two.

This year’s keynote speakers include Lance Price (Professor at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health), Krista Wigginton (Assistant Professor at University of Michigan), and Elisenda Balleste (Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Barcelona).

Immediately preceding this year’s conference is a full-day workshop titled Antimicrobial Resistance in a One Health World, featuring keynote speakers Antoine Andremont (Emeritus Professor at the Paris Diderot University Medical School) and Laura Marin (Head of the Secretariat of JPIAMR). Learn more

Nexus: Water, Food, Energy and Climate


The “Nexus” approach focuses on overlaps across sectors while respecting sectoral expertise in order to make better plans by understanding interactions. (Stockholm Environment Institute, 2017)

There have been two Nexus Conferences that The Water Institute has organized. The first in 2014 made a significant input to the negotiations for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), through the Chapel Hill Declaration. The second in 2018.

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