SWIG – Sensors for Water Interest Group: Innovation Workshop


The innovation workshop, kindly hosted by Liverpool John Moores University, and run as a joint workshop with Add Strategy, offers the opportunity for attendees to have detailed conversations with the presenters and for the presenter to gain feedback and insight from the audience. This will be through a number of focused round table discussions and interactive workshops. These discussions could lead to future collaborations to develop or exploit new technologies with an end user.

This workshop aims to address challenges related to water sensors as identified by the water industry.

Morning session – Technical innovation
This session focuses on new technology being developed to respond to sensing challenges in water that have been identified by water companies. In particular new technologies that offer better information for the user, for example new cost effective methods for measurement of turbidity and innovative methods of data fusion and analytics, also achieving lab quality analysis in networks.

Afternoon session – Innovation in business models
Run in conjunction with Add Strategy, presentations that focus on developing new methods of working are invited. This could include methods of sharing data, innovative costing models, tools for planning sensor deployment, costing models and overcoming resistance to change.

Chaired by: Richard Luxton, Institute of Biosensing Technology, UWE

Hosted by: Liverpool John Moores University

Location: Room 205, Peter Jost Enterprise Centre, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF

Programme: Draft agenda

Transport: The Peter Jost Enterprise Centre is a 10 minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street train station.

Alternatively there are public car parks in the city centre – the closest public car park is the NCP Liverpool Primrose Hill 

We have a very limited number of bookable parking spaces on site – these will be prioritised for exhibitors to use (who have equipment to carry) and disabled delegates.

Suggested Hotels: (many other options available in Liverpool)

Double Tree by Hilton, 4* hotel is an 8 minute walk away. B&B at advanced purchase rate from £126 online

Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre, Lime Street is a 10 minute walk away. Standard rooms from £83 online

Prices: £95 inc VAT for SWIG members; £171 inc VAT for non-members; £22 for students.Literature may be distributed for a fee of £71 and a limited number of table top displays are available at £136 each.

Booking: Please use our online booking form. Alternatively contact rosa.richards@swig.org.uk to book directly or if you wish to book a table top display.

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