Twenty65 Conference

Bringing the Water
Sector Together

Innovation Through Collaboration
to Secure a Sustainable Future


Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester


17th & 18th of April

0114 222 0257

Annual Conference

Sustainable water - is it possible?

The annual TWENTY65 conference provides a unique opportunity for Researchers, Practitioners, Water Companies, Technology Developers, Policy Makers and Regulators to network and learn together to help pave the way for a future that delivers sustainable clean water for all.

The annual TWENTY65 conference (in partnership with leading water sector organisations) is a unique not-for-profit development and networking opportunity for Practitioners, Water Companies, Technology Developers, Policy Makers, Regulators and Researchers paving the way to a future that delivers sustainable clean water for all.


17th and 18th April 2018, Hilton (Deansgate), Manchester.

Following the success of the 2017 conference, we will be holding our second conference on April 17th and 18th 2018 at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester. The interactive conference will present cutting-edge theory, facilitate stimulating discussion to demonstrate how collectively we can translate ideas into practice and inspire collaborative working throughout the sector. 


The two days will focus on ‘The Values of Water’ and ‘Personal Data – how is it used and why?’ and we are delighted to announce that the event will be opened with a keynote presentation from Angela Smith, MP


We are aiming to push the boundaries of current thinking, spark innovation and drive collaboration. If you’d like to be part of the exciting two-day event, register here to secure an early bird rate.


The call for abstracts is now open for content on both days of the conference. We welcome abstracts addressing the following areas (but not exclusively):

  • The Values of Water
  • Personal Data – how it’s used and why
  • The impact of climate change
  • Cyber Security
  • Technologies of the future
  • Water Futures
  • Collaboration for Innovation
  • Water efficiency: moving beyond behavioral change
  • Water citizenship: understanding and managing relationships with water publics
  • Policy reform in the water sector
  • Public engagement at the nature-engineering interface


Abstracts must be submitted using the form below and must be received by TWENTY65 ( by 20th December 2017.