Senior Manager working in Hwasung Waterworks. The waterworks is a pilot project facility to apply cutting-edge K-water water management technology such as AI, DT, smart metering.
Industrial Engineer degree in Industrial Organization and Industrial Technical Engineer degree in Industrial Chemistry, from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
He began his career at the Consorci del Besòs laboratory, being responsible for sanitation systems and Director of R&D and Innovation, specializing in decision support systems and advanced control systems in a WWTP, 1992-2016.
Manager of SISLtech, a technology-based company dedicated to the development of WWTP control systems, 2009-2016.
Manager of ECODIGEST (2011-2014), responsible for process management and organic substrates for co-digestion of waste in a WWTP.
Coordinator of the Energy and New Technologies Working Group at the Spanish Water and Wastewater Association AEAS, 2011-2014.
In 2016 he co-founded the Createch Solutions group of companies dedicated to the development of intelligent control systems for the integrated water cycle, carrying out more than 200 projects globally.
PhD in Chemical Sciences, Deputy Assistant Director of the General Subdirectorate of Water Protection and Risk Management of the General Directorate of Water of the Ministry for Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge.
Puig is responsible for coordinating actions for the protection of water against pollution, the control of wastewater discharges, as well as the monitoring of surface and groundwater quality.
Anastasia Carolina is the Senior Project Officer for Urban Development at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Indonesia Resident Mission, since September 2019. She works closely with the Ministry of Public Works and Housing and leads the implementation of the on-going projects as well technical assistance in urban sector area. She is also leading the processing of an upcoming sanitation project loan, which will massively support the government to improve inclusive sanitation systems in few selected cities.
Chiang Chun-Sheng is a Senior Engineer at Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affair’s Water Resource Agency (WRA). With a master’s degree from the Agriculture Engineer Research Institute at the National Taiwan University, Chun-Sheng is an expert in many water-related fields, including diversified water resources planning and development, water facility maintenance and water management, smart water applications and stable water supply strategies under climate change impacts.
Corbalán has a Business Administration and Management degree and a Master's degree in international trade from ESIC. He developed his career in a Swiss multinational food company for eleven years, where he held various positions of responsibility. Additionally, he has lectured about innovation in various universities and business schools, such as UMU, ENAE, UPCT, UCAM and UMH.
Since 2015 he has been the CEO of Hidroconta, where he has overseen the enormous growth that the company has had in recent years. He is married and has two children. In addition, he is actively involved in Agritech Murcia and the Isaac Peral Foundation.
Carlos López is graduated in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He has developed his professional career in software development environments and in the field of telecommunications.
López joined Hidroconta in 2021 and since then, has covered various job positions, starting with the management, development and supervision of IoT projects in the field of hydraulics as Project Manager. He now carries out the business development project in the area of drinking water.
María del Prado Torrecilla is an expert in cybersecurity in the water sector. She has an Engineering Degree from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and a Master’s in automation of water networks, in addition to an MBA from the Business School Audencia (Nantes).
She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of automation and remote management of water and energy networks. Since the beginning of her career, she has held various positions always oriented to the customer and advice on intelligent water management.
María is currently responsible for the Technical Department and Product Marketing in LACROIX Environment Activity Spain and defines with the parent company the new features and new products, taking care of the promotion and introduction of these in Spain, Latin America and Portugal.
In addition, as a cybersecurity expert she has been collaborating as a teacher at the Industrial Cybersecurity Professional School of the CCI
Patricia Cortés holds a degree in Chemistry from the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) and a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the same University.
Cortés began working at Kamstrup in 2015 and is responsible for business development in the water division for Spain and Portugal. As an expert in IoT technologies, she has been working in the field for over eight years.
Her career in the water sector started over 17 years ago, working in different areas. In Kamstrup, she helps water managers in the implementation and development of new devices and measurement solutions along with applications for data management and analysis.
Jose Diaz de Greñu, mathematician and computer engineer, has more than 8 years working in the IoT industry. He started specializing in the design and implementation of IoT embedded devices, as an ARM software and firmware engineer. After closing that stage specializing in the field of security in ARM embedded devices, he started working in the field of IoT cloud solutions. He currently works as technical director at ElliotCloud, defining, designing and supervising the implementation of platforms for infrastructure management.
Miguel Toledo Montero, a Telecommunications Engineer, leads in Datakorum the projects of digital transformation for the Water, Energy, and Mobility sectors, driving innovation and integrating new technologies and work methods to digitize infrastructures.
Currently, Miguel spearheads a global project providing connectivity to Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) assets in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, implementing a groundbreaking CaaS (Connectivity as a Service) model in smart water, power and gas infrastructures.
This hands-on, on-the-ground immersion has given him a deep understanding of the complexities and challenges of this digital revolution, placing him in a privileged position to implement proven technologies that effectively contribute to improving resource efficiency and sustainability.
With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the Basque Country, he is currently Key Account Manager for the Infrastructure sector, and is involved in projects for the Industrial, Civil, Infrastructure, Water and Renewable Energy markets.
He has spent a large part of his professional career in Grupo Álava, promoting and carrying out projects of various kinds. His career in different positions within the Group has provided him with a global vision of the trends of the different markets, allowing him to translate them into value-added proposals adapted to the needs and expectations of our clients.
Mikel Maiza is an Industrial Engineer from the University of Mondragon and PhD from the University of York (UK), he has more than twenty years of professional experience in the field of process optimization. Specialized in processes related to the integral water cycle since 2009, he currently leads the sustainability line of the data analytics department for industry, energy and environment, his research being focused on the development of process modeling and optimization tools using AI, evolutionary algorithms and operational research. Dr. Maiza is also a collaborating professor at the Ecole Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées (ESTIA) since 2017.
Ion Irizar has PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Navarra. For more than twenty years he has worked in the field of applied research, participating in more than fifty projects. He has been principal investigator of five European R&D projects, all of them related to automatic control and artificial intelligence applied to biological wastewater treatment.
He has also actively participated in the development of simulation software for the design of wastewater treatment technologies, for the remote monitoring of decentralised wastewater treatment plants, as well as in visual data analytics and digital twins for different industrial sectors. He is currently working at Cimico, where he is responsible for the Digitalisation Area, with the mission of digitalising the moving bed technologies offered by the company.
Álvaro Romero Danés is a Civil Engineer and Director of the water business line at NTT Data. He has more than 13 years of experience in the water sector, in companies such as Canal de Isabel II and Indra. He has been responsible for transformational projects across the entire value chain of the integrated water cycle for different public and private clients in Europe and Latin America. Álvaro strongly believes that water management from engineering and digitalization will help to build a bright future for water as a driver of the green economy.
Mariano Martín has developed his professional career in companies of great relevance in the Industrial Automation and Infrastructures sector. In SULZER, he worked as Systems Technician and later in SIEMENS and SAMPOL as Project Manager. He has executed large projects in the airport sector (beacons, climate control, electrical control, etc.), automotive and water sectors. Martín is currently the Technical Leader of Industry 4.0 in the Digital Transformation Department of ACCIONA and responsible for the CECOA (Water Control Center).