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Find out about events, conferences, workshops and courses in which we and our partners participate. For other events see the WASH Events Calendar.

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Join IRC and partners at the Colorado WASH Symposium

5th Mar 2019 to 6th Mar 2019

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This event brings together experts in the WASH sector as speakers to highlight promising global approaches to selected topics.

During the 2-day symposium IRC and partners will share their rich experiences on water, sanitation and hygiene during keynotes, workshops and panel sessions.

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

8.45 - 9.30 a.m.    Keynote address on the future of the WASH sector by Jane Nubannya Mulumba - Country Director IRC Uganda

9.30 - 10.30 a.m.  Workshop on Self-Supply: Benefits, Concerns and Case Study by Laura Brunson (MWA), Mike MacCarthy (Mercer University), John Butterworth (IRC) and Gardachew Tiruneh (CARE)

1.00 - 2.00 p.m.    Workshop on There is no "I" in WASH: Learning the Learning Alliance Approach by Muhammed Ebrahim Mussa & Lucia Henry of the USAID Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership

2.00 - 3.00 p.m.    Panel session on Emerging Technologies in Resilient Water Resource Planning by Laura Brunson (MWA), Katie Dickinson (Colorado School of Public Health), John Butterworth (IRC) and Kevin Mulligan (USAID)

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

9.30 - 10.30 a.m.  Workshop on Pre-Mortem for Decision Making by Susan Davis (Agenda for Change)

1.00 - 2.00 p.m.    Progress tracking on Reaching Everyone Forever: Progress 2011-2019 by Mark Duey (Water for People)

3.30 - 4.30 p.m.    Sensory Overload Disrupting the System in Search of More Sustainable Rural Water Services by John Butterworth (IRC)