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Press events

Whether a press conference, a guided press tour or a VIP visit at a booth—all media events published for IFAT can be found in the in the events calendar.

The event calendar for IFAT 2020 will be updated from the beginning of 2020.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Time Event
Time 09:00–18:00 Event Press Day Mall GmbH
Hall A1, booth 405 / 504
Time 09:15 Event Minister´s walk with Svenja Schulze
International guest reception (Entrance West)
Time 11:00 Event Press breakfast Mercedes-Benz
Hall C6, booth 341
Time 10:00–11:00 Event Press Conference German Engineering Federation (VDMA)
Press Center East / Conference Room 1, 2nd floor
Time 11:00–12:45 Event Opening of IFAT 2018
Forum Water / Sewage hall B2
Time 11:00 Event Press Conference Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH
Innovation Brunch—Performance³—The next generation

Hall A3, booth 351 / 450
Time 13:00 Event VAK innovation award
Open-air area 713 / 9
Time 13:30 Event From idea to solution: Hauraton showcases new products and drainage products
Hall B3 booth 441 / 540
Time 14:00–15:00 Event Press Conference Bundesverband Deutscher Baustoff-Fachhandel e.V. (BDB)—Heavy rain and urban flash floods
Press Center East / Conference Room 1, 2nd floor
Time 14:30–15:30 Event Wake-up call from China—Import ban for plastic waste: Remondis SE & Co. KG
Press Center East / Conference Room 2, 2nd floor
Time 16:00 Event Howden Turbo Product Launch—Join us in the unveiling of our new product, a product that will complete our package of compressors within wastewater
Hall A1, booth 543
Time 18:00 Event Press Meeting Mall GmbH
Hall A1, booth 405 / 504

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time Event
Time 08:45–09:45 Event Press breakfast Alfa Laval IFAT 2018
Hall A1, booth 251
Time 09:30 Event FAUN press meeting IFAT 2018
Open air area, booth 712 / 5
Time 09:30 Event Wilo press tour IFAT 2018
Hall B1, booth 251 / 350
Time 10:00–11:00 Event Press Conference Komptech GmbH
Hall B6, booth 405 / 504
Time 10:00–11:00 Event Panel discussion Veolia Deutschland GmbH: Subsequent repowering, decommissioning and recycling of wind turbines—real opportunity or mere utopia?
Hall B6 Atrium, Room MB 6.3
Time 11:00–12:00 Event Press Conference Verband kommunaler Unternehmen (VKU)—What are the challenges for rural areas—Presentation of a VKU membership survey
Press Center East / Conference Room 1, 2nd floor
Time 11:00–12:30 Event Press Conference Currenta GmbH & Co. OHG
Press Center East / Conference Room 2, 2nd floor
Time 12:00 Event Press Conference TOMRA Sorting GmbH
Hall B6, booth 339 / 438
Time 12:30–13:30 Event Press Meeting Vogelsang GmbH & Co. KG
Hall B1, booth 347 / 446
Time 13:00–14:00 Event Press Lunch: German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas and Water (DVGW) / Bundesverband der Energie und Wasserwirtschaft (BDEW) : Digitalisation as driver for innovations—EG Drinking Water Directive—Pharmaceutical strategy
Press Center East / Conference Room 1, 2nd floor
Time 14:30–15:30 Event Press Conference Allgaier Process Technology GmbH
Press Center East / Conference Room 2, 2nd floor
Time 16:00–17:00 Event Press Conference Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH
Conference Room B62, 1st floor

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Time Event
Time 09:00–18:00 Event Wavin Press day at IFAT
Hall B3, booth 251 / 350
Time 12:00–13:00 Event Expert dialogue Deutsche Bundessstiftung Umwelt (DBU)—innovative solutions for the recovery of phosphorus
Hall B4, booth 239 / 338
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IFAT opening

During the IFAT opening ceremony on 14th May, a high ranking international panel came together to discuss the issue of marine litter.

Opening