Join our panel of expert presenters as they delve into various facets of desalination, exploring:
- Emerging technologies that significantly reduce power costs.
- The impact of climate change on the potential market growth of desalination.
- Industry initiatives aimed at minimizing environmental footprints.

We will also delve into the installation of large-scale desalination plants in Australia. These projects were prompted by the severe water supply crisis during the millennium drought. Our discussion will assess whether these significant infrastructure investments have proven worthwhile thus far.


Neil Palmer


Neil Palmer has degrees in civil and public health engineering. His career spans 45 years in the Australian water industry, 20 years in Government, 19 years in the private sector and 6 years in resear... Read more

Gary Crisp

Sequana Partners

Gary graduated from University of Pretoria as a Civil Engineer and has over 40 years of water engineering experience, 24 in desalination and water reuse. He recently joined Sequana Partners after 4 ye... Read more

Panel Members

George Britten-Jones


Joining Osmoflo as a graduate engineer, George swiftly delved into practical work, learning the nuances of desalination and process engineering. His hands-on experience on pioneering pilot projects le... Read more

Sandra Henville

Water Research Australia

Sandra has over 25 years of experience, actively building and shaping community outreach programs in the natural resources, community development and water sectors. As a secondee to Water Research Aus... Read more

Krey Price

International Water Training Institute

Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, Krey is a civil engineer and project manager with international experience in water resources. He is engaged in computational modelling, engineeri... Read more

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Perth Seawater Desalination Plant: Under the surface

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