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16th International Water Mist Conference Highlights

Created on Monday, September 26, 2016 and posted in Event News
16th International Water Mist Conference

After the 16th International Water Mist Conference, Ragnar Wighus, president of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), announced that the 17th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) will take place in Rome, Italy, on 20th and 21st September 2017.

16TH INTERNATIONAL WATER MIST CONFERENCE

Image 1: Ragnar Wighus, president of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA)

During the previous two days, 100 attendees from as far as Australia, Japan and the United States attended IWMC2016 in Vienna, Austria. Member of the IWMA Board Luciano Nigro conducted a panel discussion on the quality of the systems. Conclusion: “Water mist systems are ready for the market, although some optimization is still necessary.”

In all, 20 speakers from ten countries updated the audience. Joachim Böke, MinimaxViking and chairman of CEN/TC 191/ WG10, elaborated on the European standardization work and the progress of EN 14972.

Angel Abbud-Madrid (Colorado School of Mines) talked about the water mist portable fire extinguishers which his team had developed together with ADA technologies for the International Space Station (ISS).

16TH INTERNATIONAL WATER MIST CONFERENCE

On day two, the International Water Mist Conference president Ragnar Wighus presented Daniel A. Martin with the “IWMA Award for Young Talents / Master”.

16TH INTERNATIONAL WATER MIST CONFERENCE

Image 2: IWMA president Ragnar Wighus together with Daniel Martin

“This year’s event was really packed with many, many highlights”, concludes Bettina McDowell, IWMA general manager.

16TH INTERNATIONAL WATER MIST CONFERENCE

Image 3: Hong-Zeng Yu (chairman of the IWMA scientific council), IWMA president Ragnar Wighus, Daniel Martin and his professor Bjarne Husted (Lund University)

For more information visit iwma.net/home/


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