IFAT Munich – Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Refuse and Recycling

30th May – 3rd June 2022

Messe Munchen, Germany

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Efficient solutions. For the use of water, recycling and secondary raw materials.

Are you looking for solutions to the future’s challenges? The world’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies provides the answers. Being the largest platform for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, IFAT gathers the industry from all over the world—its innovative offers set benchmarks for the future.

IFAT is the best known trade fair in Waste Management and takes place in Munich 30 May – 3 June 2022. In 2018 142,472 visitors from 162 countries and regions joined the exhibition and 3,305 exhibitors from 58 countries and regions.

Join ISWA at IFAT in 2022.

After 4 years of absence due to the covid-19 pandemic we are eager to meet with members, partners and other parties at IFAT. ISWA will be present with a large booth at A5 238. If you would like to make an appointment during the fair please reach out to members@iswa.org and we’ll be happy to meet you.

Free day passes and assistance for delegations
Free IFAT day passes are offered to our members. If you are a delegations of five or more people, please contact events@iswa.org to arrange a meeting.


In order for us to plan, can you please register for each event.

All timings below are in Central European Summer Time (CEST). Convert to your timezone.

Monday 30 May

15:30 – 16:00

(ISWA, A5 – 238)

Recognition for outstanding contribution to Ms Mónica Capellini, President of CEAMSE, ISWA’s Gold Member in Argentina, by Carlos Silva Filho, President, ISWA

16:00 – 17:30

(ISWA, A5 – 238)

High-level Networking reception hosted by ISWA and Singapore 

Welcome: Marc Tijhuis, Managing Director, ISWA

Future of Waste Management: Carlos Silva Filho, President, ISWA

Singapore Green Plan and Partnerships: dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment

Invitation to ISWA World Congress in Singapore: Melissa Tan, Chairman, WMRAS

Tuesday 31 May

10.00 – 12:00

(B3 – room B32)

YPG Germany launch 

Welcome: Yanik Mold, Project Manager Consulting, HiiCCE GmbH, Volker Ludwig, Director for International Affairs, DGAW and Melanie Köpke, Consultant, German RETech Partnership

Offered Opportunities by ISWA YPG: Roland Thompson, ISWA YPG chair, Andrea Winterstetter, previous head of ISWA YPG regional chapter group and Haniyeh Jalalipour, ISWA-Germany YPG chair

Brainstorming Workshop: small group formations to discuss topics related to networking and career opportunities

12:15 – 13:oo

(A5 – 317/415)

Carlos Silva Filho, President , ISWA, will be presenting at the Forum for Waste and Secondary Materials with his presentation, ‘ The Future of Waste Management; trends, opportunities and challenges for the decade’

16:00 – 17:30

(ISWA, A5 – 238)

High-level Networking reception hosted by ISWA and Brazil

Welcome: Carlos Silva Filho, President, ISWA

Strategic Plan, Improved Recycling and Decarbonization: new perspectives for the waste sector in Brazil: Mr Joaquim Alvaro Pereira Leite, Brazilian Minister of Environment

Wednesday 1 June

10:00 – 12:00

(A3 – room A32)

Panel discussion on Waste Sector in the spotlight of the Global Methane Pledge, an collaborative event with GIZ, UBA, Prevent & ISWA

15:00 – 16:00

(ISWA, A5 – 238)

ISWA Germany Networking session

Welcome: Arne Ragossnig, Vice-President, ISWA

Opening: Michael Nelles, representor of the German membership at ISWA

Networking opportunities and technical discussions in working groups

Thursday 2 June 

15:00 – 17:00

(A3 – room A32 or online)

European Roundtable: Innovative Technical Solutions for Circle Economy and Waste Management

Visit us in Hall A3 Room 32

Join via Zoom.

Hybrid format 

Registration is free and for all, please use the registration form to let us know you will be joining us, either in-person or online!


Registration for all sessions is required. Please indicate which activities you will attend via the button below!


Visit us at the ISWA Booth! We’ll be in Hall A5 Booth Number 238. See you soon!


Get in touch for questions or comments.

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Mirjam Govaerts

Mirjam Govaerts

Event Manager ISWA


Contact Mirjam for registration matters or to cancel registration

Email: events@iswa.org
Phone number: +31 (0)10 808 3990