october, 2018

11.10Zambian-German Water Partnership Day“German Solutions for the Zambian Water Sector”(All Day: thursday) Radisson Blu Hotel Lusaka

Event Details



Opening Session with Welcome Remarks

09:30 am

Opening Remarks

H.E. Achim Burkart,
German Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia

10:00 am

Networking Coffee Break

Panel Discussions with Short Presentations

10:40 am

Framework for Municipal Water & Waste Water Management


Ralf Bufler, Chief Executive Officer, CDM Smith Consult GmbH


“Introduction to the Public Water Sector”
Kelvin Chitumbo, Director, National Water Supply and Sanitation Council


“Influencing Factors in Water Loss Reduction and Financing Models”
Michael Kersting, Hermann Sewerin GmbH


“Energy Solutions Generating Savings in Order to Finance Infrastructure Projects in the Municipal Water Sector”
Gero Böhmer, Wilo SE


“Training and International Exchanges”
Katharina Schlegel, IFAT Worldwide / Messe München


“Measurement Technologies for Water and Waste Water”
Ralf Höll, VEGA Grieshaber KG

12:10 pm

Networking Lunch Break

01:30 pm

Technological Factors for Optimisation of Municipal Water & Waste Water Management



Gigi Goodhart, Deputy Resident Country Director, Millennium Challenge Corporation

“Non-Sovereign Lending in the Water and Sanitation Sector”

Mdaniso Ernest Sakala, Private Sector Investments Officer, African Development Bank Group


“Opportunities in Waste Water Management“

Jonathan Kampata, Managing Director, Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company


“Leak Detection to Counter Non Revenue Water”

Michael Kersting, Hermann Sewerin GmbH


“Sludge – Safe & Sustainable Disposal and Energetic Use”

Hilmar Rave, p2m berlin GmbH


“Sludge Treatment and Management”

Dalia Viefhues, CDM Smith Consult GmbH


03:00 pm

Networking Coffee Break


03:40 pm

Industrial Water Management


Mafipe Chunga, Senior Manager, KPMG Zambia

“Water Management Challenges for Zambian Breweries”

Franz Schepping, Brewery Operations Director, Zambian Breweries Plc.


“Solutions for Process Water Re-Use and Energy Efficient Water Treatment”

Marthie Kotze, LANXESS Deutschland GmbH


“Sustainable, Reliable System Solutions for Industrial Water Management”

Chiyesu Mayundo, Wilo SE


“Measurement Instrumentation for the Process Industry”

Bradley Neizel, VEGA Grieshaber KG


“Transport of Process Water- Best Practice Avoca Mine, Ireland”

Ralf Bufler, CDM Smith Consult GmbH

05:10 pm

Closing Remarks


All Day (Thursday)


Radisson Blu Hotel Lusaka

19029 Great East


German Water Partnership e. V.info@germanwaterpartnership.de Reinhardtstraße 32, 10117 Berlin