2nd Conference on Water Supply Systems “Trenchless Balkans 2018” at IUS

Second annual conference and exhibition about trenchless technologies, water supply systems and leaks in pipeline networks “Trenchless Balkans 2018” started at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) on October 18, 2018. Representatives of international companies from Turkey, Germany, China, Romania and BiH, experts in water supply systems from many different countries and representatives of local government will be able to talk about trenchless technologies during the two-day conference. These new technologies can be used with the purpose to stabilize water and sewer systems.

The conference was opened by President of the IUS Board of Trustees Prof. Dr. Hasan Z. Sarıkaya, followed by the address of Yasir Torun, Chairman of Turkish Society for Infrastructure and Trenchless Technologies. The opening session continued with addresses of general managers of water and sewage companies of Sarajevo, Konya and Ankara: Azra Muzur, Ercan Uslu and Prof. Dr. Cumali Kınacı. Opening session was concluded by talks of Ilidža Municipality Major Dr. Senaid Memić Ambassador of Turkey H. E. Haldun Koç.

The conference continued with presentations and exhibits of international companies which use trenchless technologies. The conference guests and participants from the industry, institutions of knowledge, water and sewage agencies, and authorized government bodies had a chance to connect, establish dialogue and start partnerships.

The platinum sponsors of the event were Istanbul Water and Sewage Administration (İSKİ), Ankara Water and Sewage Administration (ASKİ). Other event sponsors were: IMS Robotics and TBM Endüstri.