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Water Mist Conference Programme Out Now

Programme released on the 1st of July

This year’s International Water Mist Conference will take place in Rome, Italy, on 25th and 26th October. Venue will be the Barceló Aran Mantegna Hotel.

Since the 1st of July, the programme, which features a manifoldness of topics, is online. The presentations that deal with systems in practice will be held on day one. The second day of the conference will be dedicated to research and testing as well as to the bestowal of the “IWMA Young Talent Award”.

IWMA President Ragnar Wighus and Bert Yu, chairman of the IWMA Scientific Council, will then present the prize which in 2017 will go to the author of the best Ph.D. thesis.

In all, the programme includes 20 presentations. The speakers come from countries such as Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, Australia and of course Italy.

The flyer can be downloaded from the IWMA webpage and the conference webpage which is accessible via

Please note that the early bird period will end on 15th July. The registration period will end on 18th October.

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The International Water Mist Association is the first association of its kind dedicated exclusively to water mist firefighting and related technologies. The IWMA was founded on 4th April 1998 and began maintaining a permanent office at the beginning of 2000. From the IWMA's international headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, it supports the continued development, research and applications engineering of generic water mist systems. Manufacturers, distributors, insurance companies, scientific institutes, approval bodies, fire departments as well as private persons are members of the IWMA.