IWI contributed to the international climate change conference organised by PIANC in Brussels on March 27-28. President David Edwards-May addressed the opportunities and challenges for inland waterways, mainly in Europe, in a 30-minute sequence including questions and answers, which may be viewed here.
WCCO in Yangzhou
IWI took part in the spring meeting of the World Canal Cities Organisation in Yangzhou on April 18-19. David Edwards-May was appointed special adviser to the organisation, founded by the City of Yangzhou, alongside past president Dave Ballinger and other experts from Asia and Europe. The annual forum and expo will take place in early September 2017.