Pre-registration is closed!

While pre-registration to the Conference is no longer possible, delegates may still register on site.

The registration and information desks are located at the Ground Floor of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Harbour Road Entrance Reception Concourse), 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.  The desk will be opened at the following hours:

30 October 2019 (Wed) 13:00 – 17:30
31 October 2019 (Thu) 08:00 – 19:00
1 November 2019 (Fri) 08:00 – 17:30
2 November 2019 (Sat) 08:00 – 14:00

We look forward to welcoming you at the Conference!

Registration Department
IWA-ASPIRE 2019 Secretariat
c/o International Conference Consultants Ltd.
Tel: (852) 2559 9973


Registration Fees

Registration Category

Registration Fee 4
(on or before 10 September 2019)

Registration Fee
(After 10 September 2019)

High income country 1

IWA Member 2

HKD 5,400
(USD 700)

HKD 6,400
(USD 830)

Non-IWA Member

HKD 6,400
(USD 830)

HKD 7,400
(USD 960)

Low income country 1

IWA Member 2

HKD 4,100
(USD 530)

HKD 5,100
(USD 660)

Non-IWA Member

HKD 4,600
(USD 600)

HKD 5,400
(USD 700)

Young Water Professional IWA Member 2
(Aged 35 or below)

HKD 3,200 (USD 420)

Full-time Student 3

HKD 3,200 (USD 420)

Accompanying Person

HKD 1,500 (USD 200)


Optional Functions

Workshops (30 October 2019) 5

(for the conference registrants only)

Water Leaders Forum (1 November 2019 a.m.)

(By invitation only)

Water Regulators Forum (1 November 2019 p.m.)

(By invitation only)

Technical Visits (2 November 2019) 6

HKD 280 (USD 40) per visit


Social Functions

Tram Tour (31 October 2019) 6

HKD 180 (USD 30)
(Young Water Professional IWA Member)
HKD 280 (USD 40)
(Other Delegate and Accompanying Person)

Gala Dinner (1 November 2019)

HKD 880 (USD 120)

The amounts in US Dollars are for reference only.

1 List of high and low-income countries as per the current IWA Classification: The organizers reserve the right of offering concession rate to particular registrants. Further proof may be required by the Conference Secretariat before processing. The offer is on a first-come-first served basis and subject to quota.
2 Membership of IWA will be verified and membership status is not transferable. If the member number supplied above is incorrect, no discount will apply. If you wish to apply for membership and get a registration discount, please visit:
3 Verification letter from your Institution is required to qualify for the student rate.
4 Early-Bird registrations for the conference must be paid in full on or before 10 September 2019. If payment is not received, registration fee will be charged at the regular rate.
5 Workshops are open for the conference registrants on complimentary basis. Seats are limited, registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. Confirmation of your seat will be sent to you by email. Workshops may be cancelled due to insufficient enrolment.
6 Technical Visits and Tram Tour are open for the conference registrants. Seats are limited, registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. Technical Visits and Tram Tour may be cancelled due to insufficient enrolment

Registration Fees include

  • Admission to all Scientific Sessions, Opening and Closing Ceremonies, refreshment breaks and light lunches;
  • Admission to Exhibition;
  • Admission to Welcome Reception and 
  • One set of Conference Kit


Registration Fee of Accompanying Person includes

  • Admission to Opening and Closing Ceremonies and Welcome Reception


Payment Methods

Full payment of the registration fee must be made at the time of registration.

Payment can be made by:

  1. Credit Card (in HK Dollars): VISA or MasterCard

  2. Cheque (in HK Dollars, for local participants only)
    Payable to: CIWEM HK
    Mail to: IWA-ASPIRE 2019 Conference Secretariat c/o International Conference Consultants Ltd.
    Unit C-D, 17/F, Max Share Centre, 373 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong

  3. Bank Transfer (in US Dollars)
    • The Conference Secretariat will send the bank details to you upon receipt of your registration. 
    • All bank charges (inbound or outbound) should be borne by the remitter and cannot be deducted from the remitted amount. Please ensure and give instructions to your bank to this effect. If charges are deducted and the payment received by the Organisers do not cover the total registration fees, the difference will have to be reimbursed to the Organisers on arrival at the Conference.
    • A copy of the bank remittance receipt should be sent to the Conference Secretariat by email once the bank transfer is arranged.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation must be made in writing to the IWA-ASPIRE 2019 Conference Secretariat by email to and the refund will be made and subject to the following deadline and administrative charge:

On or before 31 July 2019

Full refund minus 25% administrative charge and any bank service charges of the payment made

After 31 July 2019

No refund

All refund will be made after the Conference.

Registration Notes:

  1. Registration is subject to acceptance on a first-come-first-served basis.
  2. Written confirmation will be sent upon receipt of your registration form and full payment. If you are not able to receive the confirmation within two weeks, please contact the Conference Secretariat.
  3. Refund for cancellation of registration will be made and subject to the following deadline and administration charge. All cancellations must be made in writing to the Conference Secretariat and the refund will be made after the Conference. Cancellation on or before 31 July 2019, full refund minus 25% administrative charge and any bank service charges of the payment made will be arranged.  After 31 July 2019, no refund will be made.
  4. A replacement or transfer is allowed provided the replacement is from the same organisation and upon receipt of a written request from the person to be replaced. Please note that substitution is permitted on the basis that written notice is received on or before 30 September 2019.
  5. The programme is subject to change without prior notice. In the unlikely event of cancellation of the Conference, the only liability of the Organisers is to refund the registration fee.  In case of any disputes, decision of the organisers shall be final and conclusive.
  6. Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is recommended that participants take out their own general travel insurance. It is suggested that the insurance policy should also cover loss of fees/deposit, airfares, accommodation charges, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property and repatriation expenses. The insurance should cover loss arising from the cancellation of the conference by the organisers or a person’s inability to attend due to any reason whatsoever. No responsibility is taken by the conference organisers for any person not holding insurance.
  7. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. The parent or guardian assumes all risks and responsibility for the safety of their children. Please note that the social functions have not been planned with children in mind.
  8. The participant recognises and accepts that the Organisers of the IWA-ASPIRE 2019 Conference collect, process and store personal data exclusively for processing registration to IWA-ASPIRE 2019 Conference as well as for general preparation work for the conference. It may be necessary to transfer your personal data to the organisers of another IWA-ASPIRE conference. In this regard, you may object to such use at any time via email to


For enquiry, please contact
IWA-ASPIRE 2019 Conference Secretariat 
c/o International Conference Consultants Ltd. 
Tel: (852) 2559 9973 
Fax: (852) 2547 9528