From 15 to 17 February 2023, the 10th International Conference of Swimming Pools & Spas (ICSPS) will be back at BolognaFiere (Italy), as part of ForumPiscine, Italy's international fair of the swimming pool and spa industry.
At ForumPiscine 2023: International conference on "Sustainability of Swimming Pools and Spas in a One Health Perspective"
The 14th ForumPiscine - International Pool & Spa Expo and Congress, due to take place at BolognaFiere (Italy) from 15 to 17 February 2023, is getting ready to play host to the tenth International Conference of Swimming Pools & Spas, the prestigious international conference on the safety and quality of bathing and thermal waters for swimming pools and spas. "Sustainability of Swimming Pools and Spas in a One Health Perspective" will be the theme of the event, under the scientific direction of the Italian National Institute of Health (ISS) and Rome's "Foro Italico" University.
The coordinators of the International Scientific Committee are: Vincenzo Romano Spica, Full Professor of the Foro Italico University of Rome and Emanuele Ferretti, Researcher at the Water Quality and Health Department of Istituto Superiore di Sanità.
An audience of authoritative names from the international academic world - from Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and the Middle East - and from some of the most prestigious Health Institutes will meet for the 10th ICSPS at ForumPiscine to discuss public health in the attempt to develop a safe, sustainable approach to spread a health-promoting culture through recreational waters, in the light of the many scientific and technological advancements of the last few years. The rich agenda of the conference will range from sustainable innovation to the design and management of swimming pools, microbiological, chemical and physical hazards, indoor air quality and microclimates. There will also be plenty of speeches that will address guidelines and regulations, physical exercise in water, different health-promoting initiatives and reflections on swimming pools and spas as wellbeing facilities.
The conference will start in the afternoon of Wednesday February 15th with a welcome addressed to the authorities, followed by a round table between stakeholders and exhibiting companies, that will have the opportunity to present their most significant product news and innovations to the audience. The session will be followed by an opening lecture about the Sustainability of swimming pools and spas in a One Health perspective.
On Thursday February 16th, the day will open at 9:00 with a meeting on the regulations implemented in the various Countries. The morning will continue with considerations from several influential international guests, on chemical hazards. After lunch, at 02:00 pm, the meeting will tackle the theme of sustainable innovation in water and air treatment with further international insights. At mid-afternoon, the discussion will focus on the topic of non-chemically treatable waters (natural-biological ponds/thermo-therapeutic pools).
On Friday February 17th, Speakers will tackle the theme of biological hazards in water, with some food for thought from international guests. The subsequent session, will focus on sports and physical exercise and the planning and management of swimming pools. From 02:00 pm onwards we will draw conclusive remarks on Legionellosis, COVID, and contaminants of emerging concern (CEC).
Disover the ICSPS 2023 preliminary programme.
Such an important international event will also include lots of other meetings as part of the Free ForumPiscine Congress, focussed on the industry's key issues, such as safety, hygiene, water savings, sustainability and energy efficiency. ForumPiscine is Italy's only international event that does innovation for the swimming pool and spa industry, a forum that wants to provide the business community with the tools to win the challenges of the future, expertly and professionally.
ForumPiscine takes place in conjunction with OUTEX (Outdoor & Leisure Experience).