The World Water Week 2018 will take place on 26-31 August. The Week is held in the heart of Stockholm at Stockholm City Conference Centre, where the World Water Week was held in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Events, sessions, lunches and coffee breaks are held in both buildings of the Stockholm City Conference Centre, Norra Latin and Folkets Hus.

The main registration on-site will be placed in Folkets Hus, where you can also pick up your conference badge. Registration to World Water Week is required for all participants, including speakers and invited participants. Please note that registration for the various field visits and social events, accommodation and travel bookings are available at the time of registration.  Places are allocated based on “first come- first served”. Payment is required upon registration. Registration is open to adults (18+) only.  The opening session takes place in Congress Hall in Folkets Hus.

Certain activities, such as the Stockholm Water Prize Award Ceremony and Royal Banquet, various social events and field visits, take place at other sites in Stockholm.

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Insurance and liability

SIWI recommends all participants to hold a personal insurance for personal damages, losses and health purposes during the World Water Week. The organisers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss of or damage to property belonging to participants (or their accompanying person), either during or as a result of the World Water Week’s activities.

The venue address is:

City Conference Centre
Drottninggatan 71b
Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: +46 8-506 16 400

NOTE! For everyone’s safety, no large bags are allowed into the venue or at any social events. We encourage all participants to drop luggage at hotels before arriving to the venue. Please be prepared for bag search at the entrance.


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the conference venue.


English is the official language of World Water Week and is used for all presentations and printed material. Simultaneous translation or interpretation services are not available.