EWJI Annual Convention 2020


The European Water Jetting Institute, EWJI, organized its Annual Convention 2020 on February 12 – 13, in Paris (France).

At the EWJI Annual Convention 2020 there were be contractors, asset owners, manufacturers and national associations related with the water jetting industry in Europe.

The aim was to bring together the professionals of this sector to share the best-practices, new technologies and case stories, as well to foster the debate to work towards European standars.


Conference book of the EWJI Water Jetting Forum 2019

This publication contains the presentations given during the event:


This event was possible thanks to the following sponsors:


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Wednesday, 12 February

Professional program:

15:00 – Workshops and working groups

Health and safety. Per-Arne Andersson, TST SWEDEN.

Asset integrity.  Mr. Roger Simonsson, AQUAJET.

Regulation and acreditation. Stuart Harwood, S3C.

Coffee break and networking

17:30 – General Assembly

For all participants:

19:30 – Informal dinner in the hotel.


Thursday, 13 February 

Professional program:

9:00 – Registration and open the exihibition area

9:30 – Conference session 1

Contractors: Issues & challenges. Jean-Luc Robin, VEOLIA.

Economic and  technical advantages from working with certified personal. Miguel Lara Camacho, PETROINEOS.

Total’s choice to work with contractors using certified personnel. Francesco Menci, TOTAL.

Coffee break and networking 

Conference session 2

New regulatory initiatives in Germany. Andreas Felske, BASF.

The blue gold: Experiences in water recycling. Hemut Burger, REPROTEX.

Safety verification tests on PPE. Per-Arne Andersson, TST SWEDEN.

Roundtable: Innovation and automation in equipment and systems.

Roger Simonsson (AQUAJET), Jan van der Wal (STONEAGE), Mike Watson (TUBE TECH)

Lunch and networking

Conference session 3

Innovation in the Water Jetting Industry. Mike Watson, TUBE TECH.

S3C Creating a Safe Working Environment. Stuart Harwood, S3C.

Trends in Belgium and The Neatherlands: SIR latest developments. Lejo Bekker, SIR.

Evolution of the Global Industrial Cleaning Coalition. Stuart Harwood, S3C.

Networking and visit the exhibition area.

17:00 – End of the EWJI Annual convention 2020


For all participants:

19:00 – Special dinner and live show in Lido Cabaret*



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