European Water Jetting Forum 2019


The European Water Jetting Forum 2019 is an event organized by EWJI in cooperation with the National Water Jetting associations to bring together the industry for an open debate.

The event is being celebrated on February 20 in Brussels, Belgium, and offered an opportunity to network and meet colleagues, contractors, manufacturers, associations and other agents related to the water jetting industry.

EWJI celebrated the first Forum, last 14th October 2015, in Brussels, Belgiumand after that, EWJI organized the first water jetting Convention, which was held on 17th October 2016, in Cologne, Germany.

In 2017, the Annual Convention was held in Madrid (Spain) on February, 10.


The Forum had debate sessions and round tables with recognized panelists from the industry, as well as time to do networking with the participants.

The debate sessions were held in English.


This event mainly addressed:

    • National Associations of the industry
    • Managers from this sector: contractors, suppliers, etc.
    • Professionals from different profiles of the organizing association
    • Professionals from other related entities related to the industry
    • Experts and designers related to this specialized industry.


Download catalogue of the event in PDF



Tuesday, February 19th

18:00 – Accreditation desk is open to the public

19:30 – Welcome Dinner


Wednesday, February 20th

08.30 – Opening of the Forum area and accreditation

Welcome and opening of the European Water Jetting Forum 2019.

Workshop 1: Competency of contractors: assessment, safety and accreditation

» Mr. Stuart Harwood, SC3
» Mr. Mike Watson,  TUBE TECH


Coffee break and networking


Workshop 2: Global Hydroblasting Standards and Standards for equipment

» Ms. Kerry Siggings STONEAGE
» Christopher Schmitt SPIR STAR
» Mr. Victor Stepien NLB CORPORATION


Lunch and networking


Workshop 3: European qualification for workers and equipment operators

» Mr. Hans Werner Maus, DFIV
» Mr. John Jones, WJA
» Mr. Per-Arne Andersson, TST


15:00 – EWJI General Assembly (for EWJI members only)


17:00 – End of the European Water Jetting Forum 2019