IWMC 2021: The Call for Papers released today

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) have found – after having to discard the initial plans for October 2020 – a new date for THE worldwide water mist event and have announced that the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC)…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in 2021 in Poland

Like many other events, the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) had to be postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. Having initially been scheduled to take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th and 8th October 2020, the event has…

Peter Clauss appointed to the IWMA Board

As of now, Peter Clauss (Johnsons Control) is a new member of the IWMA (International Water Mist Association) board of directors. Mr. Clauss replaces Dennis Visser (also Johnsons Control), who became a member of the board in 2018. Peter Clauss boast…

IWMA to support the Work on VdS Guideline 3188

Today, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) announced the start of a co-operation with VdS to support the work on guidelines 3188. The IWMA board of directors have appointed Rüdiger Kopp to represent the association in the working group to update…

Looking for the Water Mist Talent 2020

Since 2016, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) honours young researchers who dedicate their master and Ph.D. theses to the water mist technology. In 2020, the prize will go to the author of the best master thesis. Deadline to hand…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in Poland

On Friday 15th November 2019, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), announced that IWMC 2020 will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th and 8th October 2020. The conference hotel will be The Regent Warsaw. The schedule for this event…

IWMA announces 2019 Winner of the “Young Talent Award / Ph.D.”

The winner of this year’s “IWMA Young Talent Award / Ph.D.” is Dr. Topi Matti Sikanen. The title of his winning Ph.D. thesis is: “Simulation of Transport, Evaporation and Combustion of Liquids in large-scale Fire Incidents”.  In 2008, Dr. Sikanen…

IWMA: Programme for the 19th International Water Mist Conference out now

This year’s International Water Mist Conference will take place in Berlin, Germany, on 23rd and 24th October. The venue will be the Ameron Hotel Abion Spreebogen Waterside.  As of today, the programme, which features a manifoldness of topics, is online. Part of…

IWMA Water Mist Seminar in Italy – Webpage Active

As of Wednesday 16th January 2019, the webpage for the IWMA seminar in Italy organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) is active. The event will take place in Milan at FAST (Fondazione delle Associazioni scientifiche e tecniche) on…

IWMA and Water Mist – The idea behind water mist is not new

In 1880, the American company F.E. Myers developed a backpack system with a lance using water droplets to extinguish small forest fires. Ten years later Grinnell launched its ‘pepper pot’ nozzle. A few decades later several companies were involved in…

IWMA Seminar in Dubai – Webpage now online!

As of today, the webpage for the 4th Intersec seminar organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) is active. The event will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre 21st January 2019. Its…

IWMA Water Mist Seminar to take place in Italy in 2019

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will come to Italy once again to hold a one-day seminar on “Fire Protection with Water Mist”. The seminar, which will be free of charge, will take place at FAST (Fondazione delle Associazioni Scientifiche…

IWMA To Hold 4th Seminar In Dubai During Intersec

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will hold a fourth free of charge seminar during Intersec. The seminar will take place at the Dubai Convention Centre in Dubai, UAE, on 21 st January 2019. Its title: “Fire Protection with Water Mist”. A…

19th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in Germany

Bettina McDowell, General Manager at the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that IWMC 2019 will take place in Berlin, Germany, on 23rd and 24th October 2019. The conference venue will be the Ameron Abion Spreebogen Waterside Hotel. As…

IWMA Board confirm Vice-President in Office

Today, the members of the IWMA (International Water Mist Association) Board of Directors confirmed Vice-President Dirk Sprakel (Fogtec Fire Protection) in office. Mr. Sprakel thanked his colleagues and said: “It is still a pleasure to work for and with IWMA…

IWMA members elect new President

Today, the members of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) elected Are Wendelborg Brandt (RISE Norway) their new president. Since long-standing IWMA President Ragnar Wighus (RISE Norway) has stepped down due to his retirement, the election was an issue for…

Looking for the Water Mist Talent 2019

Since 2016, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) honours young researchers who dedicate their master and Ph.D. theses to the water mist technology. Today, the call for submissions for this award was published. ] Deadline to hand in submissions for…


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