The YWPDK General Assembly (GA) 2017 will be held on the 19th of May 2017 following the DANVA yearly meeting in Aarhus. Come join us at the GA and participate in the Friday program of the DANVA yearly meeting. At the GA we also elect our new board and regional representatives in Aalborg, Aarhus and Odense. Find additional information about the GA and the program below and and sign-up here.
In order to secure the relevance of the YWP program under IWA and the abundance of tailored YWP activities IWA is doing a survey to better understand the need and preferences of Young Water Professionals across the globe. We kindly ask our members to help fill out the survey.
Young Water Professionals Denmark (YWPDK) invites its members and colleagues for a visit to the Danish Technological Institute, Aarhus. The upcoming event will be held on the 1st of May (15.00 – 17.00) and will include small presentation on current work and innovation tasks within water and networking. The Danish Technological Institute is a self-owned and not-for-profit institution. DTI develops, apply and disseminate research- and technologically-based knowledge for the Danish and International business sectors. DTI is multi-disciplinary Institute divided into 8 divisions Production, Materials, Life Science, Business and Society, Energy and Climate, Agro technology, Building and Construction and Meat research. More info on DTI: www.dti.dk/
Meet Lærke Kit Sangill, our YWPDK profile for March 2017. Lærke is a Landscape Architect at VandCenter Syd working with development and implementation of green structures in Odense. Lærke is an active member of YWPDK in Odense, and helping YWPDK with layout etc. of posters, flyers and sponsor materiales.
YWPDK is co-financing and co-organizing the Copenhagen Urban Lab this June along with five other organizations. The Urban Lab is intended for young professionals from all over the world. The Urban Lab committee will select the best mix of candidates to spend 10 days working on cloudburst management of the area around Saint Jørgen’s Lake. Travel and accommodation will be covered for the participants.
We are delighted to present you the program of our 3rd YWPDK conference and invite all Young Water Professionals to join us for our annunal conference! The conference will take place from the 9th-10th of March, 2017 in Hvidovre (Copenhagen) and is hosted by BIOFOS. All Young Water Professionals are invited to join us for two days of knowledge sharing, soft skill training, excursions to technical sites, networking and much more. To sign-up, please use the sign-up form in the first step, and in the second step purchase your ticket here. More information will be sent to you prior to the event. We are looking forward to welcoming you all in Copenhagen!
Meet Asger Ryge Petersen, our YWPDK profile for December 2016. Asger is a data analyst at Ramboll working with water and natural resources. Asger is an active member of YWPDK in Aarhus, and helped plan the YWPDK “julehygge” in Aarhus this year.
The yearly YWPDK ”julehygge” to place simultaneously in Aarhus, Odense and Copenhagen with more than 60 participants. Our regional representatives had arranged the Christmas events in collaboration with our local host. A great thanks to Rambøll in Aarhus, Sweco in Odense and COWI in Copenhagen for hosting the events, and contributing to the technical presentations. We will hopefully see you all again next year. Merry christmas!
Meet Ronja Helleshøj Sørensen, our YWPDK profile for November 2016. Ronja just finished a Human Geography degree and is especially interested in water resource management. Ronja is also a member of our planning committee for the 3rd YWPDK conference (2017). You can also get to know Ronja better by watch her testimonial about YWPDK network.
Our 3rd YWPDK conference will take place from March 9-10, 2017 in Copenhagen. As in the previous years, we will organize an exciting mix of scientific and technical presentations, excursions to state-of the art water projects, fruitful soft-skill training and collective networking. Yet your contribution is crucial to shape the event. Therefore, send us your abstract about the project that you want to pitch at the conference! The call for abstracts with further information on the conference and the program has been sent out to you by e-mail. The submission deadline for abstracts is December 20, 2016. Registration for the conference will open in January 2017. Are you not yet a member of YWPDK or know a friend, who sould be part of the network? Then you can learn more on our website and sign-up easily. We are looking forward to welcoming you!