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#FutureWaterLeaders: 7 Days Left to Share Your Work!

#FutureWaterLeaders: 7 Days Left to Share Your Work! Join 300 #FutureWaterLeaders to discuss our water future 15 October is your final chance to get to present at the International Young Water Professionals Conference, which will take place 23-27 June 2019. You can submit your ideas for one of the following categories: Scientific Abstracts – Abstracts from young academics and or researchers based on scientific research (including case studies) with aspiration to (learn to) publish. Vocational Abstracts – Abstracts […]

YWPDK at World Water Congress & Exhibition in Tokyo

Young water professionals debate water issues and solutions at the World Water Congress and Exhibition 2018 Almost 10,000 participants from governments, utilities, academia, private companies, and international organizations  came together in Tokyo at the World Water Congress and Exhibition to get a step further in solving the world’s pressing water problems. In 2020 the conference will be held in Copenhagen with the overall topic “Water for Smart Liveable Cities”. This could clearly be seen in […]

Running Dry?- Workforce of tomorrow in the water sector panel debate

Running Dry?- Workforce of tomorrow in the water sector Let’s start now! Sign Up Panel debate Climate change, digitalisation automisation, urbanization, and demographical changes all affect the water sector and will change the way we operate in the future. Ultimately this is all about the people that will have to solve these problems. But are we ready for the challenges ahead? How do we prepare the workforce to adress these future problems and how do […]

Canal tour of Copenhagen

YWPDK Canal Tour of Copenhagen Join this year’s canal tour of Copenhagen… …on Thursday the 9th of August from 16.00-17.00 YWPDK would like to invite you on a canal tour where we will visit different destinations in Copenhagen harbor that are connected to the city’s water agenda To do so, we rented a boat that will bring us close to various projects – which are either fully functional or still in the making. Our guide, […]

Blog from DANVA’s annual meeting

THE YOUTH DISCUSS WATER YWPDK REPRESENTATION DANVA held their annual meeting and general assembly on May 24-25 in Kolding and YWPDK were invited to join. The two days were packed with interesting presentations on topics ranging from the difference between the price and value of water to behavioral pshycology and the SDGs, while the breaks were spent talking with people from utilities, consultants, suppliers, and other water sector stakeholders with the aim to promote and […]

Offer – Natur & Miljø 2018 Conference

Natur og Miljø 2018 YWPDK Special Offer Read More Register 1 Natur and Miljø 2018 has offered YWPDK members to join for a reduced fee. The conference takes place on the 6th and 7th of june so beware of the short notice. Learn more about the conference here: Natur & Miljø 2018 The price will be at a 66% discount meaning that YWPDK members will pay 825 DKK for one day and 562,50 DKK for […]

Education & Career

PRESENTING THE WATER SECTOR TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Education & Career The working group on education & career works to connect students, young professionals, and senior professionals. The group has identified a track focusing on the universities in order to brand the water sector as an attractive place to work. The need for skilled professionals working with water is a concern for the water sector as an ageing workforce is heading towards retirement within a […]