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Call for abstracts for 5th YWPDK conference

The 5th YWPDK conference will take place on March 7-8, 2019, in Skanderborg. Like previous years, the conference will include talks from our hosts, soft skill training, technical tours, our general assembly, social dinner on the first day and of course presentations from the conference participants. We are working full speed on the conference, and more information will be sent out in January. However, we need your help in order to create a diverse and […]

YWPDK at the DANSK VAND conference

The DANSK VAND conference took place on November 13-14 in Aarhus. Thor Danielsen, Wadim Baslow, Niels Askjær and Nadia Lund from the YWPDK board participated together with six members whose participation was sponsored by DANVA and YWPDK: Rikke Matthiesen, Charlotte Plum, Nadia Nord, Martina Hellestveit, Inés Breda and Estée Swartz. Furthermore, the regional representative in Aarhus, Emil Thomsen, also participated. The number of conference participants, hereunder students, was record high and the conference therefore constituted […]

#FutureWaterLeaders: 7 Days Left to Share Your Work!

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 from young water practitioners that are based on lessons learned from day-to-day operations Discussion based Workshops – intensive […]

YWPDK at World Water Congress & Exhibition in Tokyo

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 the number of Danish delegates, as Denmark was the country with the most delegates after Japan […]

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

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 we attract young talents to work in the water sector? Young Water Professionals Denmark […]

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, Jes, from HOFOR will narrate the tour and is happy to answer […]

Blog from DANVA’s annual meeting

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 share knowledge about YWPDK. Our network […]