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DANVAs Initiativpris goes to YWPDK member Jan-Michael!

We are very proud to announce that our member Jan-Michael Blum has been awarded the yearly initiative award of the Danish Water and Wastewater Association. Congratulations, Jan-Michael! Jan-Michael was handed the award at the new year event of the association. Jan-Michael was handed the award due to his initiative to start the YWPDK AI-Group working with the potentials of new technology such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality in the water sector. The group counts […]

5th National Conference – Shaping The Future of Water

The 5th YWPDK conference will take place on March 7-8, 2019, in Skanderborg. The sign-up is open and the deadline for sumbitting an abstract is the 15th of january. CEO Jens Bastrup of Skanderborg Forsyning A/S is looking foward to welcome us to Aquaglobe for the opening of the conference. The deadline for registration is the 15th of february. Preliminary Program Download the invitation package here! The package includes the preliminary program and information on the […]

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 […]