YWPDK Helps Bring International Talents Together in Copenhagen For Cloudburst Project

Read The Copenhagen Urban Lab Report Young Water Professionals Denmark helped fund and organize the Copenhagen Urban Lab and the related Boat Ride around the Copenhagen Harbour for the participants of the lab and YWPDK members. A group of talented young planners and engineers from around the world were brought together in Copenhagen to work on a neighbourhood cloudburst resiliency project for Sankt Jørgens Sø. The executive summary report of the project has just been released and can be seen below.  

YWPDK Profile August 2017

Tina Bay Mathiesen is our YWPDK profile for August 2017. Tina is an environmental engineer at the utility company HOFOR A/S. She is working in the field of water supply, more specifically, water distribution network modelling and planning, and has been an active member of the YWPDK for the latest years.

IWA seeking IWA Young Water Professionals to be on Programme Committee of the World Water Congress 2018

The IWA Programme Committee is responsible for developing the technical programme of IWA’s biennial World Water Congresses. It meets periodically in accordance with the congress cycle to shape the programme, select papers and contribute to conference key-notes and workshops. It administers a peer review process to assure the highest quality for presentations and related publications. In order to meet IWA’s ambition to further empower and integrate Young Water Professionals in its activities, the IWA Programme Committee will invite an additional 5 members that are aged 35 or under. Who are we looking for?  The group of 5 selected Young Water Professionals will comprise of: 1 IWA Young Water Professional from Japan – the Host Country 2018 (for 2018 Congress) 1 IWA Young Water Professional from Denmark the Host Country 2020 – Denmark (who will stay on for 2 consecutive terms) 3 IWA Young Water Professionals representing other regions (for 2018 […]

Copenhagen Urban Lab Programme

Follow the programme arranged jointly by HOFOR, Municipalities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, Frederiksberg Forsyning, University of Copenhagen, YWPDK and Rambøll for the six international participants of the Copenhagen Urban Lab.

Boat Ride 2017 in Copenhagen

Dear members, on the 8. June 2017 from 15:30-16:30 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 from HOFOR will narrate the tour and is happy to answer all our questions. Use the opportunity not only to learn more about Copenhagen’s water agenda, but also to meet your fellow young water professionals and to see the capital’s harbor from a new side. The tour is free of charge for you. Please sign-up for the event. We will meet on the 8. June 2017 at 15:20 in Nyhavn, Copenhagen, at the boat company “Nettobådene”.

General Assembly in Aarhus, 19. May 2017

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.

IWA YWP Survey

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.

YWPDK visit at Danish Technological Institute, Aarhus

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:

Copenhagen Urban Lab

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.

3rd YWPDK – Invitation and Sign-up

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!