WORLD WATER CONGRESS AND EXHIBITION 2021
The IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition takes place in Copenhagen in 2021 and more than 10,000 participants from all over the world is expected! You can read much more about the conference on worldwatercongress.org.
Greeting from YWPDK in October 2020
YWPDK contributes to the IWA2021 conference in multiple ways, which are all driven by active members of the network.
Host Country Steering Commitee
The host country chapter steering committe is the Danish steering group for the conference which is lead by Helle Katrine Andersen and Anders Bækgaard. YWPDK sits in the steering committee to represent young water professionals.
YWPDK representative: Nadia Lund
The program committee is responsible for reading the submitted proposals for posters, oral presentations, training sessions and workshops and create the program on this basis and YWPDK is represented in the committee.
YWPDK representatives: Trine Munk and Inês Breda
At the conference, there will be a YWP lounge area at the IWA stand in the exhibition area. YWPDK will together with an international group of YWPs plan how the lounge area should be used among YWPs.
YWPDK representatives: Nadia Lund and Per Nobel
Emerging Water Leaders Forum
The Emerging Water Leaders Forum is a full day track at the conference planned for an by YWPs to ensure that congress includes topics that are relevant for YWPs.
YWPDK representatives: Thor Danielsen, Ines Breda and Sarah Brudler
YWP Social dinner
There will be held a dinner for all the YWPs attending the conference, which will be held at and sponsored by Rambøll.
YWPDK representatives: Kirsten Prisum, Thor Danielsen, Nadia Lund, Pedro Cavalho, Freya Mosbæk, Tina Mathiesen and Dorottya Wagner
World Water Camp
The world water camp promotes a learning experience that combines theoretical and practical knowledge through an international and dynamic learning environment by joining bachelor students from all over the world in classroom activities, technical tours and visits to exclusive talks and exhibition area of the IWA2020.
YWPDK representatives: Inês Breda and Eva Krajcikova
DTU Skylab course
YWPDK are assisting DTU Skylab in the planning a course for students and young entrepreneurs from Denmark and abroad that will take place before and during the congress in order to strengthen the participation of YWPs at the conference.
YWPDK representative: Nadia Lund
The Wetskills course will be held in the week in October 2020 in which the congress was supposed to take place and be repeated again when the congress takes place in May 2021.
YWPDK representative: Ronja Sørensen
YWPDK will create a daily podcast from the conference. The podcast will capture the main topics of each day, give YWP an opportunity to share their experience in the conference, and share the conference with the world!
YWPDK representatives: Inês Breda and Pedro Cavalho
Collaboration with other YWP chapters
YWPDK strive to collaborate with our fellow YWP chapters around the world, also for the congress:
- Together with VA Yngre Norway, VA Yngre Sweden and YWP Finland, YWPDK are planning activities for the Nordic Pavillion in the exhibition area of the congress.
YWPDK representatives: Ronja Sørensen, Esra Eray, Eva Krajcikova, Alexander Hauer, Per Nobel and Anja Ziegler
- Together with YWP South Africa, YWP Philippines and the Danish Embassy in South Africa, YWPDK will be hosting a workshop on the Workforce of tomorrow.
YWPDK representative: Thor Danielsen
- Together with YWP Philippines and YWP Ghana, YWPDK will be hosting a workshop on Research to practice.
YWPDK representative: Ines Breda