Wetskills United Kingdom 2017

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Wetskills United Kingdom 2017

March 30 - April 12

About The Event

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The Wetskills organization invites Bachelor, Master, PhD students and recent graduates to apply for the Wetskills Water Challenge program to be held in Bath, Somerset, UK. The first Wetskills edition in the United Kingdom will be hosted by the Water Innovation Research Centre of the University of Bath (WIRC@Bath).

Apply for this unique opportunity to participate in Wetskills Water Challenge! Final Announcement for Participants Wetskills-UK 2017

Wetskills is integrated in the IWA YWP-UK programme with about 120-150 Young Professionals organized by our local host WIRC@Bath (see more information: Leaflet with more information and Preliminary programme). Wetskills participants will join this programme and this is included in the Wetskills fee.

We are looking for students and Young Professionals from universities and organisations from Europe and abroad with a passion for water: Apply for Wetskills-United Kingdom 2017 (period: 30 March – 12 April 2017).

Deadline early bird: 15 December 2016

Last Deadline: 15 January 2017

Extended Deadline: 8 February

Some positions left!

You can still register till 15 March

(first come, first served.)

The normal rate is GBP 440. This participation fee includes accommodation in Bath, teambuilding weekend activities, some lunches & dinners, field trip, workshop, YWP-UK conference entrance fee and working locations. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses (plane tickets, local travel, etcetera), meals during working days and other personal costs. some meals, programme, supervision, field trips.

For participants who do not require accommodation, the rate is GBP 240,-.

During past editions participants often successfully arranged financial compensation for their Wetskills participation from their university or employer. We therefore strongly encourage applicants to inquire about funding opportunities to compensate the costs (university mobility funds, travel allowance etc.).

For more information, contact Inge Muhlig (inge.muhlig@wetskills.com) or local host Chrysoula Papacharalampou (chrysoula.papacharalampou@wetskills.com).

For other information about Wetskills: Johan Oost (johan.oost@wetskills.com)

Registration deadline

Some positions left; registration till 15 March; first come, first served.

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Practical information

Event Cases

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The Wetskills organization of the edition is looking for Case Owners, companies/organisations that formulate their case and support the Wetskills programme. See Leaflet Case Sponsors Wetskills-United Kingdom 2017.

For more information, contact Johan Oost (johan.oost@wetskills.com) or for local companies/organisations in United Kingdom: Chrysoula Papacharalampou (chrysoula.papacharalampou@wetskills.com).

Case 1: Public awareness (theme)

Case owner: Hoogheemraadschap Delfland

This case will be provided by one of the Dutch Water Authorities. Information in a later stage

Case owner:

information will be provided in a later stage

Case 2: Implementing City BluePrint of Bath

Case owner: Water Innovation Research Centre of the University of Bath & WaterShare (KWR Watercycle Research Institute)

The City BluePrint is an objective tool to provide an overview of the water management of cities and the governance capacity to implement changes for improvement. The City BluePrint will be developed for Bath. The team is challenges to think in ways to do more with the outcomes of this City BluePrint of Bath.

More information will be provided in a later stage

Case 3: Impactful corporation between Young Water Leaders in Europe

Case owner: EWT

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them” (Albert Einstein). Even as more or less developed region in the World, Europe faces many water challenges: Droughts, Flood events, Climate changes, Pollution. As Albert Einstein mentioned: we need creative concepts to solve these challenges. Young water leaders are ready to take these water challenges, however it is difficult to come-over this cross-boundary corporation in Europe and work together in a more systematic way.

Case 4: 

Case owner: Westland Municipality

information will be provided in a later stage

Case 5: 

Case owner: 

information will be provided in a later stage

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March 30
April 12
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Water Innovation and Research Centre of University of Bath
University of Bath, Claverton Down
Bath, BA2 7AY United Kingdom


Inge Muhlig
Chrysoula Papacharalampou
Johan Oost