April 2021

Online workshop in Budapest: Intergenerational Dialogue for water solutions

Workshop Inspiring Wetskills Practices on Liveable Rivers for a Green Economy, stimulating an Intergenerational Dialogue. Link: https://app.joinballoon.com/events/oekoindustria-2021-40599uhknke4hee/stages. This interactive workshop will discuss the stimulation and creation an intergenerational dialogue to bring diversity on the table. This diversity is essential for co-creation of new ideas to bring the water sector further. As Keynote speaker Wetskills Ambassador Ap Verheggen will explain the SunGlacier project. Last ten years he started as Climate Artist with the idea to make a glacier in the desert. Since then, he and his team developed groundbreaking innovations to abstract Clean Water from the air. Last months the SunGlacier project (with an installation of a small size fridge) proved to abstract 30 liters from the air per day! For the WorldExpo in Dubai, Ap and his team is building an Installation abstracting hundreds of liters/day. Further pitches from past Wetskills events will be displayed and experts from Hungary and Romania will reflect on...

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YWP and students for NKWK Conference: 10 June 2021

(This is a message to our community in The Netherlands, so the language is Dutch.)   NKWK Conferentie 'Water verbindt' Heuglijk nieuws: de NKWK conferentie gaat dit jaar door! Waar deze jaarlijkse bijeenkomst van het Nationaal Kennisprogramma Water en Klimaat vorig jaar nog afgelast moest worden, organiseren we de bijeenkomst dit jaar online. Noteer alvast 10 juni van 9.00 uur tot 12.30 uur in uw agenda.   Water verbindt. Dat is het thema van deze zesde NKWK conferentie. Op 10 juni zetten we de verbindende rol van water in vrijwel alle grote maatschappelijke opgaven centraal. Samen willen we deze dag gebruiken om kennis te delen, te netwerken, onderzoeken en inspireren. We hebben een gevarieerd programma dat laat zien dat water sectoren, opgaven, generaties en kansen kan verbinden. Naast een plenair programma zijn er ongeveer 15 workshops. Nadere informatie en mogelijkheden voor inschrijven volgen begin mei.    Intergenerationele focus De organisatie is in handen van de NKWK partners, dit keer in samenwerking met de Radboud Universiteit, gemeente Nijmegen en Waterschap Rivierenland. Stichting Wetskills coördineert net als voorgaande jaren de intergenerational inbreng. De NKWK...

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Wetskills Challenge live in Amsterdam again (Nov 2021)!

Wetskills will organise the 6th Wetskills Challenge in Amsterdam (and 8th event in The Netherlands), linked to the Amsterdam International Water Week AIWW 2021 at the Aquatech-Amsterdam 2021. The Challenge will start on 23 October, with the finals on 4 November. The programme is part of the Future Water Leaders programme at both Aquatech and AIWW program. We are looking for international and Dutch participants to join this great experience. Read more about the event on our event page. Catch one of our alumni of past events and hear about their experiences! More information: Johan Oost, johan.oost@wetskills.com....

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