June 2021

NKWK Conference 2021, an intergenerational success!

Wetskills Foundation co-organized the Future Water Leaders (students and Young Professionals) participation for the yearly NKWK Conference, knowledge agenda on Water & Climate in The Netherlands. The 2021 edition was held online. More than 12% of the approx. 350 participants was categorized as 'Future Water Leader'. Read more in Dutch here.   Floor van der Heijden, APPM and Wetskills Team member, represented the Future Water Leaders during the conference. She hosted the break sessions, was co-moderator of the plenary opening and hosted the closing part. With this, the next generation had a clear 'face' during the whole conference. During these sessions the added value and importance of bringing-in the next generation was part of the discussions.   Also Wetskills Foundation. organized an online speed date session where experienced and young professionals spoke with each other in several rounds of 7 minutes. There was a wall with vacancies and internship assignments for interested Young Professionals...

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