Wetskills Water Challenges

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50th Wetskills event: join finals in Romania

Block your agenda and join the 50th finals of a Wetskills Challenge: 22 September 2021 with start: 14.00 / 13.00 CET. This will become an hybrid event with an in-person pretense in Bucharest and an online coverage.   Next Saturday Wetskills will start in Bucharest, Romania with 14 local and international participants. They will work in mixed teams on 3 challenges provided by WBA Siret and Blue Deal programme by Dutch Water Authorities, City of Zwolle and Water Footprint Implementation.   If you are interested to join this event in Bucharest (at the Campus of the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest) or watch it online, please write an email to Floor van der Heijden (floor.van.der.heijden)....

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Wetskills in Copenhagen: an exciting experience!

Zooming (not zoom-ing), as physical live or 'in-person' bees in a room. Not the zoom-ing before a screen and meetings online using ZOOM. This is the main phrase to capture 26 August 2021, the day of the Finals & Awarding of Wetskills-Denmark 2021. Wetskills, Aalborg University (in Copenhagen) and Young Water Professionals from Denmark organized a larger full-day programme with inspiring keynote speeches from Danish and Dutch experts followed by a vibrant panel discussion on climate adaptation and water in urban areas. In the afternoon, the audience needed to come in an action mode during the intergenerational dialogue for Climate Adaptation in Urban Areas. Afterwards the participants took a boat tour through the Copenhagen harbor, ending near the Residence of the Netherlands Ambassador in Denmark.   The Netherlands Ambassador invited the Wetskills participants, supervisors, partners, and guests from the Dutch and Danish water sector to meet for the announcement of the winning...

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GO for Wetskills-Romania (and last call for participants)!

Are you a motivated, enthusiast Student, PhD or Young Water Professional willing to travel and looking for a real-life, international event? Are you in favor of a kick-start or katalysator of you carreer? Do you want to have an unforgettable experience in about 2 weeks, make friends for life and built your professional network? Then join us to Buacherst and Bazau region where we will have a team building (with visits to Peles Castle. Paltinu Dam, Mud volcanoes natural reserve and Buzau Water Company with one-night stay at a vineyard)! Registration is still open  for last candidates. Be quick and register! More information, contact Frank Tibben, frank.tibben@wetskills.com. Wetskills Foundation and partners will organize the Wetskills Challenge for the fifth time in Bucharest, Romania. This Wetskills edition in Romania will be hosted by the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest. Wetskills Foundation partner with other Romanian academia Politehnica University of Bucharest and Technical University...

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Read the Copenhagen blogs

One week ago Wetskills started the first physical live event in Copenhagen. The programme is half way now. Teambuilding, field visits, BrainHurricane, Meet & Greets, social activities: too much to mention. Therefore we have our daily blogs, written by one of the participants. Each day a new view.   Go to www.wetskills.com/event-blogs/ and read the experiences of this Wetskills adventure in Copenhagen!...

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Watch Finals & Awarding W@tskills-Japan 2021

5 August 2021 - Delft - DOB-Academy This movie shows the Finals & Awarding of the 'Olympic' W@tskills-Japan 2021 (online). This Wetskills events was aligned to the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo and it was broadcasted at the TeamNL Tokyo Expo platform. The studio was the DOB-Academy in Delft. Between the Finals and Awarding our partner Dutch Wavemakers had a programme to kick-off WaveToParis initiative (see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRXOt...

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