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Alumni worldwide: Home Isolation Celebration Wetskills10

80 Alumni participants with a large variety of nationalities  joined the #Wetskills10 Years - Home Isolation Celebration for Alumni. This digital meeting (organised for the first time with Alumni) was organised on 9 June 14.00-15.00.   Watch the movie with all the 44 groups of Wetskills Water Challenges last ten years.   Ap Verheggen presented and discussed his project on SunGlacier. Three Alumni from different events were interviewed to exchange their experience, but also what Wetskills brought them for their later career. Wonjung Chung, pitcher of winning team in South Korea, stated that she became more open and direct to meet and tolk to foreigners. Frank spoke about his experiences in Iran and how these are still useful for his job at Waternet Amsterdam utility and Wetskills Team member. Amir Nakar, from Israel and currently doing a PhD in Germany, is still in touch with his peers from the Wetskills-The Netherlands 2018.   After an interactive session...

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Announcement Wetskills-Hungary 2020

Join The Second Wetskills Event In Hungary! Wetskills Foundation and partners in Hungary and Europe will organise the Water Challenge for the second time in Budapest, Hungary after October last year. This edition of Wetskills started on 26 October, and will be organised in and around to the beautiful city of Budapest with the Danube River. During the 2-weeks program the participants were working in international, multidisciplinary teams on real-life water cases. The finals and presentations will be aligned to the Ökoindustria Conference & Exhibition (4-6 November). The theme of this event is liveable and safe rivers with topics like: plastics, valuing water, economic business cases, flooding, natural resources. Visit the event page for more information and APPLY ONLINE....

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Wetskills celebrates its 10 years anniversary (Home Isolation)

Exactly 10 years ago, 27 May 2010 the first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was held in Shanghai. Since, Wetskills literally traveled over the globe: making friends, co-creating ideas & solutions, contributing to water-events and making impact with 44 events in 23 countries worldwide.   27 May 2020: Wetskills Foundation invited all organizers of the 44 events (team members, local hosts, and close events organisers) to celebrate this moment in an appropriate ‘Corona-proof’ way: at home, but with the possibility to be connected to all our friends around the globe! 40 team members, ex-supervisors, local hosts logged in on ZOOM for an hour session. Ambassadors Ap Verheggen presented the latest results of his project SunGlacier (listen) and Kartikeya Sarabhai congratulated the Wetskills Foundation and explained his enthusiasm for the Wetskills method (listen).Wetskills Team members and involved in the first Wetskills event in China, Rick, Heikoop, Rick Hogeboom and Mia Zhemi, were answering questions about that...

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All Alumni invited for Wetskills, 10 years Celebration

Save-the-Date Message for Wetskills Alumni: Let's celebrate Wetskills, 10 Years Jubilee. Join the Home-Isolation Celebration for Alumni.   Exactly 10 years ago, 27 May 2010 the first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was held in Shanghai. Since, Wetskills literally traveled over the globe: making friends, co-creating ideas & solutions, contributing to water-events and making impact with 44 events in 23 countries worldwide. In the following ten years (up to now) Wetskills welcomed more than 800 participants in one of the Wetskills Water Challenges. Let’s celebrate this in an appropriate ‘Corona-proof’ way: at home, but with the possibility to be connected to all our friends around the globe! 9 June 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Alumni (participants worldwide, 800+ invitees)   Programme in ZOOM (short overview, details later). 13.30-14.00: ‘Quarantine time’ (for start up, Meet & Greet and chatting) 14.00-15.00: Official programme (interaction, movies & special contributions) 15.00-15.30: ‘The Living Room’ (catch up with friends in break-out rooms)   Join us! We will send...

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Home Isolation Celebration – Wetskills10

Save-the-Date Message: Let's celebrate Wetskills, 10 Years Jubilee. Join one of our Home-Isolation Celebrations. Exactly 10 years ago, 27 May 2010 the first Wetskills Water Challenge ever was held in Shanghai. Since, Wetskills literally traveled over the globe: making friends, co-creating ideas & solutions, contributing to water-events and making impact with 44 events in 23 countries worldwide. Let’s celebrate this in an appropriate ‘Corona-proof’ way: at home, but with the possibility to be connected to all our friends around the globe! Wetskills Foundation would like to welcome all our stakeholders (Organizers, Alumni & Partners) in three sessions: 27 May 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Organizers (team, local hosts and close organizers worldwide) 9 June 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Alumni (participants worldwide, 800+ invitees) 23 June 2020 14.00-15.00 (NL time): Wetskills Partners (case owners, third partners, enthusiastic professionals and academia worldwide) Programme in ZOOM (short overview, details later). 13.30-14.00: ‘Quarantine time’ (for start up, Meet...

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