Programme

Overview

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November 3, 2021
1:45 pm
Moderator of this session: Luuk Rietvald (Department of water management, TU Delft) This session will include the speakers: Badrul Hasan (Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, Netherlands), Gertjan Zwolsman (Dunea Duin & Water) and Mehdi Khoury (University of Exeter) Take...
November 5, 2021
9:15 am
Introduction by Kees van der Lugt: Risk and Resilience Press this link to see the recording. The moderator of this session is: Alex van der Helm (Consultant Water Technology and Innovation at Waternet) Press this link to see the recording. This session will...
November 5, 2021
1:45 pm
Moderator of this session: Kees van der Lugt (World Waternet) This session will include the speakers: Annemargreet de Leeuw (Deltares), Bas Reedijk (BAM) and Liduin Bos-Burgering (Coastar) Take a look at the abstracts and speakers profiles below:  Flood resilient landscapes: area-specific...
November 5, 2021
10:30 am
Moderator of this session: Jan Peter van der Hoek (Waternet) This session will include the speakers: Ludolph Wetenholt (STOWA), Henk van Hardeveld (Waternet) and Sarpong Hammond Antwi (Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth,...
November 4, 2021
12:45 pm
Press this link to see the recorded introduction of the session. Thomas Vijverberg: How to realize beneficial fine sediment projects Press this link to see the recording. Sasha de Rijk: Knowledge and Innovation program Marker Wadden Press this link to see the...
November 4, 2021
9:00 am
Kick-off the subtheme of Clean Water & Ecosystem Restoration by Ellis Penning Press this link to see the recording. Clean Water and Ecosystem Restoration: linking high level policy ambitions to down-to-earth implementation of nature-based solutions Dr. Ellis Penning is an expert in...
November 4, 2021
12:30 pm
Photo copyrights: © SIAAP Press this link to see the recording of the session. Jean Pierre Tabuchi is project manager in the health and environment department at SIAAP, the Ile-de-France public sanitation service. The SIAAP’s main mission is to process the waste water from...
November 3, 2021
9:00 am
Photo: JACK SIMANZIK  Press this link to see the recording of the session. Dr Gessche Grützmacher kick-off the subtheme Reuse, Recycle and Recover.
November 3, 2021
12:30 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Emile Cornelissen provide the plenary keynote after the lunch for the subtheme Reuse, Recycle and Recover
November 5, 2021
9:00 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Bart van den Hurk kick-off the subtheme Risk and Reslience
November 5, 2021
12:30 pm
Henk Ovink provide the plenary keynote after the lunch for the subtheme Risk and Resilience
November 4, 2021
9:15 am
This session will include the speakers: Andrea Aldas-Vargas (Environmental Technology, Wageningen University & Research), Rita H.R. Branco (Sub-department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University & Research and Wetsus, European Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology), and Nienke Koeman (KWR) Take...
November 5, 2021
12:45 pm
Amsterdam Agreement Press this link to see the recording of the session. Storing, retaining and managing water on roofs is growing as a robust strategy in the challenge of climate adaptation in Amsterdam. With city developers, investors, real estate managers (social housing...
November 3, 2021
9:15 am
The moderator of this session is: Luuk Rietveld (Professor of Drinking Water & Urban Water Cycle Technology) Press this link to see the recording This session will include the speakers: Marinus J. Moerland (Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University and Research), Peter Cartwright, and Roos Goedhart (Water Management...
November 3, 2021
12:45 pm
Introduction Many areas in the world are experiencing high levels of soil salinity and brackish water conditions along coastal zones, for different reasons. Dealing with salinisation therefore does not consist of a one-size-fits-all strategy. Local contexts must be considered since...
November 3, 2021
3:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. In the 19th century, Dr. Samuel Sarphati radically improved sanitation and health conditions in Amsterdam by transporting human waste out of the city and selling it to make a profit. With 2.4 billion...
November 3, 2021
10:30 am
The moderator of this session is: Hans Aalderink (Deltares) Press this link to see the recording. This session will include the speakers: Oscar Helsen (Delfland), Chih-Yuan Jen (Nijhuis Industries) and Sebastian Schmuck (Urban Water and Waste Management, Faculty of Engineering Sciences Building...
November 4, 2021
10:30 am
The moderator of this session is: Huub Rijnaarts (Professor, Environmental Technology, Wageningen University and Research) This session will include the speakers: Mireille Martens (Rietland bvba, Minderhout, Belgium and HZ University of Applied Sciences, Middelburg, The Netherlands), Thomas Wagner (Wageningen University & Research, Department of Environmental Technology) and Oscar...
November 4, 2021
2:15 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Join this vibrant session where the next generation water professionals will present out-of-the-box ideas! Since 24 October international participants (both students and young professionals with a passion for water and sustainability) with...
November 4, 2021
2:15 pm
Meet Dutch Water Innovation & Olympic Sailing Athletes The Netherlands Pavilion, an initiative of (the) Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and Water Alliance, welcomes The Future is Water delegation at their booth for a drink and a bite and to meet...
November 4, 2021
4:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of this session. The power of sport to make a sustainable & environmental impact The TFIW symposium is the launch of The Future is Water program, an initiative of the Royal Dutch Water...
November 1, 2021
12:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Along the lines of several positive business cases, we will be discussing innovative future proof decentralized solutions where Dutch Water Sector has been working on local challenges in the United...
November 2, 2021
10:45 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Moderators of this session: Henk Ovink (Special Envoy for International Water Affairs)
November 1, 2021
4:30 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Adaption for All “Florida has more in common with the Netherlands than one might think”, may not be the first statement that comes to mind when we talk about flood...
November 2, 2021
3:15 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. This is the session where we wrap up all the ideas, experiences and initiatives discussed during AIWW2021 and shared in the different sessions together with the Mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed...
November 1, 2021
5:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Moderator of this session: Jan Peter van der Hoek (Waternet) This session will include the speakers: Jen Banach (Wageningen University & Research), Nadine Boelee (Nijhuis Industries) and Peter Scheer (Semilla...
November 1, 2021
3:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Amsterdam Agreement All around the world we belong to a watershed, dependent on all tributary rivers and their constant flow. How we care for these rivers affects all life in...
November 1, 2021
10:45 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Moderator of this session: Jan Peter van der Hoek (Waternet) This session will include the speakers: Juliette Kool (Department of Water Resources, Delft University of Technology,) Maitreyi Koduganti (Indian Institute...
November 2, 2021
10:00 am
The second webinar of AIWW 2021 will be based on the topic: Leveraging the power of collaboration and multi-stakeholder engagement: enablers, challenges and way forward. How do we break from dissociated approaches across sectors and boundaries AND transition towards integrated...
November 2, 2021
12:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Clarifying a uniform process for a Wastewater treatment plant to produce safe resources. With this thematical session AquaMinerals / Waternet introduces the topic of improved resource recovery. The goal is...
November 1, 2021
3:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. How do you work together with innovative solutions to get a circular water system with resource management which is accepted by all?   With growing demand for resources and larger...
November 2, 2021
2:00 pm
This session will explore 3 case studies where compelling NbS opportunities have been designed alongside financial and policy analysis. We will explore the opportunities and the challenges in the landscape examples as well as discuss vital issues related to bankability,...
November 1, 2021
12:00 pm
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November 1, 2021
2:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Adding Dutch Blue to Green Agenda for Western Balkans Balkan cities often share similar challenges related to sustainable water management. Regional Dutch Embassies and Dutch Enterprise Agency RVO identified two...
November 1, 2021
10:00 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. We hope you are as excited as we are to start exploring this year’s theme of ‘Blue-Green Deals with Integrated Solutions’ together with Minister of infrastructure and water management, Barbara...
November 1, 2021
1:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. The first webinar of AIWW 2021 will be based on the topic: Water as a carrier of information: Harnessing the potential of data in digitalization in water. Real time date-driven...
November 2, 2021
2:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Learn the latest technological innovations in industrial wastewater circularity as our panellists discuss projects at the forefront of recovering valuable resources from industry brines. Will ‘mining’ resources from industrial brine...
November 1, 2021
5:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. A North – South perspective Resilience affects all urban centers in the Americas, particularly those located in coastal areas. Best practices and strategies vary between countries and between varying states...
November 2, 2021
1:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Opportunities and catalysts for water related challenges. European Investment Bank (EIB) will be part of this session, together with other speakers. More information on this will follow. Juan Bofill- EU...
November 2, 2021
10:45 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Moderator: Hans Alderink (Deltares) The speakers of this session are: Burcu Yazici (Turkish Water Institute (SUEN), Istanbul/TURKEY), Alex Van der Helm (Waternet) and Lluis Echeverria (Eurecat Technology Centre, Unit of...
November 2, 2021
2:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. “Social inclusion is a key dimension in water management and climate adaptation. It contributes to more sustainable and equitable water solutions for both people and ecosystems. However, in practice, it...
November 2, 2021
10:45 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. The moderator of this session is: Dr Chrysoula Papacharalampou (The Executive Director of the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)) This session will include the speakers: Nanco Dolman (Royal Haskoning...
November 2, 2021
12:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. The session focusses on increasing global pressure on urban water resources exacerbated by climate change and rapid urbanisation. The session will present three case studies at different levels of implementation...
November 1, 2021
12:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Amsterdam Agreement Round Table on Religion & Water As a follow up of the Amsterdam Agreement ‘Values-based action’ (AIWW 2019), we continue the critical conversations about the role of religion...
November 2, 2021
9:00 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. The moderator of this session is: Huub Rijnaarts (Professor, Environmental Technology, Wageningen University and Research) This session will include the speakers: Siddhart Seshan (KWR Water Research Institute, The Netherlands), Christian...
November 1, 2021
10:45 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. This session will include the speaker: Nienke Koeman-Stein (KWR), Jim Wright (School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton) and Kees Roest (KWR Water Research Institute, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands) Take a...
November 2, 2021
8:30 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Global challenges and local solutions Contributions from: Jelle Beekma (Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bas Bruning (The Salt Doctors), Herman Mondeel (Witteveen+Bos), Luong Phuoc Vinh (Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang Co....
November 1, 2021
2:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. This AGRO session marks an important point in the  (private, public and research) of the water and food sectors to give form to the NL international ambition to increase water...
November 2, 2021
9:00 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Moderator: Dragan Savic (Chief Executive Officer, KWR Watercycle Research Institute) This session will include the speakers: Funmi Eyeoyibo (Sun Union Development, Lagos, Nigeria), Michiel Zandt (KWR Water Research, the Netherlands)...
November 1, 2021
2:00 pm
Press this link to see the recording of the session. The aim of this session is to share experience and vision of private sector on how to deal with water scarcity risks, in the right context, at the local level....
November 1, 2021
10:45 am
Press this link to see the recording of the session. Moderator of this session: Guy Alaerts (Professor of Knowledge and Capacity Management for the Water Sector at UNESCO-IHE) This session will include the speakers: Rajiv Ranjan Mishra (Director GeneralNational Mission...