Speed dating conference
This is certainly going to be a fun evening of good spirited competition, and a great way to break the ice and get networking!
We will leave Cape Town at 11.00 am in morning The Opening Ceremony of IYWPC 2017 comprise short welcome remarks from key young water professionals responsible for organising the conference.
Jakub Drewnowski (Gdansk University of Technology) and Christian Loderer (Kompetenzzentrum Wasser Berlin Gmb H) will share their experience about preparing a successful proposal.
In the individual group works the participants finally have time to exercise the learned tips during the workshop.
Small groups will be formed where each group will design and play out a mini facilitated session, further supported by Lyndre Nel (YEP) and Paul van Koppen (YEP, Netherlands).
These learning methods encourage synergistic behaviour, creativity and introspection, all of which build healthy leadership skills.
Organisers: Oregon State University and Monash University South Africa (The workshop will be limited to a maximum of 30 participants.
The round table discussions will be preceded by a presentation introducing the case study.Many young water professionals in developing countries are faced with the challenge to choose between two different approaches to water management: the conventional (securing access) or sustainability (securing sustainability) approach.The distinction between these approaches is more pronounced in developing cities.To start our learning path, the organising partners will start with providing an International, Regional, and National perspective on the water sector.Thereafter a panel of idealists and realists will discuss what the world will look like in 2050.