Where: Gaia, Lumen, Atlas (campus WUR)
Costs: Free for students
Subscription: via symposium-website
With this symposium we want to inspire you to think in terms of solutions instead of problems, by showing a wide range of innovations in the water sector. In the morning, prominent speakers in the sector will give an overview of current issues in the water-sector. They will furthermore stress the necessity of innovations to solve these problems.
Raimond Hafkenscheid (Dutch ministry of foreign affairs) will facilitate the day.
Pier Vellinga (Wageningen UR, VU)
Sander de Haas (SamSam water)
Bas van Vliet (Wageningen UR)
In the afternoon, there is the possiblity to participate in workshops in the following themes: ‘nature, flood risk, hygiene, food security, cities & water, energy’. Different innovations will be presented during the workshops. A broad spectrum of innovations will provide participants with knowledge onsate of the art in the sector.
DigiDijk • BoxBarrier • Energy from algae • Smart irrigation • CO2 storage in waste water • Eating seaweed • Pee for Power • Fish welfare • Tidal Energy • Balance Island • HydroCities • Watergame • Zandmotor • Cradle to Cradle Sanitation