• Cities of the Future Cities of the Future
  • Basins of the Future Basins of the Future
  • Water and Sanitation Services Water and Sanitation Services
  • Networking Networking
  • Professional Development Professional Development

Sunday 23 June

16:00 - 18:00
Peconference networkingAll delegates who will have arrived will have a chance to meet one another the day prior to the start of the event. We will host an activity for active speeddating to allow you to familiarise you with as many delegates as possible
2019-60-23 16:00:00 2019-60-23 18:00:00Africa/JohannesburgPre-conference Networking Pre-conference Networking Peconference networkingIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Monday 24 June

08:30 - 10:15
10:45 - 12:45
13:15 - 15:00
15:30 - 17:15
PlenaryThe Opening Ceremony of IYWPC 2019 comprise short welcome remarks from key young water professionals responsible for organising the conference. 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 discussion will be facilitated around the theme SDGs.
2019-60-24 08:30:00 2019-60-24 10:15:00Africa/JohannesburgOpening PlenaryOpening PlenaryPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chairs: TBC


10:45 Introduction

10:50  Title, author, Country



2019-60-24 10:45:00 2019-60-24 12:45:00Africa/JohannesburgResource recovery and ReuseResource recovery and ReusePlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chairs: xxx

13:15 Introduction

13:20 Title, author, country


2019-60-24 13:15:00 2019-60-24 15:00:00Africa/JohannesburgInnovative Technology in Water TreatmentInnovative Technology in Water TreatmentPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chairs:  xxx

15:30 Introduction

15:35 Title, author, country


2019-60-24 15:30:00 2019-60-24 17:15:00Africa/JohannesburgTwo Minute ThesisTwo Minute ThesisPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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Chairs: 

10:45 Introduction

10:50 Title, Author, Country


2019-60-24 10:45:00 2019-60-24 12:45:00Africa/JohannesburgWastewater TreatmentWastewater TreatmentBreak Away AIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chair

13:15 Introduction

13:20 Title, Author, country




2019-60-24 13:15:00 2019-60-24 15:00:00Africa/JohannesburgDrinking Water QualityDrinking Water QualityBreak Away AIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser: xxxx

Question workshop addresses?

Paragraph



2019-60-24 15:30:00 2019-60-24 17:15:00Africa/JohannesburgCollaborative Innovation for Small Water SystemsCollaborative Innovation for Small Water SystemsBreak Away AIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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Organisers: xxx

Question workshop Addresses

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2019-60-24 10:45:00 2019-60-24 12:45:00Africa/JohannesburgChallenging YWPs to develop solutions to emerging policy dilemmas.Challenging YWPs to develop solutions to emerging policy dilemmas.Break Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser:xxx

Question?

Paragraph description



2019-60-24 13:15:00 2019-60-24 15:00:00Africa/JohannesburgChallenging YWPs to develop solutions to emerging policy dilemmas.Challenging YWPs to develop solutions to emerging policy dilemmas.Break Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser: xxx

Question Workshop Addresses?

This Workshop - Paragraph



2019-60-24 15:30:00 2019-60-24 17:15:00Africa/JohannesburgFrom Research To PracticeFrom Research To PracticeBreak Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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Organisers: Non Sewered Sanitation Specialist Group

Question ?

Paragraph description


2019-60-24 10:45:00 2019-60-24 12:45:00Africa/JohannesburgInnovation and development in Non-Sewered Sanitation SystemsInnovation and development in Non-Sewered Sanitation SystemsBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser: 

Learning Objectives:

Paragraph summary


2019-60-24 13:15:00 2019-60-24 15:00:00Africa/Johannesburg Let’s talk about water: a practical guide for better communication Let’s talk about water: a practical guide for better communicationBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser: xxx


Learning Objectives

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2019-60-24 15:30:00 2019-60-24 17:15:00Africa/JohannesburgSimulation game: Fieldwork Tools for Water Beginners Organiser Simulation game: Fieldwork Tools for Water Beginners Organiser Break Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Tuesday 25 June

08:30 - 09:30
10:00 - 11:45
13:00 - 14:30
15:00 - 16:45
17:00 - 17:45
Plenary

Eva Martinez Diaz, Aqualia Spain



2019-60-25 08:30:00 2019-60-25 09:30:00Africa/JohannesburgDigitalisation of WaterDigitalisation of WaterPlenary IWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chairs: 

Technical Session

10:00 Introduction

10:05 Title, Author Country


2019-60-25 10:00:00 2019-60-25 11:45:00Africa/JohannesburgWater Resources ManagementWater Resources ManagementPlenary IWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chairs: 

13:00 Introduction

12:55 Title, Author, Country



2019-60-25 13:00:00 2019-60-25 14:30:00Africa/JohannesburgExtra Technical Session SlotExtra Technical Session SlotPlenary IWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chairs: 

15:00 Introduction

15:05 Title, Author, Country


2019-60-25 15:00:00 2019-60-25 16:45:00Africa/JohannesburgTwo Minute ThesisTwo Minute ThesisPlenary IWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
To close the day of the career fair a short plenary session will be held.
2019-60-25 17:00:00 2019-60-25 17:45:00Africa/JohannesburgCareer PlenaryCareer PlenaryPlenary IWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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The event aims to provide a neutral, informal engagement platform for engagement for young professionals to have an open dialogue in a speed dating format, with representatives of various organisationscompanies in the water sector. For some of you this may be the first time that you will get to interact with several different organisations in the water sector. This Career Fair is a fantastic opportunity to gain as much knowledge as you can on the job interview process and the diversity of opportunities in the water sector. Companies will ask you questions that are typically asked in a job interview. Since this is not a real job interview, the questions will not be specific to a particular position but rather meant to get you to better present yourself, know what to expect, and get personalised feedback. You’ll learn how to highlight your skills, strengths, passions, and weaknesses and how to illustrate how you applied your skills and strengths to a situation, or used problem solving when in a difficult situation.



2019-60-25 10:00:00 2019-60-25 11:45:00Africa/JohannesburgCareer FairCareer FairBreak Away AIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

The event aims to provide a neutral, informal engagement platform for engagement for young professionals to have an open dialogue in a speed dating format, with representatives of various organisationscompanies in the water sector. For some of you this may be the first time that you will get to interact with several different organisations in the water sector. This Career Fair is a fantastic opportunity to gain as much knowledge as you can on the job interview process and the diversity of opportunities in the water sector. Companies will ask you questions that are typically asked in a job interview. Since this is not a real job interview, the questions will not be specific to a particular position but rather meant to get you to better present yourself, know what to expect, and get personalised feedback. You’ll learn how to highlight your skills, strengths, passions, and weaknesses and how to illustrate how you applied your skills and strengths to a situation, or used problem solving when in a difficult situation.


2019-60-25 13:00:00 2019-60-25 14:30:00Africa/JohannesburgCareer Fair Career Fair Break Away AIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

The event aims to provide a neutral, informal engagement platform for engagement for young professionals to have an open dialogue in a speed dating format, with representatives of various organisationscompanies in the water sector. For some of you this may be the first time that you will get to interact with several different organisations in the water sector. This Career Fair is a fantastic opportunity to gain as much knowledge as you can on the job interview process and the diversity of opportunities in the water sector. Companies will ask you questions that are typically asked in a job interview. Since this is not a real job interview, the questions will not be specific to a particular position but rather meant to get you to better present yourself, know what to expect, and get personalised feedback. You’ll learn how to highlight your skills, strengths, passions, and weaknesses and how to illustrate how you applied your skills and strengths to a situation, or used problem solving when in a difficult situation.


2019-60-25 15:00:00 2019-60-25 16:45:00Africa/JohannesburgCareer FairCareer FairBreak Away AIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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Organiser: xxx

This workshop addresses xxx Question

This workshop - paragraph


2019-60-25 10:00:00 2019-60-25 11:45:00Africa/JohannesburgCommunicating Digitalization – Facilitating the Use of Digital SolutionsCommunicating Digitalization – Facilitating the Use of Digital SolutionsBreak Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser: ARUP

This Workshop addresses xxx Question

This workshop - paragraph to follow


2019-60-25 13:00:00 2019-60-25 14:30:00Africa/JohannesburgDeveloping a Water Story - City Scale Drought and RiskDeveloping a Water Story - City Scale Drought and RiskBreak Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser: ARUP

This Workshop addresses xxx Question

This workshop - paragraph to follow

2019-60-25 15:00:00 2019-60-25 16:45:00Africa/JohannesburgDeveloping a Water Story - City Scale Drought and RiskDeveloping a Water Story - City Scale Drought and RiskBreak Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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Organiser: xxx

This workshop addresses xxx Question?

This workshop - paragraph to follow


2019-60-25 10:00:00 2019-60-25 11:45:00Africa/JohannesburgWorkforce of Tomorrow: what skill set do we requireWorkforce of Tomorrow: what skill set do we requireBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organiser: xxx

This workshop addresses xxx Question?

This workshop - paragraph to follow


2019-60-25 13:00:00 2019-60-25 14:30:00Africa/JohannesburgCareer Goals and PlanningCareer Goals and PlanningBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organisers: xxx

This learning session will facilitate skill development across transdisciplinary skills identified through a survey of young water professionals. Topics you may expect are: 

- Leadership

- Facilitation/ networking

- Publishing your Paper



2019-60-25 15:00:00 2019-60-25 16:45:00Africa/JohannesburgLearning SessionLearning SessionBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Wednesday 26 June

08:30 - 09:30
10:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 13:00
14:00 - 15:45
16:00 - 17:00
Plenary

Jacob Amengor, IWA Young Leader Award Winner 2018 & Water Quality Specialist Ghana Water


2019-60-26 08:30:00 2019-60-26 09:30:00Africa/JohannesburgCo-creation, Partnerships and Community MobilisationCo-creation, Partnerships and Community MobilisationPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chair: xxx

09:00 Introduction

09:05 Title, Author, Country


2019-60-26 10:00:00 2019-60-26 11:30:00Africa/JohannesburgRecent Advances in Water TreatmentRecent Advances in Water TreatmentPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chair: xxx


11:35 Introduction   

11:40 Title, Author, Country


2019-60-26 11:30:00 2019-60-26 13:00:00Africa/JohannesburgRecent Advances Wastewater treatmentRecent Advances Wastewater treatmentPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chair

14.00 Introduction

14.05 Title, Author Country


2019-60-26 14:00:00 2019-60-26 15:45:00Africa/JohannesburgTwo Minute ThesisTwo Minute ThesisPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
 
2019-60-26 16:00:00 2019-60-26 17:00:00Africa/JohannesburgClosing CeremonyClosing CeremonyPlenaryIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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Chairs: xxx

10:00 Introduction

10:05 Title, Author, Country



2019-60-26 10:00:00 2019-60-26 11:30:00Africa/JohannesburgResilient Cities and InfrastructuresResilient Cities and InfrastructuresBreak away aIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chairs: xxx

11:35 Introduction

11:40 Title, Author, country




2019-60-26 11:30:00 2019-60-26 13:00:00Africa/JohannesburgWater and Society Water and Society Break away aIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Chair: xxx

14.00 Introduction

14.05 Title, Author, Country


2019-60-26 14:00:00 2019-60-26 15:45:00Africa/JohannesburgStakeholder Engagement ProcessesStakeholder Engagement ProcessesBreak away aIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
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Organisers: xxxx

This Workshop addresses xx Question

This workshop - Paragraph to follow.


2019-60-26 10:00:00 2019-60-26 11:30:00Africa/JohannesburgDeveloping a mindset for UWS integrated assessmentDeveloping a mindset for UWS integrated assessmentBreak Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organisers: xxxx

This Workshop addresses xx Question

This workshop - Paragraph to follow.


2019-60-26 11:30:00 2019-60-26 13:00:00Africa/JohannesburgDeveloping a mindset for UWS integrated assessmentDeveloping a mindset for UWS integrated assessmentBreak Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

Organisers:

This workshop addresses xxx Question


This workshop - Paragraph to follow


2019-60-26 14:00:00 2019-60-26 15:45:00Africa/JohannesburgWater and Wastewater Treatment: a WaterWorks perspectiveWater and Wastewater Treatment: a WaterWorks perspectiveBreak Away BIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org
Break Away C

This learning session will facilitate skill development across transdisciplinary skills identified through a survey of young water professionals. Topics you may expect are:

- Leadership

- Facilitation/ networking

- Publishing your Paper


2019-60-26 10:00:00 2019-60-26 11:30:00Africa/JohannesburgLearning Session TBCLearning Session TBCBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

This learning session will facilitate skill development across transdisciplinary skills identified through a survey of young water professionals. Topics you may expect are:

- Leadership

- Facilitation/ networking

- Publishing your Paper


2019-60-26 11:30:00 2019-60-26 13:00:00Africa/JohannesburgLearning Session TBCLearning Session TBCBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

This learning session will facilitate skill development across transdisciplinary skills identified through a survey of young water professionals. Topics you may expect are:

- Leadership

- Facilitation/ networking

- Publishing your Paper


2019-60-26 14:00:00 2019-60-26 15:45:00Africa/Johannesburg Learning session TBC Learning session TBCBreak Away CIWAIWAYWPconference@iwahq.org

The Programme

This conference will empower you to progress further in your water career. With a multi-disciplinary programme of technical sessions, workshops, learning sessions and networking events you will gain connections, develop yourself professionally and gain recognition for your contributions. The conference will provide a unique combination of programmatic content that will appeal to young academics, early career, and advancing professionals from all disciplines and all types of organisations in the water sector.

A Conference for Young Leaders, by Young Leaders

Programme Committee

The Programme Committee – all young water professionals – is responsible for the content of the conference and ensuring that the high standard of previous IYWPCs is maintained and meets the needs of the international water sector. They decide the balance between technical sessions, workshops, learning sessions and networking events. As part of the conference programme, the keynote speakers and their topics will be decided by the Programme Committee.

  • Chris Degroot – Canada (chair)
  • Arlinda Ibrahimllari – Albania
  • Elena Torfs – Canada
  • Federica Brenner – Argentina
  • Loga Veeraiah – Malaysia
  • Muriel Dumit – USA
  • Niels Mamose Askjaer – Denmark
  • Pabel Cervantes – Mexico
  • Pankaj Chowdhury – Canada
  • Xiaoyuan Zhang – China

Advisory Committee

Building our Future, Together

  • Patricia Bakir – Jordan
  • Joan Rose – USA
  • Jo Burgess – South Africa
  • Xiaochang Wang – China
  • Gustaf Olsson – Sweden
  • Arash Zamyadi – Canada
  • How Yong Ng – Singapore
  • Krishna Pagilla- USA
    • Peter Vanrolleghem – Canada
    • Zoran Kapelan – UK
    • Günter Langergraber – Austria

15 Oct 2018

Deadline Abstracts and session proposals

30 Apr 2018

Start to Submit Abstracts, Workshops, Learning Sessions

Jan 2019

Registration Opens

1 Feb 2019

Full paper Deadline

1 Mar 2019

Early Bird Registration

Apr 2019

Authors: submit your presentations

Approach supervisor employer with a costed proposal to attend.

If costed proposal was unsuccessful, you have to start applying for funds now

Have you secured funding yet?

Yes! Funding Secured. Register, book flight and arrange visa.

Authors and organisers deadline for registration

Attendees: you are off the hook, let the draft programme inspire you

Join us in Toronto!