ECCA 2019 Highlights from Day 2
Comments from Kirsten Dunlop from EIT Climate-KIC Diane D'Arras from the International Water Association Julien Guerrier, Director of the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), European Commission Alexandre Relvas Jr., Managing Director, Casa Relvas Paul Fleming, Corporate Water Program Manager for Microsoft Cláudia Coelho, Sustainable Business Solutions Director of PWC Portugal
Applying Game Theory to Water - Ben Schouten
Keynote speaker at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The shape of our water future is influenced by world developments and games are central. Primal instinct makes us measure and elevate our status in the world. It also hardwires us to compete and play. Now society taps both innate cravings whenever you check your smartphone. Each compulsive click releases endorphins, so if ranking feels addictive, that’s also by design. thesourcemagazine.org/theres-an-app-for-that/
What is Fashion For Good and why join?
Leslie Johnston from C&A Foundation describes Fashion for Good and it's call for collaboration to brands, suppliers, designeres, innovators, multi stakeholder initiatives and others. She explains the initiative and how identifying, developing and scaling innovation can accelerate transformation. Lear more: https://fashionforgood.com
IWA Global Water Award 2016
Catarina de Albuquerque of Portugal is the winner of the 2016 IWA Global Water Award. The award recognises the exceptional role she has played as the driving force behind the recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. Learn more: iwa-network.org/press/catarina-de-albuquerque-human-rights-champion-winner-of-the-iwa-global-water-award-2016/ The International Water Association (IWA) brings together people from across the water profession to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world.
IWA President 2016 - Diane D'Arras
A civil engineer for nearly forty years, d’Arras is becoming President of the world’s largest international association of water professionals at a time of great challenges, changes and opportunities for addressing some of the most critical water issues facing humanity. Solving these challenges is one of Diane’s main motivations for working in the water sector, and for serving as IWA President. She is particularly concerned with solving the lack of access to water and sanitation worldwide. http://www.iwa-network.org/press/international-water-association-announces-new-president/ The International Water Association (IWA) brings together people from across the water profession to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world.
IWA Connect is IWA's thriving network online. It is the place online to find groups of water professionals and experts worldwide. Join to and share, explore, learn, reflect and most importantly connect and network. Being part of IWA is the first step in becoming a recognised world leading water professional. www.iwa-connect.org The International Water Association (IWA) brings together people from across the water profession to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world.
IWA World Water Exhibition 2016
The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is a big and complex event that involves dozens of partners and two years of preparation. Every two years a new city plays host to an event that brings together local and global water management expertise to find solutions to our most pressing water challenges. Over the last decade it has become one of the premier global water events, and the only one to successfully combine the science, practice, policy and business of the water sector.
Water Regulation in Denmark
Eke Thomsen from the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority at the 2nd Water Regulators Forum - iwa-network.org/iwrf The International Water Association (IWA) brings together people from across the water profession to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world.
Water as the driving force for development and health
The keynote session of Hans Rosling, Professor International Health, delivered a fact-based worldview of humanity. Setting the stage for a week of discussions at the world leading event in the water sector, The World Water Congress & Exhibition 2014. The International Water Association (IWA) is an organisation that brings together people from across the water profession to deliver equitable and sustainable water solutions for our world.
WaCCliM - Water & Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation
Water and wastewater companies are typically energy intensive. This indicates excellent opportunities for improving energy efficiency and greatly reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through more energy-efficient systems, as well as recovering energy, nutrients and other materials from wastewater. iwa-network.org/WaCCliM/ The Water and Wastewater Companies for Climate Mitigation project works across local, national and international levels, and engages with national stakeholders around three pilot companies in Mexico, Peru and Thailand. The objective is to use GHG emission-reducing technologies to improve the carbon balance of water and wastewater companies while maintaining or even improving service levels and improving these companies cost effectiveness.
World Water Congress 2014 Opening
Water innovation the sustainability agenda were at heart of the IWA World Water Congress opening ceremony, Sunday 21st September 2014. Setting the tone for discussions and debates on securing our water future by 2030. 5000+ water leaders gathered in Lisbon to define a sustainable water future for all. Learn more: http://www.iwa2014lisbon.org/
ECCA 2019 Kirsten Dunlop
Kirsten Dunlop, Chief Executive Officer, EIT Climate-KIC explores society’s need to adapt as urgent preparation so we have options and choices as the climate changes. She goes on to say that we must generate ideas for different ways of living and moving, and explore the opportunities to transform.
ECCA 2019 Closing Plenary
Message from Lisbon City Hall – European Green Capital 2020 by councillor José Sá Fernandes. Video, made by students of Antonio Arroio Art High School and St. Julian’s School, Lisbon Jean-Eric Paquet | Director-General, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD), European Commission Jian Liu | Chief Scientist at UN Environment Paola Albrito | Chief of the Regional Office for Europe of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Virginia Murray | Head of Global Disaster Risk Reduction, Public Health England Marko Maver | Slovenian Secretary of State for the Environment Concert by the children’s choir Santo Amaro de Oeiras, Maestrina Yara Gutkin
ECCA 2019 Jean Eric Paquet
Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD), European Commission highlights that Europe has been aware of the impacts of climate change for some time, but that young people are right in commenting that we're not working fast enough to adapt or mitigate for those changes. We must work to bring together adaptation and mitigation, together with disaster risk reduction which is needed across the economy and society.
ECCA 2019 Highlights from Day 3
The solution is in everybody's hands, we must take action now… Jean-Eric Paquet | Director-General, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD), European Commission Virginia Murray | Head of Global Disaster Risk Reduction, Public Health England Jian Liu | Chief Scientist at UN Environment Paola Albrito | Chief of the Regional Office for Europe of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Marko Maver | Slovenian Secretary of State for the Environment