Schools which have confirmed interest to join the event:
It's great to hear that Prof. Babovic and Prof. Kowach will be speakers again. They gave the students such a vivid and interesting insight into their respective fields! We are planning to expand our contribution to two teams next year - one following up on community issues around water in Stuttgart and a new one which will be focusing more on natural sciences. The conference was such an eye-opener to our children that we feel we need to offter this experience to more of our students.- Dillmann Gymnasium (Germany)
Our students are working very hard and they are so excited about the project! And the result: Golden medal for the Catalan team!! Felicitats Alba, Gabri, Jordi, Maria i Meritxell.- Collegi Mare de Deu del Carmen (Spain)
We thank you for your lovely visit as well as for this terrific opportunity which you have brought to us with the participation in this waterconference.- Oak Bay High School (Canada)
Thank you so much to Raffles Institution and Maurick College for hosting an amazing conference in 2014!- John Monash Science School (Australia)
Enormous development of international understanding through a unique cultural exchange at the conference.- Wiedner Gymnasium (Austria)
Confirmed symposium keynote-speakers:
Prof. Vladan BabovicAssociate Professor Vladan Babovic is a leading scientist in the field of hydroinformatics. Vladan serves as member of Board of Directors of Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Singapore) where he chairs Netherlands Water House (Singapore). Read More
Prof. Glen KowachProf. Glen Kowach received his doctorate in the area of synthesis, crystal growth, and physical properties of solid-state nitrides. Approximately ten years ago, he joined the faculty at The City College of New York (CCNY) of the City University of New York (CUNY) as an Associate Professor of Chemistry and the Graduate Center of CUNY. Read More
Prof. Kim Irvine
Kim Irvine is a Professor in the Geography and Planning Department at Buffalo State, State University of New York and has been in the department for 26 years. He is the Director of the Center for Southeast Asia Environment and Sustainable Development at Buffalo State and also is an Adjunct Professor in the Environmental Engineering and Management program at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok.Read More
Prof. Wim Uijttewaal
Wim’s curiosity is triggered by the great consequences of turbulence as we find them in our daily life. Whether it is the ever changing weather patterns, the mixing of olive oil with vinegar in making a salad dressing, or the incredibility shaped plan-forms of natural rivers. All large-scale mixing and transport processes are governed by the complex turbulent motions, that work sometimes in our advantage but can often be a nuisance as in the case of e.g. cycling against the wind.Read More
Confirmed for dialogue session:
Jaap SmitRoyal Commissioner Prov. Zuid Holland. Profile coming soon...
Tracy MetzTracy Metz, a native of California, is a journalist and author based in the Netherlands. She is the director of the John Adams Institute, an independent foundation that brings the best and brightest of American culture to the Netherlands. She writes about urban issues for the quality national newspaper NRC Handelsblad and the weekly magazine De Groene Amsterdammer. Read More
Pieter v.d. MeulenDirector Heineken Den Bosch. Profile coming soon...
Lennart SilvisWorking on WATER challenges.
My goal: to create partnerships that have significant impact on the water challenges the world is facing by making optimal use of my growing network, technical background and connective capabilities. Read More
Prof. dr. R. ten BosOver the years, ten Bos (1959) has lectured and taught in several organizations and companies: Corus, Philips, AKZO, Stork, Vodaphone, Rabobank, Department of Justice, Department of Transport and Public Works, several hospitals, schools, police organizations, and so on. He has been a teacher on business schools such as De Baak, SiOO, TIAS, NSOB, Business School Nederland, and so forth. He has also taught at various universities (Groningen, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Tilburg, Utrecht, Keele, Essex, Leicester, UMIST, UTS Sydney, and so forth). Read More
Carla Moonen is a result driven high level policy maker who Is able to bring together the different stakeholders in the field of water governance. She is exceptionally equipped to connect the implementation of regional water policies with macro trends on green growth, financing of water and climate change.Read More
Peter C.G. Glas LLM, MSc, Col(r) (1956) has worked as an environmental consultant from 1983 - 2003. In 2003 he was appointed by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands as chairman of Water Board De Dommel in The Netherlands. Starting as a mathematical biologist in 1983 he worked at Delt Hydraulics (now Deltares) as a consultant. In 1989 – 1991 he took up a position as senior staff policy advisor on environmental research with the Directorate General for Environment. After his return to Delft Hydraulics in 1991, until 2003 he held the position of regional manager for Central and Eastern Europe, aswell as various management positions.
Ong Eng ChuanMr Ong is Singapore’s Ambassador to Belgium, with concurrent accreditation to the European Union, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.