Multihub Finals Livestream

12th of May

Be inspired by 10 bold ideas targeting the future of the water sector pitched by the finalist student teams. Two finalists from each partnering country will be competing for participation in IWA World Water Congress 2022 in Copenhagen. Additionally, there will be awarded acceleration prizes for the most promising idea from each of our five water challenges. 

Program for Global Livestream

Mexico (CST)Denmark (CEST)Kenya (EAT)India (IST)South Korea (KST)
06:00 – 9:0013:00 – 16:0014:00 – 17:0016:30 – 19:3020:00 – 23:00
Local time for Global Livestream
(CEST)Arrival of invited guests to physical hub venues in Mexico, India, Korea, Kenya & Denmark (find details in your invitation)

13:00WELCOME
Marie Louise Pollmann-Larsen, Project Manager, DTU Skylab

FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT
Björgvin Hjartarson, NGWA Project Coordinator, DTU Skylab
Top 2 student teams from Denmark, Korea, India, Kenya & Mexico

PARTNER WELCOME
Inês Breda, Board Member, IWA YWP Denmark, Emerging Water Leaders, IWA 
Morten Riis, Group Director – Water Utility, Grundfos 
13:30
PITCH SESSION
10 international student teams solving 5 Urban Water Challenges
Facilitated by Jackie Stenson, Director of Practice, DTU Executive Education
15:00
COMMUNITY ACTIVITY & BREAK
Activating those of you joining livestream and hub events!
15:30
TALKS WHILE JURY AGREE ON WINNERS
Leading sustainable Change
Jackie Stenson, Director of Practice, DTU Executive Education
Shaping our water future – IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2022
Prof. Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, Executive Director, IWA
15:45
AWARD CEREMONY & CELEBRATION
National winners: 5 teams winning trip to World Water Congress 2022
Water challenge winners: 5 of 23 teams granted Water Challenge Acceleration Grants
16:00
END OF GLOBAL LIVESTREAM PROGRAM
Event picture / Reception at venues

Jury members

STEVE AHN

Former Director of Startup KAIST & K-School,
KAIST

NADIA SCHOU VORNDRAN LUND

Board Member of IWA YWP Denmark & Industrial Postdoc at EnviDan A/S

HELLE KATRINE ANDERSEN

Chair of IWA IWA Denmark & Vice President,
DANVA

FLEMMING HEDEGAARD

Director of Technology Innovation,
Grundfos

CLAUS HÉLIX-NIELSEN

Head of Department & Professor,
DTU Sustain

SARBAJIT DEB

Executive Vice President – Europe, Larsen & Toubro

Speakers

Jackie Stenson

Director of practice of DTU Sustainable Leadership & Co-Founder of ESSMART

Morten Riis

Group Director at GRUNDFOS Holding A/S

Kala Vairavamoorthy

Executive Director at International Water Association

Inês Breda

Board member, IWA WYP Denmark, Emerging Water Leaders, IWA

Short movie from the NGWA 2021 Finals

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