Rambøll challenge

City Scale Planning & Operations:
How to help new urban districts, like “Gowanus Canal” in New York City, to become highly attractive, sustainable and liveable urban areas, with a significantly reduced flood-risk despite climate change and the expected sea-level rise?

MexicoDenmarkKenyaIndiaSouth Korea

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Semi-finals Program

13:45 CEST
The video conference is open.
14:00 CEST
Short introduction to the program of the Semi-Final by the NGWA Team
14:10 CEST

Welcome by semifinal’s challenge owner Rambøll 

14:20 CEST

Video Pitches of the 4 student teams will be shown, each followed by a 30 sec live pitch and 4 min. Q&A with the jury. 
– Team Kenya
– Team Mexico 1
– Team Denmark
– Team Mexico 2

15:00 CEST

Closing remarks by semifinal’s challenge owner Rambøll and outlining of next steps by NGWA Team

15:05 CEST
OPEN NETWORK SESSIONYou are invited to stay on the platform to network & connect with our student teams during an open network session! Join a team’s breakout room to have an unfacilitated & informal conversation with the team!

15:30 CEST
END OF PROGRAMSemi-final ends. You are invited to watch the next semifinal (Grundfos challenge) starting at 15:30 (can be viewed here).


Emory Lee

Representative of Rambøll, Climate Adaptation & Resilience Lead

Julie Conroy

Representative of Rambøll, Lead Planner

Francisca Braga

Representative of IWA Young Water Professionals
Research Assistant at VIA University College

Linda Weiß

DTU Skylab,
Sustainability Project Manager

Viggo Aaberg Kærn

Representative of DTU Sustain, Head of Innovation