Towards the 2022 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

11-15 September 2022
Copenhagen

Next Generation by DTU focuses on bringing youth representation to high-level international events and summits, focusing on sustainability.

This year, we have partnered with the International Water Association to elevate the Next Generation Water Action to the 2022 World Water Congress

International Water Association World Water Congress gathers over 10,000 leading water professionals and companies convened by the International Water Association in a global event covering the entire water cycle.

During this 6 days event, thought-leaders, decision-makers, leading researchers and business representatives from within and outside the water sector will focus on water solutions to shape our water future.

Meet us at the Congress

Find us in the exhibition

Time: TBD
Place: TBD

We will be present at several stands in the exhibition hall during the congress where it will be possible to learn more about NGWA, and the projects and startups which our delegation members are bringing to the congress.

More information coming soon

Young Academics pitch session

Time: TBD
Place: TBD

The young Academic Teams will once again be given the stage for a final pitching session. The teams from 2021 and 2022 will present their ideas to a jury who will find grand winner. You can read more about the participating teams further down the page.

More information coming soon

Young Entrepreneurs pitch session

Time: TBD
Place: TBD

The young Entrepreneurs will go on stage and pitch their startup to a jury of lions, competing for further acceleration. You can read more about the participating startup teams further down the page.

More information coming soon

Meet the NGWA delegation coming to the congress

Young Academics

Eight teams from NGWA 2021 and 2022 will bring their perspectives and ideas to the congress.

2021

Ekatvam

Chromium Recovery from
Tannery Wastewater

2022

Young Entrepreneurs

NGWA will be bringing eight early stage startups to the congress as part of the youth delegation.

2021

2022

The 2022 Young Entrepreneurs will be announced on the 22nd of July, so stay tuned!

IWA Young Water Professionals

FRANCISCA BRAGA

YWP Denmark
Research Assistant at VIA University College

INÊS BREDA

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

Charity Supeyo

YWP Kenya
Corporate Affairs at Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Co. Ltd

Aurora Pat Espadas

Chair IWA YWP Mexico
Researcher at Geological Institute
UNAM

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Researchers from partner Universities

PABEL CERVANTES

Professor & YWP
Tec de Monterrey

DR. PENNAN CHINNASAMY

IIT Bombay
Director RuDRA Labs

PROF. JOHN MWANGI GATHENYA

JKUAT
Professor