The VII International YWP Conference wil be held in December 2014, in Taipei, Taiwan.
Find out when and where is the next IWA YWP Event!
Personal Experiences on previous YWP events!
Water Essays Competition Bucharest, October/November 2013 here
"Meet your Mentor for lunch" - YWPs exchange with IWA experts, October 2013 here
YWP Workshop on Innovative Technologies in Bucharest, October 2013 here
Youth Forum at the Budapest Water Summit, October 2013 here
Young Water Professionals at LESAM Conference in Australia, September 2013 here
Organise a YWP Event or Workshop!
IWA actively seeks to encourage its members to hold conferences, workshops and other events. If you are interested, start now! Find more information here.
Previous IWA International YWP Conferences
V International YWP Conference
Sydney, Australia (2010).
IV International YWP Conference
Berkely, USA (2008).
III International Young Researchers Conference
II International Young Researchers Conference
Wageningen, The Netherlands (2005).
I International Young Researchers Conference
Cranfield, UK (2002).
IWA Connects YWPs through Events
IWA supports and encourages our young water professionals to participate and organise multidisciplinary events. Since 2002, over 80 events have been held by IWA YWPs in more than 34 countries...
The numbers inside the ‘bubbles’ indicate the number of events held in that region. The chart contains cumulative data since year 2002 until 2013. These are IWA YWP events, including National YWP Conferences, Regional YWP Conferences, International YWP Conferences, YWP Forum and workshop at IWA or other events.
Overview of IWA Young Water Professionals Events in the World
The Biennial International YWP Conference
Would you like to attend the forthcoming Biennial International Conference? In 2014, the conference wil be held in Taiwan, find out more about it here.
This global event —organised exclusively by YWPs— provides YWP's with a forum to discuss current and future water management concerns, integrating regulatory and environmental issues. The conference delegates comprises mainly young researchers, as well as professionals working in water and wastewater research, technology and management to present their work and meet their peers from all over the world.
Since 2002, the Conference has taken place in the UK, The Netherlands, Singapore, USA, Australia, and Hungary. Up until last year, over 740 Young Water Professionals have attended these conferences, with a specific growth in attendees over the last three.
National and Regional Conferences
Organized by our YWP's Regional and Country Chapters, these conferences are hosted annually or biennially and cover all the aspects of the water cycle. If you want to know when is the next YWP Conference in your country or region, as well as other local activities, contact the closest YWP Chapter.
Workshops for Career Enhancement
IWA is committed to promote workshops to cover issues related to career opportunities, increasing participation of YWPs in the activities of the Association and their involvement in specific regional issues. If you want to know more about organising a workshop contact Kirsten de Vette. If you want to know more about career enhancement go to IWA YWPs’ Empowerment.