Wednesday

SEPTEMBER 25

Accelerating Talent, Technology, and International Business

09.30 – 10.00

Welcome, coffee/tea

10.00 -11.00

Plenary session preliminary program

  • Connecting education with businesses and society through public-private partnerships, dr. Pieter Moerman, Co-founder of Katapult and board member National Platform for Science & Technology
  • Developing vocational excellence in cooperation with the workfield: The role of regional VET providers in the technical sector, Mr. Carlo Segers, Member of the board of directors of Firda

11.00 – 12.30

Parallel sessions

3.1 Building Bridges: The impact of policy advisors on integrating VET education and industry for innovation

3.2 The Industrial Water Challenge and how to solve it

3.3. Will you be the next startup/ scale-up that finds an investor?

3.4 TBA

3.5 Applied Science TBA

3.6 How WaterCampus Leeuwarden empowers Excellence in talent

3.7 Output of the WaterCampus Model for Academia and Business Cooperation since 2020

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch, visit demonstration floor and matchmaking

14.00 – 15.30

Plenary session

  • WIS Award 2024
  • TBA

15.45 – 17.00

Parallel sessions

4.1 Life Long Learning Tailor-Made: Empowering Individuals with Microcredentials

4.2. How to use AI-Driven Marketing in Water Tech

4.3 Project and export financing cases for international water projects with WTEX10, Invest International and Atradius

4.4. Reduction of potable and groundwater intake for the Food & Beverage industry

4.5. How Artificial Intelligence is shaping the future of water infrastructure

4.6. Growth Plan Water Technology: what will it bring to you?

4.7. Accelerating business by cluster collaboration

17.00 – 18.00

Drinks