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Our Future Water Presents: Young Water Leaders Berlin Event November 7, 2018 InterContinental Hotel Berlin Inviting All Current Leaders and Future Leaders to Achieve Water Security 18 confirmed European and International Speakers Extensive networking opportunities throughout the day: Current leaders networking with future leaders Current leaders networking with current leaders Future leaders networking with future leaders Tickets on Sale now

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Our Future Water: Young Water Leaders Berlin Event connects current leaders with future leaders to ensure a water-secure world for today’s and future generations. Our Future Water, founded by Robert C. Brears, Author of Urban Water Security (Wiley) and Founder of Our Future Water, Mitidaption, and Mark and Focus, created Young Water Leaders in September 2017 to connect current leaders with future leaders. This is Our Future Water: Young Water Leaders’ first global event that brings current leaders and future leaders together to build a water-secure world. Our Future Water: Young Water Leaders Berlin Event involves an array of interdisciplinary national and international speakers addressing how we can achieve water security. With extensive networking opportunities throughout the day, enhance your knowledge, make new contacts, and be part of the future of water management. ~Robert Brears, Author of Urban Water Security (Wiley) and Founder of Our Future Water, Mitidaption, and Mark and Focus

Host

Robert Brears Founder of Our Future Water Robert is hosting this event to connect current water leaders with future water leaders to make water security a reality. He is the author of Urban Water Security (Wiley), The Green Economy and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus (Palgrave Macmillan), Blue and Green Cities (Palgrave Macmillan), and Natural Resource Management and the Circular Economy (Palgrave Macmillan). Robert is also editor of the book series Climate Resilient Socieites with Palgrave Macmillan.

Moderator Karin Helmstaedt Host and Presenter on Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle Karin Helmstaedt is a Canadian-born journalist, moderator, and TV host based in Berlin, Germany. She studied in Toronto, Montreal and Paris, and alongside her studies had an impressive career as a member of Canada’s National Swim Team, participating in World Championships, Commonwealth and Pan American Games. It was from the international sporting arena that she embarked on her journalistic career, covering major sporting events, reporting extensively on doping, and eventually moving into broadcasting. Since 1999 she’s been one of the most constant faces on Germany’s global TV broadcaster Deutsche Welle. She hosted the news magazine “Germany Today,” before taking on the network’s flagship culture and lifestyle magazine “Euromaxx,” which she moderates in English and German. Over the years she has interviewed a broad range of personalities including politicians, CEOs, actors, directors, authors, athletes, chefs and musicians. She now draws on all that experience for her additional post as a live Culture Correspondent for DW News. Fluent in English, French and German, Karin is also a sought-after moderator, facilitator and consultant for conferences and events around Europe.


Meet your Speakers Dr. Dionysia Avgerinopoulou Vice Chair of Steering Committee Global Water Partnership Dr. Avgerinopoulou is a politician in environmental matters, a specialized attorney in International, Environmental and Sustainable Development Law, and the recipient of the Green Star Award.*

Rose Osinde Alabaster WASH Adviser and Board Member Swiss Water Partnership A water and sanitation governance, policy and human rights in development expert, with global experience working the European Commission and GIZ.

Uwe G. Becking Director IBM Germany Uwe is Head of Strategic Business Development in the Public Sector Digitalisation area in IBM Germany and previously with worldwide IBM responsible for emerging trends.

Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Bennerscheidt Managing Director (MD) of EADIPS FGR Since 2016 Christoph is managing director of the European Association for Ductile Iron Pipe Systems (EADIPS). He is member of different Working Groups at CEN, DIN and DVGW.

Martin Bernhardt Founder of Dynamic Applications Martin is developing Dynamic Applications, a Small Business Consultancy focused on product cost, efficiency, sales, and net profit. They support Startups in developing 21st century Business Models.

Christian Brachmann Managing director Stadtwerke Wadern GmbH Christian is Managing Director with a long-time experience in multiple discipline projects within various sectors, especially energy and water supply, infrastructure and the public sector.

Robert Brears Author of Urban Water Security, Founder of Our Future Water Robert is the author of Urban Water Security and Founder of Our Future Water, Mitidaption, and Mark and Focus.

Siegfried Gendries Communication Consulting Water and Blogger LebensraumWasser.com Siegfried is a water communication consultant who works on water tariffs and development/implementation of innovative water pricing systems and social media communication on water Nicolas Imbert Executive Direction of Green Cross France et Territoires Revitalization and executive direction of Green Cross France et Territoires, French branch of the international NGO created and headed by President Mikhail Gorbachev.

Friederike Lauruschkus Managing Partner civity Management Consultants GmbH & CO. KG Friederike founded in 2010 civity Management Consultants together with an established team. She has been advising companies since 1997.

Chrysa Efstratiou Researcher in European Institute of Law, Science and Technology (EILST) Chrysa is a Researcher in EILST and a Research Fellow in THASSOS WATER SOS. Her core focus has been the study and analysis of soft energy applications to address water related issues. Andrea Henao Managing Partner 360 Agency Berlin Andrea is one of the founders of 360 Agency Berlin. She is a revolutionary thinker believing an agency should take full responsibility of the brands and product they promote.

Dr. Ina Keggenhoff Unit Manager German Association of Energy and Water (BDEW) Ina is Unit Manager with BDEW and has previous experience with German Water Partnership and as an official in the flood protection department at the State Office of Environment Brandenburg. Ulf Leonhard Founder, WaterVent Ulf is founder of WaterVent which matches technology entrepreneurs (focus: cleantech, water, industry and related) with investors.


Martina Macpherson Partner, Sustineri & Chair, BoD, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets Martina Macpherson is a partner at Sustineri, an independent consulting firm specializing in Climate Risk and ESG / SDG advisory, research, products, investment content, and engagement services. Dr. Bastian Piltz Head of Business Development Germany, Isle Utilities Bastian is passionate about the use of clean technologies for enhancing the integration of humans with natural water cycles. He bridges the gap between new technologies and their commercial application in the water sector. Dr. Thomas Track Head of Water Technologies at DECHEMA Dr. Thomas Track, Head of Water Technologies, focus: industrial water management at DECHEMA Society for Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, Frankfurt/Main (D).

Piero Pelizzaro Chief Resilience Officer Milan Piero is the Chief Resilience Officer and the City Lead for the H2020 Lighthouse project Sharing Cities at the Municipality of Milan. He is an advisor of the Italian Ministry of Environment Land and Sea on Urban Adaptation Policy to Climate Change. Dr. Anabel Ternès Managing Director and Entrepreneur Anabel is managing partner of CoCarrier GmbH and HealthMedo GmbH, and Managing Director of the Institute for Sustainable Management.


Agenda 08:00 – 08:30 Registration 08:30 – 09:00 Welcome Speech Morning Speakers • Dr. Dionysia Avgerinopoulou: Global Water Partnership’s projects to achieve water security* • Rose Osinde Alabaster: Water, policy, and sanitation • Uwe Becking: Water and refugees, early-prevention systems and digitalisation impact on (water) societies • Piero Pelizzaro: Building resilience in Milan • Nicolas Imbert: How effective water management and water circular economy can reduce vulnerability and increase resilience: lessons learnt from seashores and islands Networking Break Morning Speakers • Friederike Lauruschkus: Comparison of water services and prices in Europe • Christian Brachmann: State of the art of water pricing in Germany • Martina Macpherson: ESG, climate change, and water investments • Ulf Leonhard: Entrepreneurship and investment in the water sector • Andrea Henao: Developing sustainable/ethical brands and water management Networking Lunch Afternoon Speakers • Dr. Thomas Track: Industrial water management • Dr. Ina Keggenhoff: Impacts of climatic extremes on water • Martin Bernhardt: Building a Water Supply simulation that scales up for a Smart Grid • Christoph Bennerscheidt: Underground pipes of the future Networking Break Afternoon Speakers • Dr. Bastian Piltz: Connecting global water and sanitation providers • Siegfried Gendries: Social media and marketing communication on water • Dr. Anabel Ternès: Social businesses and education • Robert Brears: Urban water security 17:30-19:00 Networking Drinks *A proxy may speak on her behalf as Vice Chair of Steering Committee of the Global Water Partnership


Tickets on Sale Now With extensive networking opportunities throughout the day, enhance your knowledge, make new contacts, and be part of the future of water management. Tickets are available as follows: Early Bird Registration: Up to and including August 31, 2018: €350* + booking fees Regular Registration: Sep 1 - Sep 22, 2018: €450** + booking fees Last Day of Ticket Sales: September 22, 2018 Tickets include networking breaks, networking lunch, and networking drinks *Cancellations up to and including Aug 31, 2018, incur €150 charge + €50 administration fee. Tickets are transferable to other people. **There are no cancellations from Sep 1, 2018, onward. Tickets are transferable to other people.

Become a Premium Supporter or Official Supporter 1 x Premium Supporter (20 tickets + naming rights to Networking Lunch) • Acknowledgement as PREMIUM SUPPORTER, with your organisation logo and hyperlink to your website on the official Event website • Naming Rights to Networking Lunch • Acknowledgement of support on marketing materials (invitation, email communications etc) • Verbal recognition of support during the welcome and close for the Event and Networking Drinks • Acknowledgement and organisation profile and logo in Event programme • Opportunity to provide a small promotional item to delegates or A4 or three-fold brochure to all delegates • Opportunity to conduct one (1) direct email to the database • PREMIUM SUPPORTER receives 20 tickets to the Event including the Networking Lunch and Networking Drinks 1 x Premium Supporter (20 tickets + naming rights to Networking Drinks) • Acknowledgement as PREMIUM SUPPORTER, with your organisation logo and hyperlink to your website on the official Event website • Naming Rights to Networking Drinks • Acknowledgement of support on marketing materials (invitation, email communications etc) • Verbal recognition of support during the welcome and close for the Event and Networking Drinks • Acknowledgement and organisation profile and logo in Event programme • Opportunity to provide a small promotional item to delegates or A4 or three-fold brochure to all delegates • Opportunity to conduct one (1) direct email to the database • PREMIUM SUPPORTER receives 20 tickets to the Event including the Networking Lunch and Networking Drinks 3 x Official Supporter (10 tickets each) • Acknowledgement as OFFICIAL SUPPORTER with your organisation logo and hyperlink to your website on the official Event website • Acknowledgement of support on marketing materials (invitation, email communications etc) • Verbal recognition of support during the welcome and close for the Event and Networking Lunch • Acknowledgement and organisation profile and logo in Event programme • Opportunity to provide one (1) small promotional item to delegates or A4 or three-fold brochure to all delegates • Opportunity to conduct one (1) direct email to the database • OFFICIAL SUPPORTER receives 10 tickets to the Event including the Networking Lunch and Networking Drinks

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