Fowarim Summer School 2017

Event Description

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An intensive course of 4 full-days that brings together higher education students, young researchers, professionals, representatives of businesses, policy makers and civil society representatives who will be learning, debating and sharing experiences about strategic and practical issues related to water-agriculture sector.

Why water-agriculture sectors?
Water is the main resource for life. A healthy water sector is critical to economic growth and competitiveness. A complex water security challenge that
Europe is facing forced the European Union to provide sufficient investments for the latest water treatment technologies, recycle and re-use water, even more crucial in the Mediterranean area due to water scarcity problems.

Therefore, raising awareness among policy makers, business community, non-government organisations, academia, and society is a crucial step to enable the full exploitation of water treatment technologie

Objectives

  • Stimulate learning not only through the cases of success but also through failures.
  • Review the European Water Management, Governance and Policies by explaining the most important European Union Directives related to water and analysing Global Water Governance (GWG) through best practices
  • Get familiar with the most important and innovative water technologies
  • Discuss the concepts, methodologies, and tools for improving the competitiveness

Approach

The four-day course includes formal teaching and interaction with high-level experts during the 3 thematic sessions of the course:

  • 1st Module: Water Management, Governance and Policy
  • 2nd Module: Innovative Water Technologies
  • 3rd Module: Research and innovation support to young researchers and SMEs

Practical visits are foreseen in order to increase the knowledge of participants both theoretically and practically

Participant profile

  • Higher education students
  • Researchers (MA, PhD., Post Doc)
  • Professionals
  • Representatives of business
  • Policy makers
  • Civil society representatives

Date and Location

4th –7th of September 2017.

Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology Main Campus (Triq Kordin, Paola, PLA9032, Malta).

Costs

The Summer School is free of charge. Participants are requested to cover travel and accommodation costs.

For all information and regular updates on the programme and lectures contact us at: fowarim.summerschool@gmail.com
More information will be provided on Fowarim website: www.fowarim.eu

 

 

 

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