"Water – more expensive than gold"

"Water – more expensive than gold"

The Max Planck Symposium for Alumni and Early Career Researchers 2021

  • Start: Sep 23, 2021
  • End: Sep 24, 2021
  • Location: Online-Event
  • Host: Max Planck Society
  • Contact: mpas@eurokongress.de
"Water, more expensive than gold"
The Max Planck Symposium is an intensive, two-day career conference serving as a platform to connect international Max Planck Alumni and Max Planck Early Career Researchers of all disciplines and Institutes. The topic of every symposium is suggested and realized by the participants themselves, who are then supported by high level experts and invited guests.

Registration is closed. This year, 400 Max Planck Early Career Researchers and Max Planck Alumni from over 38 countries have registered!

Everyone who has registered online receives the personal login data via email. You are  able to login on the desktop-based platform from Thursday, September 23rd 01:30 pm (CET) onwards.

If you should have any problems or organizational questions or if you've missed the registration deadline, please contact us: mpas@eurokongress.de or via phone: +49 171 8011620. This helpline is covered on Wednesday, September 22nd from 10 am – 6 pm (CET) and on Thursday, September 23rd and Friday, September 24th from 10 am – 8 pm (CET).

"Water – more expensive than gold"

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Invited and confirmed speakers

(Updated constantly)

Water - a very peculiar molecule

Mischa Bonn
Director at Max Planck Institute 
for Polymer Research and Head of MaxWater 

Water - a very peculiar molecule

Scarce Global Water Resources: A new methodological approach to create sustainable legal frameworks for the future by combining comparative law methods and futurism.Authentic Networking and Mentoring: The key to your personal and professional growth.

Abir Haddad
Advisor at Resilience Frontiers
UNFCCC

Scarce Global Water Resources: A new methodological approach to create sustainable legal frameworks for the future by combining comparative law methods and futurism.

Authentic Networking and Mentoring: The key to your personal and professional growth.

Protection of water in international law 

Rana Kharouf
Legal adviser, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Protection of water in international law 

Groundwater – a hidden yet precious resource

Carolin Mai Weber
International Relations Officer
Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture 

Groundwater – a hidden yet precious resource

The blue-green city: A panacea to our future urban water woes?

Jan Knappe
Environmental Scientist
UFZ, BlauGrün Projekt Leipzig

The blue-green city: A panacea to our future urban water woes?

How will precipitation change in the future?

Nicola Maher
Atmospheric and Ocean Scientis
University of Colorado Boulder

How will precipitation change in the future?

How to develop a powerful digital hub for your water project: A case study of the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF) programme

Laura Knogler
Head of Training and Knowledge Management SCRIPTORIA London

How to develop a powerful digital hub for your water project: A case study of the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF) programme

Lake composition in a warming climate

Marloes Penning de Vries
Assistant Professor at Faculty Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente

Lake composition in a warming climate

The use of microalgae in wastewater treatment.

Mykola Mylenko
Centre Algatech
Institute of Microbiology, Czech Academy of Sciences

The use of microalgae in wastewater treatment.

Durable management of Energy, Water and Environment: a consumption approach

Ali Al-Sawalmih
Director of the Marine Science Station, University of Jordan

Durable management of Energy, Water and Environment: a consumption approach

Resource recovery and zero emissions – a paradigm shift in wastewater treatment

Bastian Piltz
Sales Engineer
Unisense Environment

Resource recovery and zero emissions – a paradigm shift in wastewater treatment

Strategic Planning 1.0

Kathy Edersheim
Advisor to the Max Planck Alumni Association, President IMPACTRICS

Strategic Planning 1.0

The origin of water

Roberto Mignani
Astronomer
INAF-IASF Milano

The origin of water

Microplastics are harming our drinking waterScience to the Business model workshop - An interactive workshop

Prateek Mahalwar
CEO and Founder BIOWEG

Microplastics are harming our drinking water

Science to the Business model workshop - An interactive workshop

Coaching-Style Leadership for Business Success in Any Industry

Tina Persson
CEO and Coach at Passage2Pro

Coaching-Style Leadership for Business Success in Any Industry

How to deal with career uncertainty and flow like water

Amani Said
Coach, Trainer

How to deal with career uncertainty and flow like water

Microbes, methane and the ocean 

Rafael Laso Pérez
Postdoctoral Researcher at National Center for Biotechnology-CSIC. Madrid, Spain

Microbes, methane and the ocean
 

Right Based Discourse on Accessing Water: Lessons from India 

Uday Shankar
Professor at Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur

 

Right Based Discourse on Accessing Water: Lessons from India
 

Additionally confirmed:

Rana Kharouf (Legal adviser to the International Committee of the Red Cross)

Preliminary Programme Overview

 

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