The Chilean Ministry of Public Works and the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management have declared their commitment to continue their long-standing water collaboration. In their international cooperation, they have identified water as the next step in their knowledge exchange. To mark the start of work on this, the Chilean Ministry of Public Works, the Dutch Embassy in Chile and the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) co-hosted the ‘Netherlands – Chile Academic Exchange’ webinar on 22 November 2022.
This webinar aimed at setting up the basis for fruitful co-operations between one or more Chilean and Dutch knowledge institutions.
Opening session by Julio Bravo Lubini, Director of Science, Energy, Education, Innovation and Astronomy
Introduction by moderator Frans Janssen, Economic Officer of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chile
Presentation on existing research project of AquaConnect project, which includes Chile as a country in focus for potentially blueprinting some of the water-related research findings in the Dutch context. | by Hans van Duijne
Four presentations of NWP members:
Wageningen University and Research | presentation by Ria Hulsman, followed by Q&A
ITC Faculty of the University of Twente | presentation by Diana Chavarro Rincon, followed by Q&A
KWR Water Research Institute | presentation by Maria Lousada Ferreira, followed by Q&A
Deltares | presentation by Reinaldo Penailillo Burgos, followed by Q&A
Wrap-Up by Moderator Frans Janssen of the Netherlands Embassy in Chile
Please note that the session was held in Spanish. Should you be interested in receiving related information in English, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.