Virtual Denmark-Singapore Dialogue on Water Resource Recovery

When: 25th June 2021, 08.00 am-0930 am (CET) / 2.00 pm 3.30 pm (SGT)

Where: Online

Registration deadline: 25 June 2021

Join us, as we dive into this virtual Denmark-Singapore Dialogue on Water Resource Recovery, with secured keynotes by H.E Ms. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Singapore and H.E Ms. Lea Wermelin, The Minister for Environment of Denmark. Keynotes are followed by a moderated fireside CEO-chat, prior to commencing dual panel debates with leading proffesionals from both Singapore and Denmark.

The event will be of interest to wastewater/resource recovery proffesionals from utilities, universities and private businesses from both Denmark, Singapore and the overall international water community.

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Denmark and Singapore have been collaborating in the water space for the past many years, with the most recent five-year environmental collaboration agreement (MoU) between Singapore and Denmark, including water, signed in February 2020.

Join us, as we dive into Singaporean and Danish collaboration during Singapore Int. Water Week. We have secured keynote speakers and are pleased to announce that H.E Ms. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Singapore and H.E Ms. Lea Wermelin, The Minister for Environment of Denmark will speak live at the event. The keynotes are followed by moderated fireside CEO-chat by three of the leading water utilities in Denmark.

Do not miss your chance to ask questions on all things water resource recovery related as the event splits into dual panel debates with leading proffesionals from both Singapore and Denmark.

Paneltrack #1 focuses on business opportunities and operation models within Resource Recovery.

Paneltrack#2 will focus on collaborations with focus on new R&D and innovation on the horizon within resource recovery.

The event will be of interest to wastewater/resource recovery proffesionals from utilities, universities and private businesses from both Denmark, Singapore and the overall international water community.

Register for track one

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Organisers

Programme

2 PM SGT /08.00 AM CET: Welcome remarks 

The Royal Danish Embassy, H.E Ambassador Ms. Sandra Jensen Landi

2.05 PM SGT/ 08.05 AM CET: Keynotes Session

The Minister for Environment of Denmark, H.E Ms. Lea Wermelin

Minister at Ministry for Sustainability and the Environment Singapore, H.E Ms. Grace Fu

2.25 PM SGT/ 08.25 AM CET: Fireside CEO Chat Session

Moderator: Kunal Shah, Council Member to the Singapore Water Association and Managing Director of Anaergia Inc.

Dialogue with the three biggest utility companies from Denmark:

  • VCS Denmark, CEO, Mr. Mads Leth
  • Aarhus Vand, CEO, Mr. Lars Schrøder
  • BIOFOS,  Head of Development, Mr. Dines Thornberg

2.45 PM SGT / 8.45 AM CET: Dual Panel Debate Session – Denmark/Singapore Wastewater Resource Recovery  Dialogue

Open discussions divided into two tracks with a moderator engaging with a small panel to start the dialogue with the participants

NB: Participants will during the sign-up process choose a track to follow for this part of the event.

TRACK 1: 

Moderator: Mr. Carl-Emil Larsen, CEO, DANVA (Danish Water and Wastewater Association)

Panel dialogue on: Collaboration, business opportunities and operation models within Resource Recovery (incl. energy efficiency / energy self-sufficiency (nexus) linked directly to resource recovery).

  • Dr. Pang Chee Meng, Chief Engineering and TechnologOfficer, PUB  Singapore’s National Water Agency
  • Mr. Kishor Deshmukh, Vice President, Sembcorp Industries
  • Mr. Mads Leth, CEO VCS Denmark
  • Mr. Lars Schrøder, CEO, Aarhus Vand
  • Mr. Dines Thornberg, Head of Development, BIOFOS

TRACK 2: 

Moderator:  Mr. Allan Han-Huei Teo, Managing Director of Quercus Group in Singapore

Panel dialogue on: International collaborations with focus on new R&D and innovation on the horizon within resource recovery.

  • Prof. Shane Snyder, Executive Director, Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI), Nanyang University of Technology, Singapore
  • Prof. Ng How Yong, Director, Director, NUS Environment Research Institution (NERI), National University of Singapore
  • Industrial PhD Researcher, Nerea Uri Carreño, VCS Denmark, Technical University of Denmark DTU
  • Prof. Peter Steen Mikkelsen, Professor at DTU Environment, Head of Water, Technical University of Denmark DTU

03.25 PM SGT / 9.25 AM CET: Closing remarks 

Moderator: Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green, Denmark

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Speakers

Sandra Landi

Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore and Brunei

Lea Wermelin

Minister for the Environment, Denmark

Grace Fu

Minister at Ministry for Sustainability and the Environment, Singapore

Finn Mortensen

Executive Director, State of Green

Kunal Shah

Council Member to the Singapore Water Association and Managing Director of Anaergia Inc

Mads Leth

CEO at VCS Denmark

Lars Schrøder

CEO at Aarhus Vand A/S

Dines Thornberg

Head of Development, BIOFOS

Carl-Emil Larsen

Executive director, DANVA

Dr. Pang Chee Meng

Chief Engineering and Technology Officer, PUB Singapore’s National Water Agency

Kishor Deshmukh

Vice President, Sembcorp Industries

Allan Han-Huei TEO

Managing Director, Quercus Group in Singapore

Nerea Uri Carreño

Industrial PHD Researcher

Prof. Shane Snyder

Executive Director, Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI), Nanyang University of Technology, Singapore

Prof. Ng How Yong

Director, NUS Environment Research Institution (NERI), National University of Singapore

Prof. Peter Steen Mikkelsen

Professor at DTU Environment, Head of Water, Technical University of Denmark DTU

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