Conference cycle: Aigua i món (Water & World)

Conference cycle: Aigua i món (Water & World)

Here you can see different conferences held within the framework of the 'Water and World' conference cycle with the aim of promoting environmental protection and responsible water consumption.

'Aigua i Món' (Water and World) Conference
The conference cycle 'Aigua i Món' (Water and World) is an environmental awareness initiative aimed at an adult audience, which supplements the existing traditional pedagogical activities for children and teenagers framed in the EDUCASSA programme. This conference cycle is a space for reflection and dissemination on the importance of water and its conservation.
 
In 2017 this conference cycle was launched and renowned speakers, such as Francesc Mauri or Martí Boada among others, participated in its first edition. On 2019 speakers like Julio Basulto and Alfred Rodríguez Picó participated on the conferences. You can retrieve their lectures in this platform, see the section Aigua i Món'17 and Aigua i Món'18.
 

This year, the Aigua i Món'19 cycle has 4 more lectures that are held on Thursdays at at the Aula de l'Aigua, where Aigües de Sabadell offers all activities, workshops and water-related educational and pedagogical initiatives. Access is free, but due to the limited capacity of the classroom, registration is required. To register, please send an email to fundacio@cassa.es.

 
You can also follow the conferences in real time or see the video afterwards.

 


Aigua i món 2018
 

We look forward to seeing you in the conference!

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The next conference

The next conference:

 

Plàcid Garcia-Planas, journalist and writer from Sabadell

 

Water: the key in the development of Sabadell

 

Thursday October 10. 18h. Aula de l'Aigua

(Carrer de la Concepció, 14, Sabadell)

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10 de octubre

Aigua i món'19

This year 2019 the program has top-level speakers in the field of water. The Conseller de Territori i Sostenibilitat de la Generalitat de Catalunya (Minister of Territory and Sustainability of the Generalitat of Catalonia), Damià Calvet, will be in charge of presenting the inaugural lecture, which will focus on climate change and its impact on the guarantee of water supply in Catalonia.



The well-known TV3 meteorologist, Tomàs Molina, will star in the second paper this year, which will take place on Thursday 4 April in the morning, in this case at 11 am. His presentation will focus on the extreme weather phenomena, paying special attention to our country and the aggravation of these phenomena as a consequence of climate change.



Aigües de Sabadell will also address this edition one of the most important problems in the world: pollution of rivers, seas and oceans. And it will be done by two specialists in the field, such as Damià Barceló and Miquel Paraira. Barceló is the director of the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA), as well as a renowned and renowned professor and researcher. Paraira is a scientist and director of Water Quality of Aigües de Barcelona Barcelona.



Finally, in the last presentation of the year, the journalist and writer from Sabadell, Plàcid Garcia-Planas, will be in charge of reviewing the history of our city, valuing water as an indispensable element from the point of view of industrial textile power as for the growth and dignity of the citizens themselves.

 

 

aigua i món 19

 

 

 

Damià Calvet, Conseller de Territori i Sostenibilitat de la Generalitat de Catalunya talks about climate change: water guarantee in Catalonia

 

Tomàs Molina, meteorologist explains extreme weather phenomena.


Damià Barceló, CSIC Director, and Miquel Paraira, Agbar Quality Director, talk about contamination of rivers, seas and oceans.

Aigua i món'18

The conference cycle Aigua i Món'18 started on the 22nd of February and takes place until the 14th of June. Here you can retrieve different lectures from this year's edition.

At the bottom of this page, there is a box where you can let us know your comments. We will be delighted to know your opinion about these topics. In addition, once you have seen the videos and if you click "OK, got it!" you can earn points in your profile if you are a registered user.

 

 

Julio Basulto, Dietitian and Nutritionist, illustrates us about false beliefs about water.

 

Lancy Dodem, spokesperson of the Vicente Ferrer Foundation, explains how lack of water affects us.

 Triathlete Miquel Blanchart talks about water and physical exercise in the third conference of the year.

 Meteorologist Alfred Rodríguez Picó explains how rainfall is distributed around the world.

 
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Aigua i món'17

In 2017, the Conference Cycle Aigua i Món held 4 lectures. These lectures addressed different topics, such as climate change, false beliefs about water, sustainable development, etc. with renowned speakers such as Francesc Mauri, Jordi Oliver, Martí Boada y Joan Girona. Here you can retrieve all these lectures.

 

At the bottom of this page, there is a box where you can let us know your comments. We will be delighted to know your opinion about these topics. In addition, once you have seen the videos and if you click "OK, got it!" you can earn points in your profile if you are a registered user. 

 


Doctor and researcher Martí Boada talked about sustainable development.


Doctor and researcher at IRTA, Joan Girona explain us about water efficiency in agriculture.


Dr. Jordi Oliver explains us the importance of water reuse.


Geographer specialised in climatology, Francesc Mauri, talked us about climate change.

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