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, Aigua i Món'18 and Aigua i Món'19.
 

This year, the Aigua i Món'20 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 2020
 

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Here you can watch the next conference live:

 

Marta Subirà, secretary of Medi Ambient i Sostenibilitat de la Generalitat de Catalunya

 

Climate Emergency Decree in Catalonia and its impact on the water vector.

 

Thursday 20 february. 18h.

 

Aigua i món'20

Aigua i Món, which reaches its 4th edition in 2020, will start on Thursday, February 20 and will program a total of 4 sessions in February, April, June and October.

 

The presentations, open to the public with previous registration at fundacio@cassa.es, will take place again in Aula de l'Aigua. In the previous editions of Water and World (2017-2019), a total of 1.200 people attended.

 

Marta Subirà, Secretary of Environment and Sustainability of the Government of Catalonia

On Thursday, February 20 at 18h, Aigües Sabadell will inaugurate Aigua i Món 2020 with the first session, led by Marta Subirà, Secretary of Environment and Sustainability of the Government of Catalonia, who will focus his presentation on the Emergency Decree Climate in Catalonia and its impact on the water vector.

 

Mònica Usart, meteorologist and weather presenter at RAC1

The well-known meteorologist Mònica Usart will explain all the details and anecdotes involved in drawing up the weather forecast for the media. His presentation will take place on Thursday, April 16 at 6 pm.

 

Bàrbara Díaz, Head of International Cooperation at the Red Cross

Not only are war conflicts causing humanitarian crises. There are more and more refugees in the world for reasons linked to climate change. Barbara Díaz, Head of International Cooperation at the Red Cross, will explain the importance of water in humanitarian crises: how can we guarantee access to safe drinking water, both for drinking and for ensuring the minimum sanitary conditions? The presentation will take place on Thursday, June 18 at 6 pm.

 

Dulcinea Meijide, Engineer and Director of Sustainable Development at SUEZ   

And with this outlook, what can we do to try to reverse the effects of climate change? The Sustainable Development Goals drafted and approved by the UN are the best guide for acting globally, both public administrations, companies and the public. All the details will be given to us by Dulcinea Meijide, engineer and director of Sustainable Development at SUEZ. Its session will be Thursday, October 29 at 6 pm.    

 

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.

 

 

 

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.


Sabadell journalist and writer, Plàcid García Planas, explains how water has been key in the development of Sabadell

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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