Seminar series professionals in sustainability: water use, on 29 January

More and more jobs become available within the sustainability field. There is a need for lawyers, entrepreneurs, researchers, policymakers and many more who have a background in sustainability.

Do you see yourself pursuing a career in this field? Then you are invited to attend seminars with professionals from the field.

When: Wednesday 29 January, 16.00 – 17.30
Where: Maastricht Sustainability Institute, Kapoenstraat 2, room 0.009
No need to sign up.

This seminar series is mainly aimed at students, however, staff member may be interested to join, learn and get inspired from sustainability professionals as well.

Seminar #2: water use
For this seminar we have invited an alumnus from the master Sustainability Science, Policy and Society: Diederik van Duuren. He is a boundary worker (rare species) active in the water sector. On the one hand, he has a corporate role as a strategy and innovation adviser: implementing sustainability from strategy to action at WML (Water Maatschappij Limburg). On the other hand, he is an external PhD researcher at ICIS (UM) focused on transitioning the water sector towards a more sustainable water system.

He will discuss questions such as:

  • What does sustainability mean in practice?
  • What are the language barriers between practice and science?
  • What could the water system of the future look like?
  • What can you as a sustainability professional offer to society?
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