BCWWA Young Professionals Committee Panel

March 22, 2021, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Topic: Water for People: working in Rwanda) + on-the-spot design competition (with prizes!) + networking event

The BC Water & Waste Association's Young Professionals Committee is hosting a World Water Day event on Monday, March 22, 2021 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm PST. This event is all about celebrating the value of water and its importance in communities across the world. Attendees will be challenged with a fun interactive water-related design problem and will give pitches for their solutions to a panel of industry judges for a chance to win gift cards and door prizes. Featuring a Special Presentation by Water For People Canada Overcoming Obstacles to Obtain Everyone Forever

Experience: World Water Corps in Rwanda

Presented by:

-Garry Boychuk, Manager of Capital Works Delivery, City of Toronto

-Jaime Boutilier, Manager of Field Services, CIMA+


6:00 - 6:20 Introduction and Water for People Presentation

6:20 - 6:30 Design Problem Statement

6:30 - 7:15 Group Brainstorming Session

7:15 - 7:35 Presentations/Pitches

7:35 - 7:50 Networking

7:50 - 8:00 Announcement of Design Competition and Raffle Prizes


First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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