05 august


On September 2nd, the webinar ‘How can floating development help adapt to climate change?’ will take place. This webinar is the kick-off of a Community of Practice on floating development bringing together Dutch expertise with experts on vulnerable housing in the South to discuss how to upscale these innovative solutions.


Dutch expertise

Among the experts are our Chief Resilience Officer Arnoud Molenaar, Chairman and Founder of Blue Revolution Foundation Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther, and CEO of the Floating Farm Peter van Wingerden. The webinar will be held at 04.00 PM (CEST).


Floating Pavillion - Iris van den Broek

The Floating Pavillion - Iris van den Broek



Opening and welcome - Arnoud Molenaar, Chief Resilience Officer, Rotterdam

What is the need for floating development with future projections of sea level rise and flooding? Examples from around the world - Vicky Lin, Chair of the Organizing Committee of the 2nd World Conference on Floating Solutions (WCFS2020)

“Dream homes”: Creating sustainable floating homes to transform lives: Examples from Bangladesh - Dr Nandan Mukherjee, University of Dundee, UK.

Floating Farm: Bringing food to the city: The circular floating farm in Rotterdam - Peter van Wingerden, CEO Beladon and the initiator of the Floating Farm

The Floating Pavilion - Jan Willem Roël, Owner/Director, FlexBase BV in the Netherlands and Cofounder, FlexBase International Ltd. in Singapore

Presenting idea for training module on floating development - Dr. Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther, Chairman and Founder, Blue Revolution Foundation

Discussion - Including representatives from cities, universities, and others.


More information and registration

Would you like to attend this event?  You can register here.

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