During the 38th IAHR World Congress in Panama a number of activities and benefits for students and young professionals will be conducted. All registered Young Professionals are invited to participate!
YPN Technical Tours:
The YPN technical tours will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 with 2 different options:
Miraflores Dam is a concrete dam that creates the small Miraflores Lake. The Miraflores Lake is located between the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal. The main purpose of Miraflores Lake is to maintain a minimum draught for the ships transiting between the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks.
Madden Dam is a concrete dam that creates the Alhajuela Lake. The Alhajuela Lake was created in 1935 with the purpose of assist the Gatun Lake with water to be used in the ships transits and in the municipal consumption of Panama City.
2. Panama Bay Sanitation Project:
This Tour gives the opportunity to understand and discover about the Panama Bay Sanitation Project. The Treatment Plant of Sanitation Project of the City and the Bay of Panama is located in the south east area of Panama City, in the area of Juan Diaz. The sanitation of the City and Bay of Panama is a state project aimed at solving the problem of wastewater in the capital of the country, discharged into streams, rivers and other tributaries, which produces high environmental pollution and generates risks of health for the population.
Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Panama Bay Sanitation Project
To register to the visit please send a mail to: email@example.com
Due to capacity limitation you will need to reserve before August 15, 2019
The YPN Night will be held on Tuesday, September 3, after the technical tours, in the Casco Viejo, Panama City’s historic old quarter. Buses will take participants to the Fifth Centenary Square, at the entrance of the Casco Viejo. From there the participants will be guided to a variety of restaurant and evening places in the Casco Viejo, among them: Casa Jaguar, El Viejo Santana, Beauty and Butcher, Casa Casco, Blue Moon and El Social.
YPN Social Corner:
A permanent meeting space will be reserved for YPN members for socialization, study and discussion of common projects.
Specific talks addressed to the YPN community will be held during the Congress.
YPN General Assembly:
Room the Sixth Tuesday from 18:30 to 20:00
More activities will be shortly announced!
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