water-link Chair

The water-link Chair at the University of Antwerp will focus on a risk-based approach to drinking water production. The research activities are unique and integrate different disciplines: chemical screening, to early warning & risk communication.

Inauguration Chair - 1 June 2017

When: 1 June 2017 from 16h

Where: Campus Middelheim, Building A, Room A.143

Middelheimlaan 1, 2020 Antwerpen


Please register by using this link before 18 May 2017:




16:00 - 16:15: Coffee 

16:15 – 16:30: Official opening of the Chair

  • Prof. Dr. Herman Van Goethem, Rector, University of Antwerp
  • Prof. Dr. Silvia Lenaerts, Vice-rector Innovation & Valorisation; Chair of the Institute for Environment and Sustainable Development (IMDO), University of Antwerp
  • Dhr. André Gantman, President, water-link

16:30 – 17.00: Keynote ‘Challenges for drinking water in Flanders’, Flemish Environment Agency, Dr. Kris Van den Belt

17:00 – 17:15: Content of the water-link Chair, Prof. Dr. Pieter Joos, water-link/University of Antwerp & Prof. Dr. Siegfried Vlaeminck, University of Antwerp

17:15 – end: Reception