Last Wednesday, we had a great time during our YES-DC Summer meet-up event. Great to see familiar faces, welcome new members and we even had the honour of hosting some YES-DC alumni. Questions about challenges within our (professional) life gave room to very interesting conversations. We hope you also enjoyed, and we would love to[…]
On 12 September YES-DC will host a lecture on nuclear energy, specifically on the potential of thorium reactors. Thorium-based nuclear reactors are often proposed as an alternative to conventional nuclear energy because of its resource abundance, high energy intensity and improved safety. Nuclear energy is currently the most controversial energy source in the debate on[…]
On 28 August YES-DC will host its annual summer meet-up, an informal get together for older and newer members to get to know each other better! We will provide food and drinks, as well as an interactive programme to stimulate networking and discussion. Will we see you there? Stay tuned for more info!
Last Wednesday, 3rd of July, YES-DC organised an event about data science and energy transition. We had three inspiring speakers: Paul Suijkerbuik from the Dutch/European government talked about the importance of open data sharing, Hubert Spruijt from Senfal told us more about his work with energy trading and Florijn de Graaf from Spectral shared some examples of implementing cutting-edge smart grid[…]
During the general assembly of YES-DC on June the 3rd the board of 2018-2019 was discharged and the board of 2019-2020 was installed. If you are interested in the minutes of this gathering, you can find it in this link. We, the brand new board, thank Rob de Jeu, Reinout Boven, Adwait Apte, Anuja Naiknavare, Yvo[…]
We are looking for the next board, and you can be part of it! Do you want to actively influence what is the latest talk in the energy sector? Send us an email through firstname.lastname@example.org.
YES-DC attended the United Nations Climate Change Conference this December, called COP24, in Katowice, Poland in December of 2018. The delegation consisted of Adwait Apte, Angelita Kappers, Rhythima Shinde and Marnix Paanakker. Together with our partners the Klimaat Energie Koepel (KEK) and YES-Europe, our delegation also facilitated a workshop on how young professionals are influencing Dutch energy policy. You can read about their experiences[…]
The YES-DC board is looking for a candidate to support the board (student) and help YES-DC realize it’s ambitious goals for this year on promotion, growth and enhancing it’s network! The Board consists of 6 young ambitious professionals, working in the energy field. Working as a close international team on a voluntary- with an average of 4 hours a week –[…]
Although it was difficult to imagine what we could expect, we arrived in Bonn with some excitement. Delegates from all over the world gathered in the World Conference Center to lay the foundations for (the negotiation text of) COP 23later this year. We had some small talks with delegates of South Sudan, the head of[…]
YES-DC is one of the associations that is entitled to send a delegation to the conference of parties (COP), the international climate conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Click here to read the experiences of the YES-DC delegation that went to COP22 last November in Marrakech. Note that there is[…]