The Team And The Project

The CodeBlue water conference, curated by students and leading water experts from the fields of engineering, social sciences, communication & design, science and architecture, aims to address and explore today’s most pressing water issues. CodeBlue aims to inspire the decision makers and community to take action in reshaping the water policy and solution making culture in Pakistan.

The conference will contain a number of features, namely:

  • Expert talks
  • Multimedia/Short Films
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Government perspective and agendas

Conference Goal

The goal of this water conference is to provide a forum for engineers, designers, policy makers, decision makers and change makers to share ideas about improving the current water solutions and consumption practices. To foster meaningful discussion and outcomes, the conference includes interactive panel sessions, presentations, workshops, and industry demonstrations. The conference welcomes representation from all disciplines including academia, industry and government as participants in this engaging conference.

  • Panel sessions, including interactive Q&A sessions
  • Youth engaging activities
  • Networking opportunities

Event Schedule

“CodeBlue: Exploring Indigenous Solutions to the Water Crisis”

CodeBlue is an initiative that aims to emphasize on using science, technology and engineering, and particularly relying on indigenous resources when discussing the water issues in Pakistan. Our first introduction will be a conference planned for March 2019, that will focus on what policy and decision-makers can do in partnership with communities, businesses, scientists and individuals to design creative water solutions for Pakistan.

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Experts

Wajihuddin Ahmed

Senior Justice of Pakistan Supreme Court

Taj Haider

Senator PPP

Saeed Ghani

Provincial Minister for Local Govt, GoS

Dr. Farooq Sattar

Ex Mayor Karachi & Chairman KWSB

Dr. Shaukat Hameed

Ex member Planning Commission Sci & Tech, Rector GIKI

Rafay Ahmed

Chief Executive at HydroCon Engineers & Professionals Pvt. Ltd.

Sophia Hasnain

CEO Linked Things

Saud Hashmi

Project Lead, Big Data & Analytics. PwC Pakistan

Afia Salam

Enviromental Journalist

Farhan Anwar

Policy Expert and Practioner at IBA

Dr. Erum Sattar

Doctorate from Harvard Law School. Prof of Law at Tufts

Tofiq Pasha Mooraj

Farmer and Enviromental Activist

Organizers

Samir Hoodbhoy

Convener

Abdul Rehman

Co-convener

Minah Ali

Co-convener

Video Contest

The CodeBlue team would like to hear your ideas and solutions to solving the water crisis in Pakistan.
Create a short video and participate in our video contest for a chance to get Cash Prize & Award For further instructions, click on the link below.

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Event Partners

Event Interests

water scarcity is one of the major problems of the country and a necessity for every form of life and it requires a well-planned water infrastructure with the help of multiple stakeholders’ input and technical intervention.
that the water scarcity is approaching a critical phase and the current water crisis is a layered civic problem. It is essential that we must look towards other sustainable alternatives of generating clean water and change our current water practices.
by discussing a holistic approach to solving the water crisis in Pakistan, through the technical, economic, social and political perspective. It will include interactive panel talks, lectures, multimedia presentations, short films and research papers. CODEBLUE will put emphasis on using indigenous, local resources when tackling this issue, and will bring together a diaspora of audiences on the same platform; students and faculty members, technical experts and engineers, members of the civil society and members of the government.
potential collaborators such as the government, universities, non-governmental organizations, industries, and citizens to help promote the proposed thought through, technologically feasible and sustainable solutions presented by the participants and organizations.

Event Location

Habib University
Tariq Rafi Lecture Hall
Block 18, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Off Shahrah-e-Faisal Rd, Faisal Cantonment, Karachi, Sindh.

Contact Us

Email: codeblueconf@gmail.com
Contact: +92-3343352166