WSA Global Congress 2021

Start date: 22. March 2021

End date: 24. March 2021

Location: online


Hawa Dawa will be announced as one of th 40 global WSA winnners 2020.

The WSA Global Congress 2021 will gather more than 500 social entrepreneurs, ICT experts and policy makers, young changemakers and digital problem solvers from all around the world to discuss and share how ICTs and interactive innovations can have a positive and sustainable impact on society.

The WSA Global Congress will offer a wide range of panel discussions, workshops and interactive sessions, as well as highlight of the event - 40 WSA Winners 2020 and 5 WSA Young Innovators Winners 2020 pitches for the title of WSA Global Champion 2021.

McKinsey EMEA IoT Summit

Start date: 18. March 2021

End date: 19. March 2021

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Karim Tarraf will present Hawa Dawa's Air Quality Monitoring Solution at the McKinsey EMEA IoT Summit

The EMEA IoT Summit is a 1.5-day program for industry executives that fosters conversation and peer learning through panel discussions, breakout sessions, and real case examples on the Internet of Things. The last event was a big success with 100+ participants joining across Europe. This year's EMEA IoT summit will feature insights on escaping the pilot trap and achieving impact at scale.

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Start date: 18. January 2021

End date: 21. January 2021

Location: online

AbuDhabi Sustainability Week

See Karim Tarraf, CEO and Co-Founder of Hawa Dawa, in the panel at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW).

Mr. Tarraf is speaking at the ADSW Summit on Tuesday, January 19, joining leaders from policy, business and technology to define new pathways for delivering a green recovery in a post COVID-19 world. To register: ADSW2021

ADSW is a global platform for accelerating the world’s sustainable development. The week brings together a unique fusion of policy makers, industry specialists, technology pioneers and the next generation of sustainability leaders. Through its initiatives and events, ADSW is a catalyst for sharing knowledge, implementing strategies and delivering solutions to drive human progress.

Connecting the Dots 2020

Date: 26. November 2020

Time: 13:15 h

Location: online

Connecting the Dots

See Frank Felten, Head of Product and Partner Management, presenting at "Connecting the Dots 2020":

The network meeting serves to network between start-ups, investors and representatives: from the established economy. In addition to pitches from start-ups and investors, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with experienced start-ups and corporate personalities.

Ultimate Demo Day

Date: 30. November 2020

Time: 10:00 am

Location: online

TUM Ultimate Demo Day

See Cassi Welling, CoO of Hawa Dawa presenting at Ultimate Demo Day:

Joining forces! UVC PartnersTechFounders and XPRENEURS are partnering up to offer you a day filled with well-selected start-ups, high-quality speakers, and special networking opportunities.

Venice City Solutions 2030: Visualizing Agenda 2030 in the city

Start date: 26. November 2020

End date: 27. November 2020

Location: online

Venice City Solutions 2030

See Karim Tarraf, CEO and Co-Founder of Hawa Dawa in the panel discussion.

Venice City Solutions 2030 is a yearly event to advance in the local implementation of the SDGs by identifying and sharing existing tools available to local, regional governments and its partners. Each year, Venice focuses in one specific theme. This time around we are advancing on how Agenda 2030 can be a long-term planning instrument for the city and how the SDGs play a role to assess, analyze and create a future vision for territories. This year's edition will integrate the process of development of the UCLG Local4Action HUBs, a mechanism based on the showcasing of local experiences of implementation of the Global Agendas.

AI for Good Innovation Factory – The Grand Finale

Date: 19. November 2020

Time: 15:00

Location: online


The Innovation Factory Grand Finale will present the best four AI for Good startups who scored the highest scores throughout the Innovation Factory pitching this year. These four promising AI ventures have a great scalability potential for a global impact and are tackling the world’s greatest challenges with their innovative AI solutions to achieve the SDGs in the fields of waste management, air quality, children malnutrition, and agriculture.

Among three other startups Karim Tarraf, CEO and Co-Founder of Hawa Dawa, will have the chance to present their solutions before a jury of experts who will evaluate their pitches and select the top winner. Investors and innovation experts will be present to announce possible partnerships and potential funding.

The Spark – Deutscher Digital Preis: Award Ceremony

Date: 12. November 2020

Time: 8:00 pm

The Spark Award Ceremony

Join Hawa Dawa, as one of the ten finalists, in the award ceremony of "The Spark" in the live stream.

A New Humanity 1E9 – the Conference 2020

Start date: 11. November 2020

End date: 12. November 2020

Location: virtuell and at Deutsches Museum, Munich

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Join Cassi Welling, CoO at Hawa Dawa, in the session "Protect. Empower. Transform. Technologies for a Sustainable and Just Future."

Spotlight in Urban Tech in Europe

Date: 19. November 2020

Location: online


Attend the Paneldiscussion


  • Dr. Ursula Triebswetter, Head of Climate protection and sustainable business, City of Munich
  • Yuriy Nazarov, Innovations and Smart City Technologies Expert, NGO Smart City Hub and CIO representing the City of Kyiv
  • CassiWelling, CoO at Hawa Dawa