Upcoming Events

IFAT Munich 2022

Start date: 30. May 2022
End date: 3. June 2022
Location: Messe München
IFAT Munich

World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management

Being the largest platform for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, IFAT gathers the industry from all over the world—its innovative offers set benchmarks for the future. Modern and future-oriented environmental technologies are at the forefront, as the burdens of the growing industry and the associated consumption of resources require international action.

IFAT also offers an extensive supporting programme with conferences, symposia, workshops and forums on current technologies, topics, and trends.


Smart Country Convention 2022

Start date: 18. October 2022
End date: 20. October 2022
Location: hub27 | Berlin Exhibition Grounds
Smart Country Convention

Germany’s largest congress for the digitization in the public sector

As a driving force for the future of a modern public administration and smart cities, Smart Country Convention (SCCON) provides a central contact point for all key players who want to drive the digital change. It is all about the successful digitization of federal, state, and local authorities.

With their latest technological developments, top innovators in the digital sector meet key decision-makers of federal, state, and local authorities as well as renowned experts from science and associations.


In case no upcoming event is listed here, or you are unable to attend, please use our contact form for scheduling a meeting.

Past Events

Webinar – Luftqualitätsdaten verstehen und nutzen – Teil 4: Datenhoheit und Deutungshoheit

Date: 25. November 2021
Time: Webinar verschoben - neuer Termin folgt
Location: online


In unserer Webinar Reihe “Luftqualitätsdaten zielgruppengerecht verarbeiten, analysieren und bereitstellen” werden wir Grundlagen und weiterführende Themen darstellen.  Die Webinare werden in deutscher Sprache durchgeführt.

Im Teil 4  geht es um: Datenhoheit und Deutungshoheit – Warum zielgruppengerechte Kommunikation von Luftqualität für Kommunen notwendig ist

Karim Tarraf, CEO, wird hierzu in allgemeinverständlicher Weise die wichtigsten Zusammenhänge erklären und für Fragen zur Verfügung stehen.


SmartCity-Summit in Niederrhein

Date: 25. November 2021
Location: Mönchengladbach
Smart City Summit Niederrhein

At this year’s SmartCity-Summit in Niederrhein, digitization experts, SME executives, innovative startups, institutions and associations from science and research, as well as stakeholders from municipalities will jointly shape the digital city of tomorrow.
The Summit offers the ideal platform to network with decision-makers in the Lower Rhine region and present smart solutions for new paths to the digital city of the future. Hawa Dawa is also involved and supports the Summit with know-how, ideas and future issues around the topic of smart cities to make Mönchengladbach’s environment and mobility smarter.

Virtual OKNRW – Barcamp 2021

Date: 20. November 2021
Time: 12:30 - 17:45
Location: online
OKNRW Barcamp 2021

Open infrastructures for resilient municipalities

Severe events such as the floods in the summer in NRW show that structures that are supposedly taken for granted are fragile, especially in times of crisis.

This year’s 11th OKNRW Barcamp focus on the structures and networks protecting and promoting coexistence in municipalities. A wide variety of stakeholders will come together virtually to share information about challenges and models of collaborative, public infrastructures.

Matthew Fullerton, CTO, will give a short presentation on “Public air quality data in the context of geodata portals, open data portals and open urban platforms”.


Erstes Jahrestreffen Netzwerk Junge Bürgermeister*innen

Start date: 18. November 2021
End date: 19. November 2021
Location: Berlin

Im Workshop “Handlungsfähige Kommune” wird Martin Montag, Head of Sales Public Sector bei Hawa Dawa, unter der Moderation von Alexander Handschuh, Sprecher des DStGBs, an einer Podiumsdiskussion zum Thema “Chancen der Digitalisierung” teilnehmen.

Gründungswoche Deutschland

Start date: 15. November 2021
End date: 21. November 2021
Location: Hildesheim
Gründungswoche Uni Hildesheim

Gründerwoche Deutschland is part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week. In a range of lectures, workshops and interviews, everything revolves around entrepreneurial spirit, business start-ups and entrepreneurial thinking and acting. Karim Tarraf participates in the heterogeneous panel at the kick-off event. Professor Andreas Mojzisch from the University of Hildesheim will open with the keynote speech on “Through diversity of opinion to synergy in group decisions”.

Microsoft Sustainability Kick-Off

Sustainability is currently receiving as much attention and popularity as hardly any other topic. Digital transformation represents a powerful lever for jointly exploiting the opportunities of sustainability.

The Microsoft Sustainability Kick-Off  “digital and sustainable – it’s possible” on 10. November 2021 features experts from research and industry and Microsoft customers and partners who have already integrated sustainability into their business processes. Karim Tarraf is part of the panel and provides insights on combining economic growth, quality of life and sustainability with a digital and sustainable business model.

Hot Spots der Stadtentwicklung

Date: 14. October 2021
Time: 18:30
Location: online
Hotspots der Stadtentwicklung Event

Digitale, soziale und nachhaltige Stadtentwicklung – geht das? Und wenn ja, wie? In der virtuellen Veranstaltungsreihe HOT SPOTS: DER STADTENTWICKLUNG dreht sich alles um Digitalisierung und Stadtentwicklung. Referent*innen und Gesprächspartner*innen diskutieren und beleuchten unterschiedliche Themen aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln. Das Auditorium stellt Fragen, stimmt ab und gibt Input für die Diskussion.

Karim Tarraf wird in einem Impulsvortrag das Hawa Dawa Pilotprojekt vorstellen, das als Gewinner aus der Leipziger Smart City Challenge „Urbane Umweltdaten – sehen & verstehen“  hervorging.

Smart City Breakfast

Date: 13. October 2021
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Hamburg

New Forms of Mobility – how to give the city back to people

Breakfast Networking Event during ITS World Congress

Join Drees & Sommer, Hawa Dawa and Microsoft discussing how to leverage the opportunities of “Smart City” to bring together efforts from traffic planners and managers, district and real estate development and infrastructure to build a liveable future city.


ITS World Congress

Start date: 11. October 2021
End date: 15. October 2021
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Hamburg
ITS Event

We look forward to meeting you in Hamburg!

  • Visit our booth at ITS Word Congress
  • Join our “Smart City Breakfast” on October 13, in Hammerbrooklyn – one of Hamburg’s most innovative quarters
  • Attend our presentation in the ITS session “BP13: Managing the streets” on Friday October, 14



In unserer Webinar Reihe Luftqualitätsdaten zielgruppengerecht verarbeiten, analysieren und bereitstellen” werden wir Grundlagen und weiterführende Themen darstellen.  Die Webinare werden in deutscher Sprache durchgeführt.

Am 7.10. um 14:00 Uhr geht es um Anwendung von Luftqualitätsdaten

Karim Tarraf, CEO, wird hierzu in allgemeinverständlicher Weise die wichtigsten Zusammenhänge erklären und für Fragen zur Verfügung stehen.