The US Urban Wastewater Market – Opportunities for Danish Solutions

This webinar will give you background information about the US wastewater sector and the Weftec exhibition, so that you can make the best decisions for your company regarding your US export.



3:00 pm – 4:00 pm [CEST]




Free of Charge

Read more about the exhibition in October here.

Jesper Kjelds 2022
Head of Water Jesper Kjelds +45 6120 1699
Sandra Ladefoged, Danish Export Association
Project Consultant Sandra Ladefoged +45 2478 1292

This webinar is for Danish companies and their colleagues around the world. The webinar is being held as a prelude to the Weftec Exhibition in New Orleans on 8-12 October, where we will participate with a Pavilion of Denmark stand.

Speakers with expert knowledge of the Northern American market have been invited and you will be able to ask questions regarding the market, exhibition, and the Pavilion of Denmark.


  • 15:00


    Jesper Kjelds, Head of Water, Danish Export Association

    Welcome and short introduction.

  • 15:10

    US Urban Wastewater Market

    Jesper Køks & Ulrik Folkmann, WTA, Consulate General of Denmark in Chicago

    An overview of the US Urban Wastewater Market with value proposition, opportunities for Danish Water Tech companies, the key clients and financing.

  • 15:20

    Focus markets: Midwest, Texas, and California

    Jesper Køks & Ulrik Folkmann, WTA, Consulate General of Denmark in Chicago
  • 15:35

    Join the Pavilion of Denmark at WEFTEC

    Thomas Bennett, Water Environment Federation

    Update on the WEFTEC exhibition.

  • 15:45 - 16:00

    Q & A

  • Ulrik Folkmann Hansen Card Slider

    Ulrik Folkmann Hansen

    Ulrik Folkmann Hansen is Senior Technical Advisor for the Danish Water Technology Advisory (WTA). Ulrik has been posted at the Danish Consulate in Chicago on several occasions and has more than 25 years of experience in the wastewater treatment industry from all areas including operational and management positions at utilities, the private sector, and governmentral level.

  • Jesper Køks Andersen Card Slider

    Jesper Køks Andersen

    Jesper Køks Andersen is Counsellor for Water & Environment at the Danish Consulate in Chicago. Jesper has extensive experience with market entry to the US after living in the US on 3 occasions. He is currently responsible for government-2-government collaborations and strategic water projects between Denmark and US cities, states, and organizations. He previously held the position as Global Team Leader for Water & Environment at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Thomas Bennett Card Slider

    Thomas Bennett

    Thomas Bennett has been supporting the international exhibitors since 2014. These include country pavilions, such as the Danish pavilion and pavilions from UK, Germany, France, Spain, Korea, Japan, Netherlands and more. Furthermore, he supports those companies that wish to use WEF marketing platforms to promote themselves into the water industry. WEF publishes industry magazines, have digital platforms and offer many ways companies can promote their attendance at WEFTEC, through sponsorship and digital email blasts.