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** DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA, WE ARE RESCHEDULING THE EVENT TO THURSDAY DECEMBER 14. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO USE THE ONLINE SYSTEM TO REQUEST A REFUND IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THE NEW DATE. WE STILL HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE THERE! **



First Annual Water Technology Innovation Conference, Held by H2OTECH, the EPA Water Cluster for the Southeast US

RESCHEDULED DATE: DECEMBER 14, 2017

Registration and Continental Breakfast Opens 9:30 AM
Knowles Conference Center, College of Law, Georgia State University
85 Park Place NE, Atlanta, Georgia



Program

8:30 - 9:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:30 - 9:45 Welcome

Dr. James Weyhenmeyer, VP for Research & Economic Development, Georgia State University

9:45 - 11:15 Panel I: Water Resource Challenges and Health in the Southeast US

     Todd Rasmussen (Chair), Professor of Hydrology & Water Resources, University of Georgia, Athens

     Ryan Rowberry, Environmental & Natural Resource Law, Georgia State University, Atlanta

     Craig Pendergrast, Partner, Taylor English, Atlanta

     Hermann Fritz, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

     Christine Stauber, Assoc. Professor of Environmental Health, Georgia State University

11:30 - 12:45 Lunch Keynote Address



    Sally Gutiérrez, Director of Environmental Technology Innovation Cluster Program, USEPA

1:00 - 2:30 Panel II: Water reuse strategies and technologies

    Joel Rosenfield (Chair), Pres & CEO, WaterGuru Associates, Atlanta

     Bruce A. Karas, VP for Environment & Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Company

     Alistair Dove, VP for Research and Conservation, Georgia Aquarium

     Jonathan Lanciani, Founder & CEO, Sustainable Water

2:30 - 3:00 Coffee Break

3:00 - 4:30 Panel III: Water Technology Commercialization and Cluster Development

     John Baker, Sr. Director BD & Commercialization, Intrexon Corp

     Ebie Holst, CEO, Splashlink

     Gary Keller (Chair), CEO, Xomix, Chicago

     Ronit Erlitski, Director BD, AdEdge Technologies

     Dennis Yancey, Co-Founder, Coastal Waters Biotechnology Group

4:30 - 5:00 Roundtable Discussion on H2OTECH Cluster for the Southeast

     Gary Keller, CEO, Xomix, Chicago

     Dan Deocampo, Professor of Geosciences, Georgia State University

     Sally Gutiérrez, Program Director, USEPA

5:00 - 6:30 Reception

     Lunch, Breaks, and Evening Reception Included.

     Seating is limited - please register early!


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