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

The Georgia Secretary of State's office has approved the H2OTECH Conference for the award of 5 Continuing Education Points for Licensed Water and Wastewater Operators. Registered attendees may apply for their certificate by CLICKING HERE.

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Registration and Continental Breakfast Opens 8:30 AM
Knowles Conference Center, College of Law, Georgia State University
85 Park Place NE, Atlanta, Georgia


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 GutiĆ©rrez, 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

     Richard Cavagnaro, CEO, AdEdge Technologies

     Shawn Luton, VP, NClear Inc.

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 GutiĆ©rrez, Program Director, USEPA

5:00 - 6:30 Reception

     Lunch, Breaks, and Evening Reception Included.

     Seating is limited - please register early!

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