Learn about the latest innovations in water reuse, network with water professionals, and find solutions to critical water supply issues at the 30th Annual WaterReuse Symposium. The symposium will be held at the Sheraton Seattle, Sept. 13–16. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) and the American Water Works Association (Denver) have partnered to create this event.
Brian Arbogast, director of the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Team in the Global Development Program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle), will offer the event’s opening session keynote speech. Arbogast leads the foundation’s effort to bring to people in the developing world both innovations in sanitation technology and new ways to deliver sanitation products and services.
The symposium will end with a workshop designed to provide a framework to put new information into action. The workshop will pose the question, “How can water leaders garner support for resilient water supplies in communities?”
Alternately, attendees can attend an interactive closing plenary session featuring
- Paul Bowen, director of Sustainable Operations for The Coca-Cola Co. (Atlanta);
- Mayor Jim Hemberry for the City of Quincy, Wash.; and
- Melissa Marshall of Marshall Consulting LLC (State College, Pa.) who is known for her Ted Talk on presenting complex scientific ideas to a general audience.