Clean Technology 2010
infrastructure

Water


Symposium Co-chairs:

Angel Adams Angela Adams
Water Quality Improvement Center
U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation
Henderson David Henderson
Managing Director, XPV Capital Corporation
Cooper William Cooper
Managing Director
Urban Water Research Center, UC Irvine

Confirmed Speakers Include:

Ambrose Mike Ambrose
Manager of Regulatory Compliance,
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Peter Williams Peter Williams
Distinguished Engineer & Chief Technology Officer
Big Green Innovations, IBM
Joy Weis Joy Weiss
President and CEO
Dust Networks
Ron Dizy Ron Dizy
President and CEO
Sempra Power
Yoram Cohen Yoram Cohen
Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
  Valerie Nelson
Director
Coalition for Alternative Wastewater Treatment
  Nick Reid
Vice President, Business Development
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Chaudhry Shahid Chaudhry
Water-Energy Efficiency Program Manager
California Energy Commission
C. Dale Jacobson C. Dale Jacobson
Jacobson Satchell Consultants
Hutchings Nathan R. Hutching
President and COO
Bear Creek Services, LLC
F. Henry Habicht II F. Henry Habicht II
Managing Partner, Sail Ventures
Eric M.V. Hoek Eric M.V. Hoek
Associate Professor
University of California, Los Angels
  Mehul Patel
GWR System Program Manager
Orange County Water District (OCWD)
  Paul M. Gallagher
Director, Global Process Technology
Siemens Water Technologies

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 22

10:30 Water Industry Overview
1:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech & Water
1:30 Utility Technology Challenge
1:30 Water Cleantech
2:30 Cleantech Coffee Break
3:00 Water Energy Nexus
3:30 Utility Technology Challenge
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)
 Water Technologies

Wednesday June 23

8:30 Technology & Finance for Smart Grid: Keynote Panel
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
1:30 Water Cleantech: Membrane, Purification & Desal
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo Hall
6:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd Floor

Thursday June 24

8:30 Cleantech Keynotes
9:00 Cleantech Keynote Panel: Hottest clean technologies for VCs - who will they fund next?
10:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd Floor
10:30 FutureH2O: Drinking/Waste Water Infrastructure
1:30 FutureH2O: Water Storage & Supply Infrastructure
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Remediation, Purification & Alternative Fuels
5:00 TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second Floor

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 22

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10:30Water Industry OverviewRoom 203 AB
Session chair: D. Henderson, XPV Capital, US
-N. Reid, Ontario Clean Water Agency, CA
-D. Stanton, APTwater, Inc., US
-N. Huthchings, Bear Creek Services, LLC, US
-P. Wickberg, EnviroTower Inc., US
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1:00TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech & WaterRoom 207 C
Session chair: Armin Volkel, PARC, US
1:00Double-selective layer forward osmosis membranes
T. Chong, National Universtiy of Singapore, SG
1:10Hydro Xero Gel Media (HXGM) - Green Water/Wastewater Technology
J. Min, Enova Water, US
1:20Method and Device for Selective Etching
S. Pédèche, GRAVIT, FR
1:30Green Chimney for Localized Carbon Sequestration
M. Mun Thoh, National University of Singapore, SG
1:40Method for converting waste plastic to lower-molecular weight hydrocarbons, particularly hydrocarbon fuel materials and the hydrocarbon material produced there by
M. Sarker, Natural State Research, Inc., US
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1:30Utility Technology ChallengeRoom 204 C
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
1:30PRD Tech, Inc.
R. Govind, PRD Tech, Inc., US
1:45Parker Hannifin Corporation
D. Thompson, Parker Hannifin Corporation, US
2:00E3 Greentech Enterprises, Inc.
E. Smith, E3 Greentech Enterprises, Inc., US
2:15Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
R. Vero, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., US
2:30eMeter
A. Deyonker, eMeter, US
2:45Rainforest Automation
C. Tumpach, Rainforest Automation, Canada
3:00Ballard Power Systems, Inc.
K. Kassam, Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Canada
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1:30Water CleantechExpo Theater 1
Session chair: Shushana Castle, Clinton Climate Initiative/Millennium Water Alliance
1:30You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure
D. Schulz, Cyber-Rain, US
1:45Developing Sustainable Solutions to Address Global Water Scarcity
G.G. Pique, Energy Recovery, Inc., US
2:00Swimming Behavior Spectrometer Developed for Early Warning Water Toxin Detection
K.R. McManus, S. Gallager, Petrel Biosensors, Inc., US
2:15Low Cost Green Technology for Treating Water and Wastewater including Membrane Concentrate and Ion Exchange Brine.
J. Min, Enova Water, US
2:30Revolutionary proven water disinfection technology for agriculture
B. Fenenga, Isan USA, Inc., US
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2:30Cleantech Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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3:00Water Energy NexusRoom 203 AB
Session chair: Mike Hightower, Sandia National Labs, US
-S. Chaudhry, California Energy Commission, US
-D. Henderson, XPV Capital, US
-M. Ambrose, East Bay Municipal Utility District, US
-R. Dizy, Sempa Power, US
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3:30Utility Technology ChallengeRoom 204 C
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
3:30Ener-G-Rotors, Inc.
M. Newell, Ener-G-Rotors, Inc., US
3:45Enmetric Systems, Inc.
J. Masters, Enmetric Systems, Inc., US
4:00EchoGen Power Systems, Inc.
M. Persichilli, EchoGen Power Systems, Inc., US
4:15PVT Solar, Inc.
R. Narayanamurthy, PVT Solar, Inc., US
4:30Grid Manager A/S
M. Birkelund, Grid Manager A/S, DK
4:45Prism Solar Technologies
J. Barry, Prism Solar Technologies, US
5:00Envirock
N. Isreal, Envirock, US
5:15QM Power
P. Piper, QM Power, US
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Water TechnologiesExpo Hall
-Studies on the kinetic properties of photocatalytic degradation of phenol in water using ZnO nanopowder as a photocatalyst
Y. Tao, Z.L. Cheng, K.E. Ting, X.J. Yin, Singapore Polytechnic, SG
-Using Zeta Potential to Optimize the Water Clarification Process in a Full-Scale Water Production Facility
U. Nobbmann, K.R. Gertig, J.A. Billica, A. Morfesis, Malvern Instruments, Inc., US
-Analysis of Membrane Filtration Efficiency for the Removal of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles from Aqueous Nanoparticle Suspension
S. Surawanvijit, M. Kim, Y. Cohen, Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, US
-Design of a POSS-modified Zeolite Structure and the Study of the Enhancement of Ammonia-nitrogen Removal from Drinking Water
D. Lin, D. Wang, Q. Zhang, H. You, K. Shetty, L. Hu, Harbin Institute of Technology, CN
-Biogenic silver nanoparticles for virus disinfection in drinking water
B. De Gusseme, L. Sintubin, L. Baert, T. Hennebel, M. Uyttendaele, N. Boon, W. Verstraete, Ghent University, BE
-Precipitation, Adsorption and Inhibitory Effects of Nano Copper in Wastewater Activated Sludge
J. Smeraldi, G. Rajagopalan, W.J. Cooper, T. Hosseini, D. Rosso, University of California, Irvine, US
-membrane technology in fishery industry: An state of art in nanotechnology
B.D. Sriniwas, R. Sharma, RTM University of Nagpur, IN
-Study of the surface modification of cerium oxide nanoparticles by ionic species adsorption
A. García, S. Recillas, E. Casals, E. González, V. Puntes, A. Sánchez, X. Font, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, ES
-Removal of Chromium Ions From Industrial Effluents by Adsorption Technique (Batch and Column) Studies
M.M. Aboabboud, H.G. Ibrahim and A.Y. Okasha, Al-Mergheb university, LY

Wednesday June 23

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8:30Technology & Finance for Smart Grid: Keynote PanelRoom 204 BC
Session chair: Paul Dickerson, Haynes & Boone, US
-J. Silva, On-Ramp Wireless, Inc., US
-M. Breen, Xtreme Power, US
-D. Wood, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, US
-M. Montoya, Southern California Edison, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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1:30Water Cleantech: Membrane, Purification & DesalRoom 204 C
Session chair: Shushana Castle, Clinton Climate Initiative/Millennium Water Alliance
1:30Analysis of Membrane Filtration Efficiency in Removal of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles from Aqueous Nanoparticle Suspension in the Presence of Coagulation Pretreatment
S. Surawanvijit, M. Kim, Y. Cohen, University of California, Los Angeles, US
1:50New UV Technology for Point-of-Use Water Disinfection
Y. Bilenko, I. Shturm, O. Bilenko, M. Shatalov, R. Gaska, Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc., US
2:10Functional polymer hydrogels for water purification applications
Y. Liu, State University of New York at Stony Brook, US
2:30Innovative Cost-effective Pre-treatment for Desalination
M.H. Lean, J. Seo, A. Kole, A.R. Volkel, N. Chang, B. Hsieh, K. Melde, Palo Alto Research Center, US
2:50Ion Rejection Properties of Nanofiltration Membranes With Inhomogeneous Charge Distribution
A. Szymczyk, H. Zhu, B. Balannec, University of Rennes, FR
3:10Heterogeneous Photo-Fenton Oxidation on Nanosized Pt/Perovskites as Clean and Efficient Process for Organic Pollutants Removal from Wastewater
D. Sannino, L.A. Isupova, P. Ciambelli, University of Salerno, IT
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo HallExpo Hall
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6:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC

Thursday June 24

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8:30Cleantech KeynotesBallroom A
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:30Commercialization Programs at ARPA-E
S.J. Wagle, ARPA-E, US
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9:00Cleantech Keynote Panel: Hottest clean technologies for VCs - who will they fund next?Ballroom A
Session chair: Andrew Heckler, Brightfield Energy, US
-S. Goldberg, Venrock, US
-D. Malkani, RockPort Capital Partners, US
-A. Wong, D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P., US
-D. Dreesen, Battery Ventures, US
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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC
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10:30FutureH2O: Drinking/Waste Water InfrastructureRoom 204 C
Session chair: Angela Adams, Beureau of Reclamation, US
10:30Optimizing Dual Conjunctive Water Supply and Reuse Systems with Distributed Treatment for High-growth Water-scarce Regions
K. Lansey, University of Arizona, US
10:50Applications for Sensor Networks in Drinking and Waste Water Treatment
J. Weiss, Dust Networks, US
11:10Neighborhood/Individual Water Reuse Systems & Practices, as Utilized in Los Angeles and New York
V. Nelson, Coaltion for Alternative Wasteater Treatment, US
11:30Condition Report on Water Treatment Infrastructure - the ASCE Infrastructure Report Card
D. Jacobson, Jacobson-Satchell Consultants, US
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1:30FutureH2O: Water Storage & Supply InfrastructureRoom 204 C
Session chair: Angela Adams, Beureau of Reclamation, US
1:30Applying Smart Technology to Water Storage & Supply Infrastructure
P. Williams, IBM, US
1:50A New Framework for Making Renewal/Rehabilitation Decisions for Aging Water Infrastructure
V. Nelson, Coaltion for Alternative Wastewater Treatment, US
2:10Using Groundwater Storage Systems in Large-Scale Water Management
C. Cullom, Central Arizona Water Conservation District, US
2:30Constructed wetlands for management of desalting concentrates
P. Frank, CH2MHILL, US
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: Cleantech Remediation, Purification & Alternative FuelsRoom 207 A
Session chair: Armin Volkel, PARC, US
4:00Solegria Solutions, LLC
J. Black, Solegria Solutions, LLC, US
4:10EnerGreenCo
S.P. Sims, EnerGreenCo, US
4:20FlexEnergy LLC
P. Fukumoto, FlexEnergy LLC, US
4:30Natural State Research, Inc
M. Sarker, Natural State Research, Inc., US
4:40Power Ecalene Fuels, Inc
G. Jackson, Power Ecalene Fuels, Inc., US
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5:00TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second FloorFoyer 2nd Floor


Synopsis

The size of the global water market has been estimated to be greater than $500 billion making water one of the three largest non-financial industries in terms of value of assets deployed. Providing clean water to the world’s ever increasing population becomes ever more challenging as clean water sources become depleted and threatened by human wastes and industrial pollution. While earth is a water rich planet, what is in short supply is clean water that people can afford to buy.

Industry leaders and experts will share their insights on economics and investment strategies, novel and proven solutions, along with what’s new and what’s next in water.

Join us as we discuss the challenges and opportunities in municipal water, desalination, waste water, industrial water e.g. produced water in oil and gas exploration, ballast water for ships, food & beverage, mining and metals extraction etc.

We are interested in papers that deal with the above topics and encourage you to submit for review.

*If interested in organizing a specific business panel or symposium, please contact Regina Ramazzini .

Topics & Application Areas

  • Industrial Water Treatment Applications
  • Desalination Technologies
  • Membrane Filtration
  • Biological Filtration
  • Sensing & Monitoring Devices
  • Water Infrastructure
  • Waste Water Treatment & Reuse
  • Remediation
  • Conservation
  • Water Security
  • Water treatment for resource strapped regions
  • Water & Energy Symbiosis
  • Novel Water Technologies
  • Other
 
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