ACE09 – AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition, San Diego, California, USA, 14-18 June 2009

March 19, 2009 at 10:36 pm

ACE09, the 128th Annual Conference & Exposition of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) (60,000 members) includes:

  • a professional program with more than 100 sessions comprising more than 550 presentations
  • 17 interactive workshops and two certificate programs
  • an exposition with 500 service providers

The conference has an International track with the following presentations:

  • International Funding of Water and Sanitation Projects
  • Water on the World Wide Political Agenda (Part 1 and 2)
  • Integrated Basin Management: Global Case Studies

Several other sessions focus on developing countries:

Volunteering in the International Field: The World Water Corps Bring Home the Data

  • Beyond the MDGs: What the Mapping Shows About Global Water and Sanitation Needs – Rebecca Parzen, Consultant, Water For People
  • Water for People Mapping Process and Data Analysis Research – Jose Porro, Malcolm Pirnie
  • Monitoring and Sustainability: Challenges for the World Water Corps – Gerard Dalziel, Principal Engineer, AECOM
  • Assessment of Arsenic in a Municipal Water Supply in Potrerillos, Honduras – Gretchen Cowman, Environmental Engineer Consultant, US Public Health Service and Christina Akly, Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida

International Case Studies in EcoSanitation: Water For People Programs in South America and Africa

  • Analyzing Value Chains to Enhance Ecological Sanitation Sustainability and Scalability in Malawi
    and Uganda – Sarah Bramley, Regional Manager for Africa, Water For People
  • Putting the Private Sector at the Heart of Sanitation in Rwanda – Helene Baribeau, Country Coordinator for Rwanda, Water For People
  • Building Capacity in the Professional Sanitation Sector in Bolivia – Kate Fogelberg, Regional Manager for South America, Water For People
  • Composting for Public Health and Productivity: The Implications of Altitude – Jim McKinley, PhD, Colorado School of Mines

For more information go to ACE09 web site


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