Clean Technology 2008
Water Energy Symbiosis

Water Energy Symbiosis

Symposium Chair

Ronald Pate Ronald C. Pate
Sandia National Laboratories

Symposium Sessions


Monday June 2

8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech
10:30 Energy - Water Nexus
1:00 BP Alternative Energy
1:40 Water Clean Technologies
4:00 Water Clean Technologies

Tuesday June 3

8:30 Keynotes: Clean Technology

Wednesday June 4

8:30 Keynotes: Clean Technology
 Water Clean Technologies

Thursday June 5


Symposium Program


Monday June 2

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8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & CleantechExhibit Hall D
8:30 Welcome
P. Glaza, Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization, US
8:40 TBA
J. Inslee, U.S. Congress, 1st Congressional District Washington, US
9:20 It’s a Nano World
R.O. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US
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10:30 Energy - Water NexusRoom 309
 Session chair: Joshua Dickinson WateReuse Foundation
10:30 Climate Change and Water Resources
R.C. Renner, Awwa Research Foundation, US
10:50 Planning for Carbon-neutral Seawater Desalination in Carlsbad, California
N. Voutchkov, Poseidon Resources, US
11:10 Renewable Energy Matched for Water Treatment
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1:00 BP Alternative EnergyRoom 312
 Session chair: Daniel Laird, Sandia National Lab, US
1:00 Venturing in Alternative Energy at BP
I. Dairanieh, Beyond Petroleum, US
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1:40 Water Clean TechnologiesRoom 311
 Session chair: Nitin Parekh, PARC, US
1:40 Water Sustainability – Past the “tipping-Point” and looking ahead
T. Rooney, Insituform Technologies, US
2:05 Investing in the New Water Economy
D. Henderson, XPV Capital, US
2:30 Water Utility Drivers
M. LeChevallier, American Water, US
2:50 Source to Use for Industrial Applications
A. Zaske, GE Water, US
3:10 Membrane-less Filtration for Conventional Potable Utility Applications
M. Lean, PARC, US
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4:00 Water Clean TechnologiesRoom 311
 Session chair: Nitin Parekh, PARC, US
4:00 DARPA Interest in Water Desalination and Decontamination
C. Daniell, DARPA, US
4:20 Low Energy Consumption SWRO
R.L. Stover, Energy Recovery Inc., US
4:40 Paradigmatic shift in wastewater treatment - decentralization of industrial wastewater
S. Nøhr Bak, Grundfos, DK
5:00 Most Sustainable Household Water Purification System: Breakthrough Results and Analysis
H.K. Pokharel, Solutions Benefiting Life, US
5:20 Smart Water Management
C. Spain, Hydropoint, US

Tuesday June 3

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8:30 Keynotes: Clean TechnologyRoom 304
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:30 Cleantech - Welcome to Massachusetts
I. Bowles, Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts, US
8:40 Future Mobility and Hydrogen
D. Macleod, Shell Hydrogen, US
9:10 Smarter Solutions for Greener Planet
S. Nunes, IBM Big Green Innovations, US

Wednesday June 4

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8:30 Keynotes: Clean TechnologyRoom 304
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:30 Cleantechnology at the DOE
P. Dickerson - COO, DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US
9:00 Investment trends in Cleantech
W. James, Rockport Capital Partners, US
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Water Clean TechnologiesRoom 302
- Improving Water Management in Fuel Cell Flow Channels via Oscillation of Water Droplets
R. Schultz, J. Diebel, J. Allen, Michigan Technological University, US
- Off-Grid Fuel Cell System for High Power Quality Applications
R.J.S. Lima, A.T. de Almeida, A.M.S. Mendes, A.J.M. Cardoso, University of Coimbra, PT
- Drinking water treatment with Caspian region natural sorbents
M.A. Egorov, Astrakhan State University, RU
- Utilizing Municipal Wastewater for Ethanol Production
B. Fraser, Layne Christensen Company, US
- Atmospheric Water Generation as a Viable and Environmentally Responsible Resource for Potable Water
U. Mtambuzi, AquaMaker/Osiris Enterprises, US
- Innovative Design Yields High-performance, Low-Energy Wastewater Treatment & Reuse Process
L.E. LeBru, C.R. Morgan, Parkson Corporation, US
- Unrestricted Water Reuse & Low Energy Cluster Wastewater System Producing TN < 4 mg/l – Malibu Creek Plaza, Malibu, CA
P. Lombardo, Lombardo Associates, Inc., US
- Water Purification Using Carbon Nanotubes
A. Cummings, Seldon Technologies, Inc., US
- Mercury-Free Solid State Deep UV Light Sources for Disinfection and Analysis
M. Shatalov, Y. Bilenko, O. Bilenko, A. Lunev, I. Shturm, M. Shur and R. Gaska, Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc., US
- Direct hydrothermal synthesis of LiMn2O4 spinel and lithium ion selective adsorption
Q-H Zhang, S-Y Sun, S-P Li, X-S Yin, J-G Yu, East China University of Science and Technology, CN
- Wastewater Effluent Total Nitrogen of 3 mg/l with Cost Effective, Low Maintenance Cluster Treatment System
P. Lombardo, Lombardo Associates, Inc., US
- Baltimore Charter on Sustainable Water Systems
V.I. Nelson, Coalition for Alternative Wastewater Treatment, US
- Instantaneous Microbial Detection Demonstrated for Air & Water
J.P. Jiang, S. McGill, S. Morris, BioVigilant Systems, Inc., US
- Nanotechnology for Remediation of Wastewaters containing Heavy Metals
M. Singh, M. Bansal, D. Singh, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, IN

Topics & Application Areas

  • Energy-Water Nexus
  • Water and Biofuels
  • Water Reuse
  • Water Treatment
  • Desalination
  • Other