GWA Presents: Global Wastewater Symposium in Developing Urban Areas
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GWA Presents: Global Wastewater Symposium in Developing Urban Areas

GWA Presents: Global Wastewater Symposium in Developing Urban Areas

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351 Steinberg Dietrich Hall

3620 Locust Walk

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Please join representatives from USAID, US EPA, consultants and water providers from the private and public sectors to discuss watewater management in developing urban areas in the scope of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6.3*.

Agenda:

  • 8: 00 am: Registration/Continental Breakfast/Networking

  • 8:45 am: Welcoming Remarks

  • 9:00 am: Sasha Koo-Oshima -Senior International Water Advisor in the Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be opening the symposium with an overview of wastewater challenges in the context of SDG 6.3

  • 9:30 am: Panel A -Integrating solutions: “Connecting public health, advanced technology, legal, finance, and social issues to meet SDG 6.3”

  • 10:15 am: Panel B -A technical perspective; Moderator: Jon Freedman, GE-Water: “Technical innovations to help developing cities meet the challenges of wastewater SDG 6.3”. Panelists: John Hanula, Senior Vice-President at MWH Global ; Tom Stanley, Chief Technology Officer, GE Water

  • 11:00 am: Break

  • 11:15 am: Panel C -A financial perspective; Moderator: Patrick Cairo, SUEZ/United Water (retired): “Paying for the improvements needed to meet the wastewater SDG 6.3”

  • 12:00 pm: Closing Keynote Address/ conference summary

  • 12:30-2:00 pm: Networking lunch

  • 2:00 pm: Possible field visit to local wastewater treatment plant; breakout sessions


*“By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally.”

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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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