The 24th Annual Clarke Prize Award Ceremony and Conference will be held on October 19-20, 2017 in Irvine, California.
The annual Clarke Prize Award Ceremony, to be held this year on October 19, 2017, will feature a black tie dinner and presentation of the Clarke Prize for outstanding achievements in water science to Charles N. Haas, Ph.D. The Clarke Prize has been distinguished by the International Congress of Distinguished Awards as one of the most prestigious awards in the world.
The 1-day Clarke Prize Conference, to be held this year on October 20, 2017, is unique in the water industry. It brings together leading scientists and experts from all across the water community to discuss the most innovative research and technology developments happening today in urban water sustainability. These talks are complemented by practical case studies of challenges facing industry practitioners. The result is a broad mix of talks on theoretical concepts, fundamental research, practical application, useful experience, and real-world challenges and needs.
Below is the preliminary 2017 Clarke Prize Award Ceremony Program:
October 19, 2017
- 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.: Award Ceremony Reception
- 6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.: Clarke Prize Dinner
- 8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.: Award Ceremony Honoring Dr. Charles N. Haas
Below is the preliminary 2017 Clarke Prize Conference Program:
October 20, 2017
The Clarke Prize Conference is a great 1-day forum with true experts and leaders presenting on important topics.” — Paul Gallagher, Siemens Industry
- Enhanced Source Control to Support Potable Reuse, James Colston, J.D., Orange County Sanitation District
- Assessing and Mitigating Chemicals in Potable Reuse, Andrew Salveson, P.E., Carollo Engineers
- The Relevance of Low Molecular Weight Compounds on Monitoring for Direct Potable Reuse, Jeffrey Neemann, Dr. Eng., P.E., Black & Veatch
- Keynote Address: Our Future in a Warming, Water-Stressed World, Robert Glennon, Ph.D., J.D., University of Arizona School of Law
- Pathogen Removal Mechanisms and Pathogen Credits in MBR-Based Potable Reuse Trains, Ufuk Erdal, Ph.D., P.E., AECOM
- The Acute Threat: Perspective on Pathogens in Potable Reuse, R. Shane Trussell, Ph.D., P.E., Trussell Technologies
- WE&RF's Activities to Advance Potable Reuse, Jeffrey Mosher, Water Environment & Research Foundation
Contact Hours Offered
The California State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water has approved up to five (5) Contact Hours for participants of the 2017 Clarke Prize Conference, to be held October 20, 2017, in Irvine, California.