Water Infrastructure and Rebounding Cities
Oct. 31, 2014
8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center
215 Depeyster Street, Kent, OH 44240
David L. Sedlak, Ph.D., the Malozemoff Professor in Mineral Engineering, co-director of the Berkeley Water Center, and director of the Institute for Environmental Science and Engineering at University of California, Berkeley; nationally renowned expert on the reinvention and management of urban water systems.
This symposium showcases leading-edge research and innovative practices on water issues including the ecology of water, water policy, green design and urban infrastructure and stormwater management.
Kent State has considerable strength in a broad range of the aquatic sciences and related disciplines including, ecology, hydrology and urban studies, with 30+ faculty researchers across multiple colleges and departments.
Free and open to the public
For more information please contact Sheila Pratt, Research and Sponsored Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org , 330-672-0701.
Please register no later than Oct. 24. Register here
A poster session and reception will be held from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Abstract submissions are due by 5 p.m. on Sept. 26, 2014. Submit an abstract
8 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Greetings and Overview
Session 1: The Ecology of Water and the Great Lakes
8:45 a.m. Joseph D. Ortiz, Ph.D., Kent State University
9:15 a.m. Jim Elser, Ph.D., Arizona State University
9:45 a.m. Break
Session 2: Water Policy
10 a.m. John Hoornbeek, Ph.D., Kent State University
10:30 a.m. Maria Carmen Lemos, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Session 3: Green Design and Urban Infrastructure
11 a.m. Terry Schwarz, Kent State University
11:30 a.m. Kellie Rotunno, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
Noon – 1:15 pm Lunch Break
Session 4: Stormwater Management Issues
1:15 p.m. David Costello, Ph.D., Kent State University
1:45 p.m. Bill Shuster, Environmental Protection Agency
Keynote, Panel and Poster Sessions
2:15 p.m. Keynote Address: David L. Sedlak, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
3:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
4 p.m. Final Comments – Alison Smith, Ph.D., Kent State University, Symposium Chair
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Reception and Poster Session