Water Symposium


Contact Information

Eileen Kramer
(919) 660-5221

Duke University Symposium on Water and Cities

Date: 05/15/2012 | 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Fitzpatrick Center, CIEMAS Schiciano Auditorium A & B


9:05am - 9:45am Welcome
9:05am - 9:45am Diana Gale, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer Emeritus of Public Affairs
University of Washington
"Water for People; Water for fish: The Transformation of SPU into an Environmental Utility"
9:45am - 10:30am Vernon L. Snoeyink, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"GAC Processes: Using their Full Potential for Water Quality Control"
10:30am - 10:45am Break
10:45am - 11:30pm Gregory Characklis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
UNC Gillings School of Global and Public Health
"Meeting Future Water Demands: Engineering, Economics and Managing Risk"
11:30pm - 12:00pm Claudia Gunsch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pratt School of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University
"Alternative Strategies in Disinfection"
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:45pm George A. Raftelis
President and Chief Executive Officer, CPA
Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc.
"The Changing Landscape of Water Utility Management & Finance"
1:45pm - 2:00pm Break
2:00pm - 2:45pm Philip Singer, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
UNC Gillings School of Global Health
"Disinfection Byproducts: Past, Present, Future"
2:45pm - 3:30pm Mark Wiesner, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of CEINT
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
"Recent Developments in Membrane Technologies"