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Water 2.0 Conference to Address the Topic of Flooding – 11/8 Pfeiffer University NC

Posted on September 21st, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of North Carolina. I have spoken with Dr. Ken Russell, Vice President of Digital Transformation and CIO of Pfeiffer University located in Misenheimer, North Carolina. Pfeiffer University has sustained minimal damage from Hurricane Florence and all systems are go for November.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Water 2.0 Conference: Digitally Connecting the Water Industry
Thursday, November 8, 2018 – Pfeiffer University, North Carolina

$250 REGISTER TODAY

The Water 2.0 Conference: Digitally Connecting the Water Industry will focus on the use of data analytics, software, cyber security for water utilities and industrial water users. Also on the agenda will be the subject of flooding and the important issues associated with it. Participants will include water and energy industry authorities, utilities professionals and representatives from the EPA.

Allison Chinchar, CNN International Weather Team Meteorologist spoke at our Water 2.0 Conference in Charlotte NC last fall on the subject of “Flooding From a Television Perspective.”  We are particularly excited about welcoming Allison back as a Keynote Speaker to our event this year, as she has been on the forefront of reporting on some of the most significant water events affecting our planet in recent history.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

 

 

 

Pfeiffer University
Henry Pfeiffer Chapel
48380 US-52
Misenheimer NC 28109

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have once again lined up a stellar roster of speakers for our upcoming Water 2.0 Conference, featuring stakeholders who are driving significant change in the water industry.

Our dynamic Water 2.0 Speakers include:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allison Chinchar, CNN International Weather Team Meteorologist

Seamus Curran, PhD, Chairman/CEO, Integricote Inc. and Physics Professor, University of Houston

Carrie DeJaco, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, Pfeiffer University

Kenneth E. Russell, PhD, Vice President, Digital Transformation and CIO, Pfeiffer University and Author of Social Knowledge

Hadi Akkad, Executive Vice President & Co-founder, Electronic Transaction Systems

Bobbi Harris, Vice President Market Strategy & Development, Utilities Technology Council

Alan Hinchman, Vice President, GrayMatter Systems

Mark Gross, Vice President Operations, Cube Hydro

Vincent Caprio, Water 2.0 Executive Director & Conference Chair

George J. Hochbrueckner, Member of Congress (D-NY01, 1987-95), Member New York State Assembly (1975-85), Electronics Engineer

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UPCOMING EVENT

ITIS 2018 – Industrial Technology Innovation Summit
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
K&L Gates Washington DC Office
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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WATER NEWS

Florence leaves ‘monumental disaster’ – with more trouble to come
CNN

Hundreds are still trapped from Florence’s flooding, and ‘the worst is still yet to come’
CNN

‘Uninvited Brute’: NC Gov Says Florence Could Wipe Out Entire Communities
CBS Miami

Downgraded Florence a danger as river flooding rises in Carolinas, with death toll at 17
The News & Observer

Florence bringing ’catastrophic’ flooding, mudslides deep into North Carolina; 17 dead
USA Today

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Questions in regard to the event may be directed to:

Vincent Caprio vincent@water2.org

Click here to see completed Water 2.0 events.

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We welcome you to join us at Pfeiffer University on November 8th to discuss these relevant and important water issues. Hope to see you in North Carolina.

NanoBCA Recommends: NNI Public Webinar Weds 9/19 10:30am ET

Posted on September 14th, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) would like to recommend:

 

 

 

NNI Public Webinar: Technology Pathways Toward Commercializing Nanotechnology
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
10:30 – 11:30am ET
REGISTER

This webinar will focus on quality control in the manufacturing process and builds on the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s Technology Pathways workshop held in November 2017. Webinar panelists will engage in a dialogue about the criticality of and issues surrounding quality control in the production of nanomaterials. NNCO Director, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, will moderate the discussion.

Panelists will open the webinar with a brief overview of their experiences, successes, and challenges in ensuring the quality of manufactured nanomaterials. These remarks will be followed by a Q&A period. Questions for the panelists can be submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov from now through the end of the webinar at 11:30 AM on September 19, 2018.

Panelists

– Katherine Barton (Director of Production and Laboratory Operations, Nano-C, Westwood, MA)
– Doug Singer (Executive Vice President of Manufacturing, Cerion Advanced Materials, Rochester, NY)

The nanotechnology business community and interested members of the general public, media, academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and Federal, State, and local governments are encouraged to participate.

This webinar is free and open to the public with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is now open and will be capped at 500. To register, please visit https://nnco.adobeconnect.com/enlh3ffgmxus/event/registration.html

More information about upcoming webinars is available at www.nano.gov/PublicWebinars.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

QEEN II: 2nd Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials from Manufactured Products (QEEN II) Workshop  A technical workshop to highlight recent advances in characterizing and quantifying exposure to engineered nanomaterials in manufactured products.
October 9-10, 2018, Washington DC
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

 

Water 2.0 Conference: Digitally Connecting the Water Industry
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Pfeiffer University, North Carolina

The Water 2.0 Conference will focus on the use of data analytics, software, cyber security for water utilities and industrial water users. Participants will include water and energy industry authorities, utilities professionals and representatives from the EPA.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Hope you will be able to participate!