Friday, February 15, 2013

Call for Abstracts

The WaTER Technologies for Emerging Regions (WaTER) Center at the University of Oklahoma will host the Third OU International WaTER Conference and International Water Prize Award Ceremony on Sept. 23-25, 2013 in Norman, Oklahoma, USA. Abstracts, for oral presentations and posters on any topic related to water and sanitation issues in emerging regions, are due on March 15 (international developing countries) and April 1 (U.S. domestic and all other).

International guests make new friends at the 2011 WaTER Conference.
 Topical areas include, but are not limited to, the following:

•       Fluoride / arsenic mitigation systems
•       Appropriate drilling technologies
•       Novel WASH technologies
•       Drinking water treatment innovations
•       Ground water exploration/production systems
•       Treatment wetlands for water quality mitigation
•       Conservation and reuse technologies
•       Social entrepreneurship/microfinance
•       Cultural and behavioral change
•       Climate change effects on water resources
•       Educational initiatives in WaSH
•       Student service organizations
•       Role of NGOs and charitable organizations in WaSH

Guests at the Conference are treated to traditional Native American dance.

A limited number of international (developing country) travel scholarships are available!

Conference and workshop registration information is now posted and can be found here.

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