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Peter Gleick lectures at SkeptiCalCon May 29, 2011 Berkeley, CA Peter H. Gleick ( pronounced /ˌglick/ ; born 1956) is an American scientist working on issues related to the environment , economic development, international security, and scientific ethics and integrity, with a focus on global freshwater challenges. [ 1 ] He works at the Pacific Institute in Oakland , California , which he co-founded in 1987. In 2003 he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship for his work on water resources. Among the issues he has addressed are conflicts over water resources, [ 2 ] the impacts of climate change on water resources , the human right to water , and the problems of the billions of people without safe, affordable, and reliable water and sanitation .
What are the challenges facing UN-Water in strengthening capacity building worldwide? Capacity building is a top priority for UN-Water, and we work hard to better coordinate and add coherence to all members' and partners' water-related capacity development activities… but there is always a need for improvement! Globally all the financial, natural and human resources needed to solve our water and sanitation problems exist; now the challenge is to get these resources to the right places and people at the right time. This means transferring the knowledge, financial resources and available technology in a targeted and effective manner.
The Ballast Water Treatment Technology Conference fully focused on providing shipowners/operators with the information they need to select the most appropriate long-term system solution for their fleet as the IMO Ballast Water Convention approaches entry into force. The sessions are chaired by respected industry figures, selected for their subject specific knowledge and recognised industry standing. Presentations are generally kept to 20 minutes and the timetable provides for questions and answers to flow between the panel and the floor. The overall conference proceedings are chaired by Edwin Lampert, Riviera's Group Managing Editor, and Chairman of the majority of Riviera Maritime Media's conferences including the Annual Marine Propulsion Conference, the Tanker Safety Conference, the Worldwide Turbocharger Conference and the European Dynamic Positioning Conference. Speakers at the Ballast Water Treatment Technology Conference London (July) 2011:
International Desalination Association (IDA) announces Philippe Cousteau as keynote speaker for gala dinner at the 2011 IDA World Congress at Perth The International Desalination Association (IDA) announced that Philippe Cousteau will be the keynote speaker at the Gala Dinner for the 2011 IDA World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, which takes place September 4-9 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in Western Australia. Philippe Costeau Philippe is the 31-year-old son of Jan and Philippe Cousteau Sr., and the grandson of Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Stella Thomas is the Founder and Managing Director of the Global Water Fund, an international boutique advisory group that helps navigate water strategies for the public and private sectors. The Global Water Fund serves as a platform for multi-stakeholders to address the increasing global problem of water management by seeking solutions in new technologies, financing and policies. The Global Water Fund also seeks to create an awareness of the world's water crisis through its Foundation.
Steve Granick Materials Science and Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Phone: (217) 333-5720 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Jeffery A. Greathouse Geochemistry Department Sandia National Laboratories Phone: (505) 284-4895 Email: email@example.com
Main Content Executive Committee Members The Executive Committee is charged with the managment of the NJWEA. PRESIDENT Robert C. Fischer Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority 100 Oak Street Union Beach, NJ 07735 firstname.lastname@example.org PRESIDENT ELECT Richard Eustace Bordentown Sewerage Authority 954 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown, NJ 08505 email@example.com