2017 International Conference - Cutting Edge Solutions to Wicked Water Problems
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Lunch

Sunday / September 10
12:00 – 13:30

A box lunch service will be provided in the lobby of the Porter School of Environmental Studies Building for all conference attendees. Have lunch and continue your conversations with colleagues and new friends, sharing information and experiences. Lunch is included in your conference registration fee.

Field Trip to Sorek Desalination Plant

Sunday / September 10
12:15 – 17:00
Cost:  $10.00

The Sorek desalination plant sets significant new industry benchmarks in desalination technology, capacity and water cost. It provides clean, potable water for over 1.5 million people, comprising 20% of the municipal water demand in Israel, thus alleviating the country's potable water shortage while minimizing the impact on terrestrial and marine environments.  For more information on this tour please go to http://www.awra.org/meetings/Israel2017/fieldtrip.html.

Conference Gala Reception

Sunday / September 10
17:30 – 19:00

All registered conference participants are invited to attend the Conference Gala Reception.  Join your colleagues for food and conversation at the Tel Aviv University Botanic Garden, located near the Porter School of Environmental Studies.  Prof. Eyal Zisser, the Vice Rector of TAU, will speak on “Immigration and the Water Crisis”. This event is included in the registration fee.  

Lunch

Monday / September 11
12:00 – 12:45

A box lunch service will be provided in the lobby of the Porter School of Environmental Studies Building for all conference attendees.  Have lunch and continue your conversations with colleagues and new friends.  Then, take the tour of the Porter Environmental Studies Building  Lunch is included in your conference registration fee.

Porter School of Environmental Studies Building Tour

Monday / September 11
12:45 – 13:30

Visitors to the Porter School of Environmental Studies (PSES) Capsule Building are invited to partake in a tour* of the building: an educational route that touches upon points of interest throughout the building, providing visitors with explanations of technical and architectural elements.

The tour includes points of interest in the building and explanations of the building's major elements, including: the entrance plaza and the constructed wetlands, learning of the greywater purification process; the foyer or atrium, with its information screens, planned to convey constant data regarding the building’s energy and water usage; the EcoWall, green roof, and much more. The tour is included in your conference registration fee.