WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition 2017 issues call for abstracts

Experts in the field of water efficiency are invited to submit abstracts for the 10th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, slated for Oct. 4 – 6, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is Feb. 10, 2017. Professionals, scientists, government employees, organizations, public and private institutions, policymakers, students and all others working in an industry related to water efficiency are invited to submit an abstract for an oral presentation, panel discussion or workshop.

Abstracts may be submitted via an online form at WaterSmartInnovations.com. A complete list of topics and submittal guidelines is available on the website. Candidates chosen as presenters will be notified by email and postal mail no later than April 14, 2017.

Complimentary conference registration will be provided to all accepted participants for the day of their presentation only, or they will receive a $110 discount off the full conference registration of $395. Event organizers hope to build upon the success of previous WSI conferences, which serves to broaden the knowledge of innovations in water conservation including products, programs and outreach. WSI organizers will consider all topics related to innovations in water conservation; potential topics include:

  • Water/energy production nexus
  • Drought management
  • Alternate sources
  • Rainwater/graywater/stormwater harvesting
  • Sustainable construction and development
  • High efficiency fixtures and appliances
  • Policy development/public outreach
  • Landscapes and outdoor water use
  • Marketing
  • Conservation and incentives
  • Education (youth, adult)
  • Water loss management
  • Water efficiency and the environment

The WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition is presented by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense Program, the Alliance for Water Efficiency, the American Water Works Association and other forward-thinking organizations. Visit WaterSmartInnovations.com for more information.