IDA confirms speakers for Huntington Beach

The International Desalination Association (IDA) has confirmed speakers for its first conference devoted exclusively to energy-efficiency in seawater desalination – Desalination: An Energy Solution, on 8-9 September 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa, Huntington Beach, California, USA.

This groundbreaking event brings together experts from around the globe to explore the real-world costs, performance and experience of many of today’s most energy-efficient seawater desalination plants. Delegates will be able to share in case-histories of plants operating in Australia, Israel, the Middle East and Singapore, and hear from leading experts and scientists about technological advancements designed to enhance energy-efficiency and indicate where technology might be heading.

Confirmed speakers include such leading experts as:

Nikolay Voutchkov, Water Globe Consulting, LLC, USA
Gary Crisp, chief technical officer, GHD Pty Ltd., Australia
Dr Boris S Lieberman, head of RO Desalination Department, IDE Technologies Ltd, Israel
Dr Robert Burk, chief scientific officer, NanoH2O, Inc., USA
Stein Erik Silkhagen, head of osmotic power, Statkraft AS, Norway
Fredi Lokiec, EVP Special Projects, IDE Technologies Ltd., Israel
Charles Desportes, director of thermal desalination, Aqua-chem ICD Division, Aquatech International, USA

Register by 13 August 2010 to take advantage of early registration discounts.

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Supported by IDA’s regional affiliate, the American Membrane Technology Association.