The Texas Desalination Association has invited submissions for its fourth annual conference, Texas Desal 2016, on 29-30 September at Austin, Texas.

The association has requested that authors seeking to be considered as a presenter submit a one-page abstract by March 31 to [email protected]. Authors of selected abstracts will be contacted by 2 May and will be asked to submit PowerPoint presentations by 9 September.

The Texas Desalination Association said abstracts will be reviewed for content and relevance to the conference theme and topics below. The list is not exhaustive said the association.

Desalination and regional water planning
Public-private partnerships, case studies, ROI, finding partners, etc.
Funding opportunities — from SWIFT to the White House
Seawater desalination for Texas
Case studies in Texas: focus on small and medium plants
Cost of desalination from development to operations
Lessons learned and/or problems solved
Groundwater permitting and regulation in Texas
Desal trends in the US and abroad
New markets for desalination in Texas
Desalination for the oil and gas industry
Emerging technologies and research findings
Desalination and renewable energy
Brine and concentrate disposal
Advances in energy efficiency
Environmental considerations
Building your water portfolio
Proccessing Texas’ brackish groundwater