9th Annual WERF Research Forum

Implementing the Next Generation Water Resource Recovery Facility

January 28 - 29, 2014

The 9th Annual WERF Research Forum, focusing on Implementing the Next Generation Water Resource Recovery Facility, will be held January 28-29, 2014 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA. Leading research and industry experts will gather for 1 ½ days of technical presentations, discussions, and countless networking opportunities.

Collaboration Center

WERF is excited to announce the addition of three new sessions to the 2014 Research Forum. These sessions will be part of a new series of Collaboration Center dialogues to shape WERF's future research agendas. Once you are registered for the Research Forum, you are invited to sign up to participate in these dialogues. Space is limited for these sessions, so sign up for the Forum today to join any of these discussions.

Tuesday, January 28
Comparing Green to Grey Infrastructure: What Do We Know and What Are the Challenges? (11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Join three expert panelists as they discuss the current state of the knowledge on cost, performance, and maintenance of green infrastructure. Share your challenges and research needs to help shape WERF's next research investment.

The Road to Net Zero: Moving Energy Innovation into Practice (1:30 - 2:30 pm)   

Continue the Energy Panel discussion informally with a focus on new technologies and testing/demonstration opportunities as part of the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT). There will also be the opportunity to discuss detailed results from some of the WERF energy projects with the principal investigators.

Wednesday, January 29
Impacting Water Quality Law and Policy Through Research (9:00 - 10:00 am) 

Join this session to hear about new federal and regional drivers for new research and to discuss how WERF can provide the right research at the right time to better inform all regulatory stakeholders.


Research Forum Sponsors