Upcoming LIFT Events


LIFT 2017 Technology Scans Vendor Presentations


Join us online to learn about the latest innovative technologies that can help you achieve the Utility of the Future! 

  • Presentations are open to all WE&RF subscribers. (Note: There are only 100 seats – register early!) 
  • Online broadcasts are from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET. 
  • To learn more about the presenting technologies, please visit http://liftlink.werf.org
  • For more information, contact Aaron Fisher at afisher@werf.org


 Topic

Technology 

Vendor 

 Date
Intelligent Water Systems (Operations)
Simuworks
Hydromantis June 20 
Optimizer
Optimatics
Sampling and Monitoring System (SAMS) NJBSoft
Decentralized Systems
BioGill
Bacterial Logistics July 18
Epic CleanTec
Epic CleanTec
PhosRID
Lombardo Associates
Water Reuse/Disinfection
Reclaimed Water Pasteurization
Pasteurization Technology Group September 7
PearlAqua
Aquisense
Forward Osmosis Forward Water
Early-Stage
Milli-electrode Array
UConn October 10
Bio-bead Wavve
PaverGuide PaverGuide
Cold Plasma Pellucid Water
Staged Anaerobic Fluidized Bed Membrane
Bioreactor
Stanford University


BlueTech Forum 2017

Water and the 4th Industrial Revolution
June 6-7, 2017
Dublin, Ireland

BlueTech Forum is synonymous with water innovation and is known for always being one step ahead of the market. People come to broaden their horizons, expand their network and to do business.

This year a series of roundtables briefings, key notes and case studies will illustrate how the future of the water sector is being shaped and changed by the broader mega trend of the 4th Industrial Revolution and what our strategy should be to adapt and thrive in this environment.

Early bird registration is open WE&RF members. Use the promo code WERFBTF17 for a discounted registration. For more information, please visit the official website.

Past LIFT Events


May 18, 2017 - University-Utility Partnerships
LIFT hosted a free webinar about their work to foster stronger connections between utilities and universities for research, development, and testing of innovative solutions. The webinar highlighted university-utility partnerships at four different universities: Texas A&M, Virginia Tech, University of Nevada, and Colorado State. The webinar also gathered discussion topics for an upcoming June 23rd in-person meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Recording (MP4)
Presentation (PDF)

Web Seminar: FAST Water Facilities: Piloting Technologies to Remove Risk from Innovation

May 17, 2017
 
The Facilities Accelerating Science and Technology (FAST) Water Network has over 70 facilities globally that are capable of piloting water technologies at various scales to help manage risk and accelerate the adoption of innovation. Speakers will highlight four uniquely capable facilities: The Water Research Center, Water Security Test Bed, Brackish Groundwater National Desalination Research Facility, and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

May 16, 2017 - LIFT Working Group Call – HRSD

The LIFT Working Group Web Meeting featured a presentation from Charles Bott of Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) on an innovative water purification initiative called SWIFT (Sustainable Water Initiative for Tomorrow), the results of a recent utility technology survey, new project collaboration opportunities, and LIFT & Working Group updates. SWIFT is a recently launched innovative water purification initiative in eastern Virginia designed to ensure a sustainable source of groundwater while addressing environmental challenges such as Chesapeake Bay restoration, sea level rise and saltwater intrusion.


Note: Meeting content is only available to WE&RF Subscribers. Please login using your WE&RF account to view presentation materials.


LIFT 2017 Technology Scans Vendor Presentations


Join us online to learn about the latest innovative technologies that can help you achieve the Utility of the Future!


 Topic

Technology 

Vendor 
Collection Systems/Odor Control
DERAGGER (presentation)
Clearwater Controls
BioSolv (presentation)
Bacterial Logistics
HYDRAPULSE (presentation) Tellus Utilities
Nutrients
AvN (presentation)
World Water Works
Nereda (presentation)
Royal Haskoning DHV
Advanced Biological Nutrient Recovery (presentation)
Clearas
P-Recovery
NuReSys (presentation)
Schwing Bioset
PEARL (presentation)
Ostara
AirPrex (presentation)
CNP
Intelligent Water Systems (Distributed)
OptiRTC (presentation)
Opti
Wavelet (presentation)
Ayyeka
RT-DSS (presentation)
EmNet



Florida Water Resources Conference LIFT Workshop: Tools and Resources for Moving Innovation into Practice 





On April 24, 2017, the Florida Water Resources Conference featured a LIFT workshop focused on tools and resources for moving innovation into practice and its first Innovation Showcase which spotlighted eight LIFT technologies. The workshop highlighted tools, technologies, and opportunities to engage in LIFT and presentations on the eight technologies for water resource recovery facilities. The workshop also provided an overview of the LIFT Link platform, the Technology Scan program, and the national test bed network (FAST Water Network). The workshop agenda and technology presentations are available for download below.

Workshop Agenda (PDF)

LIFT Overview (PDF)

Innovative Technology Presentations









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LIFT Overview and Water Reuse Opportunities Web Seminar

LIFT is an initiative to accelerate innovation and new technology into practice. This web seminar, jointly hosted by WE&RF and the WateReuse Association, detailed opportunities to engage and benefit from LIFT, as well as how to get involved with LIFT’s Utility Focus Groups on Water Reuse, Green Infrastructure, and others.

Slides (PDF)
Recording (MP4)

 
Discover LIFT Link and How it Can Help You - WEF/WE&RF Webcast
Tuesday, February 07, 2017

LIFT’s new online innovation and collaboration platform “LIFT Link” is now available. You can use it to discover new technologies, share your research and technology needs, and connect with experts and potential partners for information sharing and collaboration on technologies of mutual interest. This webcast provided training on LIFT Link. View recording


January 31, 2017 - LIFT Working Group Call – MWRDGC

The first LIFT Working Group Web Meeting of 2017 featured a presentation from Joseph Kozak of Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, who highlighted the innovation insights at the utility. The meeting also provided an update on LIFT program activities & opportunities to engage including the Genifuel Demonstration project, LIFT SEE IT program, launched LIFT SEE it platform, LIFT Survey, and more.

Note: Meeting content is only available to WE&RF Subscribers. Please login using your WE&RF account to view presentation materials.


LIFT 101: Orientation and Training Session
Thursday, December 1, 2016 
View Presentation (WMV)
This webinar featured opportunities to engage in the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), a WEF/WERF initiative to accelerate innovation and new technology into practice. The webinar provided an overview of LIFT, discussed LIFT tools and activities, and outlined ways to benefit from the program. It included training on LIFT’s new online innovation and collaboration platform “LIFT Link”, as well as highlighted opportunities to engage through the LIFT SEE IT travel scholarship program, Technology Scans, Utility Focus Groups, National Test Bed Network, WEF MA Toolbox, collaborative research and technology projects, and more. 

Sept 8, 2016 - LIFT Working Group Web Meeting – Biofos, Denmark
This third LIFT Quarterly Working Group meeting of 2016 featured a presentation from Dines Thornberg, Innovation Manager at the Danish utility Biofos. The meeting also provided an opportunity to hear updates on LIFT including the SEE IT travel scholarship program for utilities, WEFTEC activities, National Test Bed Network, LIFT Link, Technology Survey, and more.

Note: The above content is only available to WE&RF Subscribers.​

LIFT Events Archive

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