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2013 NWRI Clarke Prize Conference and Award Ceremony

November 15, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

More information & registration here.RegisterNow for the 2013 Clarke Prize Conference & Award Ceremony

and Innovations in Urban Water SustainabilityRhodes
Trussell on Southern California WaterEarly
Registration Ends November 8 Professors,
Bring Your Students for Free!Student
Volunteers Needed Gold
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Research and Innovations in Urban Water

planning, and advancing treatment technologies for sustainable water supplies
will be the three main session themes for the 2013 NWRI Clarke Prize Conference
and Award Ceremony, to be held on November 15, 2013, at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach,

example of our conference program includes:

sustainable water supplies and water resources: 

Dr. Pedro Alvarez, Rice University, on “Biofouling and
Microbial Control: Insights from Nanotechnology”Dr. Jerry Schnoor, University of Iowa, on “The Effects of
Climate Change and Energy Development on Water Supplies and Water Resources”Mr. Jim McDaniel, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power,
on “The City of Los Angeles’ Local Water Supply Initiative”

in treatment technologies for sustainable water supply development:

Dr. Vernon Snoeyink, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, on “Municipal Water Treatment: Recent Advances and Drivers
for Change”Dr. Mark Wiesner, Duke University, on “Nanoparticle-Enabled
Advances in Membranes for Water Treatment” Dr. Amy Childress, University of Southern California, on 
“Advanced Treatment Innovations”

for sustainable water resources:

Dr. J.R. DeShazo, University of California Los Angeles, on
“Water Resources Economics and the Value of Water Reliability” Mr. Jim Herberg, Orange County Sanitation District, on
“Innovative and Sustainable Projects for Wastewater”

Rhodes Trussell on Southern California Water

following the conference, we will hold the Twentieth Annual NWRI Clarke Prize
Award Ceremony and Dinner, where we will honor Dr. R. Rhodes Trussell of
Trussell Technologies (Pasadena, CA) for his extraordinary accomplishments
in using fundamental scientific principles and current research findings to
solve the most challenging water quality problems and improve the designs of
new water treatment plants and technologies.

the Award Ceremony and Dinner, Dr. Trussell will receive the Clarke Medallion
and $50,000 award, as well as present the 2013 Clarke Lecture on “Southern
California Water: Past, Present and Future.”

Early Registration Ends November 8

can register online through our new conference website at www.clarkeprize.com.  The following early
registration rates are available until November 8, 2013:

Conference Only

Public Agencies ……………………….. $125 

NWRI Corporate Associates ………… 

University/College Professors
………. $125   

Students …………………………………  $50 

All Others ……………………………….. $175 

Award Ceremony and Dinner

All Conference Registrants
………………………..   $50 (plus conference registration) 

Dinner Only (Not attending the Conference)
……  $100    

Professors, Bring Your Students for Free!

who register for the Clarke Prize Conference (with or without attending the
Award Dinner) may register up to three (3) students free of charge for the

three free student registrations are only for the Conference and do not include
the Award Dinner. Please note: Students are required to be full-time
undergraduates or graduates currently enrolled at your university.

Student Volunteers Needed

would you be interested in volunteering in exchange for attending the
conference and dinner for free?  We would also seat you at lunch with a Clarke Prize Laureate so you
have the opportunity to engage one-on-one with a leading researcher in the
water industry.

would be requested to assist our staff all day at both the conference and
dinner; however, there will be plenty of free time to watch the presentations
and network with your peers.  Visit our conference website at www.clarkeprize.com to download the
volunteer application.  The deadline for applications is October 31, 2013.
Please note that we will be selecting between two to four volunteers to assist

Watch videos from last year’s Clarke Prize Conference and Award
Ceremony at http://www.youtube.com/user/NWRIwater.

Register Now!

Visit our conference
registration website by clicking here! 


November 15, 2013
10:00 am - 10:00 pm


National Water Research Institute


November 15, 2013
10:00 am - 10:00 pm


National Water Research Institute