2013 University of Oklahoma International WaTER Conference

2013 University of Oklahoma International WaTER Conference

The WaTER Technologies for Emerging Regions (WaTER) Center at the University of Oklahoma will host the Third OU International WaTER Conference and International Water Prize Award Ceremony on Sept. 23-25, 2013 in Norman, Okla., USA. The Conference consists of two full days of meetings and presentations (Sept. 23-24) followed by optional workshops on Sept. 25.

The conference theme "Synergy at the Interface: Integrating Technology, Social Entrepreneurship and Behavior Change" is designed to bring together participants from multiple disciplines responding to the UN Millennium Development Goals of bringing water and sanitation to developing countries. Attendees will include water and sanitation experts from academia, industry, NGOs, government and foundations.

The two-day conference will include poster and concurrent paper sessions devoted to all technical and non-technical topics and sectors (e.g., science, engineering, health, anthropology, sociology, business, meteorology, geography, education and cultural issues) relevant to water and sanitation in remote regions of developing countries.