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WaterSmart Innovations calls for abstracts

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Abstracts for the Water Smart Innovations Conference and Exposition are due January 17.

| November 5, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Professionals and other experts working in the field of water efficiency are invited to submit abstracts for the seventh annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, slated for October 8-10, 2014, in Las Vegas.

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday, January 17, 2014. Professionals, scientists, government employees, organizations, public and private institutions, policy makers, students and all others working in an industry related to water efficiency are invited to submit an abstract for an oral presentation, panel discussion or workshop.

Abstracts may be submitted via an on-line form at www.WaterSmartInnovations.com. A complete list of topics and submittal guidelines is available at the website. Candidates chosen as presenters will be notified by e-mail and postal mail no later than Friday, March 14, 2014.

All topics related to innovations in urban water efficiency will be considered from a wide range of disciplines. Topics may include:
•  Water/Energy Production Nexus
•  Drought Management
•  Alternate Sources
•  Rainwater/Greywater/Stormwater Harvesting
•  Sustainable Construction and Development
•  High Efficiency Fixtures and Appliances
•  Policy Development/Public Outreach
•  Landscapes and Outdoor Water Use
•  Marketing
•  Education (adult, child)
•  Conservation and Incentives
•  Water Loss Management

The WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition is presented by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense Program, the Alliance for Water Efficiency and other forward-thinking organizations. Visit www.WaterSmartInnovations.com for more information.

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