245th ACS National Meeting and Exposition
April 7-11, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana

PRES Frank Walworth  Tuesday, April 9, 2013 

Oral Session
Water: A Grand Challenge for Science and Society - AM Session
Location: Morial Convention Center
Room: Rivergate Ballroom
Cosponsored by: SOCED
Organizers: Bassam Shakhashiri
Presiders: Bassam Shakhashiri
Duration: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  Pres Time   Presentation Title
  8:30 am Introductory Remarks: Bassam Z. Shakhashiri (ACS Immediate Past President)
  8:40 am Keynote: Water is life and is to be celebrated
Nancy N. Rabalais
  9:25 am   The imperative science needs for health-related water research and education
Joan B. Rose
  9:50 am   Water sustainability in a changing world
Jerald L. Schnoor
  10:15 am   Future of urban water systems: Technological and institutional challenges
David Sedlak
  10:40 am   Convergence of nanotechnology and microbiology: Emerging opportunities for water disinfection, integrated urban water management, and risk assessment
Pedro J. Alvarez
  11:05 am   Confronting the water challenge: Dow technologies increase the flow
William F. Banholzer, David Bem.
  11:30 am Water: A Grand Challenge for Science and Society
  11:55 am Concluding Remarks