Plastics in Clean Water

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Plastics in Clean Water: The Virtual Edition provided a deep dive into how polymers are used in water filtration, water delivery and new technology surrounding this as well as engineering that can go into products ahead of time to minimize microplastics in the waterways. Presentations included microplastics research and development along with membrane technology and the material science that allowed such developments.

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July 16, 2020

AM Track

Legend


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Moderator:
Lynzie Nebel
Plastics Engineer
Tech Tank LLC
9:00-10:00

Plastic Weathering in Water

Thava Palanisami, PhD
Senior Research Fellow
The University of Newcastle Australia

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9:45-10:45

Keynote: Microplastics in the Water Cycle - A Global Challenge!

Lola Olabode
Research Program Manager
The Water Research Foundation

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11:00-11:30

Measurement Challenges in Membranes for Desalination

Christopher Stafford, PhD
Project Leader, Polymer Membranes and Transport Media
National Institute of Standards and Technology

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11:45-12:15

Key Drivers in Metal to Polymer Replacement in Water Management

Paolo Rossi
Appliance & Water Management Segment Leader
RadiciGroup

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12:15-12:30 Lunch  
12:30-1:00
Guest Interview:
Pavani Cherukupally, PhD
Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London

PM Track

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Moderator:
Lynzie Nebel
Plastics Engineer
Tech Tank LLC
1:00-2:00

Chemical, Macromolecular, and Thermal Characterization of Polymers Recovered from the Marine Environment

Sara Orski
Research Chemist, Materials Science & Engineering Division
National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)

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2:15-2:45

Micro and Nanoplastics Contamination, Regulation, and Mitigation Strategies for Drinking Water

Cayla Cook
Microplastics Lead
Carollo Engineers.

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3:00-3:30

Recovering Value from Ocean Plastics

Scott Farling
Co-Founder
Ocean Plastics Recovery Project LLC

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3:45-4:15

Testing and Specification of Water Biodegradability

Kelvin Okamoto
President
Green Bottom Line

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4:30-5:00

PVDF: Aver Versatile Polymer for a Variety of Water Purification Applications

Gene Alpin
Sales Engineer
Arkema

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