2016 MIT WATER SUMMIT
WATER UTILITIES OF THE FUTURE
NOVEMBER 17-18, WONG AUDITORIUM, MIT
The MIT Water Club and its sponsors are thrilled to announce the fifth edition of the MIT Water Summit, a gathering of not only students and faculty from MIT and the greater Boston area, but also leaders from industry, finance, government, and academia to explore current problems and potential solutions surrounding water resources.
This year the Summit will focus on political, financial, and technological issues surrounding the future of water utilities around the globe. Click here to register!
If you would like to submit a poster for the Poster Session, please fill out this form by October 21st, 11:59pm.
If you are interested in participating in the Working Groups, please fill out this form by October 21st, 11:59pm.
How do we create efficient and sustainable water cycles for our future, adapting to a changing climate and urban population growth?
| Separation Technology for Treatment & Recovery
| Water-sensitive Urban Design
| IT & Big Data for Smart Utilities
ECONOMICS & FINANCE
| Pricing a Limited Resource Efficiently
| Investing in Infrastructure
| Funding Research & Development
| Water Rights: Conflicts & Solutions
| Drinking Quality: Safety & Regulation
| Environment: Source & Downstream
From vision to impact: how do we increase the flow of ideas between academia and industry through markets to ultimately reach water-taps?
RESEARCH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
| Academic Clusters
| Industrial Liaison
INDUSTRY & UTILITIES
| Innovative Services
| Environmental Stewardship
SMALL WORKING GROUPS
Interested participants across different disciplines and sectors engage in a focused dialogue to produce an action plan on how to build the water utilities of the future.