Rethinking the Value of Water: Innovations in Research, Technology, Policy, and Management

Friday, April 8, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

University of the District of Columbia (UDC)

David A. Clarke School of Law

4340 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC

This one-day symposium at the University of the District of Columbia will bring together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector, and non-profits to present and discuss innovations in water research, technology, policy, and management to respect and reflect the true value of water. The program will include a keynote address, invited panelists, and breakout sessions featuring submitted oral and poster presentations. The keynote speaker is Tracy Mehan, III, the Director of Government Affairs for the American Water Works Association. Click links for the Full Program and for the Booklet of Abstracts.  Information and a link for online Registration appear below.


G. Tracy Mehan, III: Executive Director for Government Affairs, American Water Works Association

Radhika Fox: CEO, US Water Alliance

Kimberly Jones: Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Howard University

Saul Kinter, Innovation Program Manager, DC Water

Eugene Stakhiv: Associate Research Scientist at the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University and Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Water Resources, USACE

Thomas Grizzard: Founding Director of the Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory and Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech

Wilbert Thomas: Senior Technical Consultant, Michael Baker International


All attendees, including presenters, are expected to register. Please register online by Monday, April 4 for the early bird discount. Payment is accepted online by credit card or by cash/ check payment at the event.

Step 1: Go to the link: https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d1/default.aspx?wid=58557

Step 2: Fill out the registration fee section

Step 3: Fill out the contact information section

Step 4: Scroll down and click “SUBMIT” to complete the registration and payment

Registration fees (includes lunch & coffee breaks):


Member / Presenter 


Student Member / Presenter 

Student Non-Member 

On-line thru April 4
$35  $50  $15  $25
On-site April 8
$50  $75  $25  $35

Online registration helps with our final planning for refreshments and printed materials.

Walk-in registrations are always welcome.

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