Schedule

Day 1 (May 17th, 2017)

ScheduleSessionSpeakerTopic
8:30-8:50OpeningJim Field and Lourdinha Florencio Welcome Ceremony (invited authorities) 
 Session 1Chair: Jim FieldExtractive industries: mining and petrochemicals 
8:50-9:20Keynote 1Gladys Vidal, University of Concepcion, Chile The water resources and the mining in Chile 
9:20-9:40 Oral 1.1 Virginia Ciminelli, UFMG, BrazilWater in the mineral industry: reuse, recycling and innovation
9:40-10:00 Oral 1.2 Ana Cerqueira, Petrobras, BrazilWastewater treatment and reuse - Petrobras 
10:00-10:30 Discussion Session 1   
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK  
 Session 2Chair: Lourdinha Florencio Monitoring: Pathogens / Trace contaminants 
10:50-11:20Keynote 2Chuck Gerba, The University of Arizona, USA Assessing the removal of pathogens by treatment processes and quantifying the risks 
11:20-11:40Oral 2.1Petrus Santacruz, UFPE, BrazilNew proposal of hybrid photonic nanodevices for water monitoring 
11:40-12:00 Oral 2.2Mauricius dos Santos, The University of Arizona, USA Methods for detection of emerging contaminants in water samples 
12:00-12:30 Discussion Session 2  
12:30-14:00LUNCH  
 Session 3Chair: Mario KatoSoil aquifer treatment and bioremediation 
14:00-14:30 Keynote 3Robert Arnold and D. Quanrud, The University of Arizona, USA Soil-aquifer polishing of secondary effluent leading to water reuse in Tucson, Arizona
14:30-14:50 Oral 3.1 Henry Corseuil, UFSC, Brazil Field experiments with biofuels in Brazil 
14:50-15:10 Oral 3.2 Elizabeth Edwards, University of Toronto, CanadaCurrent studies in chlorinated compounds bioremediation 
15:10-15:40 Discussion Session 3   
15:40-16:00COFFEE BREAK  
 Session 4Chair: Savia GavazzaProfessional development young scientists 
16:00-16:30Keynote 4Shane Snyder, The University of Arizona, USA How to successfully submit an article 
16:30-17:30 Short oral presentation Young scientists Six short communications 
17:30-18:00 Discussion Session 4   

 

Day 2 (May 18th, 2017)

ScheduleSessionSpeakerTopic
 Session 5 Chair: Juliana Calabria Wastewater treatment / Reuse 1 
8:50-9:20Keynote 5Jeff Prevatt, Pima County WW Reclamation, USA Water reclamation & reuse in Tucson, Arizona 
9:20-9:40 Oral 5.1 Adalberto Noyola, UNAM, MexicoGreenhouse gas emissions from WWT 
9:40-10:00 Oral 5.2Carlos Chernicharo, UFMG, Brazil Overview of anaerobic sewage treatment in Brazil and its potential for resource recovery 
10:00-10:30 Discussion Session 5   
10:30-10:50 COFFEE BREAK   
 Session 6 Chair: Luiz Monteggia Wastewater treatment / Reuse 2 
10:50-11:20 Keynote 6Rafael Bastos, UFV, BrazilWastewater use in agriculture in a public health perspective. What's new? 
11:20-11:40Oral 6.1Giancarlo  Ronconi, BRK Ambiental, BrazilAquapolo experience in reuse 
11:40-12:00 Oral 6.2Jim Field, The University of Arizona, USA Novel electron donors for bioremediation of acid rock drainage 
12:00-12:30 Discussion Session 6   
12:30-14:00 LUNCH  
 Session 7 Chair: Carlos Chernicharo Post-Treatment 
14:00-14:30Keynote 7Shane Snyder, The University of Arizona, USA Ensuring water safety in potable water reuse 
14:30-14:50 Oral 7.1 Andrea Achilli, Humboldt State University, USA Integrated membrane processes for water reuse and desalination
14:50-15:10 Oral 7.2Luiz Monteggia, UFRGS, Brazil Nutrient recovery from sanitary wastewater by floating biomass on high rate ponds 
15:10-15:40 Discussion Session 7   
15:40-16:00 COFFEE BREAK   
 Session 8Chair: Lourdinha Florencio Conclusions 
16:00-16:30Keynote 8Asher Kiperstok, UFBA, Brazil Water reuse, when and where it comes with regards to sustainability 
16:30-17:30 Closing ceremonyJim Field, Mike Proctor, Leonor Maia and Anisio Dourado 

 

Day 3 (May 19th, 2017)

ScheduleSessionSpeakerMeeting Topic 
8:40-9:00 OpeningMike Proctor, Leonor Maia, Jim Field and Afonso Sobreira Welcome Ceremony 
 KeynoteMike Proctor, The University of Arizona, USA Graduate Training and Student Exchange
 Part 1 Meeting Chair: Savia Gavazza and Juliana CalabriaHigher Education Cluster Water Reuse
9:30 - 9:40Univ. Arizona, USAJim Field10 minutes’ presentation for each one of the 5 universities. The focus here is that each one presents the potential research projects and infrastructure available, in which students can be involved 
9:40 - 9:50Univ. Concepcion, ChileGladys Vidal 
9:50 - 10:00UNAM, MexicoAdalberto Noyola 
10:00 - 10:10UFMGJuliana Calabria 
10:10 - 10:20UFPESavia Gavazza 
10:20 - 10:40COFFEE BREAK  
 Part 2 MeetingChair: Savia Gavazza and Juliana Calabria Research Collaboration 
10:40 - 12:00BrainstormingAll participantsConducting questions: how we can operationalize this academic exchange? Requirements for student’s exchange. How long should a student stay in the partner lab to make the interchange reasonable? What are the limitations? How to make co-supervision viable? Where to get fund for supporting students stay in the hosting country? 
12:00 - 12:30General DiscussionAll ParticipantsConcluding Remarks
13:00 - 14:00LUNCHAll participants