US Algal Toxin Conference 2016





The City of Akron and the Akron Global Water Alliance will host the 
The US Algal Toxin Conference 2016 on May 9-11, 2016 at the University of Akron, Akron, Ohio.

This conference is dedicated to advancing the awareness, knowledge and understanding of the Algal Toxin issue.


The Conference will feature updates and presentations from the US and Ohio EPAs , Utilities, Water Engineering firms and Consultancies, Operators, Scientists and Innovators from across the USA and across the world. 

2016 will be a record setting year in Harmful Algal Bloom development. Make sure you and your team are up to date and informed about the latest regulations, developments and innovations. 

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The event is hosted by the City of Akron and the Akron Global Water Alliance. Speakers and participants come from around the world to discuss local, US National and Global Algal Toxin related issues.

The conference will discuss the national and regional concerns about Algal Toxins created by harmful algal blooms. The program will focus on those issues of concern facing Utility Managers, Researchers, Consultants, Government leaders and all Water professionals involved in Water Treatment, Water Distribution and Watershed Management.

Topics the Conference will cover include but are not limited to:

HAB & Algal Toxin Operational Techniques for Utilities, Operators and Consultants

Operational Products and Research

Detection of HABs and Algal Toxins

Treatment methods

Prevention methods and systems 

Distribution issues & Techniques in the event of HAB and Algal Toxin detection

HAB Distribution Products and Research

Emergency Preparedness

HAB and Algal Toxin outbreak management

HAB Emergency Planning Tools and Techniques

US and Ohio Regulations and Legislation

Innovative Technologies and Solutions

Success Stories and creative solutions


Ms. Andrea Yonah, BIRD Foundation’s U.S. East Coast/Midwest Representative will give a presentation titled:
"Opportunities for Funding U.S.- Israel Water Technology Innovations"

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Date 9/05/2016 - 11/05/2016
Location University of Akron, Ohio
Organizer The event is hosted by the City of Akron and the Akron Global Water Alliance
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