Sep 02, 2010

Black & Veatch Launches Second-Annual Roundtable Series at WEFTEC

Company’s professionals also involved in 52 WEFTEC program events

Dan McCarthy, president and CEO of Black & Veatch’s global water business, will launch Black & Veatch’s second annual roundtable series on Oct. 5 in conjunction with WEFTEC.10, the Water Environment Federation’s 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference in New Orleans.
Leaders of major utilities from around the world will meet that day to discuss how they are dealing with a wide range of economic pressures and how they have overcome the hurdles and capitalized on the opportunities this challenging global economy presents.

Matt Bond, Black & Veatch associate vice president and client services manager, will transition from vice president to president elect of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) at the ceremonial passing of the gavel on Oct. 6.
In addition, water practice and technology leaders and other professionals from Black & Veatch are participating in 52 technical sessions and workshops from Oct. 4 to 6. Technical sessions that Black & Veatch professionals will present or moderate or have helped develop include such topics as:
&#149 Biofuels and the Wastewater Industry: Hop on Board or Get Run Over;
&#149 Nutrient Removal: Real World Successes;
&#149 Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Carbon Footprinting: Part II;
&#149 BNR: On the Cutting Edge;
&#149 What’s Up Down Under and Other International Reuse Strategic Initiatives;
&#149 Sustainable Water Reuse and Water Supply; and
&#149 Water Reuse Disinfection: Standards, Practice and Byproduct Control.
Black & Veatch professionals will also lead or present workshops on such topics as:
&#149 Wet Weather Treatment Options and Regulatory Strategies;
&#149 Wastewater Disinfection – Efficiency and Effectiveness; and
&#149 Waste to Resource: Crafting Forward-Thinking and Pragmatic Approaches.