Program

 
 

Water and Energy

 

Convener: Jack Gilron, BIDR


Energy and water are inextricably linked. This interconnectedness has been the topic of much analysis research that aims to identify opportunities to limit water and energy consumption in the provision of these two societal pillars. “ (J. Dunne) This session will look at how renewables can be integrated with water management and water production to minimize the carbon footprint associated with human activity in arid regions. The issue of maximal efficiency in use of local water resources to reduce energy costs of distribution will also be considered as will recovery of energy from wastewater.


 
 

Speakers

 
 
 
 
Andrea Schaefer
 
Karlsruhe Inst. of Technology, Germany
 
 
 
 
 
Prof. Phillip Davies
 
Univ. of Birmingham, Great Britain
 
 
 
 
 
Roy Posmanik
 
Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Science Agricultural Research Organization – Volcani Center, Israel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prof. Alon Tal & Dr. Michael Roth
 
Tel Aviv, University, Israel