Nov 27, 2019 8:30am to 1:00pm
ARC-EESep Hub and Water Research Australia (WaterRA) invite membrane plant operators and practitioners from industry and academia, to register for the Joint Membrane Workshop.
This event will feature an expert line-up of international and Australian speakers who will; compare and contrast current operational and management issues, against next generation technologies and research solutions.
The event will include round table discussions for participants to explore key research needs and questions relating to membrane operations in the water industry.
Key topics and speakers:
Topic 1: Membrane validation, verification and challenge testing
Industry: Dr Dharma Dharmabalan (TasWater) - drinking water quality management and membrane technologies (micro & ultra filtration), regulator/drinking water auditor perspectives on membrane validation and challenge testing
Research: Prof Stephen Gray (Victoria University) – new technologies for membrane validation, verification and challenge testing
Topic 2: Inland brackish water desalination and brine management
Industry: Bradley Rhodes & Linda Nappa (Veolia) - brine management and dealing with feedwater fouling issues, examples from industry
Research: Prof Xiwang Zhang (Monash) - new technologies for brackish water desalination, new materials to reduce fouling problems on membranes
Topic 3: Large-scale membrane facilities – seasonal and intermittent operations
Industry: Javier Artal (AdelaideAqua) & Daniel Bonini (SA Water) - Decommissioning & recommissioning, Managing performance, maintenance and monitoring
Research: Prof Rong Wang (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) - Membrane technology translation: from lab discoveries into operational practice
Topic 4: Alternative water sources and the role membrane processes play
Industry: Duncan Middleton (SEQ) - “SEQ Water Grid”, experiences with Western Corridor and Gold Coast Desal
Research: Prof Benny Freeman (The University of Texas at Austin, USA) - international perspectives on alternative water sources and membrane technology solutions
|From:||Nov 27, 2019 8:30am|
|To:||Nov 27, 2019 1:00pm|
|Event Coordinator:||Dr Kathy Northcott|
|Phone Enquiries:||0438 422 432|
Pan Pacific Melbourne
2 Convention Centre Pl
South Wharf VIC 3006