IUVA Announces 2020 Americas Event – Call for Abstracts Now Open

IUVA is excited to co-locate the 2020 IUVA Americas Conference with the RadTech UV+EB Technology Expo and Conference, March 9-11, 2020, at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. The anticipated combined event’s attendance is more than 1,500 and will represent the entire supply chain for UV technology. In addition to expanded networking opportunities and workshops, IUVA will have two conference tracks and a special pavilion on the exhibit floor. Expect the latest information on multiple applications, including developing areas such as healthcare and food and beverage safety, in addition to the various applications within water and a focus on UV LEDs. IUVA also is planning special panel sessions, where experts will be invited to discuss the latest in UV technology for multiple markets. The 2020 IUVA Americas Conference, co-located with RadTech 2020, will prove to be the most significant event for the UV technology community next year, so make sure you don’t miss it. The call for presentation abstracts is open until Oct. 11. Those interested in presenting may visit www.iuva.org.

IUVA Education Committee Presents Workshop at ASDWA/EPA Event

The IUVA was once again invited to partner with the Association of Safe Drinking Water Administrators to present a workshop on UV, this time at the US EPA ORD and Region 6-2019 Small Drinking Water Systems Meeting on May 20 in Addison, Texas. This free meeting – held in partnership with EPA’s Office of Research and Development, EPA Region 6, Region 6 States (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas) and the ASDWA – was intended to provide an in-depth overview on various solutions and strategies for handling small drinking water system compliance challenges. The IUVA Education Committee is working to gather feedback on these efforts to refine its presentation materials and intends to participate in future ASDWA/EPA regional and other appropriate events.

UV Solutions at ACE

The IUVA has partnered with AWWA. UV Solutions magazine will be on display at ACE19, June 9-12, in Denver, Colorado. This is our first event with UV Solutions, and we welcome IUVA member ideas and feedback for participation in future events.

IUVA Partnering with 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium

Registration is open for the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium, taking place Sept. 8-11, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis in San Diego, California. The program showcases collaborations among utilities, farmers and industry; regulators working together at both the state and federal level; sustainability; public/private partnerships; and, for the first time, the latest in reuse research led by the Water Research Foundation. For more information, visit watereuse.org/.

IUVA Young Professionals (YP) Committee Seeking Volunteers

With a successful kick-off at the 2019 IUVA World Congress, the IUVA Young Professional Committee is looking to expand its efforts and is seeking volunteers and new members. If interested, please reach out to us at iuvayp@iuva.org or on Facebook (/IUVAYP) or Twitter (@IUVAYP).

Did you know…

The IUVA has two new active groups:  UV for Food and Beverage and UV to address Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAI). Both groups are actively pursuing technical and market opportunities to help prove out and promote UV technologies. Our Food and Beverage group recently presented a webinar with more than 200 sites in attendance: New UV-Based Interventions to Enhance the Food Safety of Fresh Produce. Find an archived version of this webinar at www.esf.edu/openacademy/uvebwebinar/. For more information, please contact info@iuva.org.