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Session II (VIRTUAL): Sixth Annual Water Symposium

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Krystle Felcaro Heaps   (847) 491-2329

Group: Israel Innovation Project

Co-Sponsor: NCWR

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


Sixth Annual Symposium on Water in Israel and the Middle East: 

Water Security, Sustainability, and Innovation

Presented by the Northwestern Center for Water Research and the Israel Innovation Project


Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Session II: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm CST

Description: panel discussion featuring experts from the Chicagoland area speaking about Water Security, Sustainability, and Innovation, in Chicago, the U.S., and beyond.


Alaina Harkness, Executive Director for Current, Chicago’s water innovation hub

Junhong Chen, Crown Family Professor of Molecular Engineering, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; Lead Water Strategist at Argonne National Laboratory

Rachel Poretsky, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago


Elie Rekhess, Director, Israel Innovation Project, Northwestern University

Aaron Packman, Director, Center for Water Research, Northwestern University

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