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CDM Smith Participates in AWWA's ACE14 Conference in Boston

May 08, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts—CDM Smith is proud to participate in the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2014 Conference & Exposition (ACE14) held in Boston, Massachusetts, June 8 through 12. ACE14, a global forum for water professionals to tackle industry challenges, will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and is expected to draw 12,000 participants.

This year’s conference theme, “Uniting the World of Water,” aims to connect water professionals from around the world, showcasing all that the industry has to offer. CDM Smith specialists will present on a variety topics, emphasizing multi-purpose, multi-benefit solutions that maximize efficiency, conserve resources and reflect an integrated, "One Water" approach to client challenges. There is a full list of CDM Smith presenters below.

CDM Smith is sponsoring several events during the week:

  • Water For People Kenneth J. Miller Founder’s Awards Luncheon: 11:45 a.m. Monday, June 9, at Westin Boston Waterfront
  • Water For People Change the Game Bash: 8:00-11:00 p.m. Monday, June 9, at The Whiskey Priest
  • Water Industry Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, at the Convention Center
  • Career Center Job Fair: 1:00-4:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, at the Convention Center
  • Water For People Lounge: at ACE14

At the Water Industry Lunch, CDM Smith will also present the 2014 Thomas R. Camp Scholarship. This year’s recipient is Leda Katebian, a graduate student pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of California. Each year, CDM Smith awards this scholarship to support an outstanding student doing applied research in the drinking water field.

Other conference week activities include facility tours held Tuesday, June 10, 8:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDM Smith projects highlighted are Massachusetts Water Resources Authority’s John J. Carroll water treatment plant in Marlborough, Deer Island wastewater treatment plant just outside of Winthrop, and the city of Cambridge’s Walter J. Sullivan water purification facility in Cambridge.

Follow CDM Smith at ACE14 on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service engineering and construction firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

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CDM SMITH PRESENTERS

Sunday, June 8

SUN04 - 9:00 a.m.
Workshop: Envision™ for Sustainable Water Infrastructure | Tom Pedersen, Brian Ramaley


Monday, June 9

MON04 - 2:00 p.m.
Dancing with Data in Motown: Using Decision Support System to Improve Data Usability for Billing and Operations | Ruby Kaur, Philip Brink, Tony Dergham, Amal Ibrahim

MON17 - 2:00 p.m.
How Much is Enough: Developing a Sustainable Water Main Renewal Plan for the City of Newton, Massachusetts | James Pescatore, James Carolan

MON18 - 2:00 p.m.
Optimization of Finished Water Quality for Lead and Copper Control and Disinfection By-Product Reduction | Benjamin Finnegan

PST01 - 2:00 p.m.
The Spot Water Pond Water Storage Facility and Multi-Purpose Pump Station - A Swiss Army Knife in an Emergency | James Pescatore, Michael Rivard


Tuesday, June 10

TUE01 - 10:30 a.m.
Innovation Initiatives Committee Chair Update | Jeffrey Zdrojewski

TUE02 - 9:30 a.m.
Focus Inward for Savings Before Reaching Outward for Revenue | Ann Casey

TUE10 - 9:00 a.m.
What's New in Water Reuse: Utility and State Perspectives | R. Bruce Chalmers (moderator)

TUE17 - 10:30 a.m.
Electrodialysis Reversal (EDR) for the Removal of Fluoride and Arsenic from Drinking Water | Jason Yoshimura, William O'Neil, Robert Kimball, Donald Cutler, Donald Thompson

TUE23 - 1:30 p.m.
Critical Mission: Design-Build of New High-Recovery Fort Irwin Water Works Plant | William O'Neil, Chris Woodruff, Randi Elder, Donald Cutler, Chad Brown, Nate Lazewski

TUE23 - 3:30 p.m.
The Pre-Emptive Doctrine: Managing Risks During Construction Through Systematic Anticipation | Phillippe Daniel

TUE28 - 1:30 p.m.
Direct Potable Reuse - A Framework for Implementation | Katherine Bell, Allegra DaSilva, Joseph Cotruvo

TUE29 - 3:00 p.m.
Source Water Protection in State Water Plans - Examples and Ideas | Kelly Collins

TUE35 - 1:30 p.m.
Repurposing Existing Water Treatment Facilities to Improve Quality, Lower Costs, and Maintain Character of a Showpiece Water Treatment Plant | Mark White, Craig Palmer, Dave Motherwell, Edward St. John

PST03 - 1:30 p.m.
Advancing the Design of Ceramic Disk Filters for Household Water Treatment in Guatemala | Christopher Schulz


Wednesday, June 11

WED06 - 8:15 a.m.
Risky Business: Sustainability Trade-Offs | Phillippe Daniel

WED06 - 10:15 a.m.
Use of Advanced Treatment for Regulatory Compliance at New Water Treatment Plants | W.B. Dowbiggin

WED09 - 8:15 a.m.
Sustainability Solutions for the 21st Century - Solving the Water-Energy Nexus | Diane Kemp, Paul Hauck

WED09 - 8:45 a.m.
High-Pressure Deep-Well Injection: Modern Waste Water Disposal in the West | Christopher Stillwell

WED10 - 8:15 AM
Knowing Your Sources: Before the Water Gets to Your Tap | William Davis (moderator)

WED33 - 2:30 p.m.
One Waterworks Project, Two Sustainability Rating Systems | Karla Abella, Alan LeBlanc


Thursday, June 12

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Envision™ Accreditation Workshop | Tom Pedersen, Lindsey Geiger

THU03 - 9:00 a.m.
Disinfection By-Product Control Options: Balancing Disinfection with NDMA, THMs, and HAAs | W.B. Dowbiggin

CDM Smith employees in italics