AMTA’s Technology Transfer Online events offer virtual training and education available live and on-demand. Covering up-to-date and relevant membrane-focused subject matter, each 120-minute session features presentations by panels of experts, followed by facilitated questions and answers. CEU credit is available for specific states.
Technology Transfer Online
On Demand Webinars
Pushing the Envelope: Research, Innovation & New Directions in Desalination
AMTA’s four-part series focusing on research, innovations and new directions in desalination covers a broad spectrum of the latest topics, from sustainability and evolutions in desalination technology to industry-specific adaptations and applications. The webinar series includes presentations from industry experts discussing cutting-edge, membrane-based solutions, along with a moderator-facilitated Q&A session.
Session 1: Research, Innovation & New Directions in Desalination
Aired October 19, 2020
Industry leaders discuss the unique uses, opportunities and applications of membranes and desalination in the food & beverage industry.
Moderator: Harold Fravel, Ph.D., Director Emeritus, AMTA
Speakers & Topics: Carl Lundin, CDM Smith – Use & Opportunities for Forward Osmosis in the Food & Beverage Industry
Guillaume Clairet, H2O Innovation – NF Use in Maple Syrup Production
Jeremy Schiller, Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. – Recovering Dairy Waste with Membranes
Session 2: Research, Innovation & New Directions in Desalination
Aired October 22, 2020
From hydrogen energy to the power of ocean waves, industry experts discuss technology innovations and design optimizations that are improving sustainability in desalination.
Moderator: Greg D. Wetterau, P.E., BCEE, CDM Smith
Speakers & Topics: Marcus Oliver Gay, Resolute Marine Energy – Powering Desalination with Ocean Waves
Bruce Logan, Ph.D., Penn State University – New Applications for RO Membranes in Hydrogen Energy Production
Ravi Chidambaran, Aquatech International – Application of LoWatt Technology for Seawater Desalination
Session 3: Research, Innovation & New Directions in Desalination
Aired October 26, 2020
From membrane printing to ceramics, industry professionals and researchers explore innovations and evolutions in desalination membrane technology.
Moderator: Christine Owen, Hazen & Sawyer
Speakers & Topics: Professor Jeffrey McCutcheon, University of Connecticut – Printing Membranes for Desalination and Water Treatment: Changing the Way We Think about Making Thin Film Composite Membranes
Henia Pransky, Koch Separation Solutions, Inc. – Innovative Membrane Filtration Solutions for the Municipal and Industrial Markets
Jonathan Pressdee, P.E., Nanostone – Benefits of Ceramic Membranes in Desalination Pretreatment
Session 4: Research, Innovation & New Directions in Desalination
Aired October 29, 2020
Leading industry professionals explore reverse osmosis and nanofiltration technology innovations and adaptations for addressing desalination residuals.
Moderator: Tom Pankratz, Water Desalination Report
Speakers & Topics: Bruce Alderman, Desalitech – Minimizing Brine at Municipal and Industrial Sites with Closed Circuit RO
Rick Stover, Ph.D., Gradiant Corporation – Use of CounterFlow RO for Desalination of High Salinity Waters
Michael Bourke, Wigen Water Technologies – Adapting NF for TOC Removal at an Inland Location
AMTA Technology Transfer Online
AMTA Member or IDA Member
Single Session: $40
Full Series Registration: $120
Single Session: $65
Full Series Registration: $195
Student Rates (requires AMTA Membership Enrollment)
Single Session: $25
Full Series: $75
Call for Group Rates
Upon registration, the archived video will be available for 30 days.
If you have payment, registration or CEU questions, email AMTA Online Training or call 772-463-0820.
AMTA utilizes the GoToWebinar platform. AMTA recommends reviewing the GoToWebinar System Requirements and testing your computer’s compatibility prior to registration.
For CEU credits, attendees must pre-register and provide a valid certification number. After the online training, AMTA will email CEU documentation to attendees meeting the CEU requirements. Reports will also be sent to the appropriate certification agencies.
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