Kudos to All: WFI 2021 Frist Day Well Done
This year’s WFI 2021 conference – Post-Pandemic/Future Clean Air and Water Solutions began at 8:00 am EST today with a record-high attendance. The first session chaired by Mr. Bob Mcilvaine entitled Market Dynamics and Mega Trends after COVID-19 had a host of fantastic speakers with very interesting and pertinent topics. Our second session - Novel Clean Air Solutions for Public Health chaired by Dr. Thomas Caesar was also very well received with a variety of global leading experts as our speakers. Finally, Mr. Mitch McCreary, Chair of the WFI 2021 Product Award Committee announced the winners for the 2021 Product of the Year, Innovative Products and Emerging Technologies.
On behalf of WFI 2021 Conference Chairs Dr. Christine Sun, Mr. Jay Forcucci, Mr. Richard Lydon, and the WFI 2021 Organizing committee, we would like to thank all the moderators and speakers for an excellent program delivered this morning. Thanks to all the attendees for joining us today. See you tomorrow!
Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm EST 8:00-8:10 Welcome Introduction
Session 3: Emerging Technologies in Water Filtration
8:10-8:35 Improving filtration Performance Using Activated Filter Media AFM, Mr. Jochen Kallenberg, Dryden Aqua, Switzerland
8:35-9:00 Ultrathin Silica Membranes with Straight-Through Channels for High-Performance Nanofiltrations, Dr. Kuo-lun (Allan) Tung, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
9:00-9:25 Distributed Water Treatment and Reuse: The NAWI Vision, Dr. Peter Fiske, National Alliance for Water Innovation, USA
9:25-9:50 New Developments in Conservation and Reuse of Water in Industrial Processes, Dr. Antti Häkkinen, LUT University, Finland
Session 4: New Techniques in Product Evaluation
10:00-10:25 Face Mask Performance Requirements and Testing Industry Trends Resulting from the Pandemic, Ms. Sarah Smit, Nelson Laboratories, LLC, USA
10:25-10:50 Facility and equipment to Study, by-products produced by air cleaners with technologies other than filtration, Mr. Al Vatine, LMS Technologies, Inc., USA
10:50-11:15 Upgrading of the existing standards to qualify nano and microfiltration water filter cartridges, Dr. Nicolas Petillon, IFTS, France
11:15-11:40 Adsorption Filtration of Harmful Chemicals for Clean Air, Dr. Miao Li, Cummins Filtration, USA
11:40-12:00 CFSS 2021 Class Ceremony