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WFI Upcoming Events: A Wealth of Knowledge in Filtration and Separation

As we navigate the second half of 2023, we are thrilled to share with you some exciting events coming up at the Waterloo Filtration Institute (WFI). Our commitment to supporting the global filtration industry's growth and advancing the science and technologies of filtration and separation processes is as strong as ever. Let's dive in!


Fuel, Hydraulic Lube, and Oil Filtration

First, we'd like to quickly recap today's course on Fuel, Hydraulic, Lube, and Oil Filtration led by Dr. Christine Sun. In addition with insightful panel discussion from Dr. Swarna Agarwal, Dr. Cédric Vallet, Mr. Mike Malloy and Mr. Michael Neukirch concerning the latest updates, opportunities and trends, we are pleased to release another insightful and engaging course as part of our CFSS 2023 program. Learn more about the course here.


Filtration and Separation in Water Treatment

Looking ahead, we're delighted to offer the course Filtration and Separation in Water Treatment on August 1, 2023, Tuesday from 8:00am-10:00am, EDT. This is a fantastic opportunity for participants to gain a high-level understanding of the operating principles, possibilities, and limitations of pressure-driven membrane processes for water treatment.


The course will be expertly led by Dr.-Ing. Thomas Peters, joined by globally leading experts in the panel. Together, they'll provide a comprehensive coverage on technological fundamentals of pressure driven membrane processes, strategies in water management, examples for improving operation, and latest updates on new developments, opportunities and trends.


Sign up today to reserve your spot in this exceptional course!


CFSS Program: Air Filtration for Land-Based Gas Turbines

Don't miss the conclusion of our comprehensive CFSS program, with Dr. Iyad Al-Attar's course on Air Filtration for Land-Based Gas Turbines on August 15, 2023. The CFSS program offers 22+ expert-led courses as well as a platform for interactive discussions and questions.


We hope you have found this program to be as enriching and beneficial as we designed it to be. If you've missed any sessions, be sure to check out the video recordings as well as lecture slides in the CFSS Only Area to catch up!


WFI 2023 Annual Virtual Conference

Last but not least, mark your calendars for the WFI 2023 Annual Virtual Conference, on December 5–6, 2023, from 8:00AM–12:00PM EST. With the theme "Filtration and Its Influence on the Future of Our Planet", the conference promises thought-provoking sessions on new regulations, emerging opportunities, advanced technologies, sustainability, and filtration's impact on our planet.


We're proud to announce our lineup of distinguished speakers, who will share their insight and expertise during the conference:

  • Mr. Mike Clark, President, Filtration Division, H&V, US

  • Dr. Thomas Caesar, Vice President, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, DE

  • Dr. Frauke Averbeck, Scientific Officer, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DE

  • Dr. Greg Pierce, Director, Human Right to Water Solutions Lab, UCLA, US

  • Mr. Dennis Cook, CEO, Superior Felt Filtration, US

  • Mr. Jon Douglas, Director, Johnson Control, US

  • Mr. Sean O'Reilly, Vice President, AAF Intl, US

  • Dr. Jatin Khanpara, CEO, AprilAire, US

  • Mr. Jerome Barrillon, President, Residental Water, Marmon Water Group, US

  • Dr. Ian Chisem and Mr. Cameron Kiani, Technical Director and Sr. Engineer, Ceramic Filter Alliance, UK

  • Mr. Luke Davies and Dr. Paul Wiper, Managers, Molymem, UK

  • Drs. Klaus Vossenkaul and Johannes Lindemann, CEO and Director, Membion, DE

  • Dr. Marwa Zaatari, Chief Science Officer, DZINE Partners, US

  • Dr. Iyad Al-Attar, Strategic Director, WFI, CA

  • Dr. Sabu Thomas, Vice Chancellor, Professor, Mahatma Gandhi University, IN

  • Mr. Kevin Jameson, CEO, PureAir Filtration, US

  • Dr. Cédric Vallet, Head of PMBD, Ahlstrom, FR

  • Mr. Peter Bolduan, Director, Geschäftsführung, DE

  • Mr. Tobias Zimmer, Vice President, Camfil, DE

  • Dr. Terrence Collins, Professor and Director, Institute for Green Science, CMU, US

  • Dr. Stephanie Taylor, Founder & CEO, Building4Health

  • Dr. Katherine Ratliff, Physical Scientist, EPA

Expect invigorating discussions on a wide range of areas like IoT-enabled filtration systems, sustainable and eco-friendly materials, net-zero goals alignment with IAQ improvements, and much more. Together, let's explore the role of filtration in fostering a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable world.


In addition, we will be announcing the winner of the Product of the Year 2023 award during this conference. Nominations for the award are open till November 1st, and you can even nominate your own product!


As we continue to navigate the year together, we're grateful for the opportunity to offer these learning experiences and for your ongoing support. Stay safe and stay connected.


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