Executive Director Rod Beadle will present at the University of Oklahoma's WaTER (Water Technologies for Emerging Regions) Conference Monday, Sept. 18, sharing with audiences Engineers in Action's internally-developed asset-based community development (ABCD) selection process.
ABCD considers the skills of local residents, the power of local associations and the supportive functions of local institutions to leverage existing community strengths to build stronger, more sustainable communities. Read more about EIA's ABCD selection process on engineersinaction.org
The University of Oklahoma WaTER Conference
Sept.18-19 brings together participants from multiple disciplines from around the globe in response to the UN Sustainable Development Goals of bringing water and sanitation to emerging regions. This bi-annual event offers attendees a forum for sharing experiences and discussing challenges and solutions.
Post-conference workshops will also be held Sept. 20-21. Sessions address an array of water-related topics, such as assessment of WASH interventions, behavior change, climate change, fluoride effects and mitigation, gender and social equity, hydro-philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and water technologies for emerging regions.
This year's Conference welcomes back Water Prize winners from the previous 10 years, and will provide ample networking opportunities for more than 160 participants from around the globe. For more information, go to: water.ou.edu.