GLOBE Performance Solutions at AMERICANA 2015

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GLOBE-Net, February 24, 2015 – GLOBE Performance Solutions looks forward to meeting you at this year’s AMERICANA International Environmental Technology Trade show and Conference.

To mark the event’s 20th anniversary, we are pleased to join forces on the trade fair floor with our GPS-Consortium partners, Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) and Good Harbour Laboratories (GHL).

The Centre for Alternative Wastewater Treatment (CAWT) at the School of Environmental and Natural  Resource Sciences, Frost Campus, Fleming College in Lindsay, Ontario, is an internationally recognized research institute committed to excellence in research and education.   The CAWT conducts research in the areas of water and wastewater treatment science and communicates results in high quality publications. The Centre continues to expand research capacity and productivity over time.

Good Harbour Labs is a private company specializing in testing the performance of water treatment  technologies.  Located in Mississauga, Ontario, GHL’s flexible pilot lab is capable of testing a wide variety of water technology from measurement devices such as flow meters to treatment devices such as filters.  An on-site analytical lab can rapidly analyze for several common water contaminants, and arrangements with local qualified third party labs, provide clients with a full range of laboratory services.

Whether you represent a technology developer looking to advance in the market, a technology buyer seeking to confirm the performance of a prospective purchase — or any technology stakeholder wishing to learn more about performance benchmarking, testing and verification — then you will certainly want to visit the GLOBE Performance Solutions Booth to meet with our partners and learn more

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GLOBE Performance Solutions is pleased to offer complimentary trade fair passes to our clients and business partners (a value of $30.00). Requests for trade fair passes should be made directly to Mark Heilig, Director of Operations,  Please note that ticket quantities are limited and distribution is subject to availability.

Stormwater and Wastewater Management Sessions –
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Réseau Environnement and the Water Environment Federation will be organizing the following two sessions at AMERICANA 2015:

(a) Innovation for utilities of the future – Moderator: Barry Liner, Water Environment Federation

10:30 a.m. – Vulnerability assessments, resiliency developments and funding initiatives at a utility
–   Jonathan Reeves, District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water)

11:00 a.m. – Financing innovative technologies in the water sector
–   Jonathan Grant, Research Manager, Water Tap Ontario

11:30 a.m. – Potable reuse partnerships and regulatory advances
–   Ifetayo Venner, Wastewater Treatment Practice Technical Leader, Arcadis

(b) Stormwater innovations – Moderator: Barry Liner, Water Environment Federation

1:30 p.m. – Advances in previous pavement
–   Doug Buch, President/CEO, PaveDrain, LLC

2:00 p.m. – Performance testing and verification of stormwater filtration devices
–   John Neate, President, GLOBE Performance Solutions

2:30 p.m. – Combined sewer overflow (CSO) improvements in Ottawa
–   Maxym Lachance, Project Manager, Municipal Water Division, Tetra Tech

Canadian ETV Program Innovative Technology Showcase
Thursday, March 19, 2015

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John Neate, President, GLOBE Performance Solutions

GLOBE Performance Solutions will collaborate with Environment Canada and Réseau Environnement to host  AMERICANA’s  Canadian ETV Program Innovative Technology Showcase, which is generously sponsored this year by Environment Canada.

This session will take place on Thursday, March 19th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. and will showcase the practical application of environmental performance benchmarking and verification through illustrative examples.

A panel of companies with innovative technologies that have participated in the ETV program will also share their experience of how ETV has helped them achieve greater market recognition.Session Moderator: John Neate, President, GLOBE Performance Solutions

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Introducing environmental technology verification

Benoit Desforges, Environment Canada
Paul Jiapizian, Environment Canada

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Achieving greater market recognition and commercial success with ETV

Darryl Nelson, CEO, Nelson Environmental Remediation Ltd.
Jean Lucas, executive vice president, Eco Waste Solutions
Ralph Sheldrick, director of international sales , Ozonator Industries Ltd.
Scott Perry, Director, Imbrium Systems

Attendees to the Technology Showcase Session will also learn how the Canadian Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Program provides independent environmental performance verification of technologies, processes, and products based on measurable, quality-assured data and recognized protocols.  In particular, our presenters will demonstrate how verified performance adds value in a number of ways for:

  • Technology users and early adopters
  • Technology investors and regulators
  • Technology developers and companies with innovative technologies

Stay tuned for further details as they become available on the official website for AMERICANA 2015 .


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