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State of the Waters Conference, 2020

Join us  for our 4th annual State of the Waters conference
January 31, 9am - 2pm
Northern Essex Community College
Technology Center
100 Elliott Street

Our theme for this year's conference will be the next generation of environmental threats that the river faces -- such as PFAS chemicals, microplastics, and the impact of climate change. We'll look at both the problems and potential solutions.

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State of the Waters Agenda

8:30 to 9

Check in

Coffee and pastries will be available


First session: Next gen pollution

Speakers include:
Dr. Wendy Heiger-Bernays, Clinical Professor of Environmental Health Boston University
Weile Yan, Associate Professer Associate Professor Umass Lowell
Greg Coyle, Staff Engineer City of Lowell
Mindi Messmer,  founder of New Hampshire Safe Water Alliance


Second session: Water quality solutions

Speakers include:
Trevor Smith, Lead Designer at Land Escapes
Heather McMann, Executive Director at Groundwork Lawrence
Diana DiZoglio, State Senator First Essex District

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch & networking tables

We will provide lunch and an opportunity to network with experts and colleagues.

1:30 to 2

Final thoughts & wrap-up