Explore various groundwater issues affecting Ohio and surrounding areas. While this forum will focus on those groundwater issues of most critical concern to those industry professionals working in Ohio, all who are concerned about, or doing research related to, the resource are encouraged to participate. Issues to be discussed include the following subject areas.
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presented by Scott Bair, Ph.D.
Bair, a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences, Ohio State University, teaches water resources, hydrogeology, hydrogeologic field methods, and numerical modeling. Read more about him.
presented by Alex Bandar, Ph.D.
Bandar will discuss the democratization of innovation, as observed from his role as director of the Columbus Idea Foundry, a community workshop space, also called a hackershop or makerspace. At the CIF, “makers” of all types — from scientists to designers and more — cross-pollinate ideas to bring to fruition the next generation of products, art projects, and innovations. Workshops such as the CIF represent an exciting new model of empowering nearly anyone with the tools to bring their idea to reality.
presented by John Jansen, Ph.D., PG
Jansen, a principal and senior hydrogeologist for Cardno ENTRIX, works on a wide variety of groundwater projects around the country, specializing in high-capacity wells and groundwater resource management. He has broad experience in well construction and maintenance, as well as water rights issues. Jansen’s also a member of the Advisory Council on Water Information, a federal advisory committee advising the U.S. government on water research priorities.
Read more about the lecture and lecturer. (The McEllhiney Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from Franklin Electric.)
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Accommodations: NGWA has secured a limited block of rooms on a first come, first served basis at the group rate of $129 per night single/double occupancy (valet parking included and there is free Internet access). This rate applies to the NGWA room block and is valid until the May 19, 2013 cutoff, unless our block fills before that date. When making your reservations, be sure to mention you are attending this NGWA event. Remember, you are responsible for securing your own reservations. For guest check-in and checkout times, please contact the hotel directly.
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