CANONSBURG, PA, Oct. 27, 2013 – Venkee Sharma, CEO of Aquatech, will speak at “Energy and Water 2013,” the American Middle East Institute’s (AMEI) 6th Annual Business Conference and Innovation Summit that takes place on October 29 at the Fairmont Hotel in Pittsburgh. Mr. Sharma will participate in Accelerating Innovation – Trends, Solutions in the Energy-Water Nexus, a panel that highlights the changing needs of the energy industry with respect to water, key areas of innovation that are meeting those needs, and the channels through which important innovations are occurring.
A sponsor of the conference and member of AMEI, Aquatech is a global leader in providing innovative water treatment technology for the Industrial and infrastructure markets with a focus on solving water scarcity and environmental challenges through desalination, water reuse, and zero liquid discharge. The company is widely recognized for its experience and expertise in water treatment solutions for the oil & gas industry, both conventional and unconventional, around the world.
The AMEI conference brings together American and Middle East decision makers from leading companies and organizations focused on energy industry market opportunities and water as a critical resource. The program will introduce attendees to innovations in upstream, midstream and downstream energy production, particularly in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. In addition, the conference will introduce The Water Economy Network, a new water industry initiative that supports research, innovation and business development.
The event concludes with a lecture by Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (ret.). Previous lecturers include Henry Kissinger, Madeline K. Albright, Fareed Zakaria and Thomas Friedman.