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Conference Program

Monday, June 7

All conference sessions will be broadcast on US/Eastern Time (EDT)

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Exhibits Open

Keynote Presentation

Truth and Clarity on Mercury Regulation in UV Technology
Jennifer Heathcote, GEW (EC) Limited
Session 1A
Advanced Oxidation 1
Session 1B
Disinfection 1
Track C
On-Demand Industry Presentations
The MPUV/PAA process for removal of fluoroquinolone antibiotics from water: A kinetic and mechanism study
Xiuwei Ao, Tsinghua University
The challenge of creating convenient and efficient UV disinfection solutions for everyday use
UV/sulfite process: combined oxidation and reduction of organic micropollutants in drinking water
Roberta Hofman-Caris, KWR Watercycle Research Institute
Longitudinal Comparison of Water and Biofilm Microbial Communities after UV LED versus Chlorine Disinfection
Yijing Liu, The Ohio State University
Comparison of Microcystin-LR Degradation by UV222 and UV254 via ELISA, UPLC-PDA, and LC-HRMS
Zanna Leciejewski, The Ohio State University
Challenges of replacing enhanced liquid disinfection practices with UVC light on high-touch surfaces

Steve Reinecke, Proximity Systems

NDMA photolysis in RO permeate: what is the correct UV dose?
Mark Heath, Carollo Engineers Inc.
Quantitative microbial risk assessment of E. coli reactivation after UV disinfection to determine shelf life for water transport and storage
Daniel Ma, The Ohio State University
Reducing risk of COVID-19 transmission in food production areas with UV air disinfection systems
Jaromir Bilek, JenAct (Jenton Group)
An overview on various UVC LED disinfection applications
Marko Hofmann, Seoul Viosys
Brazilian Low Cost Personal UVC Sanitizer
Rangel Luiz Lustosa Ferreira, UNB - Universidade de Brasilia
BIOW, An new device for cleaning air
Nuria Pérez and Francisco Guillén, Alfatec and Clínica Universidad de Navarra
Evaluation of environmental efficacy of the UVD Robot in a clinical setting
Mihail Mihalev, UVD Robots
Effectiveness of a newly developed UV technology on SARS-CoV-2 inactivation
De Palma Isa, University of Siena

Session 2A
Advanced Oxidation 2

Session 2B
Disinfection 2
Track C
On-Demand Industry Presentations
Microsystin-LR Degradation by Vacuum UV (VUV): The Effects of Bromide and Chloride Ions
Fatima AlAfifi, University of British Columbia
Variability in inactivation kinetics of environmental variants of Enterovirus by free chlorine, UV254, and ozone: Implications for the prediction of virus inactivation in water treatment
Shotaro Torii, The University of Tokyo
Organic micropollutant degradation of AOPs employing both standalone and H2O2 assisted VUV/UV at pilot-scale
Nimmy George, Wetsus
Increasing UV Dosage on Surfaces in Shadow Using a Dry Fog of Water Droplets as a Light Scatterer
Bob Saccomanno, Luminated Glazings
VUV/UV in water treatment: A hypothesis that the formation of trace-level H2O2 limits the VUV/UV efficiency
Mengkai Li, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences
Surface UV Disinfection with a focus on PPE

Castine Bernardy, University of New Hampshire

Photo-reductive/oxidative decomposition of PFOS and its common alternatives (PFBS and 6:2 FTSA) using vacuum-UV irradiation
Ehsan Esfahani, The University of British Columbia
Wavelength-dependent time–dose reciprocity and stress mechanism for UV-LED disinfection of Escherichia coli
Dana Pousty, Tel Aviv University
Far-UVC Semiconductor Light Emitting Devices

Seth A Coe-Sullivan, NS Nanotech

UV LED for Disinfection – A Future with Controlled Clarity

Erik Swenson, Nichia Corporation

Novel solution for efficient and simultaneous air and surface disinfection using UV-C technology

Nabiha Ben Sedrine, Castros S.A. & MATGLOW

LIGHTDIS UPPER-ROOM 360º UVGI Fixture UVC Laboratory Characterization

Pablo García Mujica, LIGHTDIS

Session 3A
Session 3B
Air Treatment
Track C
On-Demand Industry Presentations
Computational modeling and experimental evaluation of Adenovirus and MS2 inactivation in flow-through UV-LED reactor
Majid Keshavarzfathy, The University of British Columbia
A Protocol for Design and Validation of UV Devices for Air and Surface Disinfection
Milad Raeiszadeh, Acuva Technologies Inc
Design challenges of UV-LED Point-of-entry water disinfection systems
Mahyar Montazeri, The University of British Columbia
Inactivation of airborne transmitted pathogens using germicidal Ultraviolet (UV) radiation – A lab-scale study
Leili Abkar, The University of British Columbia
Inactivation of Escherichia coli by the UVA-LED Irradiation
Maria Ulfa, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta
Design, Simulation and Testing of a portable UV-C air sterilization unit
Chris Jones, Helpful Engineering
Prevention of Black Mold Growth by UVC-LED
Yuting Wang, Asahi-Kasei Corporation
Novel UV-C sensor technology for use in air and surface disinfection applications
John Waszak, L and M Instruments
UVC Technology in Healthcare - Boon or Bane

Jatin Kumar, Quess Corp Ltd.

Has COVID-19 pandemic initiated the spark for UVC LED to shine?

Pars Mukish, Yole Développement

Disinfection Options for School Classrooms

Bernard J. Erickson CLEP, LC, CLMC, IES Emeritus, Facility Solutions Group

Break & Poster Session
Session 4A
Session 4B
COVID-19 1
Track C
On-Demand Industry Presentations
UV-LED coupled ceramic-based photocatalytic membrane reactor development, evaluation, and optimization
Sahar Sakhaie, University of British Columbia
Scientific proofs of UV disinfection systems to fight Sars-CoV-2
Jan Winderlich, Heraeus Noblelight
Part 1: This is the Way Industry Roadmap for UV-C LED Systems - Technology Platforms and Applications
Oliver Lawal, AquiSense Technologies
Inactivation of enveloped viruses in aqueous solution and on surfaces using UVC devices
Ben Ma, University of Colorado, Boulder
Part 2: This is the Way: Industry Roadmap for UV-C LED Systems - Design Integration and Manufacturing at Scale
Jennifer Pagan, AquiSense Technologies
UV222 disinfection of SARS-CoV-2 in solution
Natalie Hull, The Ohio State University
Novel dual UV disinfection system - Combining LP and UV-LED for efficient and synergistic wastewater treatment
Yoram Gerchman, University of Haifa and Oranim College
Results of Far-UVC and Protective Textile Based System For Germ Free Angiography Units
Ayhan Olcay, Istanbul Aydın University Medical School
Session 5A
Session 5B
COVID-19 2
Track C
On-Demand Industry Presentations
Effect of UV/chlorine oxidation on disinfection byproduct formation from diverse model compounds
Yanpnig Zhu, Donghua University
Germicidal UV Radiation for Control of SARS-CoV-2
Ernest Blatchley III, Purdue University
Photodegradation pathway of iodate and formation of I-THMs during subsequent chloramination in iodate-iodide-containing water
Li-Zhen Tang, Tongji University
Modeling the efficiency of UV at 254 nm for disinfecting the different layers within N95 respirators
Abdallatif Abdalrhman, University of Toronto
Developing a restricted chlorine-dosing strategy for balance between PPCP removal and formation of DBPs in UV/chlorine process
Shi Cheng, Nanjing University
UV sensitivity of potential pathogen surrogates at different UV wavelengths and in different phases
Xing Li, Purdue University
Effects of UV-C on Polymeric Materials
Kyle O'Connor, Solvay
Experimental factors impacting UV disinfection efficacy for N95 respirators
Carolina Ontiveros, Dalhousie University

End of Day One
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