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2022 IUVA RIS: SCHEDULE

Monday, May 23, 2022

  • Arrival and Check-in at CU Boulder Conference site 16:00 – 20:00
  • Dinner and Welcome Reception (covered by registration) 17:30 – 19:00
  • Session I: UV-based Advanced Oxidation and Reduction Processes19:00 – 21:00
    Chair: Karl Linden, University of Colorado; YP co-chair: Nathan Moore, University of Toronto
    Speaker 1: Ching-Hua Huang (Georgia Tech, USA)
    Speaker 2: Michael Dodd (University of Washington, USA)
    Speaker 3: William Mitch (Stanford University, USA)
    Key Questions and Facilitated Discussion
  • Posters and Networking  21:00 – 22:00

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

  • Breakfast (covered by registration) 7:00 – 8:00
  • Session II: UV in Healthcare Applications and Its Role in COVID-19 8:00 – 10:00
    Chair: Chip Blatchley, Purdue University; YP co-chair: Molly McManus, IUVAYP co-chair
    Speaker 1: Krista Wigginton (University of Michigan, USA)
    Speaker 2: David Brenner (Columbia University, USA)
    Speaker 3: Mike Schuit (National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC), USA)
    Key Questions and Facilitated Discussion
  • Posters and Break 10:00 – 10:30
    Sponsored by


  • Panel Discussion I: Research Priorities and Wish Lists for Industries 10:30 – 11:45
    Discussion Leader: Jennifer Osgood, CDM Smith
    YP co-chair: Milad Raeiszadeh
    Panelists: Oliver Lawal (AquiSense Technologies, USA), Fariborz Taghipour (Acuva, Canada), Holger Claus (Ushio, USA), Richard Joshi** (ATG, UK)
  • Group Photo, Lunch, Networking 11:45 – 13:00
  • Panel Discussion II: Barriers and needs of UV applications in low-income communities and countries 13:00 – 14:15
    Discussion Leader: Hadas Mamane, Tel Aviv University
    YP co-chair: John Maiyo
    Panelists: Dr. S.Kanmani (Anna University, India), Fermín Reygadas (Cántaro Azul, Mexico), Evan Thomas (CU Boulder, USA)
  • Posters and Break 14:15 – 14:45
    Sponsored by


  • Group activities (Various options around Boulder: sign up ahead of time) 14:45 – 18:00
  • Conference Dinner at Under The Sun Brewery (Included with registration fee) 18:00 – 21:00

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Breakfast 7:00 - 8:00
  • Session III: UV Integration into Human Life 8:00 – 10:00
    Chair: Sara Beck, University of British Columbia; YP co-chair: Dan Spicer, Light Sources Inc.
    Speaker 1: Ed Nardell (Harvard Medical School)
    Speaker 2: Steve Berens (Clear Comfort Water, USA)
    Speaker 3: Susan Schmidt (Genentech, Inc.)
    Key Questions and Facilitated Discussion
  • Posters and Break 10:00 – 10:30
    Sponsored by


  • Session IV: Innovations in Harvesting and Delivering UV 10:30 – 12:30
    Chair: Ted Mao, MW Technologies, Inc; YP co-chair: Sean MacIsaac, Dalhousie University
    Speaker 1: Ezra L. Cates (Clemson University, USA)
    Speaker 2: Mariana Lopes (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
    Speaker 3: Tom Brukilacchio (Innovations in Optics, Inc., USA)
    Key Questions and Facilitated Discussion
  • Lunch and Networking 12:30 – 13:30
  • Session V: New UV Sources: Far-UVC, UV-LEDs, and Plasma UV 13:30 – 15:30
    Chair: Kumiko Oguma, University of Tokyo; YP co-chair: Dana Pousty, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Speaker 1: Collin Ward (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA)
    Speaker 2: Natalie Hull (Ohio State University, USA)
    Speaker 3: Holger Claus (Ushio America, USA)
    Key Questions and Facilitated Discussion
  • Closing remarks 15:30 – 15:50
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