German American Water Symposium Baton Rouge

The GACC South is hosting a German American Water Symposium in Baton Rouge on June 27, 2017.

The half-day symposium is featuring German and US industry and policy experts of the wastewater and water industry. Our keynote speakers include decision makers representing German and American companies as well as representatives from leading research institutions, government agencies and industry associations. In addition, several German companies in the field of wastewater and water treatment will be attending to establish business relationships with local companies.

The symposium attendees will learn about:

  • Innovations in wastewater and water treatment technologies that German companies use to stay competitive
  • Current opportunities and programs in the United States
  • Innovative technologies and best practices to make wastewater and water treatment more efficient
  • Synergies and partnership opportunities with visiting German companies
  • Networking opportunities with American and German industry and policy experts

Venue & Date

Please note that the venue has changed!


Tuesday, June 27


8:00 am - 2:00 pm


4914 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 7088


Free but RSVP required

Register here




Please find our agenda here


Speakers include

Christian Zankiewicz

Economic Advisor
German Federal Ministry
for Economic Affairs and Energy

Falk Woelm

Advisor International Activities
German Water Partnership

Dr. Alexander Koldau

Foreign Trade - Export Promotion,
Exhibitions and Trade Fairs worldwide
German Mechanical Engineering
Industry Association (VDMA)

Samuel Snow, Ph.D.

Assistand Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental 
Engineering, Louisiana State Universit

Kevin M. McPeak

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Louisiana State University



Catherine Malone

Senior Manager, Consulting Services

German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc.

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