German American Water Symposium Houston

The GACC South is hosting a German American Water Symposium in Houston on June 29, 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


Thursday, June 29


8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Four Oaks Place
1330 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX 77056

[Free parking is available]


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)

Brian Conroy

Director of Industry Relations,
Houston Office, Texas A&M Engineering,
Texas A&M Energy Institute
Texas A&M University



Catherine Malone

Senior Manager, Consulting Services

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

+1 (404) 586-6817
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Sonja (Sobota) Knight

Project Manager, Consulting Services

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

+1 (404) 586-6802
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