Don’t Miss the Fourth aquaNOW Audience on Friday!

21 May 2015 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
WARRENTON, VA, United States

Tune in tomorrow (Friday) for the fourth aquaNOW Audience, which will take place at Scotland's University of Strathclyde (Collins Building, FREE, NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED) on Friday, May 22nd, from 1:30-3:00 PM UK time (8:30-10:00 AM EDT.) The event will be streamed live (FREE, NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED), just visit

Panelists and the international audience welcome questions from remote viewers, which can be emailed to

The high-level international panel includes Kettie Alinafe Harawa,Country Director for Water For People in Malawi; Robert M. Kalin, professor of Environmental Engineering for Sustainability at the University of Strathclyde; John Oldfield, CEO of US-based non-profit WASH Advocates; Dr. Douglas McKenzie, a marine biologist and founder of Xanthella, a company that produces highly innovative designs of photobioreactors for research and industrial scale up; and Ruby Moynihan, a PhD Candidate and Scottish Government Hydro Nation scholar at the University of Edinburgh, School of Law, UK, and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department of Environmental and Planning Law, Germany.

During the Audience, panelists will discuss six recent OOSKAnews stories dealing with diverse water-related issues:

 The aquaNOW Audiences series is produced by OOSKAnews, the world’s leading publisher of water-related news and intelligence. The events are moderated by David Duncan, CEO and Founder of OOSKAnews Inc., and supported by the Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and

The fourth Audience is part of a series of high-level events held to mark International day of Biodiversity and in anticipation of the XVth World Water Congress in Edinburgh.

The day’s events also include a seminar led by Dr. Salman M.A. Salman, fellow with the International Water Resources Association, on “Entry into Force of the United Nations Watercourses Convention: Why Should it Matter?” and a guest lecture and roundtable discussion on “Transboundary Aquifers: An Interdisciplinary Conversation,” with keynote speaker Prof. Gabriel Eckstein, an expert in international environment and natural resources law.

All of these events will be live web-streamed free at from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM UK time (5:00 AM-1:00 PM EDT).