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MODON Industry Meet and Greet

May 29 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a KAUST Innovation Industry Meet and Greet with Modon, the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones. Modon has been a KAUST partner since 2019 working across numerous research collaborations and projects.

Modon is responsible for numerous environmental services, including the development of water and wastewater treatment facilities throughout Saudi Arabia. At this Meet and Greet, you will have the opportunity to learn more about local wastewater and desalination challenges and ongoing projects between KAUST and Modon.

When: May 29, 2021, 10:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Auditorium, between buildings 2&3

Key talks:
10:00 – 10:15: Welcome by Dr. Kevin Cullen, VP of KAUST Innovation
10:15 – 11:45: Modon Challenges
1. Developing cheaper and more efficient wastewater treatment units
2. Managing industrial sludge in sewage treatment plants
3. Recycling wastewater from desalination plants for irrigation and landscaping
1:30 – 2:45: Desalination opportunities, panel facilitated by Dr. Naadiya Carrim, Interim Director, Global Branding and Communications with Dr. Peiying Hong, Associate Professor, KAUST and Dr. NorEddine Ghaffour, KAUST
2:45 – 3:00: KAUST Technologies Overview by Dr. Hadi Zulfiqar, KAUST Innovation



May 29
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM