EDINA, Minn. — Snehal Desai, global business director for Dow Water & Process Solutions, has been selected as a speaker for VERGE San Francisco 2014 scheduled to take place Oct. 27-30, according to a press release.

The event will focus on the convergence of energy, information, building and transportation technologies as well as the opportunities they afford companies, cities and society and Desai will discuss technology’s role in accelerating water sustainability, stated the release.

Additional VERGE San Francisco 2014 speakers include: Will Sarni, director and practice leader for Enterprise Water Strategy, sustainability and climate change at Deloitte Consulting LLP; Dan Bena, senior director of sustainable development at PepsiCo; and Jason Morrison, program director at the Pacific Institute.

Water is, without a doubt, our most precious resource,” said Desai. “Dow is committed to advancing science that directly addresses global challenges like water, energy and climate change through innovative solutions. Our scientists are continuously employing breakthrough chemistry to revolutionize existing technologies to combat global water scarcity.”

You can find the release here.