SAN FRANCISCO — The Smart H2O Summit has issued a call for papers, according to a press release.

The brand new conference and exhibition is scheduled to take place at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel Aug. 17-19, stated the release.

The release reported that the Smart H2O Summit is focused on providing solutions for challenges regarding sewer and water infrastructure, capital improvement financing, long-term water supply reuse and desalination, the impact of big data on managing this resource, as well as public understanding of water resources, systems and services.

The release continued that abstracts are being accepted for five subjects including: AMR/AMI/big data; water recycling and reuse; executive management track; desalination, limits and opportunities; special sessions and topics; and managing public perceptions of smart water innovations.

Those interested must submit a 250-word abstract by April 15, 2015, noted the release.

You can submit an abstract here, or email your submission to Sebastian Bizzari at

Submission guidelines can be found here.

You can find more information on the Smart H2O Summit here.