AquaHacking 2017 Summit
The 3rd edition of AquaHacking took place during Elsevier's 4th Water Research Conference "The Role of Water technology innovation in the Blue Economy" from September 10 to 13, 2017, in Waterloo, Ontario. This international water conference highlights and advance state-of-the-art thinking and research to support the transition towards a Blue Economy, in particular the role of water science and technological innovation in fostering sustainable water use.
The 2017 AquaHacking Summit: United for the Lake Erie was dedicated to the conservation of Lake Erie and focussed on algae bloom and phosphorus reductions, as well as other efforts to protect and restore the waters of the Great Lakes. It also showcased our Youth Delegation and announced the winners of the AquaHacking Challenge from among 5 finalist teams of digital designers, programmers, engineers and entrepreneurs who tackled the challenge of developing innovative solutions to help solve water issues facing Lake Erie.