AWWA announces keynotes for ACE in Las Vegas

The American Water Works Association has announced that NPR host Ira Flatow and award-winning actor John O’Hurley will speak at the association’s Annual Conference & Exposition(ACE18), to be held June 11-14 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Flatow will open ACE18 at the Opening General Session at 8:30 a.m. on Tues., June 12 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Flatow, an award-winning journalist, is the host of NPR’s “Science Friday” radio program and podcast. This program aims to connect listeners with scientists for discussions on science, technology, health, space and the environment.

The event is by sponsored by Sensus, a xylem brand.

Additionally, John O’Hurley will speak at ACE18’s Water Industry Luncheon at 12 p.m. on Wed., June 13 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. O’Hurley, best known for his work on “Seinfeld,” is also known as a Broadway actor, game show host, best-selling author and musician. The event is sponsored by AECOM, CDM Smith and Stantec.

Visit ACE18’s webpage to view the conference program and to register. Registration special offers end on May 24 at midnight ET.

Accredited members of the media may attend ACE18 at no charge. However, they are required to register with AWWA Communications. For media registration, please visit the AWWA Press Room or contact Deirdre Mueller at 303-347-6140.

Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 51,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.

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