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2019 – Global Sanitation Economy Summit 2019. Pune, India. Panelist: The Sanitation Economy and Climate Change. Nov 18 – 21.

 

2019 – Container-Based Sanitation Alliance Session at World Water Week 2019. Stockholm, Sweden. Speaker and Moderator for Session: Container based sanitation: Affordable and innovative services for all. August 25 – 30.

 

2019 – Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) 2019 Conference: Engaged Scholarship Panel. Landscape for Humanity: New design pedagogies for critical landscape engagement. Sacramento, California. March 8.

 

2019 – Combined AfricaSan5 and Fifth International Fecal Sludge Management (FSM5) Conferences. Cape Town, South Africa. Speaker in several sessions including: 1) Container Based Systems and Capacity Building. 2) Private Sector Dialogue: Promoting the Enabling Environment for Non-sewered Sanitation. 3) Monitoring and Using Evidence to Improve Hygiene and Sanitation: Accelerating Sanitation Access Through Mobile IT. 4) Achieving Urban Equality Workshop: The Potential of CBS for Realizing the Human Right to Sanitation in Urban Settings.  February 18-22.

2018 – APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes. Hong Kong, China. The Future of wastewater and Sanitation Working Group Leader. September 6 – 9.

 

2018 – World Water Week 2018. Stockholm, Sweden. Container Based Sanitation and the Sanitation Economy. August 28.

2018 - ASLA Oregon Design Symposium. Portland, Oregon. Healthy Places, Healthy People. 

 

2017 – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation User Centered Design for Sanitation Convening. Seattle Washington. Participant representing the CBSA and re.source sanitation. September 25 – 28.

 

2017 – APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes. Portland, Oregon. The Future of wastewater and Sanitation Working Group Leader. September 15 – 17.

 

2017 – Sanitation Community of Practice (SanCop) 19. University College, London. Container-Based Sanitation Alliance and Sanitation Safety Planning. April 6.

 

2016 – Global Toilet Business, Innovation & Investment Summit. Mumbai, India. Co-facilitator for Container Toilet Meeting. November 17.

2016 - HEST Seminar Oregon State University. Corvallis, Oregon. Rethinking Urban Infrastructure and Services: Capturing Waste and Creating Resources in Cap Haitien, Haiti. May 2.

 

2016 – Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco. Expanding sanitation services: Impacts of a container-based, household toilet and human waste collection service in a dense urban slum of Cap Haitien, Haiti. April 1.

 

2015 – Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy. University of North Carolina. Does the installation of improved water sources impact the burden of water fetching? Results from Nampula, Mozambique. October 27.

 

2015 – Third International Fecal Sludge Management (FSM3) Conference. Hanoi, Vietnam. Impacts of a container-based household toilet and waste collection service in Cap Haitien, Haiti. January 20.

 

2014 – Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy. University of North Carolina. Impacts of a container-based household toilet and waste collection service in Cap Haitien, Haiti. October 16.

 

2013 – International Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Symposium. Stanford University. re.source: Piloting a low cost container-based household sanitation service. May 17.

 

2011 – International Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Symposium. Stanford University. Measurement and Modeling of Water Fetching Energy Expenditure. April 15.

 

2011 – Chi Crossroads Conference, The Woods Institute for the Environment. Stanford University. FIB and nitrate contamination of water supplied by SSIPs and the water utility in Maputo, Mozambique. January 14.

News Articles and Web-based Media

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2019 - UO Resilience Initiative seed funding - Core team member of "Grid enhancing resilient housing" and "Integrated social, environmental and economic justice framework to build resilient communities for vulnerable unhoused populations."

2019 - UO LA student team won the 2019 ASLA Student Award of Excellence for Residential Design: Codesigning Green Sanitation Infrastructure: A Framework for Informal Settlements 

Ko, Abelman, and Russel Win 2019 University of Oregon Sustainability Award for Town & Gown.  University of Oregon, Office of Sustainability.  

Students Dig In At Opportunity Village

WASHNote - AfricaSan is now five! And we are learning fast

  

Landscape Architecture Students Clean Up in EPA Design Competition. University of Oregon College of Design. December 6, 2018.

Rethinking Human Waste. University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. February 2, 2018 

 

@WSSCCouncil World Toilet Day Tweet Chat. November 20, 2017.

 

You’re Tuned to CBS: SOIL’s Sasha Kramer, Kory Russel, and Container Based Sanitation. SHHH Podcast. June 23, 2016. 

 

Sanitation: When Toilets Fly. The Dish. March 16, 2015. 

 

Sanitation solution for urban slums gets national recognition. The Dish. Oct 4, 2014. 

 

Dry toilets are a thing that might save the world. Collectively.org. Nov 7, 2014.

 

Third Sanitation Experts Webinar, “Innovative Sanitation Solutions for Urban Areas,” SuSanA Forum. 

 

Sanitation project wins kudos from sustainability leaders. The Dish. June 4, 2013.