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WATER 2.0 CONFERENCES

Water enters the digital era. Big Data Solutions, Information Powered Utilities and Smarter Customers. The Water 2.0 – Data Analytics for the Water Industry Conference will focus on the use of data analytics, software and cyber security for water utilities. Participants will include water and energy industry authorities, utilities professionals and representatives from the EPA.

CONFERENCE LOCATION - The offices of Foley & Lardner

Foley & Lardner LLP
3000 K Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20007-5109
202.672.5300

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015



CONFERENCE HOTEL
JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-2000

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM
$329 per night
Cut-off date to receive room block rate is Monday, October 26, 2015


AGENDA

8:00-8:45

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:00

Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio
, Executive Director, WIAF & Water 2.0 Conference Chair

9:00-9:30

Legal issues and best practices for Big Data analytics and data security in the water utilities industry.
Chanley T. Howell, Partner, Foley & Lardner, LLP

9:30-10:00

Discovering Water 2.0: How Dynamic Data Analysis is transforming the water industry with a wellspring of new scientists.
Kenneth E. Russell, Ph.D., Author of Social Knowledge

10:00-10:30

The Industrial Internet - Making it Real. Today.
Robert J. Gates, P.E., Global Marketing Director Manufacturing, GE Intelligent Platforms

10:30-11:00

How Digital Technologies and Advanced Data Analytics Can Reduce the Cost of Shale Oil / Gas Production.
Piers Wells, CEO, Digital H2O

11:00-11:30

Cyber Risk Management and the Water Industry.
Jonathan Litchman, Founder, The Providence Group

11:30-12:00

FBI: Economic Espionage Program

12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:00-1:30

Financing innovative water technology companies.
Scott B. Livingston, Chairman & CEO, Livingston Securities LLC

1:30-2:00

Get Social: Connecting water resources and increasing the flow of knowledge.
Becky Scott, Social Knowledge Program Manager, Cisco

2:00-2:30

New Tools for Improving Water Efficiency.
Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies, Inc.

2:30-3:00

Fluorescence-based cell assay for high-throughput detection of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in water sources.
Diana A. Stavreva, PhD, Staff Scientist, National Cancer Institute, CCR, NIH

3:00-3:30

Water & Energy – Where the Two Meet.
Maryanne E. McGowan, CPA, CEM, Manager, Business Strategy & Implementation, Duke Energy

3:30-4:00

Carbon Capture: Predicting, Managing and Optimizing Water Treatment.
Gary Miller, President & Chief Operating Officer, ClearCove Systems

4:00-4:30

Data Analytics and IoT Start-Up Companies for the Water Industry.
Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, WIAF & Water 2.0 Conference Chair
Jim Hurd, Director, GreenScience Exchange

4:30-5:00

Little Data…Before Big Data
Richard E. Hyman, Author of FROGMEN

5:00-6:00

Post-Conference Networking



COMPLETED EVENTS : 2015






Water 2.0 Conference
GE Offices
1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 900 (9th Floor)
Washington, DC 20004

Click Here for Remote Online Participation: http://watercitizen.com/water20dc2015

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015

8:00-8:45

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:00

Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio
, Executive Director, WIAF & Water 2.0 Conference Chair
Colin Enssle, Senior Manager, Global Governmental Affairs & Product Marketing, GE Power & Water

9:00-9:30

Robert J. Gates, P.E., Global Marketing Director Manufacturing, GE Intelligent Platforms

9:30-10:00

Paul Gagliardo, M.P.H., P.E., Manager - Innovation Development, American Water

10:00-10:30

Ralph E. Exton, Chief Marketing Officer, Business Program Manager, ECLP, Water & Process Technologies, GE Power & Water

10:30-11:00

Michael Deane, Executive Director, National Association of Water Companies (NAWC)

11:00-11:30

Alan Hinchman, Chief Operating Officer, The Water Initiative

11:30-12:00

Katherine Alfredo, Ph.D., Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia Water Center, Columbia University

12:00-12:45

Lunch

12:45-1:00

Rodney E. Slater, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

1:00-1:30

Chris Peacock, Director Strategic Accounts, FATHOM

1:30-2:00

Brad Schroeder, Manager, Layne Hydro

2:00-2:30

Ed Hackney, Technical Director, Revenue Management, United Water
Mark McKoy, Senior Director Corporate Revenue Management & NJ Customer Operations, United Water

2:30-2:45

Kathy Shandling, Executive Director, International Private Water Association (IPWA)

2:45-3:15

The Honorable Kelly H. Carnes, President & Chief Executive Officer, TechVision21

3:15-3:45

Roger Wagner, Senior Advisor, P80 Group

3:45-4:15

Richard E. Hyman, Author of FROGMEN

4:15-4:30

Cat Shrier, Ph.D., P.G., CEO/Publisher, WaterCitizen.Com

4:30-4:45

Jim Hurd, Director, GreenScience Exchange

4:45-5:45

Post-Conference Networking



COMPLETED EVENTS : 2014




AGENDA

Water 2.0 - Industrial Internet Conference
November 3. 2014
GE Aviation Centre, 1 Neumann Way
Cincinnati, OH

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2014

CLICK HERE to view the Speaker Presentations

8:25-8:30

Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio
, Water 2.0 Conference Chair

8:30-9:00

Keynote
Water 2.0 and the Industrial Internet
Alan Hinchman
, Global Marketing Director-Infrastructure, GE Intelligent Platforms

9:00-10:00

Confluence - The Water Technology Innovation Cluster of OH, KY & IN Presents Regional Water Technologies
Moderator: Melinda Kruyer
, Executive Director, Confluence, Water Technology Innovation Cluster
Jim Uber, CEO, CitiLogics
John Young, CEO, Green Forward Technologies
John Brooks, CFO, Searen

10:00-10:30

Facing the challenge of water distribution in a changing world
John Leeuwenburg
, Global Product Manager, Realworld Systems

10:30-11:00

Getting your water utilities ready for the Water 2.0
Biju George
, Director, Greater Cincinnati Water Works

11:00-11:30

Innovation in Digital Communication, Education, and Community-Building
Cat Shrier
, Ph.D., P.G., CEO & Publisher, WaterCitizen.Com

11:30-Noon

Update on Water Technology Innovation Clusters and Key EPA Issues
Sally C. Gutierrez
, Director, U.S. EPA’s Environmental Technology Innovation Cluster Development & Support Program

Noon-1:00

Lunch

1:00-2:00

Keynote
Environmental Protection:  History, Chemical & Treatment Innovation
Scott Dyer, PhD
, Principal Scientist, The Procter & Gamble Company

2:00-2:30

Developments in Stormwater & Pollution Control and Oil & Gas Environmental Protection
Stephen Spoonamore, P.E.
, Director/Co-Founder - ABSMaterials Inc., Principle - TL Environmental Inc.

2:30-3:00

Maximizing Your Investment in Energy Efficiency
Maryanne McGowan
, CPA, CEM, Manager, Business Strategy & Implementation, Duke Energy

3:00-3:30

Water Energy Nexxus
Ken Russell, Ph.D.
, Executive Director, Applied Technology Acceleration Institute - Wichita State University

3:30-4:00

Getting More Out of Your Machine
Jill Burdette
, Water Vertical Sales Leader, GE Intelligent Platforms

4:00-4:30

Activated Ceramics
Dan Page
, CEO, Max Flow Media

4:30-4:45

The State of America's Water Infrastructure 2014
Vincent Caprio
, Water 2.0 Conference Chair

4:45

Closing Remarks

4:45-6:00

Tour of GE Aviation Centre & Post-Conference Networking


2014 Sustainable Manufacturer & Water 2.0 Conference (May 20-22, 2014)



RECENT 2013 EVENT : FEATURED


WATER 2.0

November 13 & 14, 2013
Houston, TX

WATER MANAGEMENT
& NANO ENERGY
SUMMIT
November 13-14, 2013
Houston TX

 

WATER MANAGEMENT & NANO ENERGY SUMMIT took place on November 13 & 14, 2013 at Rice University's Shell Auditorium in Houston, TX. THE SUMMIT was a gathering of the world's leading experts who are generating cutting-edge technological solutions for challenges in the water and energy sectors.

Produced in partnership with the Water Innovations Alliance, WATER 2.0, the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association, the Rice Alliance, and the Smalley Institute at Rice University, THE SUMMIT featured prominent speakers from industry, government, finance and academia.

THE SUMMIT addressed state-of-the-art innovative solutions to decade-old problems in the water and oil and gas sectors. These pioneering technologies are emerging rapidly into the market thanks to revolutionary breakthroughs in material science, nanoscience and computational power.


COMPLETED 2013 EVENTS


WATER 2.0

MAY 15, 2013
Washington, DC

The Conference will focus on the social/economical benefit of digitally enabled water solutions.


WATER 2.0

FEBRUARY 26, 2013
30 Rockefeller Center, NYC

The Conference will focus on the social/economical benefit of digitally enabled water solutions.


COMPLETED 2012 EVENTS


4th Annual Water Innovations Alliance Conference

September 5-6, 2012
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA

This conference will shine a spotlight on all advancements and provide best practices across the spectrum of the water field.


Water Infrastructure Summit:
A Water Innovations Alliance Conference

Friday May 18, 2012 • Washington DC


COMPLETED 2011 EVENTS


3rd Annual Water Innovations Alliance Conference

September 27 - 28, 2011
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA

This conference will shine a spotlight on all advancements and provide best practices across the spectrum of the water field.


The Blue Tech Valley Water Conference:
International Solutions to Regional Issues

May 3-4, 2011, Fresno, CA
Located in Fresno CA, the purpose of the Blue Tech Valley Water Conference is to provide water constituents within the private, public and academic arenas the opportunity to collectively explore and discuss new innovations, developments and trends relating to current water issues.


Dayton Water Conference

May 16-17 2011, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
This national, high profile conference gives the Dayton OH region the opportunity to promote valuable, abundant, and sustainable water resources.


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