Today we would like to announce the final agenda for our Water 2.0-Industrial Internet Conference.  The Conference is located at the GE Aviation Centre, 1 Neumann Way, Cincinnati, Ohio on Monday, November 3rd.


Water enters the digital era. Big Data Solutions, Information Powered Utilities and Smarter Customers. The Water 2.0 – Industrial Internet Conference will focus on the social/economic benefit of digitally enabled water solutions. Participants will include water and energy industry authorities, utilities professionals and representatives from the EPA.


GE Aviation Centre
1 Neumann Way
Cincinnati, OH 45215

Here is our Agenda featuring water industry professionals.

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  John Barelli, President, WaterSurplus

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

2:30-3:00  Maximizing Your Investment in Energy Efficiency
Maryanne McGowan, CPA, CEM, Manager, Business Strategy & Implementation, Duke Energy

3:00-3:30  Ken Russell, Ph.D., Executive Director, Applied Technology Acceleration Institute – Wichita State University

3:30-4:00  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

I am looking forward to seeing you at the GE Aviation Centre in Cincinnati!


Vincent Caprio
Founder & Executive Director
Water Innovations Alliance Foundation