The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation (WIAF) would like to announce our Final Agenda for the Water 2.0 Conference on Wednesday, April 22nd (Earth Day) in Washington, DC.

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Water 2.0 Conference
Wednesday, April 22nd (Earth Day)
GE’s Offices
1299 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 900 (9th floor)
Washington, DC 20004

Water enters the digital era. Big Data Solutions, Information Powered Utilities and Smarter Customers. The Water 2.0 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.

SPEAKERS at our Water 2.0 Conference include:

– 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, District Manager, Layne Christensen Company

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


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Please join our roster of Corporate Members.  For further information, please contact Vincent Caprio or 203-733-1949 to discuss.


We encourage individuals interested in continuing our efforts to provide information in regard to emerging water technologies to become individual members of the WIAF.  Click here to become a WIAF Individual Member.  The annual Individual Membership fee is $100.

Looking forward to seeing you on April 22nd in Washington, DC.


Vincent Caprio
Founder & Executive Director
Water Innovations Alliance Foundation