We would like to announce the final agenda for our Water 2.0 Conference: Digital Transformation for the Water Industry.













Water 2.0 Conference: Digital Transformation for the Water Industry
Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Conference Location:
Foley & Lardner LLP
3579 Valley Centre Drive
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92130

The registration fee includes lunch and a post-conference networking reception.

The Water 2.0 – Digital Transformation 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 and utilities professionals.















8:00-8:45  Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:00  Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio
, Water 2.0 Executive Director & Conference Chair

9:00-9:30  Dennis A. Cardoza, Public Affairs Director, Foley & Lardner, LLP

9:30-10:00  Herve Buisson, ​Vice President – Process Engineering Americas, Veolia Water Technologies

10:00-10:30  Framing Cybersecurity Risk
Jonathan Litchman
, Founder, The Providence Group

10:30-11:00  Can General Electric Really Innovate Like a Water Start-Up?
Adam Tank
, Digital Water Leader – GE Water & Distributed Power, GE Power & Water

11:00-11:30  Innovation@AmericanWater
Paul Gagliardo
, M.P.H., P.E., Manager – Innovation Development, American Water

11:30-Noon  Kenneth E. Russell, Ph.D., Author of Social Knowledge

Noon-1:00  Lunch

1:00-1:30  FBI: Economic Espionage Program

1:30-2:00 Jim Hurd, Director, GreenScience Exchange

2:00-2:30  Small Water Systems’ Infrastructure: A New Side-stream Paradigm
Karen D. Sorber
, Executive Chair/CEO, Micronic Technologies

2:30-3:00  Using Digital Media to Build Networks Within the Water Industry
Jim Lauria
, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Mazzei Injector Company

3:00-3:30  Becky Scott, Community & Social Media Manager, Cisco

Glenn A. Stinebaugh, President and Acting CEO, Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.
Raveendran “Ravi” Pottathil, Chief Technology Officer, Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.

4:00-4:30  Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies, Inc.

4:30-5:00  IoT for the Water Industry
Vincent Caprio
, Water 2.0 Executive Director & Conference Chair

5:00-6:00  Post-Conference Networking


Los Angeles CTO leaves to join GE Digital
Jake Williams

Drought hits Northeast US, could last months

Two Droughts in California
Our Water Counts
Congressman Dennis A. Cardoza (ret.)

An Independence Day Salute to Our American Heroes
Our Water Counts
Jim Lauria

O is for Outreach
Our Water Counts
Dr. Ken Russell

California Water Crisis Update
Our Water Counts
Vincent Caprio

Shifting Populations Demand New Innovative Water Systems for the Future
Our Water Counts
Janette F. Kennedy

Looking forward to seeing you in San Diego on August 3rd!