The Water Innovations Alliance Foundation is proud to announce the Speaker Lineup for our Water 2.0 Conference – Data Analytics for the Water Industry.












Water 2.0 – Data Analytics for the Water Industry Conference
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

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

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.  Registration will open at 8:AM.  Lunch is included in the registration fee.  The conference will wrap-up at 5:PM followed by networking.


Speakers for the Water 2.0 – Data Analytics for the Water Industry Conference include:

Chanley T. Howell, Partner, Foley & Lardner, LLP

Kenneth E. Russell, Ph.D., Executive Director, Applied Technology Acceleration Institute – Wichita State University

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

Christopher Peacock, Director Strategic Accounts, FATHOM

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

Alan Hinchman, Chief Operating Officer, The Water Initiative

David Schoenberger, CIO, Secure Cloud Systems, LLC

Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies, Inc.

Richard E. Hyman, Author of FROGMEN


The Conference Treadmill
By Christopher Peacock
GE – Our Water Counts Blog

California Rain Showers: Small Things Matter
By Erik Hromadka
GE – Our Water Counts Blog

Protect What You Love
By Richard Hyman
GE – Our Water Counts Blog

The Power of One: A Tall Order for Overcoming Water Shortage
By Jill Burdette
GE – Our Water Counts Blog

The Drought Comes East: All Water Is Local
By Vincent Caprio
GE – Our Water Counts Blog


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 November 18th in Washington, DC.