Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of North Carolina. I have spoken with Dr. Ken Russell, Vice President of Digital Transformation and CIO of Pfeiffer University located in Misenheimer, North Carolina. Pfeiffer University has sustained minimal damage from Hurricane Florence and all systems are go for November.










Water 2.0 Conference: Digitally Connecting the Water Industry
Thursday, November 8, 2018 – Pfeiffer University, North Carolina


The Water 2.0 Conference: Digitally Connecting the Water Industry will focus on the use of data analytics, software, cyber security for water utilities and industrial water users. Also on the agenda will be the subject of flooding and the important issues associated with it. Participants will include water and energy industry authorities, utilities professionals and representatives from the EPA.

Allison Chinchar, CNN International Weather Team Meteorologist spoke at our Water 2.0 Conference in Charlotte NC last fall on the subject of “Flooding From a Television Perspective.”  We are particularly excited about welcoming Allison back as a Keynote Speaker to our event this year, as she has been on the forefront of reporting on some of the most significant water events affecting our planet in recent history.





Pfeiffer University
Henry Pfeiffer Chapel
48380 US-52
Misenheimer NC 28109







We have once again lined up a stellar roster of speakers for our upcoming Water 2.0 Conference, featuring stakeholders who are driving significant change in the water industry.

Our dynamic Water 2.0 Speakers include:









Allison Chinchar, CNN International Weather Team Meteorologist

Seamus Curran, PhD, Chairman/CEO, Integricote Inc. and Physics Professor, University of Houston

Carrie DeJaco, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, Pfeiffer University

Kenneth E. Russell, PhD, Vice President, Digital Transformation and CIO, Pfeiffer University and Author of Social Knowledge

Hadi Akkad, Executive Vice President & Co-founder, Electronic Transaction Systems

Bobbi Harris, Vice President Market Strategy & Development, Utilities Technology Council

Alan Hinchman, Vice President, GrayMatter Systems

Mark Gross, Vice President Operations, Cube Hydro

Vincent Caprio, Water 2.0 Executive Director & Conference Chair

George J. Hochbrueckner, Member of Congress (D-NY01, 1987-95), Member New York State Assembly (1975-85), Electronics Engineer


ITIS 2018 – Industrial Technology Innovation Summit
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
K&L Gates Washington DC Office


Florence leaves ‘monumental disaster’ – with more trouble to come

Hundreds are still trapped from Florence’s flooding, and ‘the worst is still yet to come’

‘Uninvited Brute’: NC Gov Says Florence Could Wipe Out Entire Communities
CBS Miami

Downgraded Florence a danger as river flooding rises in Carolinas, with death toll at 17
The News & Observer

Florence bringing ’catastrophic’ flooding, mudslides deep into North Carolina; 17 dead
USA Today

Questions in regard to the event may be directed to:

Vincent Caprio vincent@water2.org

Click here to see completed Water 2.0 events.

We welcome you to join us at Pfeiffer University on November 8th to discuss these relevant and important water issues. Hope to see you in North Carolina.