Today we are excited to announce our Water 2.0 – Water Management & Nano Energy Summit, November 13-14th at Rice University’s Shell Auditorium in Houston, TX

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

8:45 -9:00  Opening Remarks
Alan Hinchman, Global Marketing Director-Infrastructure, GE Intelligent Platforms

9:00-9:30  Keynote
Ralph Exton, Chief Marketing Officer, Water & Process Technologies, GE Power & Water

9:30-10:00  Keynote
Amanda Brock, CEO, Water Standard

10:00-10:30  Keynote
Paul J. Galeski, CEO & Founder, MAVERICK Technologies

Terry E. Biederman, P.E., Global Industry Manager – Water, GE Intelligent Platforms

11:00-12:00  Panel
Michael Deane, Executive Director, National Association of Water Companies (NAWC)

12:00-1:00  Lunch & Networking

1:00-1:30  Keynote
Jud Hill, Managing Director, NGP Global Adaptation Partners

1:30-2:00  Keynote
Carlos Rojas, Director & Practice Lead for GE Joint GTM Solution Sales, Cisco

Kevin McGovern, Chairman & CEO, The Water Initiative

Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies

Dr. Pedro J. J. Alvarez, Engineering Professor/Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering Chair, Rice University

3:30-4:30  Clifton McCann, Partner, Thompson Hine
1. The new P3 opportunities and mandates for fixing America’s water treatment systems
2. The importance of new ideas and technology to get the job done under tight cost constraints
3. Financing tech development projects and the commercial perspective of water deals

6:00-9:00  Reception – Sponsored by GE

Thursday, November 14, 2013

8:45-9:00  Opening Remarks
Griffith A. Kundahl, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy, NanoBCA

9:00-9:30  Keynote

9:30-10:00  Keynote
Don Ewert, IH, VP-Field Services; nanoTox, Inc.Past-Chair; AIHA Nanotechnology Working Group

10:00-11:00  Panel
– Don Ewert
– Allen Gelwick, Executive Vice President, Lockton Companies
– Paul Sarahan, Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright

11:00-12:00  Panel

12:00-1:00  Lunch & Networking

1:00-1:30  Governor George F. Allen

1:30-2:00  Vicky L. Colvin, Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University

2:00-3:00 Investment Panel
– Quentin Tannock, Chairman, CambridgeIP
– William Morris, Founder, Emerging Technology Ventures
– Doug Jamison, CEO, Harris & Harris
– Mark Vreeke, Founder, Chemical Angel Network
– Mujdat Karatas, Founder, INSCX

3:00-4:30  Tour of The Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology

4:30-6:00 Reception


Wyndham Houston – Medical Center Hotel & Suites
6800 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 713-528-7744

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Room Rates: From $177.00 per night


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Are You Seeing the Edge?
By Alan Hinchman

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Written by Martin Byars
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Wishing you and your family a happy Labor Day!


Vincent Caprio
Executive Director
Water Innovations Alliance Foundation