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





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:

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

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

– Ralph E. Exton, Chief Marketing Officer, Business Program Manager, ECLP, Water & Process Technologies, GE Power & Water

– Michael Deane, Executive Director, National Association of Water Companies (NAWC)

– Alan Hinchman, Chief Operating Officer, The Water Initiative

– Katherine Alfredo, Ph.D., Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia Water Center, Columbia University

– Rodney E. Slater, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

– Kevin McGovern, CEO, The Water Initiative

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

– Christopher G. Peschang, P.E., Director, Global Business Development, Layne Christensen Company

– Ed Hackney, Technical Director, Revenue Management, United Water

– Mark McKoy, Senior Director Corporate Revenue Management & NJ Customer Operations, United Water

– The Honorable Kelly H. Carnes, President & Chief Executive Officer, TechVision21

– Mark Grobmyer, Chairman, Global Technology Deployment Initiative & Managing Director, P 80 Group Foundation

– Richard E. Hyman, Author of FROGMEN

Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington, DC/Downtown
500 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
888 236 2427

$299 per night (When Congress is in session, it is very expensive in Washington, DC with limited hotel availability)

When making reservations please refer to the room block name:
Water Conference


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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