Water 2.0 is excited to announce the FINAL AGENDA for:






Energy & Water Infrastructure Conference: 2017 and Beyond
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Washington DC


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Polsinelli PC
1401 Eye Street, Northwest
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005

The Energy, Water and Manufacturing Industries are preparing for the most significant changes since 2008 with the election of President-elect Trump.  President-elect Trump has made a call for an ambitious $1 Trillion infrastructure program – “highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals” – a key part of his acceptance remarks on Wednesday, November 9th.

Join us in the discussion of these Public Policy changes as it relates to the Energy, Water and Manufacturing Industries.

Questions in regard to the event may be directed to:
Vincent Caprio















8:00-8:45  Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:00  Matthew E. Ross, LEED AP, Polsinelli PC

9:00-9:30  Scott Livingston, CEO, Livingston Securities

9:30-10:30  Digital Transformation for the Water Industry
Prasad Pai, Manager, Automation Software, GE Digital
Maryanne McGowan, CPA, CEM, Manager, Business Strategy & Implementation, Duke Energy
– Gray Matter Systems, Jonathan Litchman, Founder, The Providence Group

Emerging Water Technologies
10:30-11:00  Harvey Kaye, Chairman of the Board, Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.
11:00-11:30  Greg Westbrook, Chief Executive Officer, ClearCove Systems

11:30-12:15  Spotlight on Technology Solutions
Jason Derleth, White Roof Homes
– Theo Margas, CEO, Hundz Soil

12:15-1:00  Lunch and Networking

1:00-1:30  View from the Hill
Tracy Hammond, Senior Policy Advisor, Polsinelli PC

1:30-2:15  Public Private Partnerships
Lloyd Whitman, Assistant Director, Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, OSTP
Philip H. Lippel, Ph.D., Assistant Director, MIT Washington Office

2:15-2:30  Changing the Way that Innovation is Financed on Wall Street
Scott Livingston, CEO, Livingston Securities

2:30-3:30  Information Technology & New Business Models
Bill Potvin, UZURV
Matt Colbert, Spend Consciously

3:30-4:00  Discovering Water 2.0: How Dynamic Data Analysis is transforming the water industry with a wellspring of new scientists
Kenneth E. Russell, Ph.D., Author of Social Knowledge

4:00-4:30  NASA as a Driver of Emerging Technologies
Charles Miller, Space Policy Group

4:30-5:00  Infrastructure Repair: Barriers to Entry
The Honorable Kelly H. Carnes, President & CEO, TechVision21
Vincent Caprio, Water 2.0/Our Water Counts

5:00-6:00  Post-Conference Networking

Looking forward to seeing you in Washington DC on December 1st!