2020 Spring Series Agenda
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May 7, 2020 | 2-4 p.m. ET

Session 1: Smarter Asset Management

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Improving Utility Operations through AMI Data Analytics  Presented by Robert Gustin, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Neptune Technology Group and Tracy Nuckles, Marketing Manager – Software Solutions, Neptune Technology Group  

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. — Satellite Leak Detection: A Data-Driven Business Case Analysis Presented by Paul Gagliardo, Utilis Senior Technical Fellow

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Panel Discussion — Water Utilities & Smart Cities

Panelists:

  • Jacob Jasperson, Solution Architect Manager, Badger Meter
  • Bryan Stubbs, Executive Director, Cleveland Water Alliance
  • Philip Bane, Managing Director, Smart Cities Council

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May 14, 2020 | 2-4 p.m. ET

Session 2: Water Quality & Monitoring

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Smarter Water: How IoT-based Technologies Overcome Existing Water Quality Monitoring Challenges Presented by Meena Sankaran, Chief Executive Officer, KETOS

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. — PFAS and Water: What You Need to Know Presented by Erica Walker, Director of Environmental Policy & Programs, 120Water 

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Panel Discussion The Impact of PFAS on the Water Sector

Panelists:

  • Amy Barrilleaux, Public Information Officer, Madison Water Utility
  • Erica Walker, Director of Environmental Policy & Programs, 120Water
  • Emily Remmel, Director, Regulatory Affairs, National Association of Clean Water Agencies
  • Stephanie Biehl, Senior Associate, Sher Edling LLP

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May 21, 2020 | 2-4 p.m. ET

Session 3: Reducing Risk, Boosting Performance with Asset Management

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Best Practices in Water Asset Management Presented by Chris Royce​, ​Head of Strategic Investment Management​, Anglian Water & Miranda Alldritt, President, Copperleaf Americas

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. — Risk-Based Capital Planning in Danvers, Massachusetts – Presented by Matt Sellers, P.E., Senior Project Engineer, Sedaru

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Panel Discussion Asset Management Meets Finance Amid COVID-19

Panelists:

  • Greg Baird, President, Water Finance Research Foundation
  • Hugh Sinclair, PMP, Asset Management Section Manager, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
  • Christine Boyle, Ph.D., Director, Metering Insights, Xylem Digital Solutions
  • Bill Zieburtz, Director, Stantec

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May 28, 2020 | 2-4 p.m. ET

Session 4: Modern Approaches to Pipeline Condition Assessment & Rehabilitation

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. — Transient Pressure Monitoring to Inform Condition Assessment and Replacement Programs – Presented by Zachary Barkjohn, Water Resources Engineer, Xylem

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. — Innovative Pipe Rehabilitation Strategies and Methods Mark Knight, P.Eng., Associate Professor & Director, Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies, University of Waterloo

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Panel Discussion How Machine Learning Is Changing Water and Sewer System Management

Panelists:

  • John Marciszewski, Director, Investor-Owned Utilities, Mueller
  • Greg Quist, President and CEO, SmartCover
  • Jeffrey Brill, Director – Data Insights & Analytics, American Water

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