(As of 7/18/17)

Tuesday

 October 10, 2017

7:30
Registration Open & Continental Breakfast Provided
8:15 – 8:30 Opening Remarks
Session 1 
Desktop of Water Infrastructure
8:30 – 9:00  
The Next Generation of Analytical Tools for Buried Infrastructure Asset Management

Annie Vanrenterghem Raven, Managing Director, infraPLAN

9:00 – 9:30
Sewer Condition Assessment

Jacob Peck, Solution Architect, CH2M; Joe Purtell, Director, Software, CUES

9:30 – 10:00
Benchmarking/Cost Savings Justified by Asset Management

Scott Haskins, Director of Strategic Consulting, CH2M; Craig Edlund, Asset Management Director, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services

10:00 – 10:30
Networking Break
10:30 – 11:45 Panel Discussion: Asset Management Plan Initiatives

Moderator: Greg Baird, Director of Enterprise Strategies, Cityworks-Azteca Systems
Panelists: John Rogers, Department of Public Works, Town of Framingham, Mass.; John Wimmer, Principal Consultant, Asset Management, ABB; Ryen Tarbet, North American Channel Manager, Assetic

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch
Session 2
Decision Making & Implementation
1:00 – 1:30 GIS-Centric Approach to Asset Management

Greg Baird, Director of Enterprise Strategies, Cityworks-Azteca Systems; Ryen Tarbet, North American Channel Manager, Assetic

1:30 – 2:00 Asset Failure Risk & Condition Data

John Rogers, Department of Public Works, Town of Framingham, Mass.

2:00 – 2:30 Acoustic Condition Assessment Technology for Pipe Rehabilitation

Tim Filasky, P.E., Acting Public Works Director, City of Newark, Del.

2:30 – 3:00 Networking Break
3:00 – 3:30 Data Management from Water Utility Perspective

Jim Pescatore, Senior Project Manager, CDM Smith; Charlie Jewell, Director of Planning, Boston Water & Sewer Commission

3:30 – 4:00 Using Historical Data for Asset Management Decision Making

Craig Knox, Industry Solutions Executive, Enterprise Asset Management-Utilities, ABB

4:00 – 4:30 Asset Management Success Stories: A Small-Town Water Department’s Road to a Risk Based Asset Management Plan

Corey Godfrey, Environmental Analyst, Littleton Water Department; Daniel Roop, Project Engineer, Tighe & Bond

 4:30 – 6:00 Networking Reception with Keynote Speaker

Fred Laskey, Executive Director, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Wednesday

 October 11, 2017

7:30
Registration Open & Continental Breakfast Provided
Session 3 
Optimizing Asset Replacement through Water Loss Control
8:00 – 8:45  
Auditing and Data Management

Chris Leauber, Executive Director, Water & Wastewater Authority of Wilson County, Tenn.

8:45 – 9:30
Business Case for Water Loss Control

Russ Titus, Operations Superintendent for NRW, NJ American Water

9:30 – 10:00
Networking Break
10:00 – 10:30
Advanced Leak Detection Technology Utilizing Satellite Imagery

Paul Schumi, Business Development Manager, Hydromax USA; City of Austin, Texas

10:30 – 11:00 Optimizing Meter Management and Replacement

Brandon Buckner, Meter Services Division Manager, City of Asheville, N.C.

11:00 – 11:30 Leveraging AMI Data to Support Leakage Management

Speaker(s): TBA

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch with Keynote Speaker: “Convergence of Water and Data Launches Wave of New Opportunities and Solutions” – Reese Tisdale, President, Bluefield Research
Session 4
Putting It All Together
1:00 – 1:30 Asset Management Plans (AMPs) and Results for Funding/Appropriations – North Carolina’s Statewide Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Master Plan – The Road to Viability

Kim Colson, Division Director, North Carolina Division of Water Infrastructure

1:30 – 2:00 Putting It All Together to Understand the Total Cost of Ownership by Linking Asset Management and Water Loss Control

Justin Kauffman, Director of Asset Management and Field Services, Aqua America

2:00 – 2:30 Panel Discussion: Best Practices in Asset Management

Moderator: Jeff Stillman, Asset Management Practice Leader, Black & Veatch

Panelists: Justin Kauffman, Director of Asset Management and Field Services, Aqua America