2019 Spring Series

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May 1, 2019 | 2-4 p.m. EDT

Session 1: Asset Management in 2019

2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. — Asset Management on the Move! — Celine Hyer, Senior Vice President, Arcadis U.S.

2:40 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. — Cal Water’s Approach to Balancing Strategic and Tactical Asset Management Initiatives — Stephen Harrison, Director of Asset Management, California Water Service Co.

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Asset Management Outreach & Education: Update on PIPEiD & WATERiD Platforms — Dr. Sunil Sinha, Professor & Director, Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management (SWIM) Center, Virginia Tech

May 8, 2019 | 2-4 p.m. EDT

Session 2: Actionable Data: The New Essential Asset

2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. — Monetizing the Condition of Your Water Mains Using Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning — Doug Hatler, Environmental Engineer & Chief Revenue Officer, Fracta, Inc.

2:40 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. —  Why Forecasting the Financial Needs of Your System Is Important — Greg Baird, President, Water Finance Research Foundation

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Proactive & Predictive Asset Management — Paul Hauffen, President & CEO, Sedaru

May 15, 2019 | 2-4 p.m. EDT

Session 3: The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management

2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. — The Economic Impact of Water Loss — David Totman, Director of Asset Management, Innovyze

2:40 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.  How California’s Largest Private Water Agency Tackles Water Loss Control — Stephen Harrison, Director of Asset Management, California Water Service Co. & Kate Gasner, Vice President, Water Systems Optimization

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  New Jersey American Water’s Leak Management Program — Russ Titus, Operations Superintendent, New Jersey American Water & Don Shields, Vice President and Director of Engineering, New Jersey American Water

May 22, 2019 | 2-4 p.m. EDT

Session 4: Metering, Smart Water & Beyond

2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. — Expanding the Possibilities of AMI: The New Approach to NaaS and SaaS — Robert Gustin, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Systems, Neptune Technology Group

2:40 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. — Optimizing Your Metering Infrastructure and IT Integration — Parvathi Murali, Associate & Stephen Nees, Senior Associate, UtiliWorks Consulting

3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Reducing Costs with Data-Driven Customer Self-Service — Jeff Lipton, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development, WaterSmart Software