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April 28, 2021 | 1 – 3 p.m. ET

Session 1 – How Technology Is Changing Water Asset Management 

1:00 – 1:30 – Pres. 1: Engaging the Water Sector in Business Process, Workforce and Technology Improvements – Scott Haskins, CEO, Haskins Strategic LLCJason Yu, Assistant Project Engineer, Metro Vancouver

1:30 – 2:00 – Pres. 2: The Impact of Digital Solutions on Asset Management – Greg Baird, President, Water Finance Research Foundation

2:00 – 3:00 – Panel Discussion – Where Data Analytics & AI/Machine Learning Is Headed in the Water Industry

Panelists:

  • Tom Wojcik, VP, Product Management and Engineering, Fracta
  • Annie Vanrenterghem Raven, Ph.D., Owner and Founder, infraPLAN LLC
  • Eric Sullivan, Director of Business Development, SewerAI

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May 5, 2021 | 1 – 3 p.m. ET

Session 2 – Water Quality Focus: Accessing & Applying Data

1:00 – 1:30 – Pres. 1: Data-Driven Utility Resilience – Gary Wong, Principal, Global Water Industry, OSIsoft, LLC

1:30 – 2:00 – Pres. 2: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Wastewater Collection Systems – John Marciszewski, Vice President of Business Development, SmartCover

2:00 – 3:00 – Panel Discussion – Evolving Regulation for Water Quality Issues (Lead, PFAS, etc.) and Implications for Utilities

Panelists:

  • Dave Stadelmann, Director of Municipal Utility Water & Wastewater Solutions, Aquatic Informatics
  • Christopher Miller, Ph.D., P.E., President & CEO, Fontus Blue
  • Megan Glover, Co-Founder & CEO, 120Water

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OSIsoft Aquatic Informatics


May 19, 2021 | 1 – 3 p.m. ET

Session 3 – Capital Planning, Asset Preservation & Cybersecurity

1:00 – 1:30 – Pres. 1: Metropolitan Water District Embraces Capital Planning InnovationMichael Thomas, P.E., Manager, Capital Program Management Unit, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California & Kristy Neckowicz, PMP, President, InVizion LLC

1:30 – 2:00 – Pres. 2: Water System Asset Preservation – Jillian Jagling, Esq., Senior Counsel, West Group Law PLLC

2:00 – 3:00 – Panel Discussion – Cybersecurity: Risk & Response

Panelists:

  • Jerry Monjaras, Network Manager, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
  • Sielen Namdar, Industry Solutions Smart Water Executive, Cisco
  • Daniel Groves, Business Sector Leader, West Yost Associates

May 26, 2021 | 1 – 3 p.m. ET

Session 4 – Condition Assessment & Project Prioritization; COVID-19 Financial Impact

1:00 – 1:30 – Pres. 1: Project Prioritization through Effective Condition Assessment – David Totman, VP of Asset Management, Innovyze

1:30 – 2:00 – Pres. 2: Remote Satellite Radar Imaging for Pipe Condition Assessment James Perry, VP, Business Development, Utilis & Paul Gagliardo, MPH, P.E., Senior Technical Fellow, Utilis

2:00 – 3:00 – Panel Discussion – Utility Rates and Financial Impact of COVID-19 One Year Later

Moderated by: Greg Baird, President, Water Finance Research Foundation

Panelists:

  • Sophia Skoda, Director of Finance, East Bay Municipal Utility District
  • Wes Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Virgin Valley Water District
  • Nick Dragisich, P.E., Firm Director, Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors, LLC
  • JP Joly, Founder and CEO, Waterworth

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