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May 17, 2018 Water 2.0 Conference - Located in Raleigh-Durham, NC.




Pfeiffer University
Raleigh-Durham Campus
2880 Slater Road Suite 100
Morrisville, NC 27560

 
The Water 2.0 Conference: Digitally Connecting the Water Industry will focus on the use of data analytics, software, cyber security for water utilities and industrial water users. Participants will include water and energy industry authorities, utilities professionals and representatives from the EPA.

Speakers Include



AGENDA

8:00-8:45
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45-9:00
Opening Remarks and Introductions
Vincent Caprio, Water 2.0 Executive Director & Conference Chair

Connecting Water: Higher Education's Role in Driving New Innovation
Kenneth E. Russell, PhD, Vice President, Digital Transformation and CIO, Pfeiffer University and Author of Social Knowledge

9:00-9:30
Water 2.0 - Digitalization of the Water Industry
The Implementation of IIoT

Alan Hinchman, Chief Innovation Officer, Gray Matter Systems

9:30-10:00
The Age of Startup as a Service is Upon Us
Mark Modzelewski, General Manager, Treeline Interactive

10:00-10:30
How can listening to water pipes help manage risk and drive capital efficiency?
Paul Murray, P.Eng, Product Manager - Pipe Condition Assessment, Mueller Company - Echologics

10:30-11:00
The Yadkin River Watershed: 300 Years of Building Problems
Brian Fannon, PhD, Yadkin Riverkeeper Yadkin Riverkeeper, Inc.

11:00-11:30
Supercritial Water Oxidation - The Sanitation Solution of the Future
Shelly Eisen Livneh, Product Marketing Manager, Supercritical Water Oxidation Lab, Duke University

11:30-Noon
A Wellspring of New Scientists: Transforming a Generation of Water Enthusiasts into Water Industrialists
Kenneth E. Russell, PhD, Vice President, Digital Transformation and CIO, Pfeiffer University and Author of Social Knowledge

Noon-1:00
Lunch

1:00-1:30
MicroEVAPTM: Moving Toward Zero Liquid Discharge - New Test Results
Karen Sorber, Executive Chair/CEO, Micronic Technologies
Matthew Hull, PhD, Associate Director for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, National Center for Earth & Environmental Nanotechnology (NanoEarth), Virginia Tech

1:30-2:00
Innovations in Food, Water and Cleaning our Future
John Hounsell, Co-Founder, DeFoor Innovations LLC
Nathan Defoor, Owner, DeFoor Innovations LLC

2:00-2:30
Digital Connectivity: Innovation and Insight that Leads to Economic Development and Sustainable Solutions
Missy Hayes, Director of Sales and Marketing, SplashLink

2:30-3:00
Smart Water Meets WIFIA - New Opportunities for Innovation
Erik Hromadka, CEO, Global Water Technologies, Inc.

3:00-3:30
Green Smart Cities in the 21st Century
Karina Mandell, Co-Founder, Green Smart Cities

3:30-4:00
Water Investing: State of the Union 2018
Jim Hurd, Director, GreenScience Exchange

4:00-4:30
FBI: Economic Espionage Program

4:30-5:00
Large Scale Water Filters of Granulated Ceramics
Reid Harvey, Senior Scientist, TAM Ceramics

5:00-6:00
Post-Conference Networking