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07:30-08:15
Registration and One-to-One Networking
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08:30-09:30
Opening Plenary: Water Leadership Panel

It is a pivotal moment for water in America; an extreme drought coinciding with an economic crisis. Leadership matters more than ever. We've brought together some of the most influential CEOs in the industry to discuss the imperatives and the opportunities in the current environment.

10:00-10:30
One-to-One Networking
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Coffee Break
10:00-11:30
Roundtables: Big Plans and Urgent Technologies

This second session of roundtable discussions focuses on major projects and key innovations around the Re-Thinking Water theme. There will be $5 billion of business opportunity under discussion alongside the innovations that will shape the US water sector over the next decade.

11:45-13:00
Brine Strategies

Salt has been building up in the water systems of the Western United States for decades. Now as we look to take water efficiency and unconventional resource development to new high levels, radical solutions are needed. What are they?

The Productivity Imperative

Rising wages, static tariffs and increased consumable costs leave utility operators with one imperative: to improve productivity. How are those at the sharp end of operations thinking about this challenge? Does it add up to a big opportunity for digital technologies?

What do ESG investors want from water?

How do ESG investors see the opportunity in getting water right? Do they see beyond the box ticking exercise to the value that water represents? If so, what do they look out for, and what would they like to see more of?

13:00-14:00
One-to-One Networking
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Lunch
14:00-15:00
Monetizing the Circular Economy

Accelerating reuse and resource recovery will bring new revenue streams into the water sector. What are they and how can they be secured?

The New Landscape for Financing

The federal government has made big commitments to investment in water infrastructure. The amounts are enough to transform the outlook for the sector at this crucial moment, but there are still challenges and obstacles to deployment. How does the sector move forward, and what does this mean for other sources of funding?

20 Crucial Technologies for Accelerating Reuse in Industry

Which technologies will have the biggest impact on expanding the scope of industrial water reuse? A wealth of innovative solutions from brine concentration to digital optimization will be critical to maintaining business continuity while prioritizing water quality and cost-effectiveness. Whether your focus is microelectronics or mining, food & beverage or pharmaceuticals, this session will provide the solutions you need to close the loop and safeguard your operations against water scarcity.

15:15-16:15
The Great PFAS Debate: Parts per quadrillion regulation, sense or non-sense?

Per-and-polyfluoroalkyl substances are undoubtedly hazardous to human health even in small quantities, but are they so dangerous that they need regulating down to the parts per quadrillion level? Does the science justify such limits? Would America be safer if the same money was spent on other measures to protect public health? You be the judge. Listen to both sides of the argument and then vote for the winner in what is sure to be a historic debate.