2018 Speakers

Abby Sullivan

Environmental Scientist, Philadelphia Water Department

Adam Krantz

CEO, National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)

Adel Hagekhalil

General Manager & CEO, Metropolitan Water District of South California (MWDSC)

Aisha Niang

Deputy Assistant Director for Wastewater Operations, Houston Water

Alan Cohn

Managing Director, Integrated Water Management, New York City Department of Environmental Protection

Alina Donets

Allianz Global Water Strategy Co-Portfolio Manager, Allianz Global Investors

Allan Connolly

President, Aclara and divisional vice president, Hubbell Power Systems

Andy Kricun

Executive Director, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority

Andy Seidel

Director, UGSI Solutions, Inc.

Bernard Yaros

Economist, Moody's Analytics

Biju George

COO, DC Water

Bill Kennedy

Manager, Strategic Processes & Environmental Engineering, Duke Energy

Bill Malarkey

Managing Partner, North America region, Amane Advisors

Bill Teichmiller

CEO, EJ Water Cooperative, Inc.

Bob Freudenthal

Executive Director, Tennessee Association of Utility Districts

Bob Pragada

COO, Jacobs

Booky Oren

Chairman and CEO, Booky Oren Global Water Technologies

Brian Cullen

President & CEO, VICO

Brian Thomas

Executive Director, Delta Conveyance Finance Authority

Carla A. Reid

General Manager/CEO, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)

Catherine Swanson

Business Development Manager, Evoqua Water Technologies

Charlie Hinrichsen

Chemical Treatment Specialist, Chevron (retired)

Charlie Walker

Technology Editor, Global Water Intelligence (GWI)

Christopher A. McLean

Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Services, USDA

Christopher Gasson

Publisher, Global Water Intelligence (GWI)

Cindy Paulson

Chief Technical Officer, Brown and Caldwell

Cindy Wallis-Lage

President of Water Business, Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Black & Veatch

Claire Sharp

Group Customer Director, Northumbrian Water

Dana Gonzalez

Chemist, Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s Central Environmental Laboratory (HRSD CEL)

Daphne A. Kenyon, PhD.

Resident Fellow, Tax Policy, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

David Foose

Director, Power and Water Cybersecurity, Emerson Automation Solutions

David Henderson

Founder, XPV Water Partners

David Stanton

CEO, UGSI Solutions

David Zambito

Co-Chair, Utility, Environmental & Energy (UE2), Group Office Managing Partner, Cozen O'Connor

Deane Dray

Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

Debra Coy

Principal of Svanda & Coy Consulting and an advisor to XPV Water Partners

Deven Upadhyay

COO, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Disque Deane Jr.

Chief Investment Officer & Co Portfolio Manager, Water Asset Management, LLC.

Dominique Lueckenhoff

Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Hugo Neu Corporation

Donovan Burton

Vice President, Water Resources & Governmental Relations, San Antonio Water System

Dr. Dora Chiang

Technical Strategy Leader for Emerging Contaminants, CDM Smith

Edward Burtynsky

Founder, Edward Burtynsky Photography

Edward Fanter

Senior Member, Infrastructure Advisory, Deloitte

Eli Díaz-Atienza

Executive President, Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority

Eric Gernath

CEO, Suez - North America

Erica Brown

Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA)

Erin Boeke Burke

U.S. Public Finance, S&P Global

Erin Mahoney

Commissioner of Environmental Services, The Regional Municipality of York

Esteban Azagra

Vice President, Arcadis

Francis McAllister

Vice President of Land & Water, Freeport-McMoRan

George Hawkins

Founder and President, Moonshot LLC

Heiner Markhoff

CEO, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions

Howard Neukrug

Senior Advisor, GWLG & Co-Chair of the LUOW Advisory Board

Ian Elkins

Editor, Global Water Intelligence (GWI)

James Reyes

Vice President, Sales, Aquatic Informatics

Janet Glazer

Managing Director, Research, Equity Division, Fidelity Investments

Jason Tucker

Director of Alliances & Integrated Supply Chain , Anglian Water Services Ltd

Jay Iyengar

Senior VP Chief Innovation & Technology Officer, Xylem

Jeff Green

Executive Chairman, Moleaer Inc.

Jeffrey Hughes

Director, Environmental Finance Center (EFC), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jill Hudkins

Vice President and National Practice Leader for One Water Programs, Tetra Tech

Jill Jamieson

Managing Director, JLL

Jim Lochhead

CEO/Manager, Denver Water

John Durand

President, XRI

John Gibson

President & COO, Municipal and Commercial Business, Veolia North America

John Hallacy

Program Director and Contributing Editor, The Bond Buyer

Jon Freedman

Senior Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions

Karen Golmer

Innovation Manager, MIT Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation

Karen Pallansch

CEO, Alexandria Renew Enterprises

Katherine Oven

Deputy Operating Officer, Water Utility Capital Division, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Lori Traweek

CEO and General Manager, Gulf Coast Authority

Luis Casado

Water Business Line Director, Gannett Fleming

Marc Cammarata

Deputy Commissioner of Planning and Environmental Services, Philadelphia Water Department

Mark Halleman

Senior Vice President, Inframark

Marty Adams

General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Matt Sheldon

Senior Portfolio Manager, Natural Resources Equity Team, KBI Global Investors

Matthew Ries

Chief, Water Quality and Watershed Management, DC Water

Michael Gaugler

Senior Analyst and Managing Director of Utilities & Infrastructure, Equity Research Group, Janney Montgomery Scott

Michael Misstishin

Environmental Coordinator/Engineer/Certified Waste Water Operator, D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc.

Michael Patella

Senior Policy Advisor, Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Michael Pickel

Principal Engineer, Horsham Water & Sewer Authority

Nicolette N. Bateson

CPA, CFO and Treasurer, Great Lakes Water Authority

Nora Stockhausen

VP Municipal & Reactivation Business Unit, Calgon Carbon Corporation

Norma Camacho

CEO, Santa Clara Valley Water District

Patrick Cairo

President, PCairo Management Consulting LLC - New Jersey

Patrick Decker

President and CEO, Xylem

Paul Hasler

North America Editor, Global Water Intelligence (GWI)

Paula Kehoe

Director of Water Resources, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)

Pete Perciavalle

Director, Client Enterprise Solutions and Utility Optimization, Stantec

Raja Kadiyala

Vice President, Global Director for Digital Solutions, and Senior Technology Fellow, Jacobs

Raul Gonzalez

Environmental Scientist, Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD)

Reese Johnson

Principal Engineer, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati

Rich Karlgaard

Publisher, Editor-at-Large and Global Futurist, Forbes

Richard Harasick

Senior Assistant General Manager, Water System, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Richard Stover

President, Membrane Systems, Gradiant Corporation

Robert Powelson

President and CEO, National Association of Water Companies (NAWC)

Roger Bailey

General Manager and CEO, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District

Ryan M. Connors

Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst, Water & Environmental Equities, Boenning & Scattergood

Scott Hall

President & CEO, Mueller Water Products, Inc.

Sebastien Bessenet

Technical Director, Veolia Water Technologies, Americas

Secretary Rick Perry

U.S. Secretary of Energy, Department of Energy

Serge Haddad

Manager, Regulatory Planning and Compliance Section -Water Quality Division, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Stephanie Chiorean

Environmental Scientist Specialist, Green Stormwater Infrastructure Unit, Philadelphia Water Department

Steve Dye

Legislative Director, Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Sue Murphy

CEO, Water Corporation, Australia

Tera Fong

Program Manager for Strategy, Innovation, and Metrics, DC Water

Thierry Noel

Director, Amane Advisors

Ting Lu

Principal Engineer, Clean Water Services

Tom Pankratz

Editor, Water Desalination Report (WDR)

Vanessa M. Leiby

Executive Director, Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA)

William Cheaks

Managing Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Department of Water Management

YuJung Chang

Vice President and Director of Water Treatment Technology, AECOM

Zane Marshall

Director, Resources & Facilities Department, Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) / Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD),