The Future of Water Summit Agenda

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Day 1: August 8, 2022

8.30 AM - 9.00 AM (MAIN BALLROOM)

Opening Remarks

Setting the Stage. Opening and Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Sunil Sinha and Hardeep Anand

9.00 AM - 9.30 AM

Opening Keynote Address

Opening Keynote Remarks by the Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Daniella Levine Cava

Welcoming Remarks by Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber

9.30 AM - 10.30 AM

Keynote Speakers

Kishia L. Powell, DC Water
Jennifer Sara, World Bank
Joe Manous, USACE Institute for Water Resources
Maria Lehman, American Society of Civil Engineers

10.30 AM - 11.00 AM

Networking Coffee Break

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11.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Keynote Speaker

Peiffer Brandt, Rafteflis Financial Consultants
Jennifer Palmiotto, National Rural Water Association
Ken Bagstad, US Geological Survey
Roy Coley, Miami-Dade County WASD & Louis Aguirre, WPLG 10

12.00 PM - 1.00 PM

Networking Lunch

Lunch at the Ritz-Carlton is included as part of the Conference Registration package.

1.00 PM -  - 2.00 PM

Theme 1: Smart One Water - Definition, Framework & Implementation

Adel Hagekhalil, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
David Sumner, USGS Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center
Travis Wagner, SUEZ Smart & Environmental Solutions
Stephen Cauffman, US Department of Homeland Security (USDHS)
Vern Steel, National Rural Water Association

2.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Theme 2 - Watershed/River-basin Scale Governance, and Policy

Eric Summa, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Jennifer Garigliano, NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Meghna Babbar-Sebens, Oregon State University
Steven C. Williamson, Village of Key Biscayne
Kevin Carter, Broward County Water & Wastewater Services

3.00 PM - 3.30 PM

Networking Coffee Break

Registered summit attendees will also be able to network through the WHOVA Conference App (Download from the Apple Store or Google Play Store)

3.30 PM - 4.30 PM

Breakout Discussions

Breakout discussions by Summit attendees on topics related to Themes 1 and 2.

 

4.30 PM - 5.15 PM
Key Takeaways from Day 1 & Closing Remarks

 
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6.30 PM - 7.30 PM
One Water Bonding Time!
Networking Reception