Water Asset Management Conference Online continues with Session 2 on May 5

The Spring Series of the 2021 Water Asset Management Conference Online will continue with Session 2 on Wednesday, May 5, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting new trends and approaches, as well as industry-wide initiatives for asset management as they relate to the modern water utility.

The dates of the 2021 Spring Series are April 28, May 5, May 19 and May 26. The Spring Series is sponsored by Fracta, OSIsoft, Aquatic InformaticsInnovyze and Utilis.

The Water Asset Management Conference was first launched in 2001 with the goal of convening practitioners in the fields of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater utility management to explore issues, trends, best practices and new technologies in this ever-evolving arena. The conference is now hosted entirely in an online format, allowing attendees the flexibility to log in to view single presentations or multiple, all without leaving the office.

The best part? Registration is FREE for all attendees!

Session 2, May 5 — Water Quality: Accessing & Applying Data

Session 2 will be a “Water Quality Focus: Accessing & Applying Data,” and will kick off at 1 p.m. ET on May 5 and will include two 30-minute presentations and a panel discussion. The session will commence with a presentation from Gary Wong, Principal, Global Water Industry, at OSIsoft. The presentation will cover Data-Driven Utility Resilience and will discuss data management best practices.

The session will continue with Presentation 2 from John Marciszewski, vice president of business development at SmartCover, who will discuss Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Wastewater Collection Systems. His presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET.

To round out Session 2, a panel discussion will take place from 2-3 p.m. ET that will focus on Evolving Regulation for Water Quality Issues & Implications for Utilities. Panelists will include: Dave Stadelmann, Director of Municipal Utility Water & Wastewater Solutions, Aquatic Informatics; Christopher Miller, Ph.D., P.E., President & CEO, Fontus Blue; and Megan Glover, Co-Founder & CEO, 120Water.

Following each presentation and during the panel, there will be opportunities for attendees to submit questions for presenters. Each session will be hosted by Water Finance & Management managing editor Andrew Farr. Session 2 is sponsored by OSIsoft and Aquatic Informatics.

The conference will continue with Session 3 on May 19, followed by Session 4 later in the month on May 26.


How the Online Format Works…

The WAMC Spring Series features four sessions, which last two hours each. Each session offers two presentations and a panel discussion from leading experts on water asset management topics. Each session is built around a specific theme or subtopic of water asset management. Presentations and panels include opportunities for live Q&A.

Options are available to register for single sessions or all of them. If you miss a presentation, don’t worry – you can view recorded, archived versions anytime. CEUs will also be available for an additional cost.

Who Should Register?

The Water Asset Management Conference is geared toward executive-level decision makers of water, wastewater and stormwater utilities – CEOs, CFOs, directors, general managers, asset managers, superintendents and other asset management professionals, as well as engineers and consultants.

Sponsorship opportunities for the conference with excellent lead generation are available. Please email Maura Bourquin or call 330-940-2211 for more information.

The conference is presented by Water Finance & Management, a bi-monthly journal for water and wastewater professionals published by Benjamin Media. Water Finance & Management has covered the North American water sector for more than 15 years, presenting strategic management concepts, new technology and financial management best practices for its readership of drinking and clean water utility executives and elected officials.

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