Thanks to all who joined us and made this an inspiring day.

Stay tuned for take-aways and next steps. 

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Water Innovation Forum ‘18: Deployment for Impact

Presented by Imagine H2O and the Water Environment Federation

March 15th  |  San Francisco  |  8:30 - 5:30

The second annual Water Innovation Forum will convene leaders to address the barriers slowing the deployment of innovative water technologies. Drawing on diverse expertise and lessons learned from within and beyond the water industry, attendees will gain new insights, develop actionable tools, and network with peers to identify new pathways for the adoption of innovative technologies and practices.

This gathering is unlike other conferences. Come prepared to think big and engage. 


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Deploying for Impact in a Utility
George Hawkins (Moonshot)

Overcoming Barriers to Deployment
Catherine Ricou (Suez), Joone Lopez (Moulton Niguel), Clifford Chan (EBMUD), David Neitz (CDM Smith)

Working Sessions

  • Data – Smart management and planning
    Kate Gasner Director, Water Systems Optimization
    Greg Gearheart Deputy Director, SWRCB
  • Human Capital – Creating a “culture of yes”
    Christine Boyle CEO, Valor Water Analytics
    Joone Lopez GM, Moulton Niguel Water District
  • Communications – Storytelling and customer engagement
    George Hawkins CEO, Moonshot,
    Mary Ann Dickinson President, A4WE
  • Policy – Drivers and barriers to innovation
    Lynn Broaddus President, Broadview Collaborative
    Ali Barsamian Manager, WaterSmart Software
  • Finance – Solving internal and external financial challenges
    Vince De Lange GM, Delta Diablo
    Newsha Ajami Director, Water in the West, Stanford

Innovation Pitches from Imagine H2O's 2018 Accelerator participants

Design Thinking for Impact: Lessons for Water
Jason Rissman (OpenIDEO) 





Need help finding accommodations?  
Bay Area hotels with public transit accessibility available here.


Forum '18 Sponsorships available