SAN FRANCISCO--()--Cleantech Group, a leading global research and advisory firm focused on energy and environmental innovation, today announced that its upcoming Water Innovation Summit on September 13-14 in Berkeley, California, has reached full capacity.
“We have created a real opportunity for established leaders in the water industry to engage in lively, candid, peer-to-peer conversations”
This exclusive, invitation-only leadership event will gather the most important voices in the water industry to promote closer collaboration and to accelerate the adoption of innovation. Attendees include investors, water utility executives, multi-national corporations, and CEOs of water technology companies.
Cleantech Group’s new Executive Summit format is meant to compliment the firm’s larger North American and European Forums with a more intimate, retreat-style approach to cultivating high impact discussions of key issues. Cleantech Group received hundreds of requests for invites from which is curated a select group of key industry players. “We have created a real opportunity for established leaders in the water industry to engage in lively, candid, peer-to-peer conversations” said Group CEO, Sheeraz Haji. “By creating an environment where partnerships can be forged, customers engaged, and investments considered, we believe that this Summit can help tackle head-on the real challenges facing the sector.”
The Water Innovation Summit is generously supported by BP, Global Water Resources, Grundfos, and Veolia Water North America. Discussion will focus on the latest innovations, opportunities, and challenges facing the water sector. Key topics will include:
- Emerging innovation in the municipal water market
- Smart water technologies
- Securing clean water for the beverage industry
- New opportunities in water & agriculture
- Financing challenges faced by the water sector
- Sustainable water management in the oil and gas sectors
With no “audience” and no “speakers,” the agenda is designed to create a quality dialogue. Industry experts confirmed to attend as active “Conversation Starters” include Harald Jensen, Executive Vice President, Veolia Water; Richard Harris, Manager of Water Conservation, Eastbay Municipal Utility District; Trevor Hill, President & CEO, Global Water Resources, Inc; Issam Dairanieh, Head of BP Ventures, BP; Bill Kocher, Water Director, Santa Cruz Water Department; Henrik Laursen, Head of Water Technology Center, North American Region, Grundfos and Cynthia Truelove, Ph. D., Director, Water-Energy Research Initiative, Stanford University. For a complete list of Conversation Starters visit http://events.cleantech.com/waterfocus/agenda
About Cleantech Group
Cleantech Group’s market intelligence, events and advisory services accelerate market adoption, stimulate demand, and remove barriers to cleantech innovation. A global company with offices in North America and Europe, we connect business leaders with cleantech innovation through the i3 Platform, the most comprehensive, vetted, up-to-date source for insights into companies, investors, financing and relationships across the clean technology ecosystem. Cleantech Group also produces the premier Cleantech Forum® and Focus™ events worldwide including the upcoming Global Cleantech 100 Summit & Gala. Details at http://www.cleantech.com.