Venue
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel, 3600 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

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Event Date Wed Apr 13 EDT - Thu Apr 14 EDT (about 2 months ago)
Location The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
3600 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Region Americas
Details

Hosted in partnership with the Water Center at Penn and the Environmental Finance Center at the University of Maryland, the two day Summit will bring together local water leaders and decision makers from across the country, including councilmembers, members of special districts, water utility staff and management, consultants, NGOs, and others to elevate sustainable solutions, innovative financing models and other much needed solutions to address critical water issues across the United States. The event covers a variety of sustainable water management topics and empowers attendees to explore distributed water solutions and opportunities for their communities.

Speakers

2022 Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Adam Ortiz
Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA, Region 3

Randy Hayman
Commissioner, Philadelphia Water Department

Clarence Anthony
Executive Director, National League of Cities

Hon. Katherine Richardson
Philadelphia City Council, Councilmember

Jonathan Overpeck, Ph.D.
Samuel A. Graham Dean & Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan

SPEAKERS:

Abel Olivo
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Defensores de la Cuenca

Adam Lynch
River Steward, Friends of the Rappahannock

Adam Ortiz
Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA, Region 3

Andrew Kricun
Senior Fellow, US Water Alliance

April Mendez
CEO, Greenprint Partners

Bertha Johnson
Deputy City Manager, City of Durham, NC

Bill Richardson
Drinking Water Section Chief, U.S. EPA, Region 3

Brandy Espinola
Climate Resilience Manager, EFC at Univ. of MD

Caroline Koch
Policy Director, WaterNow Alliance

Charlotte Katzenmoyer
CEO, Capital Region Water

Chris Sturm
Managing Dir., NJ Future

Clarence Anthony
Executive Director, National League of Cities

Colette Pichon Battle
Executive Director, Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy

Crystal Courtney
Division Manager of Natural Resources, Cincinnati Park Board, City of Cincinnati

Cynthia Koehler
Executive Director, WaterNow Alliance

David Zimmer
Executive Director, NJ Infrastructure Bank

Deirdre Finn
Executive Director, CIFA

Diane Schrauth
Policy Director, New Jersey Future

Donald Cohen
Executive Director, In the Public Interest

Ellen Kohler
Dir. Applied Research, Water Center, UPenn

Erica DePalma
Sr. Program Magr., Water Center, UPenn

Glen Abrams
Deputy Commissioner, Philadelphia Water Department

Hon. Katherine Gilmore Richardson
Philadelphia City Council, Councilmember

Howard Neukrug
Executive Director, Water Center, UPenn

Janet Clements
Economist, One Water Econ LLC

Jeff Leuschel
Partner, McCall, Parkhurst & Horton L.L.P.

Jen Cotting
Director, Environmental Finance Center, University of Maryland

Jenn Clarke
Program & Ops. Supervisor, City of Richmond

Jim Pappas
Transportation & Sustainability Dir., DE Dept. of Transportation

Jonathan Overpeck, Ph.D.
Samuel A. Graham Dean & Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan

Joone Lopez
General Manager, Moulton Niguel Water District

Julie Desimone
Partner, Moss Adams

Kairsten Nitsch
Water Champion, CHN Housing Partners

Katherine Baer
Vice President, River Programs, River Network

Kristin Epstein
Assistant Director of Utilities, Trenton Water Works

Lauren Patterson
Senior Policy Associate, Water Policy Program, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University

Linda Reid
Principal / Consultant, Water365, LLC

Marc Cammarata
Deputy Water Commissioner, Philadelphia Water Department

Matthew Muirragui
Majority Staff Director Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife, U.S. House Com. on NR

Maureen Cunningham
CSO and Dir. of Water Strategy, Environmental Policy Innovation Center

Michael Deane
Chief, Clean Water State Revolving Fund, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mora McLaughlin
Construction Coms. Proj. Mgr., Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Auth.

Nissa Dean
VA State Director, Alliance for Chesapeake Bay

Pinar Balci
Assistant Commissioner, NYC DEP

Randy Hayman
Commissioner, Philadelphia Water Department

Rebecca Wright
Assistant City Engineer, City of Chelsea

Richard Dovey
President, Atlantic County Utilities Authority

Robert McKinstry
Environmental Attorney

Seema Thomas
Deputy Director, Section 108, U.S. HUD

Sukhwindar Singh
Pennsylvania State Lead, RCAP Solutions Inc.

Tanner Yess
Co-Executive Director, Groundwork Ohio River Valley

Tom Innis
Managing Director, D.A. Davidson

Travis Loop
Founder, waterloop

Yasmin Zaerpoor
Director of Water Equity and Climate Resilience, PolicyLink

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Partners

• Water Center at Penn
• Environmental Finance Center