Among the topics:
One Water solutions across watersheds.
Protecting maritime assets, Orcas and salmon.
Latest water technologies by entrepreneurs.
Wastewater treatment innovations including nutrient removal.
Digital water tools including artificial intelligence.
Next generation water workforce.
Innovating in the water-food-energy nexus.
Strengthening the Pacific NW water innovation ecosystem.
Subject to Change
1:30p Pre-Conference Events
Center for Urban Waters (Tour/Briefing on Water Monitoring Technologies)
Washington Stormwater Center (Tour/Briefing on Stormwater Solutions)
Self-Guided Tour of Tacoma (Museum of Glass, LeMay Car Museum, Historic Pacific Avenue)
5:30p Welcome Reception: All registered attendees, speakers and sponsors
7:00p Speaker & Sponsor Dinner (By Invitation)
Round trip transportation to venues provided by Hotel Murano
8:00a: Registration and Welcome Breakfast
9:00a: Opening Remarks: Conor McCarthy, Deputy Mayor, City of Tacoma; Egils Milbergs, Wellspring Program Committee
9:15a: Keynote: Tomorrow's Smart Water Solutions: Are We Ready? Dr. Bruce Rittmann, Director, Swette Center for Environmental Technology, Arizona State University
10:00a: Panel: Scaling Up One Water Solutions for Infrastructure
10:45a: Networking Break
11:15a: Panel: Stormwater and Multi-benefit Green Infrastructure Solutions
12:00p: Lunch and Keynotes: Bruce Dammeier; Biju George
1:15p: Panel: Building Bluetech Businesses & Investing in Innovation
2:00p: Peer to Peer Smart Solution Roundtables (click to view)
3:30p: Wrap Up Panel: Setting the Water Solutions Agenda
4:00p: Happy Hour at Hotel Murano
5:00p: Social at Seven Seas Brewing