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WaterVent Storrs, Connecticut, April 1st & 2nd, 2020

Program setup as per  november 11th, 2019

Hosted by Fraunhofer USA

will be updated continuously

all companies' names are indications only
unless stated otherwise

 

Program April 1st & 2nd 2020

Please note:
Short term amendments of program and speakers may occur.

Schedule est. April 1st 2020
9.45 a.m. Welcome
by host and sponsors
10.15 a.m. Premium Presentations I
by water tech innovators
11.15 a.m. Corporates & investors in water I
stemming from

  • water supply
  • water infrastructure & treatment
  • industry: food & beverage
  • agriculture
  • selected VC and impact investors

    12:00 p.m. coffee break & networking
    12.30 p.m. Elevator pitches I
    by water tech innovators

    a six minutes
    along the entire value chain
    1.15 p.m Lunch & Networking

    2.15 p.m. Clusters & Foundations I

    • Water Environment Foundation
    • Isle Utilities
    • EPA
    • BREW Milwaukee
    • French Canada, Montreal region
    • Fondation de Gaspé Beaubien , Quebec
    • Barilla CFN
    • Walton Foundation

    3.15 p.m. Elevator pitches II
    by water tech innovators
    a six minutes
    Focus: ag & urban farming/greening
    4.15 p.m. Coffee break & networking
    4.45 p.m. universities & research

    • East Coast Universities
    • Wharton
    • Drexel
    • Princeton
    • Yale
    • Harvard
    • MIT
    • Columbia

    5.45 p.m. Elevator pitches III
    by water tech innovators
    a six minutes
    focus: Europe
    6.45 p.m. Closing remarks
    Reception
    Fairmount Water Works
    Schedule est. April 2nd 2020
    9.45 a.m. Welcome
    by host and sponsors
    10.15 a.m. Premium Presentations II
    by water tech innovators
    11.15 a.m. Corporates & investors in water II
    stemming from

    • utilities
    • water treatment, desal
    • industry: manufacturing in general
    • agriculture
    • selected VC and impact investors

      12:00 p.m. coffee break & networking
      12.30 p.m. Elevator pitches IV
      by water tech innovators

      a six minutes
      along the entire value chain
      1.15 p.m Lunch & Networking

      2.15 p.m. Clusters & Foundations II

      • Wetsus (NL)
      • SWAN
      • WaterTAP
      • Mekorot (Israel
      • Centro del Agua para América Latina y el Caribe, Monterrey/Mexico
      • Fundacion FEMSA, Monterrey
      • Rockefeller Foundation

      3.15 p.m. Elevator pitches V
      by water tech innovators
      a six minutes
      focus: "new" challenges
      microplastics, ocean cleaning, pharmaceutical residuals, aquaculture
      produced water
      4.15 p.m. Coffee break & networking
      4.45 p.m. research & consulting

      • Bluetech Research/O2 Environmental
      • Lux Research
      • Waterpreneurs
      • Innovator Capital
      • Cleantech Group
      • Rethink
      • Sustainotopia

      5.45 p.m. Elevator pitches VI
      by water tech innovators
      a six minutes
      focus: Canada - Quebec & Montreal, British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario
      6.45 p.m. Closing remarks
      Dinner with seafood and wine
      (separate booking required)