Program WaterVent #14 Philadelphia

May 3rd 2018, Philadelphia

BakerHostetler Philadelphia
2929 Arch Street
Cira Centre, 12th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2891


Our panel questions:

How do you support/ trigger water technology innovations?
Any spinoff activities?
Are you open to apply or buy new water technologies?
Which advice do you have for water tech start-ups?
The most promising water tech you got aware of in the last 12 months

Program of May 3rd 2018

  Moderation by Ulf Leonhard, WaterVent & Suresh Madhavan, Comcast
please note: short term amendments may occur
companies in elevator pitches are published by april 15th
9.15 a.m. Opening & Welcome
- Jeffrey Rosedale, BakerHostetler LLP
- James Adducci, Boenning & Scattergood
- Jerome Devillers, Mazars USA LLP
- Suresh Madhavan, Comcast
9.35 a.m. Ulf Leonhard, WaterVent: our experiences in running the forum
9.45 a.m. William Sarni, WaterFoundry
10.00 a.m. Andy Ziolkowski, Managing Partner at Cultivian Ventures & Cultivian Sandbox Food & Ag Fund
10.15 a.m. Premium presentations
Félix Bogliolo, Founding Partner & CEO, Via Marina, France
Alexander von Welczeck, SkyH2O, USA
10.45 a.m. Panel I Corporates in Water Industry
Marlin Kinzey, Corporate Technology Scout, Ventures & Business Development , The Dow Chemical Company
Henry Charrabe, CEO, Fluence
Emrah Ercan, Suez Water Technologies & Solutions
Rob Montenegro, Grundfos
with a statement by Mia Lu, Lux Research Inc
11.20 a.m Panel II Triggering Water Tech Innovations I
Howard Neukrug, Global Water Leaders Group, The Water Center at the University of Pennsylvania
Cristina Ahmadpour, Isle Ultilities
Claudio Ternieden, Water Environment Federation (WEF)
Jeff Lape, EPA
Kenneth Strzepek, MIT
Steve Frenkel, Current Innovation
11.55 a.m. coffee break
12.15 p.m. Company Presentations (elevators ) Part I
Karen D. Sorber, Micronic Technologies
Robert Lee, GeoInteractive
Daniel Cho & Joe Henderson, Onvector
David Lloyd, Fredsense
John Ries PE, PondLift LLC
Theresa Dankovich & Jonathan Levine, Folia Water
Darren Szczepanski, AqMB
1.00 p.m. Lunch
1.45 p.m. Panel III: Investors Panel I
led by Christine Martini, Renovo Blue
B.K. Wilson, RK Consulting, LLC
Dr. Aaron Fisher, Director of Water Technologies, The Water Research Foundation
Jeff Possick | Managing Director,   MissionPoint Partners 
Tom Dooney, Bostonia Group
Bill Brennan, Arena Growth Holdings/Equilibrium Capital/Maryland Capital Management
Tami Fratis, Mazarine Partners, Senior Advisor Meidlinger Partners
2.15 p.m. Company Presentations (elevators ) Part II
MARK J. KROPILAK, Liberty Hydro, Inc.
Millicent Pitts, Ocean Exchange
Kevin Dutt, RainBank Inc
Ely Greenberg, Lotik
Tyler Mantel, Pipeguard Robotics
Cameron Lippert, PowerTech Water
David Hammes, WorldWater and Solar Technologies
3.00 p.m. Panel IV: Triggering Water Tech Innovations II
Antony Seppi & Rahul Bawa, Pipeline H2O
Ryan Vogel & Egils Milberg, Pure Blue
Bryan Stubbs, Cleveland Watercluster
Micah Kotch, Urban X
Jeffrey Lape, Deputy Director, Office of Science and Technology, Lukas Sieber| Greater Zurich Area
3. 40 p.m. Coffee break
4.00 p.m.
Company Presentations (elevators ) Part III
Hubble Hausman, Enviro Water Minerals Company, Inc
Kabir S. Mitra & Dr. Somenath Mitra, NanoSepex Inc.
Adam Lazar, Asarasi Tree Water
Jason Mangler, ANDalyze Inc.
Matt Rose, APANA
Marc Andelman, Mespilus inc
4.45 p.m. Success Story:
Steven Davis, Organica Water
5.00 p.m. machineQ's solutions to show use cases of IoT in water
led by Suresh Madhavan, Comcast and Karen Meidlinger, Machine Q (IoT Unit of Comcast)
Don Millstein, H2O Degree
5.30 p.m. Panel V : Funding & Investors Panel II
James Z.Li, E.J. McKay Investment Bank
Romie Basra, Wells Fargo
Seth Warren Rose, Eneref Foundation
Debra Coy, XPV Water Partners
Ebie Holst, Splash Link
Maarten ter Keurst, Pure Terra Ventures
Emily Landsburg, Ultra Capital
6.00 p.m. Resumee
Jeffrey Rosedale, BakerHosterler LLP
James Adducci, Boenning & Scattergood
Jerome Devillers, Mazars USA LLP
Suresh Madhavan, Comcast
Ulf Leonhard, WaterVent
appr. 6.20 p.m. Reception
8:30 p.m. end of 13th Watervent @ Baker Hostetler LLP