2014 CWA Spring Conference Registration Now Open

Posted on Feb 15, 2014

2014 CWA Spring Conference Registration Now Open

AGENDA IS TENTATIVE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Draft Program

California Water Association

Spring Conference

The Citizen Hotel, Sacramento, CA

CWA room rate is $189/night.
Valet parking is available at $25/day.

 

Room reservations close on May 6. Reserve today at 916-447-2700.
You can also reserve online at www.citizenhotel.com
Online Group Code: 1405CAWATE_001

May 19, 20 & 21, 2014

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*Agenda is tentative and subject to change

Monday, May 19, 2014: Committee Meetings
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Water Quality Committee Seminar
11:30 – 1:00 p.m. Safety, Security & Emergency Management Committee
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Regulatory Committee Seminar
3:15 – 5:15 p.m. Small Company Committee Seminar
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. CWA Hosted Reception
Tuesday, May 20, 2014: Mission Possible: Securing California’s Water Future
7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Registration – Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome
Larry Morales – Vice President & General Manager, East Pasadena Water and CWA Program Chair
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Opening Keynote Address
Honorable Anthony Rendon* (D-South Gate); Chair, Assembly Water, Parks & Wildlife Committee
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. How Water Purveyors Are Managing the Drought
Moderator: Larry Morales – East Pasadena Water Co.

Panelists: Rami Kahlon* – CPUC Division of Water and Audits;
Ken Jenkins* – California Water Service Co.;
Robert Shaver* – Alameda County Water District;
Dana Friehauf* – San Diego County Water Authority

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. State Synergy: California Water Action Plan and California Water Plan Update 2013 – Working Together
Kamyar Guivetchi*; Manager – Statewide Integrated Water Management; California Department of Water Resources
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. A Case for Passion in Groundwater
Maurice Hall*, Ph.D., P.E., Director – California Water Program; The Nature Conservancy
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
A New Home for the State’s Drinking Water Program
Felicia Marcus*; Chair, State Water Resources Control Board
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. The Latest on the Chromium 6 Standard
Moderator: Dawn White – Golden State Water Co.

Panelists: Dave Mazzera – California Dept. of Public Health;
Tarrah Henrie* – California Water Service Co.;
Steve Bigley – Coachella Valley Water District;

2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Helping Low Income Customers Pay the Water Bill
Moderator: Moderator: Jack Hawks

Panelists: Jesse Cuevas – Legislative Director, Assm. Henry Perea;
Laurel Firestone* – Community Water Center;
Ortensia Lopez* – Exec. Dir., El Concilio of San Mateo County;
Dave Stephenson* – California American Water;
Katrina Jessoe – UC Davis

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Water: Front and Center in the 2014 Legislative Session
Moderator: Meg Catzen Brown

Panelists: Honorable Henry Perea* (D-Fresno);
Kathleen Cole* – Metropolitan Water District;
Jennifer West* – California Municipal Utilities Association;
Wendy Ridderbusch* – ACWA;
Jennifer Capitolo* – Nossaman

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Celebrating Meg Catzen-Brown’s Contributions to CWA and California’s Water Utility Industry
Moderated by: Bill Emmerson

Panelists: “Friends” of Meg

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting

*Confirmed

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