2017 Annual Conference

Posted on Aug 15, 2017

2017 Annual Conference


Hotel Reservations:
CWA 2017 Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2017
Monterey Plaza Hotel
Monterey, California
Room rates as low as $225
Room rate cutoff: October 18, 2017

Hotel: 800.334.3999
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If you have any questions, please contact Vanessa Henderson.

 

Final Conference Program

Monday, November 6, 2017

10:00  a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CWA Public Information Committee (Members Only)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. CWA-CPUC-ORA Regulatory/Public Policy Seminar
(CWA Members, Utility Associations and CPUC Staff Only)
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. CWA Small Company Seminar
(CWA Members, Utility Associations and CPUC Staff Only)
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Dinner at Sardine Factory; 701 Wave St., Monterey, CA 93940 | Hosted Reception

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

7:45 – 8:45 a.m. Hosted Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome/Recognition of Conference Sponsors
Keith Switzer; Vice President, Golden State Water Company
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. “CWA’s Year in Review”
Lawrence Morales; CWA President and President, East Pasadena Water Company
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote Speaker
Honorable Bill Monning (D-Santa Cruz); California State Senate
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. “Protecting Everything and Everybody: Cyber Security and Water Utility Service”
Phil Jones; Phil Jones Consulting/Former Commissioner, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commissioner/Former NARUC President
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. “Today’s Water Use and the Next Generation of Savings from Conservation”
Amy Vickers; President, Amy Vickers & Associates, Inc.
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon – “Do it Well. Make it Fun … The Key to Success in Life, Death, and Almost Everything in Between”
Ron Culberson; Author, Humorist, Speaker
1:45 – 3:00 p.m. “Protecting Our Water Supply”
Cindy Messer; Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Water Resources
Joel Ledesma, Deputy Director, State Water Project, Department of Water Resources
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. “Protecting Our Water Quality”
John Albert, Chief Research Officer, Water Research Foundation
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. “Insights on Customer Attitudes toward Water Utilities”
Mitch Tobin, Principal, Sea to Snow Consulting/waterpolls.org
4:15 p.m. Wrap Up and Announcements – Keith Switzer
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Conference Dinner
Hosted Reception