October 26, 2015

 

Agenda

University Municipal Water Consortium Bi-Annual Conference 

 Sponsored by The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation

 

October 14, 2015

4:00 – 6 pm

Pecan Street’s Technology Showcase

Pike Powers Lab and Center for Commercialization

3924 Berkman Dr

Austin, TX 78723

October 15, 2015

UMWC Conference at University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin

Student Activity Center, Room 2.302

2201 Speedway

Austin, Texas 78712

8:30 – 9 am

Breakfast and Welcome

9 – 9:30 am

Water Conservation and Water Loss in Texas

Presentation by John Sutton,  Texas Water Development Board

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Panel Discussion: Water Consumption and Revenue Change with End of Drought

  • Denise Hickey, North Texas Municipal Water District
  • Juan Soulas, San Antonio Water System
  • Discussion lead by Brewster McCracken, Pecan Street

10:30 – 10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:15 am

WaterSmart, Saving (Hot!) Water with Customer Engagement

Presentation by Michelle Camp, WaterSmart

11:15 am – 12 pm

The Water-Energy Nexus: Information, Analytics, and Innovation

Presentation by Ned Spang, UC Davis

12 – 12:15 pm

Get Lunch

12:15 – 1:15 pm

Keynote: Texas Water Development Board Updates

Presentation by Bech Bruun, Texas Water Development Board Chairman

1:15 – 1:30 pm

Coffee Break

1:30 – 2 pm

How to Structure an AMI RFP to Protect the Utility

Presentation by Brewster McCracken, Pecan Street

2 – 2:30 pm

Performance and Failure Profiles of Different Metering Systems

Presentation by Grant Fisher, Pecan Street

2:30 – 3 pm

Making Dumb Meters Smart

Presentation by Richard Smith and Grant Fisher, Pecan Street

3 – 3:15 pm

Coffee Break

3:15 – 4:15 pm

Discussion on AMR/AMI and Water Systems

  • Gregory Hancock, Grid Insight
  • Brewster McCracken, Pecan Street
  • Grant Fisher, Pecan Street
  • Richard Smith, Pecan Street

4:15 – 5pm

Water Technology Showcase

Located next door to conference in Black Box Theatre, Room 2.304

October 15, 2015

6:00 – 8:00 pm

University Municipal Water Consortium Dinner

Olive & June

3411 Glenview Avenue

Austin, TX 78703

* Courtesy valet parking on Glenview Avenue