2017 Agenda

Thursday, September 21, 2017
11:30 am
Check-In/On-Site Registration

1:00 pm
Welcome Remarks by Tom Feeney, AIF President & CEO

1:10 pm
Kickoff Speaker Secretary Noah Valenstein, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

1:40 pm

Reuse Projects: Recent Successes

Senator Denise Grimsley (R-Lake Placid)
Jo Ann Jackson, City of Altamonte Springs
Jan McLean, City of Tampa
David Childs, Hopping Green and Sams
Ann Shortelle, St. Johns River Water Management District

2:30 pm

Jacksonville Electric Authority’s “One Water” Approach with Paul Steinbrecher, JEA

2:50 pm

3:05 pm

Reuse Policy: What’s Ahead and How Do We Get There?

Rep. Dane Eagle (R-Cape Coral)
Lisa Wilson-Davis, City of Boca Raton
Marjorie Craig, City of Delray Beach
Greg Munson, Gunster
Stephen James, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

3:55 pm

Contemporary Private Funding Structures for Water Resource Projects with Carol Wehle-Howard, Poseidon Water

4:15 pm

Linking Transportation Infrastructure and Water Quality

Rep. Bobby Payne (R-Palatka)
Rick Renna, Atkins
Carl Spirio, Florida Department of Transportation
Drew Bartlett, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

5:05 pm
Awards Presentation

5:30 pm
Reception Hosted by:
The Florida Section of American Water Works Association
Florida Water Environmental Association Utility Council
Florida H2O Coalition
Florida Realtors
Friday, September 22, 2017
8:00 am

8:30 am

2018 Legislative Preview

Jon Steverson, Foley & Lardner LLC
Sen. Rob Bradley (R-Orange Park)
Rep. Matt Caldwell (R-Lehigh Acres)

9:15 am

Solutions for Springs and Estuaries

Sen. Debbie Mayfield (R-Melbourne)
Cliff Wilson, Dewberry
Laura Donaldson, Manson Bolves Donaldson Varn
Drew Bartlett, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Rick Hutton, Gainesville Regional Utilities

10:00 am
Perspectives on America’s Water and a Commitment to Water Stewardship with Peter DePasquale, Nestle Waters

10:20 am
A National Perspective on Water Reuse Policy with James Eklund, Squire Patton Boggs

10:40 am

Urban and Rural Water Quality

Rep. Jake Raburn (R-Valrico)
Philip Dwyer, Scott’s Miracle-Gro
Steve Dwinell, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Terry Lewis, Lewis Longman and Walker

11:25 am
Closing Remarks by Tom Feeney, AIF President & CEO