a short video on the 2010 conference.


May 16-17 2011
River Campus
1700 South Patterson Building

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
10:00a – 5:00p

*Click here to review our 2010 Conference Presentations

The purpose of the Dayton Water Conference is to improve awareness and collaboration between large companies, engineering firms, universities, utilities, start-ups, NGOs and governments by educating attendees on new water technologies, innovations and prospects. Whether the developments be in materials, IT, engineering, financing or public policy, the conference will shine a spotlight on all advancements and provide best practices across the spectrum of the water field, with a particular emphasis on activities in the Dayton area.

Vincent Caprio & Mark Modzelewski
Co-Founders of the Water Innovations Alliance

"Building on the success of the Water Innovations Alliance Conference in Chicago this past fall, we're excited to be returning for our second annual event in Dayton, Ohio, a city that is clearly committed to advancements in water technology," said Vincent Caprio, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Water Innovations Alliance. "We'd like to extend our gratitude to the city of Dayton, with special thanks to the University of Dayton for again generously providing the venue to host our conference."

Sally Gutierrez, Director
US Environmental Protection Agency

"The Dayton Region is pleased to host the Water Innovations Alliance's Dayton Water Conference in 2011," said Jim Leftwich, President & CEO, Dayton Development Coalition. "This national, high profile conference gives our region the opportunity to promote our valuable, abundant, and sustainable water resource. We welcome the global business leaders and innovators who will be involved in the conference and look forward to their messages as we advance our precious asset"

Lunch at 2010 Conference

"The University of Dayton is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the Dayton Water Conference," commented Dan Curran, President, University of Dayton. "The Dayton region is fortunate to have clean and bountiful groundwater. Prudent use of our unique water resources for economic development, education, and recreation will be a key to the region's future vitality. We look forward to welcoming key stakeholders from across the country to Dayton, Ohio to learn about new developments in fresh and waste water technologies."

Lunch at 2010 Conference

On the second day of the two-day conference program, Crown Solutions will present their long-running Crown Solutions Water Technology Expo as part of the Dayton Water Conference on Tuesday, May 17 from 11am to 5pm. Located at the (also referred to as Collins Gym, Athletic Practice Facility.) Jim Marten, Vice President of Crown Solutions remarked, "We are excited about locating our Water Technology Expo at the University of Dayton, and aligning our event with the Water Innovations Alliance."

For information on attending or exhibiting at the Dayton Water Conference, please contact Vincent Caprio by email at: vince@daytonwaterconference.org

About the Water Innovations Alliance

The is an industry association focused on developing new funding, reducing regulatory barriers, increasing collaboration and raising awareness for cutting-edge water technologies and the problems they solve. Its membership includes Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, economic development organizations, universities, NGOs and investment firms.

The Alliance serves the entire spectrum of the water sector: corporations, investors, engineering firms, start-ups, NGOs, research centers, municipalities, and others in the field. The Alliance is located in Washington, DC, Cambridge, MA and Shelton, CT. It is a 501(c)(6) trade organization.




Congressman Bart Gordon,
K&L Gates

Sally Gutierrez
Director, US
Protection Agency

Woodrow W. Clark II, MA3, PhD
Qualitative Economist, Founder/Managing Director
Clark Strategic Partners

Scott Livingston
CEO, Livingston
Securities LLC

Paul Gagliardo,
M.P.H., P.E.
Manager, Innovation
American Water

Dave Christophersen
Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies, Hydrex Global Platform Leader

Cat Shrier, PhD, PG, President & Founder, Watercat Consulting LLC

Joseph P. Mantua, President, American Water Works Association, Client Services Manager, Black & Veatch

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Charles Scholpp
Director of Hach Integrated Information Management Business Development

The Honorable Kelly H. Carnes, President & CEO, TechVision21

Jeff Eger
Executive Director, Water Environment Federation (WEF)

John Cronin
Director and CEO, Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries

Mark M. Sweeney
Senior Principal, McCallum Sweeney Consulting (MSC)

Kevin M.
The Water Initiative


Jim Leftwich,
Director, Ohio Department of Development

Daniel J. Curran
University of Dayton

F. Mark
Executive Director, Water Innovations Foundation

Jim Marten
Vice President
Crown Solutions

Alan Rae
R3 Fusion

Dusty Hall,
The Miami

Gary Leitzell

Chris Spain,
Chairman &
CSO, Hydropoint

Philip Lippel,
Consultant on
Nanoscience and
Emerging Technologies

Phillip L. Hayden,
Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP,
Htec Systems, Inc.

Vincent Caprio
Water Innovations

Vanderhart, PhD,
Exponent, Inc.

Clifton E. McCann
Venable LLP

Alan G. Hinchman
Global Industry Manager-Water
GE Intelligent Platforms

Charles J. Morton, Jr.
Venable LLP

Lars H. Genieser, Ph.D. Senior Associate Venable LLP

Scott Koorndyk,
VP, Technology

Robert Ritzi, Ph.D.,
Wright State


Click here to look back at the 2010 Keynotes & Speakers.