SWAN NA Alliance

 Past SWAN NA Alliance Events

Below, is a list of past SWAN North American Alliance events. All webinars and presentations are free to download. To participate in a future event or learn more, please contact Seth Cutler: Seth.Cutler@frost.com


On Nov. 6, 2017, the SWAN NA Alliance Alliance held its 2nd Annual Utility Workshop in Chicago in collaboration with the the Alliance for Water Efficiency, Current, and Global Water Works. Hosted by Uptake, the event featured an interactive exploration of innovative, digital solutions to Midwest water challenges along with a special evening reception was hosted by Sensus.


On Jan. 25, 2017, the SWAN NA Alliance and Cleantech San Diego co-hosted a Smart Water Workshop at Qualcomm’s headquarters in San Diego. The event drew 200 participants from across the continent discussing the challenges and opportunities associated with the integration of data-driven technologies across the North American water sector. 


Webinar: Delivering Smart Water Solutions in Wastewater Networks

On September 20, 2017, the Alliance held its third webinar highlighting key strategies and tools to succeed in implementing digital wastewater solutions. The talk featured:

  • Elkin Hernandez, Manager – Process Control, DC Water
  • Ting Lu, Principal Technologist, Clean Water Services
  • Ken Thompson, Senior Technology Fellow, CH2M/SWAN President

 Webinar: Boosting Smart Water Policy

On June 8, 2017, the Alliance held its second webinar focusing on the need for policy to support the adoption of Smart Water Networks, featuring:

  • Tim Braun, Enterprise Architect, EmNet
  • Jeff Lape, Deputy Director, Office of Science and Technology, EPA
  • Peter Mulvaney, Senior Manager, West Monroe Partners
  • Chris Resendez, Founder, Managing Director, IoT Impact LABS

Webinar: Promoting a Data-Enabled Smart Water Future

On Nov. 1, 2016, the SWAN NA Alliance held its first webinar led by Frost & Sullivan discussing best practices, success stories and challenges in deploying smart solutions across the North American water market. The talk featured:

  • Biju George, Chief Operating Officer, DC Water
  • Captain Nelson Mix, Environmental Engineer, US EPA
  • Steve Davis, IoT and Analytics Business Leader, GE Water 
  • Amir Cahn, Executive Director, SWAN Forum