SWAN 2017 Roundtables

Following Lunch on Day 1 of the Conference, there will be a 40 minute session of 10 roundtables led by industry experts. These 10-15 person discussions will focus on what is trending in the global smart water sector in order to generate new insights and understandings. View the various roundtable topics below.


How do you increase asset lifetime to ensure a resilient network?

Led by Marc Bracken, Vice President and General Manager at Echologics

New Orleans: The Risk Assessment, a crucial step towards resilience

Led by Mélissa Mellado Ruiz, Project Manager BD Cities at Veolia

What is the role of people, processes, and technology in the smart water journey?

Led by Steve Davis, Digital Business Transformation Leader at GE Water

Digital Transformation: Why is it important to you?

Led by Gary Wong, Principal, Global Water Industry at OSIsoft, LLC

What are the benefits of calm networks?

Led by Joel Hagan, CEO at i2O Water

How do you maximise your customer service through smart technologies?

Led by Simon Ogden, UK Director at the Arad Group

How do you overcome the barriers to innovation?

Led by Simon Bunn, Chief Technology Officer at Derceto/SUEZ

What are the benefits of predictive modelling for short-term planning?

Led by Marcus Fowler, Technical Director at Servelec Technologies

How do smart systems enhance real-time water quality monitoring programs?

Led by Ken Thompson, Deputy Director of Intelligent Water Solutions at CH2M

Are Big Data and Data Analytics needed for implementing a Smart Water Network and how data-driven is your own organisation?

Led by Antonio Matamala, Managing Director at KISTERS AG