3rd SWAN NA Alliance Workshop –
“Canada: Leading the Way to Smart Water” 

On Nov. 4, 2018, the SWAN Americas Alliance held a half-day Workshop at the CWWA National Water  Conference exploring the potential for data-driven, smart water solutions to transform Canadian utility operations and management strategies. View the Workshop presentations below and recap here

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SWAN Introduction

Amir Cahn, Executive Director – SWAN Forum
Gary Wong, 
Principal Global Water Industry – OSIsoft & Chairman – SWAN North American Alliance


Montreal’s Waste Water Treatment Plant: Jean-R.-Marcotte Operational Technologies

Guy Arnould, Head of Water Resource Management Solutions – City of Montreal

Session 1: Driving Smart Water Innovation – Utility Perspectives

Moderated by Seth Cutler, Principal Consultant, Environment & Water – Frost & Sullivan


On the Path to Becoming a Data Driven Utility
Reid Campbell, Director of Water Services – Halifax Water

Creating the Right Conditions to Enable Digital Innovation at Water Utilities
Graham Nasby, Water SCADA & Security Specialist – City of Guelph Water Services

Dashboards to Decisions
Susan Ancel, Director of Stormwater Strategies – EPCOR Water Services

Interactive Roundtables

What is in it for you? – The business case for smart metering
Tommy Braxton, Vice President of US Sales  Kamstrup

CSO Challenges and Smart Water Solutions
Scott McKay,
 Quebec Coordinator  Great Lakes St Lawrence Cities Initiatives

 Too much data? Let’s start using it!
Gary Wong, Global Water Industry Principal  OSIsoft
Tim Sutherns, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer  Eramosa

Session 2: Future of Canadian Smart Water
Moderated by Amir Cahn, Executive Director  SWAN Forum


Tim Sutherns, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer  Eramosa
Guy Arnould, Head of Water Resource Management Solutions – City of Montreal
Khalil Maalouf, Partner – XPV Water Partners
Gary Wong, Global Water Industry Principal  OSIsoft

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