Erie Hack Summit

April 19, 2017 Carl

Registration now open for May 2 & 3! Get your tickets here!

Join the Cleveland Water Alliance at the Global Center for Health Innovation May 2-3 for the Erie Hack Water Innovation Summit. The Summit will explore the role of new technologies, innovation, and collaboration (six cities, two countries) as part of an eco-system approach to generate enduring solutions to Lake Erie’s biggest challenges. Our work is resulting in new collaborative innovation and economic development surrounding Lake Erie, while driving innovative solutions to common fresh water issues that could have an impact on water challenges globally. Day 2 (May 3) includes final presentations of up to10 Erie Hack competitors, and the awarding of prizes. Join us with MC WKYC Chief Meteorologist Betsy Kling.

Continuing education credits are available through our partnership with Kent State and Ohio AWWA. Contact Eric for more details.

Speakers Include:
Jeff Hoffman, Partner & Co-Founder ColorJar, Founding Team –
Dr. Jay Famiglietti – NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
Dr. Jeff Reutter – Ohio Sea Grant Special Advisor
Mads Warming – Danfoss, Global Segment Director Water & Waste Waters
Rebekah Eggers – Global Water Leader, Cognitive Solutions, Energy and Utilities Industry, IBM
John Schwartz, Chief of Watershed Lands & Community Planning for NYC Department of Environmental Protection,
George Hawkins – General Manager of the DC Water and Sewer Authority.
Ellen S. Alberding – President, Joyce Foundation,
Craig Butler – Director, Ohio EPA,
Jon Allan – Director, Office of the Great Lakes, Michigan DEQ
Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells – CEO, NEORSD
David Rankin – VP, Great Lakes Protection Fund,
Dr. John M. Sankovic, Center Chief Technologist, John H. Glenn Research Center
Karl Gebhardt, Executive Director Ohio Lake Erie Commission & Deputy Director Ohio EPA
Sally Gutierrez, Director of Innovation Clusters, US EPA
Jaime Sullivan, AT&T

and many other featured speakers and panelists!