Water & Long-Term Value

OCTOBER 24 – 25, 2017
FORT MASON CENTER
2 MARINA BOULEVARD
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Agenda Day 1
8:00-8:30 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:30-8:35 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:35-9:05 Opening Presentation
Water Security: The Defining Issue of the 21st Century
Presenter:

Jason Morrison, President, Pacific Institute and Head, UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate
9:05-9:45 Panel Discussion
Policy Outlook: The Latest on California’s Water Framework
Moderator:

Kirsten James, Director, California Policy, Ceres Inc.
Panelists:
9:45-10:25 Discussion
On Site Water Reuse: The Decentralizing and Localization of Municipal Water Systems
Moderator:

Discussants:
Zach Gallagher, Executive Vice President, Natural Systems Utilities
Paula Kehoe, Director of Water Resources, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
10:25-10:55 Networking Break
10:55-11:35 Presentation
Prudential Water Stewardship: Hedging Against Global Water Risk
Presenter:
11:35-12:05 PM Panel Discussion
Rise of Water Indexes: Benchmarking a Company’s Performance in Water Stewardship
Moderator:

Panelists:
12:05-12:45 Panel Discussion
Investor Relations: Communicating Water Stewardship Strategy to Key Stakeholders
Moderator:

Panelists:
12:45-1:45 Networking Luncheon
1:45-2:35 Next Generation Water Management: How to Modernize Outdated Approaches to Stewardship
Moderator:

Sarah Evans, Founder and CEO, Well Aware
Panelists:
Patrick Atwater, CaDC Project Manager, ARGO
Forrest Melton, Senior Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center
2:35-3:35 Concurrent Breakout Sessions Begin
Concurrent Breakout Session 1
Title: TBA
Facilitator:

Sarah Evans, Founder and CEO, Well Aware
Concurrent Breakout Session 2
The Cost of Decentralization: Putting a Price Tag on On Site Water Reuse
Facilitators:

Zach Gallagher, Executive Vice President, Natural Systems Utilities
Paula Kehoe, Director of Water Resources, San Francisco Public Utilities
3:35-4:15 Concurrent Breakout Session Findings Panel
Moderator:

Panelists:
Sarah Evans, Founder and CEO, Well Aware
4:15 Conference Adjourns, Networking Reception Begins
Time Agenda Day 2
8:00-8:30 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:30-9:00 Opening Keynote
Presenter:
Title TBA
9:00-9:40 Panel Discussion
The Crucial Role of the Board: Conceptualizing a Company-Wide Water Policy
Moderator:

Panelists:
9:40-10:20 The Emergence of Integrating Water Sustainability into Business Strategy: Moving Toward a New Standard for Industry
Moderator:

Panelists:
John Jefferson, Executive Director Statewide Constituency Relations, AT&T
Bryan Stubbs, Executive Director, The Cleveland Water Alliance
10:20-10:50 Networking break
10:50-11:30 From Plan to Action: Implementing Robust and Comprehensive Water Policies
Moderator:

Panelists:
11:30-12:10 The Valuation Equation: Reframing How Public Companies Appraise Water
Moderator:
Panelists:
12:10 Day 2 Wrap-up; Program Adjourns

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