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May 17 - May 20, 2021

2021 CWA Virtual Spring Conference

The theme around this year’s annual conference is Getting Back to Business Post-COVID

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Getting Back to Business Post-COVID

Please join us as we cover topics such as preparing for climate change, equitable community engagement and an update on the state legislative session.

California Water Association (CWA) is happy to announce registration is open for our 2021 Virtual Spring Conference which will take place on May 17-20 from 8:30 – 10:00 AM (PST) each day.

REGISTER TODAY!

We plan to highlight some sessions and speakers in the coming weeks so please stay tuned. But until then, mark your calendars and register today!

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Event Details
Date
May 17 - 20, 2021
Time
Everyday @ 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM (PDT)
Location
Virtual

Conference Agenda

May 17

Preparing for Change: Forecasting Water Demand

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Introduction and 5 min presentations by each panelist
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Case Study and Q&A
  • David Mitchell, Principal, M.Cubed
  • Thomas Chesnutt, CEO, A&N Technical Services
  • Sean de Guzman, Chief, Snow Surveys/Water Supply Forecasting, Department of Water Resources
  • Heather Dyer, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
  • Heather Cooley, Director of Research, Pacific Institute
  • Joel Reiker, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, San Gabriel Valley Water (Co-Moderator)
  • Tim Guster, Vice President and General Counsel, Great Oaks Water (Co-Moderator)
May 18

Utility Affordability: The Academic Perspective

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Introduction and 15 min presentations by each panelist
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Q&A
  • David Mitchell, Principal, M.Cubed
  • Thomas Chesnutt, CEO, A&N Technical Services
  • Sean de Guzman, Chief, Snow Surveys/Water Supply Forecasting, Department of Water Resources
  • Heather Dyer, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
  • Heather Cooley, Director of Research, Pacific Institute
  • Joel Reiker, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, San Gabriel Valley Water (Co-Moderator)
  • Tim Guster, Vice President and General Counsel, Great Oaks Water (Co-Moderator)
May 19

Principles into Practice: Equitable and Inclusive Communications

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Kip Holley, Ohio State University, Equitable and Inclusive Civic Engagement
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Panel:
  • David Mitchell, Principal, M.Cubed
  • Thomas Chesnutt, CEO, A&N Technical Services
  • Sean de Guzman, Chief, Snow Surveys/Water Supply Forecasting, Department of Water Resources
  • Heather Dyer, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
  • Heather Cooley, Director of Research, Pacific Institute
  • Joel Reiker, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, San Gabriel Valley Water (Co-Moderator)
  • Tim Guster, Vice President and General Counsel, Great Oaks Water (Co-Moderator)
May 20

2021 Federal and State Legislative Sessions

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Tami Miller, Partner, Political Solutions (Moderator)
8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Federal:
  • David Mitchell, Principal, M.Cubed
  • Thomas Chesnutt, CEO, A&N Technical Services
8:50 AM - 10:00 AM
State:
  • David Mitchell, Principal, M.Cubed
  • Thomas Chesnutt, CEO, A&N Technical Services
  • Sean de Guzman, Chief, Snow Surveys/Water Supply Forecasting, Department of Water Resources
  • Heather Dyer, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District
  • Heather Cooley, Director of Research, Pacific Institute
  • Joel Reiker, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, San Gabriel Valley Water (Co-Moderator)
  • Tim Guster, Vice President and General Counsel, Great Oaks Water (Co-Moderator)

Join us May 17 - May 20!