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DAY 1: Friday 16 November 2018
Program at a Glance Speaker Moderator
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Opening Session
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Registration
9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Lighting of the Lamp - Jim Williams/ Krishna Reddy / Bharat Gupta, IAS/ David / Shirish Kardile 
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM Inauguration and Welcome address Mr. Jim Williams
President-Elect (2018-2019)
American Water Works Association 
 
·Vision of AWWA  
·Objectives of AICE’18  
·Opportunities for future engagements  
9:50 AM - 10:20 AM Keynote Address – Total Water Solutions Mr. Bharat Gupta, IAS
Engineer in Chief
RWSSP
 
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM Special Address – Water & 100 Smart City Mission Mrs. Karuna Gopal
President
Foundation for Futuristic Cities
 
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM Panel Discussion- State of Water Infrastructure in India- Path Forward Moderator- Mr. Sanjay Kamat
VP - Corporate Initiatives and Strategy,
Tata Projects
Chair - AWWAIndia
Dr. D. Hanumantha Chary
Vice Chair - AWWAIndia
Mr. David LaFrance
CEO
American Water Works Association
 
Dr. Jeevananda Reddy
Former Chief Technical
Advisor-WMO/UN & Expert – FAO/UN
 
K. Ashok Natarajan
CEO
Tamil Nadu Water Investment Company Ltd.
 
Mrs. Karuna Gopal
President
Foundation for Futuristic Cities
 
Dr. D. M. Mohan
Consultant, World Bank
Rural and Urban Water Supply and Sanitation 
 
Dr. M. Satyanarayana
Executive Director
Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB)
 
11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Tea/ Coffee and Networking
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM International Expert Talk:  Waste Water Treatment   Dr. Sudhir Murthy
CEO
NEWhub, Inc. 
 
11:50 AM - 1:00 PM Technical Session 1 : Utility Management
11:50 AM – 12:20 PM Topic 1 : Effective Utility Management     Mr. David LaFrance
CEO
American Water Works Association
Mr. Sanjay Kamat
VP - Corporate Initiatives and Strategy,
Tata Projects
Chair - AWWAIndia
12:20 PM - 12:40 PM Topic 2 : 24*7 Mr. Shashikant S. Hastak
Supritending Engineer (Retd.)/ Director at NESL
12:40 PM - 1:00 PM Topic 3 : Improving Distribution Network Using Latest Technologies Dr. S.V. Dahasahasra
Former Member Secretary
Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran, Mumbai
1:00 PM - 02:00 PM Networking Lunch
02:00 PM - 3:30 PM Technical Session 2:   Water Supply Regulations- Drivers and Reality 
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Topic 1 - Utility Management K. Ashok Natarajan
CEO
Tamil Nadu Water Investment Company Ltd.
Mr.Shirish Kardile
Past Chair - AWWAIndia
Board Member AWWAIndia Strategic Board
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM   Topic 2 : Role of Water Regulators in Equitable and Sustainable Use of Water Resources Dr. Suresh Kulkarni
Secretary
Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA)
2:50 PM - 3:10 PM Topic 3 : Impact of “Climate Change & Human Interference” on Water Resources Availability in India Dr. Jeevananda Reddy
Former Chief Technical
Advisor-WMO/UN & Expert – FAO/UN
3:10 PM – 3:30 PM   Topic 4 : Indian Water Sector Reforms Prof. Pradeep Purandare
Former Associate Professor
Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Tea/ Coffee and Networking
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM Sponsor Presentation : Atlas Copco
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Technical Session 3:   Rural Water Supply and Sanitation
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Topic 1 : Rural Water Ms. Meena Narula
Country Director
Water For People, India 
Mr. Owais Farooqi
Communications Committee Chair - AWWAIndia Strategic Board
&
Engineering Manager
Black & Veatch
4:45 PM - 5:05 PM Topic 2 : Contract Management and Challenges in DBOT Water Supply Projects Mr. Rakesh Kumar Agarwal
Contract Management Specialist
5:05 PM - 5:25 PM Topic 3 : Innovative Water Supply Technologies for Rural and Urban households suitable for Indian Socioeconomic-Environments Mr. B. Rajeshwar Rao
Executive Engineer
Rural Water Supply & Sanitation, O/o E-N-C.R.W.S.S. Hyderabad, Telangana State 
5:25 PM - 5:55 PM The Water Trail Blazers Mr. David LaFrance
CEO
American Water Works Association
&
Mr.Shirish Kardile
Past Chair - AWWAIndia
Board Member AWWAIndia Strategic Board
Special Recognition of the leaders from water utilities who have done exemplary work in managing the water infrastructure in their corporations
   
DAY 2: Saturday 17 November 2018
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Tea/Coffee and networking
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Keynote Address Dr. T. Prabhushankar, IAS
Executive Director
Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB)
 
10:30 AM- 10:50 AM International Talk on U.S. Drinking Water Regulations and Public Health Mr. Mathew Roberts
Vice President - Sales and Marketing
Roberts Filter Group
 
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM Tea Coffee Break    
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Technical Session 4 : Recovery, Reuse and Sustainability
11:00 AM to 11:20 AM Topic 1 : Resource Recovery from Wastewater Plants Mr. Uma Vempati
Associate Principal,
Water Solutions Group Leader 
Dr. D. Hanumantha Chary
Vice Chair - AWWAIndia
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM Topic 2 :  Energy Recovery to Boost Financial Viability of Municipal Sewage Treatment Plants: A Case Study Mr. Anil Rai
Process Lead (India)
Black & Veatch
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM Topic 3: Reduction of Water Foot Print of Urban Dwellers for Sustainable Urban Development Prof R.V. Saraf
Chairman
Viraj Envirozing India Pvt. Ltd
12:00 AM - 12:20 PM Topic 4 : Best Practices for Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Mr. D. G. Sonwane
Group Sector Head – Built Environment
Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd.
12:40 PM – 01:00 PM  Topic 5: Standard Operating Procedures for O&M in Water Utilities     Dr. D. M. Mohan
Consultant, World Bank
Rural and Urban Water Supply and Sanitation 
01:00 PM - 01:15 PM Sponsor Presentation
01:15 PM – 1:30 PM Sponsor Presentation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Networking Lunch
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM Technical Session 5: Water Sector Lessons Learnt, Opportunities,
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Topic 1 : Reliability studies of Hyderabad Water supply system from source to customer. Dr. M. Satyanarayana
Executive Director
Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB)
Mr. Owais Farooqi
Communications Committee Chair - AWWAIndia Strategic Board
&
Engineering Manager
Black & Veatch
2:50 PM – 3:10 PM   Topic : 2 Process selection for water treatment plant – clarifier unit operations Col. Bhaskar Tatwawadi (Retd.)
Technical Director
Tandon Urban Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai 
3:10 PM - 3:30 PM Topic 3 : Water resources development and waste water management - Unlocking potential of WW Prof. Suparna Mukherjee
Professor & Head
CESE, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
&
Sanjeeb Mohapatra
Center for Environmental Science and Engineering
IIT Bombay, Mumbai 
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM   Topic 4: Current knowledge gaps in deciding feasibility of  reuse of partially/fully treated wastewater with regard to microbial exposure Dr. Arun Kumar
Professor
IIT, Delhi
3:50 PM – 4:10 PM Topic 5: Engineered nanomaterials for water disinfection: Benefits and Challenges Dr. Divya Singh
IIT Roorkee
4:10 PM – 4:30 PM  Topic 6: A new model for Desilting, Rejuvenation & Eco-development of Mutha Basin Mr. S. D. Mande
Consultant
S. D. Mande & Associates, Consulting Engineers 
4:30 PM – 4:50 PM Closing Remarks by AWWAIndia Chair Mr. Sanjay Kamat
Chair - AWWAIndia
VP - Corporate Initiatives and Strategy,
Tata Projects
 
4:50 PM onwards  Tea/ Coffee and Networking


Special Address Mr. Hans Raj Verma, IAS * (Invited)

This Agenda have been updated as of 14th November, 2018. It is subject to change without prior notoice.