Israel–Milwaukee Water Technology & Innovation Forum

The Water Council is pleased to host:

Israel–Milwaukee Water Technology & Innovation Forum
Global Water Center, Auditorium
247 W. Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Thursday September 11, 2014


This forum is also presented by the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, and the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest. Attendees to this free event will be joined by two expert speakers from Israel, Michael (Miki) Zaide, Head of the Strategic Planning Section, Planning Department, Israeli Water & Sewage Authority; and Oved Cohen, Deputy Manager O&M –Hagihon (Jerusalem Water Utility).

Topics open for discussion include:

  • Development of Decision Support Systems
  • Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Water Systems Improvement Projects
  • Integration of New Technologies into Older Systems
  • Water Security: Devising an action plan for emergency contingencies

For more information, please contact Daniel Cohen, Director of Business and Trade Development, Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest, at

About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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