University Club International Water Panel

Wednesday, June 24 | 3:30 p.m. $20++ Per Person

Lake Michigan2Join us as some of the world’s leading experts in water technology visit the University Club on Wednesday, June 24, to share how global collaboration is furthering the development of cutting edge water technologies. This event will be held at the conclusion of the annual Water Summit, hosted by The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States.

Water is everyone’s business. It is essential for survival and keeping humans and the environment healthy. Situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee serves as a global catalyst for water policy, research, education and economic development. The panel, representing the United States, France, the Netherlands and South Korea, will discuss their collaboration model and the goals in place for stimulated economic growth through innovative programs between industry and academia. For example, in the last year, the Water Council has established Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with the Water Alliance in Leeuwarden, Netherlands; Daegu City, South Korea and Pôle EAU in Montpellier, France – all considered leading water technology clusters.

PANELISTS:

 

  • Alex Berhitu, Coordinator Business Development, Water Alliance, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Jean-Loïc Carré, Director, Pôle Eau, Montpellier, France
  • Dr. Woo Jin Chang, Assistant Professor, UW-M School of Engineering & Kim Boo Seop, Director General, Green Environment Bureau, Daegu Metropolitan City
  • Dean Amhaus, President and CEO of the Water Council

To register for this event, contact the front desk at 414.271.2222 or frontdesk@universityclubmil.com.  Non-members must provide credit card upon registration.

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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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