On May 31st 2018, Sustainable Silicon Valley will host its 5th water event – Navigating Bay Area Water: Emerging Technology Solutions. This event will bring together 150 water leaders who will focus on transformative technologies and creative policy solutions to enhance Bay Area’s water resilience in the future.


Emerging water technology and policy solutions have the ability to address our immediate water resource challenges. Join us at Navigating Bay Area water for a visionary approach to managing water supplies and demands.  Speakers will include leading experts from technology, policy, government and academia.


For the first time, Intel will be participating in an SSV event!  We are very excited to hear Intel’s Global Project Manager, Fawn Bergen, share Intel’s plans to restore 100% of their water use to local communities and watersheds by 2025 and how they conserved 4.6 billion gallons of water in 2016.


Speakers (so far) include:

Fawn Bergen, Global Program Manager – Water Stewardship & Carbon Footprint, Intel Corporation

Darrin Polhemus, Deputy Director, Division of Drinking Water

Senator Scott Wiener, CA Senate District 11 (invited)

Paula Kehoe, Director of Water Resources, SFPUC

Jon Freeman, Sr VP Global Government Affairs, SUEZ Water and Technology

Henry McCann, Research Associate, Public Policy Institute of California

Piper Kujac, Director of Project Management, Urban Fabrick

Newsha Ajami, Director of Urban Water Policy, Stanford University’s Water in the West

Zach Gallagher, Executive Vice President, Natural Systems Utilities

Our interactive event will feature roundtable seating, networking breaks and a wine and beer reception. Attendees will include representatives from design and engineering firms, tech companies, agencies and municipalities. We look forward to seeing you on May 31st 2018, at Mitchell Park Community Center!


For more updates stay tuned to Navigating Bay Area Water – Event page

To register for our event click here.

For sponsorship information click here.