A Water Startup Matching Extravaganza!

Where the Water Startups Are the Heroes!


October 10 | Cincinnati, OH


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Startup Profiles


For Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

(Last updated 9/22/23)

7:30am - 8:00am

Sponsored Light Breakfast & Registration

Sponsored by: TBA

Coffee Provided by Work Zone Coffee

8:00-8:45 Opening General Session (One Room)

Conference Co-Chairs and Planning Committee Introductions:
Ulf Leonhard, WaterVent * Sally Gutierrez, EPA
Kaethe Beck, 1819 Innovation Center
Antony Seppi, Alloy Development

Chuck Martz, Blue Arch Development

Doug Hatler, Environmental Business Services

Michael Gonzalez, EPA * Gary Beatty, Inland Shrimp Co.

Will Sarni, Water Foundry

DrCat Shrier, WaterCitizen Foundation

MC DrCat Shrier
Orientation (How to get the most out of today’s program)

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8:45am - 9:00am

Sponsored Break

Sponsored By: TBA

10:00am - 10:15am

Sponsored Break

Sponsored By: TBA

10:15am - 11:15am

Reverse Pitches: "Show Me The Money" (2 Rooms)

11:15am - 11:30am

Sponsored Break

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12:30pm - 1:15pm

Sponsored Lunch

Room A Speaker:
A Water Entrepreneur's Journey to Success

Oliver Lawal, President & CEO, Aquisense Technologies, Erlanger, Kentucky, USA

12:30pm - 1:15pm

Sponsored Lunch

Room B Speaker:
A View From Silicon Valley

Chuck Hansen, Electro Scan Inc, Sacramento, CA

1:15pm - 1:30pm

Sponsored Break

Sponsored By: TBA

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Reverse Pitches: "Voice Of The Customer" (2 Rooms)

Room A: Water Sector Clients

Moderator: TBA

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Sponsored Break
Sponsor TBA

3:45pm - 4:00pm

Sponsored Break

Sponsor TBA

5:00pm - 5:30pm

Closing Keynote: The Future of Water Entrepreneurs: DrCat Shrier, WaterCitizen Foundation

Best Pitch Awards and Other Recognition and Closing Statements: Ulf Leonhard, Watervent

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Sponsored Reception

Water Provided by Pahhni Premium Alkaline Water

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