The Circular Water Economy Summit (CWES) has added several more industry leaders to its roster of prominent speakers. This inaugural event, hosted by the Water Environment Federation, takes place July 18-20 in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Summit is designed to create the collaboration and networking opportunities that are essential to building a circular water economy. "A lot of times we work in silos, and we don't share best practices when we should,” said Kevin Butt, Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability for Toyota’s North American Environmental Sustainability Programs and a keynote speaker at the Summit. “This shouldn't be a competitive discussion; this should be about how we continue to improve water quality and preserve volume, so we can continue to prosper in the future."
Recently announced CWES speakers include
In addition to keynotes, the program features facilitated panel discussions and “World Café” roundtables so attendees can ask questions and share successful approaches to sustainable water use.
Sponsors are also joining the Summit to advance discussions on these topics. “Xylem is proud to sponsor the inaugural WEF Circular Water Economy Summit and help shape the business of industrial water,” said Jeff Weido, Xylem’s Senior Director of Marketing – Industrial. “We look forward to collaborating with other experts and our peers at the CWES to further conversations around managing water profitably and highlight the importance of sustainability in this sector.”
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