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World Water Day 2021: The Power of Water

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC-4

Please join us on World Water Day for two panel discussions on
The Power of Water: Hydroelectric and Waste(water) to Energy.

Opening Remarks:

  • Basil Seggos, Commissioner, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation


  • Pam Elardo, PE, Deputy Commissioner, Bureau of Wastewater Treatment, NYC Department of Environmental Protection
  • Don Jessome, Founder & CEO, Transmission Developers, Inc.
  • Zhiyong Jason Ren, PhD, Acting Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, & Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University
  • Kamau Sadiki, Senior Technical Advisor for Hydropower, AECOM, & former National Hydropower Business Line Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters
  • Andrew D. Sawyers, PhD, Director, Office of Wastewater Management, US Environmental Protection Agency
  • Patrick Serfass, Executive Director, American Biogas Council
  • Beverley M. Stinson, PhD, Executive Vice President & Global Water Business Leader, AECOM
  • Paul Storella, PE, Senior Vice President & Water Business Leader for Metro New York, AECOM
  • Gary Sutherland, Director, Strategic Affairs and Stakeholder Relations, Northeast Markets, Hydro-Québec
  • Julie Tighe, President, New York League of Conservation Voters & New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund
  • Daniel A. Zarrilli, PE, Chief Climate Policy Advisor & OneNYC Director, NYC Office of the Mayor

​​​​​For a detailed program, including panel descriptions and speaker bios, please visit World Water Day: The Power of Water.


March 22
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC-4