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January 23, 2020

WEE Committee Winter Meeting, 2/24-2/25, to Feature USACE, IBM, EPA, Congressional Event. Register Now!

The winter meeting of the ACEC Water, Energy and Environment Committee (WEEC) will feature more than a dozen speakers from government and industry discussing key industry issues, including cybersecurity, PFAS, and flood resilience.

The meeting, which will be on February 24-25 in Washington, D.C., will also feature a discussion on climate legislation with key members of the House and Energy and Commerce Committee.

The agenda includes:

  • PFAS Panel
    • Michael Walls, vice president of regulatory and technical affairs, American Chemistry Council
    • Emily Remmel, director of regulatory affairs, National Association of Clean Water Administrators
  • Energy Advocacy Panel
    • Dan Byers, vice president, policy, U.S. Chamber Global Energy Institute
    • Chris Tomassi, government affairs director, Clear Path
    • Robin Millican, director of Advocacy & government relations, Gates Ventures
    • Brianne Miller, director of energy innovation, Senate Energy Committee
  • Flood Resilience Panel
    • Chris Altendorf, chief of engineering and construction, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) (invited)
    • Lloyd Treinish, chief scientist—environmental modeling, climate, weather and deep thunder, IBM
    • Lou Gritzo, vice president research, FM Global
  • Energy Technology—Storage
    • K. Kaufmann, communication, Fluence (invited)
  • Cybersecurity–CMMC
    • Chris Walcutt, vice president strategy, Department of Defense (invited)
    • Aaron Snyder, Revolutionize Civil Works Corps, Water Infrastructure Financing Program, USACE
  • EPA
    • David Ross, assistant administrator for water, Environmental Protection Agency

For more information on the winter meeting, contact ACEC Director Environmental and Energy Programs Lynn Schloesser.

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January 23, 2020



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