5th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum
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5th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum

5th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum

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BSA Space

290 Congress Street

Boston, MA 02210

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Waste Not, Want Not:

Water & Wastewater in Our Commonwealth

The 5th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum, hosted by the Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. in honor of World Water Day, will carry through on this year's theme of water and wastewater as the Commonwealth prepares for numerous challenges ahead.

The forum will encourage all participants to pose questions, add their insights, and think about new designs, systems and resource uses.

Participants may join us for one or more segment of this program.


Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston, MA


5th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum Program

1:00 pm Opening Remarks

Fred Laskey, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Fred Laskey

1:15 pm Keynote Speaker, Kate Kennen of Offshoots, Inc.

Kate Kennen is a dynamic speaker, thinker and doer. She will bring a host of innovative ideas about solving wastewater issues along with beautiful images to inspire. Founder of award-winning design practice focused on productive planting techniques and phytotechnology consulting, Offshoots, Inc. and coauthor of acclaimed book, PHYTO: Principles of Site Remediation & Landscape Design, Ms. Kennen brings a fresh perspective to the world of water and wastewater.

1:50 pm Panel Discussion Begins

Austin Blackmon, City of Boston, Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Space

Austin Blackmon

Dr. Wafa Koelbel, Geo-Technical Engineer

Dr. Wafa Koelbel

Kate England, Boston Water & Sewer Commission

Kate England


3:00 pm Networking Break

3:15 pm Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 1: Wastewater Innovation

Breakout Session 2: Design and Legislation

Breakout Session 3: Resilient Water Systems: Keep Wastewater out of Our Groundwater

Breakout Session 4: Wastewater for Food & Energy

5:00 pm Networking Reception.


The 5th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum is brought to you thanks to our Forum Sponsors:

Mass CEC

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and partners:


And Refreshment Sponsors:

Honest Tea

Panera Cares


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