Tuesday, October 25, 2016 to Thursday, October 27, 2016
The Meeting of the Minds annual summit brings together 400+ opinion-shapers, policy-makers, leading thinkers and innovators from 25+ countries.
They meet for two and half days of intensive exchange in thought leadership and cross-sector alliance building. Now in its 10th year, attendees will have unique opportunities to think critically, ask questions, share tools, identify new best practices, and build lasting partnerships — which make smarter and more sustainable cities possible.
This year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report survey shows that while early adopters are making progress with implementing an “Integrated Planning Approach,” opportunity exists to implement this approach on a larger scale, across the board.
Public-private partnerships (P3s) are most commonly known for funding large-scale water infrastructure projects that a utility can’t support through traditional funding. However, other key attributes in the P3 model are often overlooked.
With media headlines about water service incidents increasing in recent years, proactive customer engagement should be a critical principle of the modern water utility’s strategic plan.
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