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Arizona Commerce Authority & Phoenix Business Journal: Arizona’s Secure Water Future

January 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Arizona Commerce Authority and the Phoenix Business Journal January 31st from 1-4pm for two panel discussions detailing what makes Arizona the national leader in water conservation and management. You’ll hear from panelists around the state discuss Arizona’s legacy of water conservation which dates back to 1902 with the National Reclamation Act.

Arizona Commerce Authority President & CEO, Sandra Watson, and Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President & CEO, Danny Seiden will moderate these important panel discussions on Arizona’s innovative and forward-thinking approach to conserve, manage, and augment our water use.


1 – 1:30pm – Registration

1:30pm – Welcome Remarks: Ray Schey

1:35pm – Welcome Remarks: Sandra Watson

1:45pm – Arizona’s Water Legacy Panel Discussion

2:30pm – Arizona’s Water Future Panel Discussion

3:15pm – Audience Q&A

3:30pm – Networking with snacks

4pm – Event Concludes

Panel #1: Arizona’s Water Legacy

Moderator: Sandra Watson, President & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority

Grady Gammage Jr., Founding Member, Gammage & Burnham

Sarah Porter, Director, Kyl Center for Water Policy

Fred Schneider, President & COO, Arizona Water Company

Sandy Fabritz, Director of Water Strategy, Freeport-McMoRan

Panel #2: Arizona’s Water Future

Moderator: Danny Seiden, President & CEO of Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Chuck Podolak, Director, Water Infrastructure Finance Authority of Arizona

Aaron Blawn, Corporate Services Site Manager, Intel

Seth Siegel, Chief Sustainability Officer, N-Drip

For event questions please email Event Coordinator, Ashley Peebles at apeebles@bizjournals.com.


January 31
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Arizona Commerce Authority


Arizona Commerce Authority
100 N 7th Ave, #400
Phoenix, AZ 85007
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