Milwaukee 2025: Water, Jobs, and the Way Forward

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Ten years ago, Marquette University Law School convened a conference titled “Milwaukee 2015: Water, Jobs, and the Way Forward.” Participants mapped a pathway for Milwaukee to emerge as a worldwide water hub. As one local leader put it: “My dream is that by 2015, when people think water, they think Milwaukee.” A decade later, we reconvene to examine how far the region has come toward achieving that goal. The conference will also look forward to the next decade and consider the next stage of the region’s development in the face of competition from other parts of the country that have the same objective.

Please join us Tuesday, November 5, 2019, for this half-day conference presented by the Law School’s Water Law and Policy Initiative.  Please note this is not a CLE program.

Invited guests include:

Tom Barrett, Mayor, City of Milwaukee

Preston Cole, Wisconsin DNR Secretary

Amy Jensen, COO & CFO, The Water Council

Joe Kirgues  Co-founder, Gener8tor

Michael Lovell, President, Marquette University

Kim Marotta, Global Senior Director Corporate Responsibility, Molson Coors

Rich Meeusen, CEO (Retired), Badger Meter

Mark Mone, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Paige Peters, Founder and CEO, Rapid Radicals Technology

Kris Ropella, Dean, Marquette University College of Engineering

 

 

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