Moderator Charles Fishman has written books, articles about the future of water
The 2016 Water Summit, "Establishing a Water Resilient City," moves away from the traditional “breakout” conference approach and will roll out a new, dynamic program combining brief, provocative presentations followed by engaging conversations between Charles Fishman, award-winning journalist and a reporter on water innovation, and global leaders from all corners of the world of water.
Focus areas will include resilient infrastructure and environment, economics, health, policy and strategy. Take a look at the conference website to learn more.
The conference will take place in Milwaukee from June 14 to 15, 2016.
About the moderator
In the last four years, Charles Fishman has become one of the most forceful, challenging and inspiring public voices on water issues, speaking everywhere from MIT and UCLA, to Hershey chocolate and the United Nations. Since 1996, he has worked for the business magazine Fast Company. Fishman’s work has won numerous awards, including three times receiving UCLA’s Gerald Loeb Award, the most prestigious award in business journalism.
Fishman’s book, “The Big Thirst: The Secret Life & Turbulent Future of Water,” has become the best-selling water book in a generation, and is changing how people think about water, and how they manage it.