IF Water - WaterStep


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Meet the Speakers


Rose George

As the author of The Big Necessity, Rose George brings a global perspective to toileting practices and behaviors. Watch Rose's Talk

Fabien Cousteau

Fabien Cousteau is an oceanographic explorer, conservationist, documentary filmmaker, and grandson of Jaques Yves Cousteau.Watch Fabien's Talk

Patricia Mulroy

Pat Mulroy served as general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) from 1993 until retiring in February 2014.Watch Pat's Talk

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Participating Schools


Sellersburg Campus IVY Tech
Presentation Acadamy
University of Louisville
Spalding University
Costa Rica Cegiatec
Oklahoma University
University of Panama
University of Waterloo

Thank you to our presenting sponsors





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Videos from IF Water



Lauren Hack talks about the community model and how WaterStep works with communities around the world to provide safe water solutions.

Rose George


Rose George



Rose George speaks about sanitation issues around the world. 


Susan Barry interviews Rose George at IF Water 2014.

Fabien Cousteau

Fabien Cousteau



Fabien Cousteau speaks about underwater exploration and the universal magic of water. 


Susan Barry interviews Fabien Coustea at the IF Water 2014.

Pat Mulroy


Pat Mulroy



Pat Mulroy speaks about water conservation in the United States.


Susan Barry interviews Pat Mulroy at IF Water 2014.

The Agenda




8:30 AM

Registration, Meet and Greet, Light Breakfast


9:15 AM

Opening Remarks

Bill White, Executive Director Ivy of Tech Corporate College

Mark Hogg, Founder and CEO of WaterStep


9:30 AM

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Rose George, freelance journalist and author of The Big Necessity

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10:00 AM

How Partnerships Can Change the World

Greg Heitzman, Executive Director of Louisville Metro Sewer District

Claudia Daniels, Director of Training and Logistics at WaterStep

10:15 AM

Conversation and Questions

Rose George with Susan Barry, President and CEO of The Community Foundation of Louisville

10:45 AMBreak
11:00 AM

New Pipelines for Water Innovation

Taylor Dawson, Product Evangelist at GE FirstBuild

11:15 AM

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Pat Mulroy, former General Manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority

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11:45 AM

One Individual, One Family, One Community

Lauren Hack, Development Programmer at WaterStep

12:00 PM

Conversation and Questions

Pat Mulroy with Susan Barry, President and CEO of The Community Foundation of Louisville

12:30 PMLunch
1:15 PM

Now I’m Jazzed! What Can I Do?

Mark Hogg, Founder and CEO of WaterStep

1:30 PM

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Fabien Cousteau, Oceanographer and leader of Mission 31

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2:00 PM

Conversation and Questions

Fabien Cousteau with Susan Barry, President and CEO of The Community Foundation of Louisville

2:30 PMClosing Remarks


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