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Upcoming: Water Asset Management Conference, which has its roots dating to 2001, is heading back to Arlington, Va., Dec. 2017. The Water Asset Management Conference, formerly known as the UIM/SWIM Conference, is a partnership between the journal, UIM: Water Utility Infrastructure Management and the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Management (SWIM) Center at Virginia Tech.

The Water Asset Management Conference begins with SWIM Center meetings  followed by panel discussion that kicks off the conference that afternoon. Following the panel is an awards reception at which the UIM Award and SWIM awards are bestowed.

There is a full day of focused presentations covering the latest in technology and best practices in asset management. The presentations are selected by a panel of leading professionals in the field of asset management.

Topics to be addressed include: risk assessment, data management, planning and prioritizing infrastructure investment, renewal technology and more. Concepts and strategies explored can begin to be implemented the minute you get back to your office.

The venue is the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The area is host to many dining and lodging options, as well as entertainment. It is conveniently located near the Ballston Metro stop.

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"The 2017 Water Finance Conference is about providing balance between funding and affordability. Discover innovative strategies for funding water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure and learn how to maintain affordability for ratepayers."

The 2017 Water Finance Conference will head to Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 28-29, for the 3rd annual event highlighting innovative financing approaches in the municipal water sector. The event will be held at the Harley-Davidson Museum® near downtown Milwaukee. [Water Finance Conference]

In each of the past two years, the Water Finance Conference has gathered nearly 100 attendees for a discussion around the most critical issue facing the future of water infrastructure in the United States — funding. The two-day event presents an in-depth look at funding challenges facing the water/wastewater utility sector, examining unique approaches to public utility finance, private financing, P3s, rate structuring, low income/fixed income affordability challenges, regional water finance challenges, new water financing tools, legislative and regulatory issues affecting the water sector, and more.

The Water Finance Conference is aimed at reaching executive-level utility professionals, including directors, superintendents, CEOs and CFOs with consultants, financial advisors, lawyers and service providers involved in financing municipal water, wastewater and stormwater systems.

The event is hosted by the journal Water Finance & Management, published by Benjamin Media.