2017 Summit Agenda

Monday, April 24, 2017

Optional – Training Course 

Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM CDT

Location: Magnolia Hotel, Dallas, TX

8:00-9:00am Registration
9:00am-5:00pm Training Course: Comprehensive Water Management – Attendees will learn best practices for optimizing building water systems for safety, efficiency and cost (refs: Guidelines & Directives from CDC (Water Management Toolkit), ASHRAE (Std 188, Guideline 12-2000 and Std 189.1-2014), NSF Intl (Stds 444 & 453), VHA (Directive 1061), USGBC (LEED V4) and IWBI (WELL v1)) Cost: $200 – Includes lunch and copies of the CDC Water Management Toolkit and ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188

Executive Forum – Emerging Legal Landscape for Building Water Management

KeynoteScott Furman, Principal of SIVE PAGET and RIESEL, P.C. 

Time: 5:30 to 7:30PM CDT

Location: Tower Club, Dallas, TX

This event is free for all registered attendees.


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Advancing Your Organization’s Water Management Program

Time: 9:00AM to 5:30PM CDT

Location: Tower Club, Dallas, TX

Day 2 is free for registered attendees.
8:30-9:00am Registration
9:00-9:30am Topic: Developing a Comprehensive Enterprise Water Management Program

Presenter: Vincent Hsu, MD, MPH, CIC, FACP, Hospital Epidemiologist & Exec Director, Infection Prevention Assistant Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital System

9:30-10:00am Topic: Certifying Buildings and Water Systems for Environmental Performance: An Introduction to LEED v4 Water Efficiency Section

Presenter: Jonathan Kraatz, Executive Director and LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council – Texas Chapter

10:00-10:30am Topic: When and How to Work with Your Health Department

Presenter: Michelle Ward, MPH, Epidemiologist, Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services

10:30-10:45am Business Break
10:45-11:15am Topic: Best Practices in Managing Your Ice Machines

Presenter: Missy Cain, Regional Manager – Phigenics

11:15am-12:00pm Panel: Leading a System Water Management Program


  • Matt Stiene, PE, Senior Director Plant Engineering Services, Novant Health
  • Al Kubly, Section Head of Facilities Operation, Mayo Clinic
  • Damian Mindley, Chief – Engineering Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:30pm Topic: Best Practices in Managing Your Decorative Water Features

Presenter: Rick Dandrow, Senior Account Manager – Phigenics

1:30-2:00pm Topic: What to Expect from and How to Work with Your Water Supplier

Presenter: Elizabeth Turner, Public Relations and Water Conservation Manager, North Texas Municipal Water District

2:00-2:15pm Topic: Business Break
2:15-2:45pm Topic: Automated Monitoring of Potable Water Systems and Managing Dental Water


  • Damian Mindley, Chief – Engineering Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center
2:45-3:30pm Panel: Infection Prevention and Water Management


  • Dr. Girlie Manatad, MPH, CHSP, Manager, Facilities – Regulatory Compliance, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Enterprise
  • Pat Jackson, RN, MA, CIC, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas
  • Emma Hooks, Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
3:30-4:00pm Topic: Water Management Open Mic

Moderator: Dr. William McCoy, Chief Technical Officer – Phigenics

4:00-5:30pm Networking Reception