FDEP – Creating the Water Workforce of the Future:Webinar Series

Creating the Water Workforce of the Future:Webinar Series 
Technology Adoption: It’s All About the People
Every day, water service providers tackle complex challenges, such asaging water infrastructure, extreme weather events, water shortages, risingcosts, increasing customer demands, and cyber security. Water sectorutilities serve as “anchor institutions” in their communities and areimplementing new and exciting technologies to address these pressingchallenges. As utilities adopt these new technologies, they also need toinvest in their most important resource: their staff. It is critically importantthat employees receive training and support to ensure the water workforceremains efficient and resilient.
Please join EPA and speakers from two leading organizations as theydiscuss the motivations, challenges, and benefits they are experiencing asthey work with their own employees and others to ensure their people getthe best support possible to meet the technology and water qualitychallenges of the 21st century.
This webinar is part of an ongoing webinar series sponsored by EPA, withsupport from other leading water associations. More information on thisseries is available at https://www.epa.gov/sustainable-waterinfrastructure/water-sector-workforce
Schedule and RegistrationDecember 9, 202011:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern TimeRegister Here
ModeratorJim Horne, U.S. EPA
SpeakersFrom MCES (Twin Cities):Scott Bowes: Assistant Manager, TrainingTyler Naughton: Business Systems AnalystTodd Tokar: Program SupervisorFrom Water Tower (Gwinnett County, Georgia):Kristan VandenHeuvel: Strategic Director of Research and EngagementChad Wilbanks: Strategic Director of Training and Technology
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