Water Challenges Showcase
Learn about the exciting opportunities for entrepreneurs to become involved with regional water competitions from regional and national experts!
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Monday, June 15, 2015
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
4035 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125
In New Orleans and the Louisiana Coast, we are seeing an increase in the challenges to antiquated processes of how we work with our greatest challenge: water. We are bringing together the representatives from the Changing Course design competition, the Water Challenge, and the Tulane Dead Zone prize competition, each in their various developing stages, in order to demonstrate the importance of entrepreneurship to address our region’s water issues and the type of entrepreneurs they seek to present sustainable solutions to their goals.
Potential entrepreneurs, stakeholders, and those generally interested in water solutions to understand better what goes into creating these prize contests, the organization’s expectations, and their potential goals for each competition depending on the stage of development are encouraged to attend!
Steve Cochran, Director of the Mississippi River Delta Campaign, Environmental Defense Fund
Richard Aubry, Professor of Practice of Business and Sociology Assistant Provost for Civic Engagement and Social Entrepreneurship, Tulane University
Andrea Chen, Executive Director, Propeller
Mark Davis, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy
6:00 – 6:30 Registration and Happy Hour
6:30-7:15 Presentations on Water Competitions
7:15-8:00 Moderated Panel Discussion and Q&A
Learn more about the Building Resilience Workshop here.
This workshop is a series in the Water Challenge, sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Foundation.