women with hydro vision

NEW for 2014!

Women with Hydro Vision Luncheon

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Ticket Price: US$20

Open to all attendees

Who are the most influential women in hydro? Participate in this luncheon to find out!

You’ll meet and recognize 10 special women who have made and/or are continuing to make significant contributions to the hydro industry by sharing their unique talents and “vision” to improve and advance:

Communications; Public Relations; Stakeholder Relations Deborah Linke, Executive Director, Hydro Research Foundation and President, Linke Consulting
Dam Safety Peggy Harding, Chief Dam Safety Engineer, Turlock Irrigation District
Engineering Consulting Lorraine Krout, Chief Executive Officer, Hydro Consulting & Maintenance Services
Environmental Protection and Mitigation Celeste N. Fay, Senior Project Engineer, Alden Research Laboratory Inc.
Equipment Supply Jeanne Hilsinger, President, Mavel Americas Inc./Executive Chairman, Mavel, a.s.
Marine Hydrokinetics Susan Skemp, Executive Director, Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Florida Atlantic University
New Development Kristina Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Enduring Hydro LLC
Policies and Regulations Linda Church Ciocci, Executive Director, National Hydropower Association
Power Plant Operations and Maintenance Janet M. Audunson, P.E., Esq., Senior Counsel – NY Regulatory, National Grid
Research and Technology Maryse Francois-Xausa, Senior Vice President, Global R&D and Product Management, Alstom Renewable Power Hydro


Come celebrate with these amazing individuals! Enjoy lunch with colleagues.  Meet the winners in a relaxed, comfortable setting. Take time to thank these women for their hydro vision!

Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Tuesday, July 22 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Following the Keynote Session open the HydroVision International exhibition by joining us at the Welcome Reception. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, refreshing drinks and networking with other hydro professionals while viewing the exhibits of more than 300 companies.


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Networking Reception on the Exhibit Floor


Wednesday, July 23 |3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


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The Networking Reception held on the exhibit floor will allow attendees to network in a social setting with over 3,000 colleagues and visit exhibitors while enjoying food and drinks.

meet the editors

Have a great article idea or a new product or service to share?

Come to PennWell booth #253 at the below times to meet the Hydro Group editors -- who work on Hydro Review magazine, HRW-Hydro Review Worldwide magazine, and HydroWorld.com -- and pitch them your great content ideas. You can also learn more about the wide variety of learning avenues we offer for the hydroelectric power industry.

Wednesday, July 23 | 12:45-1:15 pm

Thursday, July 24 |11:30 am-12 pm

Hydro honky tonk


Thursday, July 24 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Join us for live music and entertainment, enjoy food and drink all while celebrating colleagues - old and new - in a relaxed, social atmosphere.

Tickets to the Hydro Honky Tonk are included in all full conference registrations. If you are not a full conference registrant, we welcome you to join us for this memorable evening. Tickets may be purchased for US $45.00.

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Friday Awards & Closing Luncheon


Friday July 25 | 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Awards & Closing Luncheon is not to be missed. This luncheon is open to all attendees and is included in the Full Conference attendee registration. See below for details and ticket information.




Pat Bernard Ezzell, Corporate Historian
Tennessee Valley Authority

Pat Ezzell, historian for the Tennessee Valley Authority, will give an interesting, engaging presentation that highlights TVA’s historical photo collection. TVA was established by Congress in 1933 to  address a wide range of environmental, economic and technological issues in the Tennessee Valley of the United States, including the delivery of low-cost electricity and the management of natural resources. Her presentation will provide a historical perspective on TVA, focusing on environment, economic development and energy.

Unveiling the 2014 Inductees into the Hydro Hall of Fame

To date, 36 plants located throughout the U.S. and Canada have been inducted into Hydro Review
magazine’s Hydro Hall of Fame. Together, this prestigious group demonstrates the long-lasting and
significant contributions of hydroelectric plants.

Come to the luncheon to find out which plants will be inducted for 2014!

Best Technical Papers

Awards will be given to presenters in five categories.

Attendees' Choice Award for Best Panel Discussion Session

Each day, conference attendees will vote for the best panel discussion session of the day, and the winners will be announced during this awards program.

Women with Hydro Vision

New this year, HydroVision International presents its Women with Hydro Vision awards. These awards recognize women who have made significant contributions to the hydroelectric power industry in their respective areas of expertise. A special luncheon is being held on Tuesday, and the women will be recognized again during the Awards and Closing Luncheon Finale.

Ticket Information:

Tickets to the Friday closing luncheon are included in the full conference registrations. If you are not a full conference registrant, we invite you to join us for this special event. Tickets may be purchased for US$40 (or US$20.00 for exhibitors).

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