Speakers 2011

BlueTech Forum has put together a range of Guest speakers that will ensure a thought provoking debate on the issues and opportunities for the industry…

Robert Ackerman

Robert Ackerman
Robert Ackerman is the Founder of Allegis Capital and currently sits on the Boards of Apprion, Purewave and Driverside. His prior investments include LGC Wireless, IronPort Systems (CSCO), iBeam Broadcasting (NASDAQ), Comparnet (MSFT), StepUp Commerce (INTU) and... Read More

Eimear Ruane

Eimear Ruane
Dr. Eimear Ruane is a Technology Market Research Analyst with O2 Environmental. Eimear is an Civil Engineer and carried out her Ph.D. thesis on the use of innovative modular treatment systems for decentralised wastewater treatment. Eimear has worked on technology... Read More

Mark Lambert

Mark Lambert
In his position of Director of Corporate Development, Mark analyzes and evaluates growth opportunities including acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic alliances that create value for the company. He also performs company and industry specific research and... Read More

David Soane

David Soane
David Soane received his PhD (1978) in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.  From 1979 to 1994, he was a full-time faculty at UC Berkeley, where he published approximately 200 papers and two books. From 1994 until the present, Soane has... Read More

David Delasanta

David Delasanta
Currently President of a waste water and process chemistry recovery equipment manufacturer. Company’s product line recovers valuable chemistry and waste water for reuse back into the process reducing costs and eliminating environmental discharges. Over 30 years... Read More

Scott MacDonald

Scott MacDonald
Based in our Toronto office, Scott MacDonald is a Partner with Emerald Technology Ventures and is focused on information technology investments within the clean technology sector. Scott currently serves as the Chairman of SynapSense and a Director of Pure Technologies... Read More

Jason Bethke

Jason Bethke
Jason Bethke, PE. Mr. Bethke currently serves as the Vice President of the Unregulated Business Unit (FATHOM) and prior to such appointment served as the Director of Engineering and Construction.  Mr. Bethke officially joined Global Water in 2007 after providing... Read More

Michael Motherway

Michael Motherway
Michael Motherway comes from the energy sector where he developed power plants of various technologies and scales.  He also advised industrials on directly procuring power and natural gas.  While electric utilities in several states contended with restructuring, he... Read More

Tony Keating

Tony Keating
Tony Keating is the Program Manager for Cloevis, a University of Queensland spin-off project that delivers low cost and effective prevention of sewer corrosion and odours. Tony is an Associate at UniQuest Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading research technology... Read More

Joseph E. Zuback

Joseph E. Zuback
Joseph E. Zuback is the President and Founder of Global Water Advisors, Inc., a firm that specializes in providing support to global water managers, solution providers, and investors for optimization of performance, development, and commercialization of advanced water... Read More