**Times & Sessions Subject to Change**

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

7:00 PM  |  WELCOME DINNER at THE RENAISSANCE HOTEL

                  (RSVP required at registration or by email)


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

9:00 AM    |  BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

10:00 AM  |  WELCOME & OPENING KEYNOTE  

Keynote Speaker:                      

Flozell Daniels, Jr., CEO and President, Foundation for Louisiana

10:45 AM  |  PLENARY SESSION: Infrastructure Resilience

Speakers:

Christopher Coleman, Mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota

Wade Crowfoot, Chief Executive Officer, Water Foundation

Flozell Daniels, Jr., CEO and President, Foundation for Louisiana

Eric Letsinger, Founder, Quantified Ventures   

Mark Muller, Program Director, The McKnight Foundation (Moderator)    

Alisa Valderrama, Director of Water Infrastructure Finance, Natural Resources Defense Council

12:15 PM  |  NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 PM    |  SMALL SESSION: Water Lens Investing

Speakers:

William Brennan, Managing Partner, Griffin Ventures

Disque Deane, Jr., Co-Founder, Water Asset Management, LLC

Tom Mitchell, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates (Moderator)

Robert Uek, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Senior Portfolio Manager, Essex Investment Management Co. 

2:45 PM|  BREAK

3:00 PM    |  SMALL SESSION: Water Rights and Social Equity

Speakers:

Holly Bird, Civil Ground Coordinator, Water Protectors Legal Collective

Daryn Dodson, Managing Partner, Illumen Capital

Wendolyn Holland, Director, Holland Consulting LLC (Moderator)

4:15 PM    |  BREAK

5:00 PM    |  RECEPTION at THE MCKNIGHT FOUNDATION in the Historic Mill Building

 Welcome Remarks:

 Kate Wolford, President, McKnight Foundation

6:30 PM|  DINNER at THE RENAISSANCE HOTEL


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

8:00 AM|  BREAKFAST

8:30 AM    |  KEYNOTE

Keynote Speaker:

Dave Chen, Principal and Chairman, Equilibrium

9:15 AM    |  PLENARY SESSION: Investing in Agriculture

Speakers:

Dave Chen, Principal and Chairman, Equilibrium

Susan Hammel, Executive in Residence, Minnesota Council on Foundations (Moderator)

Tina May, Senior Director of Sustainability, Land O'Lakes

Elizabeth McGeveran, Director of Impact Investing, McKnight Foundation

David Rankin, Vice President and Director of Programs, Great Lakes Protection Fund

10:45 AM  |  SMALL SESSION: Innovations in Water Investing

Speakers:

Adrian Horotan, General Partner, Safer Made

Jeffrey Scheer, Director, Pathstone Federal Street (Moderator)

Marcus Quigley, CEO & Founder, Opti

12:15 PM  |  NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 PM    |  ADJOURN