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Executive Luncheon Series: Baxter, Caterpillar, KIA - Local Implementation of Big Ideas
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For Utility Directors, Assistant Directors & Local Corporate Senior Executives Registration for the Executive Luncheon Series is open to GAWP Corporate & Utility Members only.

10/22/2013
When: 10/22/2013
Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., Program from 12:00 -1:30 PM
Where: GAWP HQ
1655 Enterprise Way
Marietta, Georgia  30067
United States
Contact: Ashley Simeone


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Georgia Association of Water Professionals'

Executive Luncheon Series

For Utility Directors, Assistant Directors & Local Corporate Senior Executives

Registration for the Executive Luncheon Series is open to GAWP Corporate & Utility Members Only.

October 22 at GAWP HQ 

11:30 a.m. Lunch Served (buffet)

12:00 p.m. Program: Baxter, Caterpillar, KIA - Local Implementation of Big Ideas

Learn about impactful economic developments that have occurred in Georgia, how these types of developments are recruited to Georgia, and how the utilities have prepared and responded to these large opportunities.

Speaker: Carol Henderson, Georgia Department of Economic Development, 
Director of Life Science, Healthcare, Advanced Communications, New Media, R&D, IT of Global Commerce


Panel Discussion, Moderated by: Jason Bodwell, GEFA

For the panel discussion, Carol Henderson will be joined by Utility Executives who have had experience with large manufacturers moving into their community.

- Mike Hopkins, Newton County Water Authority's experience with Baxter
Mike has been a part of the water industry his entire life, mainly in the role of a consumer with the last seventeen years employed by the Newton County Water and Sewerage Authority. Mike currently serves as the Authority’s Executive Director. 

- Gary Duck, Athens-Clarke County Water Authority's experience with Caterpillar

Gary Duck has been the Director of the Department of Public Utilities of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County since January of 1991. Mr. Duck has been employed by the City of Athens/Athens-Clarke County government for 35+ years. Mr. Duck is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering.

- Ed Moon, City of West Point's experience with KIA
Ed is the City Manager of the City of West Point, Georgia. He is a graduate of Faulkner University and has 25 years of local government and utility experience in Georgia and Alabama.  


1:30 p.m. Adjourn