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David Savarese 
Capitol Riverfront BID 


Tuesday September 20, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

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100 M Street, SE in the Capitol Riverfront 
100 M Street, SE
Washington DC, DC 20003

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Please join us for the 2nd Annual Anacostia River Business Summit and Expo to discuss how our river impacts economic development, the environment, and the DC-region.

The summit takes place on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 from 8:00 am until 12:30 pm at 100 M Street, SE in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood (Navy Yard Metro).

Registration: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

8:00 AM - Exhibitor Hall Opens
Come visit the exhibit tables showcasing our partners and green innovators. Continental breakfast and lunch available.

8:30 AM  
Welcome & Overview of Agenda
Michael Stevens, Capitol Riverfront BID

Overview of the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative:
Setting the Stage for Renewal
Uwe Brandes, Urban Land Institute

Panel 1: The Vision of the Anacostia as a Regional Destination & Economic Driver

How the Anacostia Embodies the Federal Urban Waters Program - Jeffery Corbin, United States EPA
Status of the Anacostia Watershed Plan -  Eric Siegel, Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership
Shaping the Anacostia Corridor as a Destination that Creates Value - Lisa Schroeder, Riverlife Pittsburgh

9:45 AM
Panel 2: Public Initiatives and the Return on Investment

Public Investments: Costs & Benefits - George Hawkins & Carlton Ray, DC Water and Terry Bellamy, DDOT

The Initiative Environment - Christophe Tulou, DDOE

Economic Value of a Clean River - Leland Deck, Stratus Consulting

11:15 AM
Panel 3: The Private Sector Response & Partnership Opportunities
Moderator for Panel Discussion: Mayor Anthony Williams

DC Appleseed Recommendations - Walter Smith, DC Appleseed

Overview of the Houston, Texas Experience with Low Impact Development -  Robert C. Adair, Convergent Water Technologies

The DC Experience: Workable Solutions in the Private Sector - Uwe Brandes, Urban Land Institute

Closing Remarks:
Next Steps:  James Foster, Anacostia Watershed Society

12:30 PM  
Event Ends

Following the Event: Boat Tours & Rain Garden Tours
The Anacostia Watershed Society will provide two 45 minute boat tours of the Anacostia River departing from Diamond Teague Park & Piers.

The DC Surfrider Foundation will provide two short tours of the David Stemper Memorial Rain Garden at the nearby Velocity Condominium.

Visit the Surfrider and Anacostia Watershed Society Expo Tables to sign up for these tours.
Click on the link below to register.  If you have any questions, e-mail David Savarese, or call 202-465-7093.

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