Innovative Cities Lecture – Helping Water Utilities Solve the Water Crisis

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Location: Architecture and Urban Planning Building 345

Dr. McGee Young, Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University will deliver a lecture titled "Overcoming the Conservation Puzzle: Designing policy solutions that work for budgets and ratepayers. (Helping Water Utilities Solve the Water Crisis).”

An RSVP to is kindly requested, but not required.

About Dr. McGee Young: McGee Young is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University and the Founder of H2Oscore. He received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 2004. In 2010 he published Developing Interests: Organizational Change and the Politics of Advocacy with the University Press of Kansas. In his career, he has focused on the intersection of public policy and political advocacy. In 2012 he was named the first Faculty Entrepreneur Fellow at the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship, recognizing his work in social entrepreneurship. In 2013, H2Oscore was selected for the Global Water Seed Accelerator program for early stage water technology companies. McGee is active in community non-profits and enjoys participating in competitive cycling events.

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Pizza lunch and refreshments are provided.

Transit Information:
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee area is in a walkable, bike-able, urban neighborhood that is served by several transit lines, including the Milwaukee County Transit System, Badger Bus, and Wisconsin Coach Lines. Please consider utilizing public transit to get to UWM and avoid the hassle of parking.

Questions, comments?
Please contact Andrew Haug, Department of Urban Planning Project Assistant at

APA members who are AICP certified and attend this Innovative Cities lecture will receive 1 AICP Certificate Maintenance (CM) credit. A pizza lunch and refreshments will be provided.