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What is happening in the media

  • May 18th, 2023

       Speaker at the Los Angeles Business Council Housing Summit at UCLA. David delivered his remarks as Chair of LABC.

       Location: Los Angeles

  • April 18th, 2023
    Featured speaker at the California Municipal Utilities Association at the 2023 Annual Conference

       Location: Los Angeles

  • September 8th, 2022
    Delivered Chair's remarks and moderated the Water Panel at the Los Angeles Business Council Sustainability Summit

       Location: Los Angeles

  • July 26th, 2022

    Elected as Chair of the Business Advisory Council of the Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent
    Location: Los Angeles

  • July 26th, 2022

       Featured speaker regarding Los Angeles' initiative to attain decarbonization at the National Institute of Sciences conference

       Location: Los Angeles

  • July 21st, 2022

    Featured speaker regarding Clean Water Act at California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance conference
    Location: Los Angeles

  • April 28th, 2022

       Elected as the new Chair of the Los Angeles Business Council, a leading business organization in the City of Los        Angeles

       Location: Los Angeles

  • November 11th, 2021
    Interviewed by the Associated Press on the subject of recycled water in California

       Location: Los Angeles

  • November 4th, 2020

    Elected as Chair of the Watershed Area Steering Committee (Upper LA River) for a second term
    Location: Los Angeles

  • September 21st, 2020

    Moderator of panel on water called “Providing Clean, Affordable Water for Californians” at the Los Angeles Business Council Sustainability Summit
    Location: Los Angeles

  • July 8th, 2020

    Speaker at the Los Angeles Business Council Webinar on water issues in California
    Location: Los Angeles

  • June 28th, 2019

    Speaker at OECD Roundtable on Water Financing

  • April 5th, 2019

    Speaker at the 2019 LABC Sustainability Summit
    Location: Los Angeles

  • December 6th, 2018

    David Nahai is honored at the LAANE (Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy) gala.
    Location:Beverly Hills, California

  • April 20th, 2018

    Panel Moderator at the 12th Annual Los Angeles Business Council Sustainability Summit
    Location:Los Angeles

  • January 30th, 2018

    Invited guest of, and participant in, VerdeXchange Water Charrette
    Location:Los Angeles

  • January 25th, 2018

    Keynote Speaker at CA-Israel CleanTech Forum
    Location:Los Angeles

  • January 19th, 2018

    Featured Speaker at 3rd USC Marshall Innovation Coast Conference
    Location:Culver City, California

  • November 8th, 2017

    Speaker at Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and interview of Hon. Antonio Villaraigosa
    Location:Los Angeles

  • November 3rd, 2017

    Speaker at the Mayoral Housing Summit hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council
    Location:Los Angeles

  • November 1st, 2017

    Speaker at Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability
    Location:Los Angeles (UCLA)

  • September 13th, 2017

    Participant in the OECD – WWC Netherlands Roundtable on Financing Water at Israel’s International Water Technology and Environmental Control Event
    Location:Tel Aviv, Israel

  • August 29th, 2017

    Speaker at Sustain OC: Water Solutions 2 Conference
    Location:Orange County, California

  • March 9th, 2017

    Panelist regarding Global Adaptive Solutions at Fulbright Enrichment Seminar
    Location:Los Angeles

  • September 13th, 2016

    Moderator and Speaker at Germany California Water Symposium
    Location:Los Angeles

  • July 6th, 2016

    Speaker on California water and energy markets at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
    Location:Los Angeles

  • June 29th, 2016

    Keynote speaker on the California water markets at the California-Israel Water Conference
    Location:Marina Del Rey, California

  • May 10th, 2016

    Moderator at U.S. China Cleantech Innovation Forum
    Location:Pasadena, California

  • April 29th, 2016

    Speaker at Los Angeles Business Council 2016 Sustainability Summit
    Location:Los Angeles

  • March 31st, 2016

    Attended VIP Tribute to U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
    Location:Los Angeles

  • March 2nd, 2016

    Co-Chair and Moderator of California-Israel Water Summit
    Location:Beverly Hills, California

  • January 26th, 2016

    Panelist at VERDEXCHANGE Conference (VX2016)
    Location:Los Angeles

  • November 16th, 2015

    Panelist in a conversation with Vice President Biden, Mayor Garcetti, and other City leaders at the La Kretz Innovation Center. The purpose of the panel was to discuss the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator and the environmental economy of the 21st century.
    Location:Los Angeles

  • October 12th, 2015

    Panel Moderator at Water Technology & Environment Control Exhibition and Conference
    Location:Tel Aviv, Israel

  • September 25th, 2015

    Speaker regarding the Energy-Water Nexus in California at the 2015 Low Carbon Earth Summit
    Location:Xi’an, China

  • September 2nd, 2015

    Panelist regarding the current California water crisis at the National Council of Jewish Women meeting
    Location:Los Angeles

  • August 22nd, 2015

    Speaker at Westchester-Playa Water Forum and Expo
    Location:Los Angeles

  • May 26th, 2015

    Speaker at Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability 3rd Month Forum
    Location:Los Angeles

  • April 30th, 2015

    Moderator at Navigating the American Carbon World conference
    Location:Los Angeles

  • April 24th, 2015

    Speaker at Los Angeles Business Council 2015 Sustainability Conference
    Location:Los Angeles

  • March 20th, 2015

    Panelist on California Senate Select Committee on Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation
    Location:Las Virgenes Municipal Water District

  • March 13th, 2015

    Featured Speaker at Leadership Southern California 2015 Seminar
    Location:Los Angeles

  • March 12th, 2015

    Featured Speaker at the USC Gould School of Law 2015 Real Estate Law and Business Forum
    Location:University of Southern California

  • March 4th, 2015

    Featured Speaker at the 2015 EOH Technical Symposium on “Drinking Water Policy in California: Environmental & Occupational Health Aspects”
    Location:University of California at Northridge

  • October 6th, 2014

    Moderator of the water and energy panels at the Los Angeles Cleantech Conference
    Location:Los Angeles

  • September 22nd, 2014

    Speaker at the Low Carbon Earth Summit
    Location:Qingdao, China

  • September 17th, 2014

    David Nahai is honored by Climate Resolve at its 2nd Annual L.A.’s Great Future Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception.
    Location:Los Angeles

  • June 17th, 2014

    Speaker at Native Nations Conference (Speech entitled, “Implementing Renewable Energy Projects: Creating an Effective Timeline from Initial Concept to Ribbon Cutting”)
    Location:Anaheim, California

  • May 20th, 2014

    Speaker at EUCI Conference regarding Renewable Energy Development on Tribal Lands
    Location:Scottsdale, Arizona

  • May 18th, 2014

    David Nahai is honored by social justice organization, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.
    Location:Los Angeles

  • April 30th, 2014

    Speaker at The Milken Institute’s Global Conference regarding The California-Israel Innovation Project
    Location:Los Angeles

  • April 25th, 2014

    Moderator at Los Angeles Business Council’s 8th Annual Sustainability Summit
    Location:Los Angeles

  • April 18th, 2014

    Speaker at 8th Annual Golden West College Peace Conference
    Location:Huntington Beach, California

  • March 21st, 2014

    Speaker at SB 535 Workshop: Investment Justice and the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
    Location:University of California at Los Angeles

  • March 8th, 2014

    Speaker at 2014 California Democrats State Convention
    Location:Los Angeles

  • March 5th, 2014

    Speaker at the Iranian American Society of Engineers and Architects
    Location:Irvine, California

  • March 5th, 2014

    Attended signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Israel and California
    Location:Mountain View, California

  • February 26th, 2014

    Panelist in discussion following screening of the film “Last Call at the Oasis”
    Location:Santa Monica, California

  • February 21st, 2014

    Panelist at Urban Water Institute Spring Conference
    Location:Palm Springs, California

  • February 20th, 2014

    Panelist at event entitled, “Creative Solutions to Addressing Climate Change in Los Angeles”
    Location:Los Angeles

  • February 6th, 2014

    Panel Moderator at conference entitled, “Solar Energy in Inland Southern California: The Future is Now”
    Location:Los Angeles

  • January 17th, 2014

    Speaker at US – China Clean Tech Center Partnership Meeting
    Location:University of California at Los Angeles

  • January 16th, 2014

    Panelist at conference entitled, “The Salton Sea: Engaging in the Private Sector in a Healthy Future”
    Location:La Quinta, California

  • January 13th, 2014

    Panelist at United States – Australian Dialogue on Water Conference
    Location:University of California at Los Angeles

  • November 20th, 2013

    Speaker at the Water and Wastewater Policy Forum on Capitol Hill
    Location:Washington D.C.

  • November 12th, 2013

    Keynote speaker at the Water Reliability Forum
    Location:Los Angeles, California

  • November 4th, 2013

    Speaker and Moderator at the Cleantech LA Global Showcase
    Location:Los Angeles

  • October 30th, 2013

    Guest Speaker at UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability regarding the Los Angeles Water Supply
    Location:University of California at Los Angeles

  • October 30th, 2013

    Speaker for webinar entitled “Renewable Energy Case Studies: Tribal and Developer Perspectives”

  • October 24th, 2013

    Speaker at Native American Construction and Real Estate Development Conference
    Location:Cabazon, California

  • October 17th, 2013

    Honoree at the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration.
    Location:Santa Monica, California

  • October 4th, 2013

    Speaker at the Southern California Energy Summit
    Location:Palm Springs, California

  • September 23rd, 2013

    Speaker at the Low Carbon Earth Summit
    Location:Xian, China

  • August 27th, 2013

    Keynote speaker at Young Professionals in Energy Networking Event
    Location:Los Angeles, California

  • July 28th, 2013

    Panelist at film screening of “The American Southwest: Are We Running Dry?”
    Location:Los Angeles, California

  • July 22nd, 2013

    Speaker at the Electric Utility Consultants, Inc. Conference
    Location:San Diego, California

  • May 20th, 2013

    Speaker at Sixth Annual Energy Projects in Indian Country Conference
    Location:Las Vegas, Nevada

  • May 4th, 2013

    Keynote speaker at CREST (California Renewable Energy and Storage Technology) conference
    Location:California State University at Northridge

  • March 28th, 2013

    Moderator at conference entitled, “America’s Water in a Global Context”
    Location:New York

  • October 29th, 2012

    Speaker at seminar entitled, “Water Supply Management for Power Generation”
    Location:Denver, Colorado

  • October 17th, 2012

    Moderator of panel entitled, “A Showcase of Completed Renewable Energy Projects”
    Location:Midwest Native American Economic Development Conference in Chicago

  • October 10th, 2012

    Featured Speaker at the UCLA Water Resources Student Group
    Location:Los Angeles

  • August 26th, 2012

    Recipient of Political Leadership Award from the Sierra Club
    Location:Los Angeles

  • August 15th, 2012

    Panelist at Southern California Sustainability Forum
    Location:Long Beach, California

  • June 15th, 2012

    Featured Speaker at Southern California Israel Chamber of Commerce Meeting entitled,”The Future of Water in Southern California – What Can Israel’s Experience Show Us?”
    Location:Los Angeles

  • May 22nd, 2012

    Speaker at Fifth Annual Renewable Energy Projects in Indian Country Conference
    Location:Scottsdale, Arizona

  • April 27th, 2012

    Speaker at the 2012 Los Angeles Business Council Annual Sustainability Summit
    Location:Los Angeles (Getty Center)

  • March 29th, 2012

    Speaker at the 28th Annual San Bernardino City/County Conference
    Location: Lake Arrowhead Resort

  • March 16th, 2012

    Panelist at special legislative hearing convened by Assemblymember Perez on renewable energy developments
    Location:El Centro, California

  • March 15th, 2012

    Speaker at Imperial Valley Economic Development Conference
    Location:Holtville, California

  • January 31st, 2012

    Radio Green Talk Interview (together with Senator Alan Lowenthal) with Diana Dehm
    Location:Los Angeles

  • January 27th, 2012

    Featured Speaker at UCLA Water Summit
    Location:Japanese-American Museum, Los Angeles

  • January 24th, 2012

    Speaker at Verdexchange Conference
    Location:Marriott Hotel, Los Angeles

  • January 24th, 2012

    KPFK radio interview with Howard Blume
    Location:Los Angeles

  • December 7th, 2011

    Keynote Speaker at the Iranian American Society of Engineers & Architects Meeting
    Location: Irvine, California

  • November 14th, 2011

    Panelist at CLEANVEST Summit
    Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

  • November 11th, 2011

    Speaker at the Opportunity Green Business Conference
    Location:Los Angeles

  • October 20th, 2011

    Speaker at 10th Annual LA County Tech Week Symposium
    Location:Los Angeles

  • October 18th, 2011

    Keynote Speaker at the High Level Networking Dinner of the Water Environment Federation?s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference
    Location:Los Angeles

  • September 16th, 2011

    Speaker at the Building Water Awareness Summit at the United Nations
    Location:United Nations

  • September 14th, 2011

    Speaker at Los Angeles County Bar Association Meeting
    Location:Los Angeles

  • August 26th, 2011

    Keynote Speaker at the San Bernardino County Water Conference
    Location:San Bernardino, CA

  • July 28th, 2011

    Featured guest speaker on Radio Green Talk

  • July 25th, 2011

    Participant at Governor Brown’s Local Energy Generation Resource Conference

  • June 21st, 2011

    Featured Speaker at the Fourth Annual Renewable Energy Projects in Indian Country Conference
    Location:Anaheim, California

  • May 16th, 2011

    Panel Speaker at 4th Annual Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit & Expo 2011
    Location:Winterhaven, California

  • February 18th, 2011

    Featured Speaker, UCLA School of Public Affairs Day

  • January 24th, 2011

    Speaker at VerdeXchange Green Marketmakers Conference
    Location:Los Angeles

  • January 20th, 2011

    Panelist at KNX’s Business Breakfast, entitled “The Business of Going Green”
    Location:Los Angeles Convention Center

  • December 13th, 2010

    Presenter at Conference entitled “A Future of Less Water and More People: Solutions for a Water Constrained World”
    Location:San Francisco

  • December 11th, 2010

    Invited Panelist to Judge Business Plan Presentations at the UCLA Anderson School of Management 2010 Global Access Program
    Location:UCLA Anderson School of Management

  • November 17th, 2010

    Keynote Speaker at Lambda Alpha Luncheon
    Location:Los Angeles

  • October 14th, 2010

    Keynote Speaker at School Symposium
    Location:Downey, California

  • October 10th, 2010

    Special Guest Speaker at 2010 Sustainability Summit
    Location:Los Angeles

  • October 5th, 2010

    Speaker at Los Angeles Business Council Solar Leadership Roundtable
    Location: Los Angeles

  • July 23rd, 2010

    Speaker at California Municipal Utilities Association Meeting
    Location: Sacramento, California

  • June 17th, 2010

    Featured Speaker at Congressional Water Caucus Event
    Location:Washington D.C.

  • June 3rd, 2010

    Featured Speaker and Moderator at The Israel Conference
    Location:Los Angeles

  • May 21st, 2010

    Keynote Speaker at California Capital Summit
    Location:Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

  • May 20th, 2010

    Keynote speech at plenary session of SERCAL (the California Society for Ecological Restoration)

  • May 4th, 2010

    Speech regarding Water Supply Issues

  • May 2nd, 2010

    Keynote speech at Women’s League Conference
    Location:Orange County

  • April 24th, 2010

    Keynote speech
    Location:Chapman University

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