Commissioner Bush Announces Amanda Brock to be Featured Speaker for 2015 Border Energy Forum

CEO of Water Standard to moderate panel, interview Commissioner Bush for keynote

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MEDIA ADVISORY — Oct 05, 2015

AUSTIN — Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced Amanda Martin-Brock, Chief Executive Officer of Water Standard, will be addressing attendees of the 2015 Border Energy Forum taking place in San Diego, Calif., Oct. 14-16, 2015. Martin-Brock has spent her career focused in the global oil and gas, power and water sectors. She was named one of the top 10 women in energy by the Houston Chronicle and Water Standard is now recognized as a leader and pioneer in water treatment for water-based IOR/EOR and produced water treatment/reuse.

Martin-Brock will moderate a panel Thursday afternoon titled: The Water / Energy Nexus: A Policy Debate, a Profit Opportunity, or both? Additionally she will interview Commissioner Bush during a fireside-style chat during the Thursday luncheon keynote.

Martin-Brock currently serves on the Board of the Texas Business Hall of Fame and the Harte Institute (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies. She is regularly asked to speak and participate at global events including the Water Forum at the Aspen Institute, the Goldman Sachs Global Industrial Conference, the Water 2.0 Conference by the Water Innovations Alliance in New York, the Business and Professional Women's Leadership Summit sponsored by the US Senate, and as Innovation Speaker at the GASTECH Conference in Abu Dhabi.

Martin-Brock was also invited by Bloomberg to attend the 50 Thought Leaders in Water global conference held late 2012. She chaired the Water/Energy Panel at the 2011 American Water Summit and co-chaired the 2012 Water & Energy: Upstream Supply & Demand Management Strategies Conference in Houston. She is a regular columnist writing on the Water Energy Nexus for Global Water Intelligence.

The event will also include break out sessions featuring panel discussions on a variety of topics including cross-border energy cooperation, renewable innovations, LNG exportation, energy storage, and water policies. To register or for information, please visit

WHO: Commissioner George P. Bush, invited speakers including former Mexican President Vicente Fox and Amanda Martin-Brock, Chief Executive Officer of Water Standard
WHAT: Border Energy Forum
WHEN: October 14 - 16
WHERE: Wyndham San Diego Bayside, 1355 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, US

Media must be credentialed to attend BEF. A media filing center with WiFi will be available on-site. Please email to request media credentials.

The event host committee members are:
· San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
· CleanTech San Diego
· Institute of the Americas
· Baja California BiNational Office
· Tijuana Innovadora
· Consulado General de México
· San Diego Mayor's Office
· Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos - San Diego y Tijuana
· UCSD Center of U.S.-Mexican Studies
· Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
· Comisión Estatal de Energía de Baja California
· Imperial County Economic Development Corporation
· U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana
· North American Research Partnership
· EPA Border Office


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