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Fabien Cousteau to talk Mission 31 at 2014 IF Water, part of IdeaFestival

IF WaterAs always, IdeaFestival invites you to Stay Curious.  So, what IF… the world’s fresh water supply was going to run out in our lifetime? What IF… humans could actually live while submerged under the sea? What IF… millions of children could be saved from waterborne disease just by teaching them one simple thing?

Find out the answers at IF Water, and be submerged in a day of mind bending discussions and creative thinking that could potentially result in solving problems and saving lives.

Speakers include:

  • Fabien Cousteau, oceanographer and grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau who just made history with his 31 day underwater exploration, Mission 31.
  • Patricia Mulroy, Former GM of the Southern Nevada Water Authority for more than 20 years.
  • Rose George, freelance journalist and Author of The Big Necessity.
  • Mark Hogg, Founder and CEO of WaterStep.

The 3rd Annual IF Water Conference hosted by WaterStep in conjunction with IdeaFestival® will be held on Tuesday, September 30th at The Kentucky International Convention Center Room Cascade A, 221 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY. Tickets are available online for $65 and include lunch.  Student tickets ($15) are only available by visiting or calling The Kentucky Center Box Office at (502) 584-7777.

IF Water 2014 is sponsored by Louisville Water Company, Metropolitan Sewer District, 5 Cities Plus Conference, and PPG, with support from Ernst & Young and Ivy Tech Community College.

To learn more, call (502) 568-6342 or visit

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