HYDRO+ webcasts: Learn about hydropower market trends and support Hiring for Hydro

On Dec. 8 and 9, Hydro Review and HYDROVISION International will be hosting two webcasts that will address hydropower market trends globally.

The live, complimentary HYDRO+ monthly series of virtual events brings together the hydro community through live content, match-making, networking and an engaging virtual experience for those looking for perspective and discussion on current and future issues affecting the hydroelectric power and dams markets.

We are excited to be hosting Hiring for Hydro, a two-day recruiting and educational event designed to cater to new workforce entrants and those looking for insight on hiring, attracting and retaining new talent, as well as current market trends. In the past, we have partnered with the Hydropower Foundation on Hiring for Hydro at HYDROVISION International. Because we cannot be in person until mid-2021, we are working together to deliver this event to support the needs of the hydro community virtually.

The two sessions are:

Market Trends: Attracting, Hiring and Retaining New Talent for Hydropower, Dec. 8, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST

The hydropower industry is facing a significant wave of retirements over the coming years, and many companies are currently looking to hire replacements for aging workers. In this session, hiring managers and students seeking to join the hydropower industry will discuss — from their unique perspectives — what is involved in attracting, hiring and retaining the next generation of the hydro workforce. This session will provide valuable insights for anyone hiring, looking to enter the industry or even considering a job change.


  • Jonathan Hegeberg, Mechanical Engineering Student, Portland State University
  • Lorna Klemanski, Managing Director — Human Resources, Chelan County PUD
  • John Sagerser, Manager — Rock Island Engineering and Project Management, Chelan County PUD

Market Trends: State of the Hydroelectric Power Industry Globally, Dec. 9, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST

It’s undeniable that significant events have altered the trajectory of the global power industry, including hydropower. For this session, knowledgeable speakers from around the globe will discuss where hydropower stands today, trends that may continue, new trends that are developing, and what the future is likely to hold for this exciting industry.


  • Eddie Rich, Chief Executive Officer, International Hydropower Association
  • Cameron Schilling, Vice President Market Strategies and Regulatory Affairs, National Hydropower Association
  • Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency

Click here to register for the December HYDRO+ series. Once registered, view the Event Agenda to learn more about these sessions. To add them to your personal schedule and receive reminders about the sessions before they begin, select the calendar icon and click “Add To My Schedule”.

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