DENVER — Former Mayor of New York City Rudolph Giuliani will address more than 2,000 water professionals from throughout North America at 9 a.m. Monday, June 9, during the opening general session of the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE14) at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Mass., according to a press release.

ACE14, which will bring an estimated 11,000 water experts to Boston June 8-12, is the longest running water conference in the world, having first convened in 1881, the release noted.

The event features several hundred expert presentations and an exposition of more than 500 companies showcasing the latest innovations in water technology, reported the release.

Sponsored by HomeServe, a leading provider of home emergency repair service plans, continued the release, Mayor Giuliani’s address will cover his experience as a two-term mayor of America’s largest city and will include his insights on the myriad of challenges facing municipal leaders today.

According to the release, his remarks will also delve into security concerns facing communities and address the risk facing America’s water and wastewater infrastructure, while inspiring the water community to take on the challenge of leading U.S. utilities down the road to infrastructure renewal.