2018 NCR WATER RESOURCES SYMPOSIUM

 

Resilient Solutions for Water Management in Urban Environments: Advances in Research, Technology, Financing and Policy 

Friday, April 6, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

University of the District of Columbia

 

The theme of the 2018 NCR Water Resources Symposium is “Resilient Solutions for Water Management in Urban Environments: Advances in Research, Technology, Financing and Policy.” The agenda will include a keynote address and invited panelists who will discuss the symposium theme, and breakout sessions featuring submitted oral and poster presentations in response to call for abstracts. 

 

Download the 2018 NCR Water Resources Symposium Program and Booklet of Abstracts

Register today!

 

Agenda*

8:00 am - Registration

8:45 am - Opening & Welcome

  • Elisabeth Ross Eveleigh, AWRA-NCR Section President
  • Tolessa Deksissa, Director, Water Resources Research Institute & Professional Science Master’s Water Resource Management Program, University of the District of Columbia
  • Sabine O’Hara, Dean, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia
  • Tamim Younos, President, Green Water-Infrastructure Academy, Washington, D.C.; Symposium Chair & Vice President AWRA-NCR Section; Fellow Member AWRA

9:15 am - Keynote

  • Dr. Sudhir Murthy, Innovation Chief, DC Water

10:00 am - Break

10:30 am - Resilient Solutions for Water Management in Urban Environments: Advances in Research, Technology, Financing and Policy

  • Tyson E. Vaughan, PhD, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.
  • Luke Wilson, JD, Deputy Director, The Center for Water Security and Cooperation
  • Fanny Carlet, PhD, Sustainable Urban Solutions, LLC.
  • Erica Brown, Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies

12:00 pm - Luncheon Speaker

  • G. Tracy Mehan, III - Executive Director, Government Affairs, American Water Works Association

1:15 pm - Concurrent Sessions

  • Special Session: Advances in Water Reuse Technology and Implementation
  • Stormwater and Flood Management

2:45 pm - Break

3:00 pm - Concurrent Sessions

  • Water and Environment
  • Resilience and Sustainability
  • Remote Sensing, Modeling and GIS

5:00 pm - Optional Tour of UDC Campus Green Infrastructure

*For full details, download the 2018 Symposium Program

 

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