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Where We are in the World of Water

Wednesday, 7 October, 2020
07:45-09:30 AM Pacific Time

Objectives

  • Bring together past Rosenberg Forum participants and newcomers to the Rosenberg Forum in a virtual setting to enable conversations and inspire continued connections to advance our collective ability to find more effective water management solutions.
  • Share Rosenberg Forum progress and accomplishments to date, as well as Forum plans for the future.
  • Revisit key Forum themes to share updates and better understand effectiveness of established water policies at meeting current and projected water challenges.   

07:45 AM Zoom Opens

08:00 Welcome
Soroosh Sorooshian, Forum Chair and Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth System Science, University of California Irvine

Moderator Andrea Gerlak, Professor, School of Geography, Development and Environment, University of Arizona

08:10 Some Lesser Known Results of the Rosenberg Forum
Dr. Henry Vaux Jr., Emeritus Chair, Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy and Emeritus Professor, Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
[abstract] [biography

08:20 Collaboration for Shared Governance of Transboundary Basins: The Canada-US Great Lakes and Lessons for Other Big Water Bodies
Rob de Loë, Water Policy and Governance Group, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
[abstract] [biography]

08:35 Urban Water Challenges in Central and South America
Katherine Vammen, University of Central America, Managua, Nicaragua
[abstract] [biography]

08:50  Lessons From Two Decades of the European Union’s Water Framework Directive
Alberto Garrido, Professor, Agriculture and Natural Resource Economics and Vice-Rector for Quality and Efficiency, Universidad, Politecnia de Madrid Spain 
Lucia De Stefano, Associate Professor, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain and Deputy Director, Water Observatory of the Botin Foundation 
[abstract] [biography - Garrido] [biography - de Stefano

09:05 Discussion Moderated by:
Christina Babbitt, Manager, California Groundwater Program at Environmental Defense Fund
Doug Parker, Director, California Institute for Water Resources, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

09:27 Closing
Soroosh Sorooshian, Forum Chair and Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth System Science, University of California Irvine

09:30 Adjourn

 

Pre-registration required.Registrants will be sent Zoom login information prior to the webinar. 

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