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WSSS Symposium 2010




8:00 - 9:00 am
Hall of Flags
Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:30 am
ASEAN Auditorium

Keynote Address
PDF Shared Vision Planning

Richard Palmer, Department Head and Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

9:30 - 10:30 am
ASEAN Auditorium

WSSS Student Presentations:
Water, Agriculture, Health and Livelihood
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10:30 - 10:45 am
ASEAN Mezzanine

10:45 - 12:00 pm
ASEAN Auditorium

Panel Discussion: Climate Change Adaptation

  • Peter Rogers, Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Engineering and Professor of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University

  • Jerome Delli Priscoli, Senior Advisor, US Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources
    PDF Water Policy and Climate

  • Herman Karl, Co-Director, MIT-USGS Science Impact Collaborative (MUSIC)

  • Tim Griffin, Director, Agriculture, Food and Environment Program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
12:00 - 1:15 pm
Hall of Flags
Lunch and Poster Session

1:15 - 2:15 pm
ASEAN Auditorium

WSSS Student Presentations:
Water Resources Management, Planning and Conflict
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2:15 - 3:30 pm
ASEAN Auditorium

Panel Discussion: Water and Development

  • Annette Huber-Lee, Visiting Scholar, School of Engineering

  • Peter Weiskel, MA/RI District Program Officer, USGS

  • Kirk Westphal, P.E., CDM

  • Julie Wood, Watershed Scientist, Charles River Watershed Association

  • Mark Smith, Director, Eastern U.S. Freshwater Program, The Nature Conservancy

3:30 - 4:15 pm
Hall of Flags

Professional Networking Reception

4:15 - 4:45 pm
ASEAN Auditorium

Honorary Speaker:
Climate Change Adaptation

Paul Kirshen, Co-founder and former director of the WSSS program
Battelle Memorial Institute

4:45 - 5:00 pm
ASEAN Auditorium

Closing Remarks

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