Friday, February 26, 2016

2016 Water Resources Symposium

The 2016 National Capital Region Water Resources Symposium: Rethinking the Value of Water: Innovations in Research, Technology, Policy, and Management, will bring together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector, and non-profits to present and discuss innovations in water research, technology, policy, and management to respect and reflect the true value of water. The April 8, 2016, event will include a keynote address, invited panelists, and breakout sessions featuring submitted oral and poster presentations. 

The keynote speaker will be Tracy Mehan, III, Director of Government Affairs for the American Water Works Association. Held in conjunction with the World Green Energy Symposium on April 7, 2016, the one-day water symposium will also feature the following experts:  
  • Radhika Fox: CEO, US Water Alliance
  • Kimberly Jones: Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Howard University
  • Saul Kinter, Innovation Program Manager, DC Water
  • Eugene Stakhiv: Associate Research Scientist at the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University and Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Water Resources, USACE
  • Thomas Grizzard: Founding Director of the Occoquan Watershed Monitoring Laboratory and Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • Wilbert Thomas: Senior Technical Consultant, Michael Baker International
Sponsored by the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences of the University of the District of Columbia, event will be hosted at the David A. Clarke School of Law. Click here for the Full Program 

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