Presentations – Wednesday

Wednesday, December 9

Resiliency Initiatives in the United Kingdom

A key strategy to bridge the gaps between science, policy and regulatory frameworks is to convince government to think long-term and provide evidence, confidence and agreement of scientists.

Trevor BishopDeputy Director
Water, Land and Biodiversity
U.K. Environment Agency
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Putting Water-Climate Events in a Global Context

J. Carl GanterDirector and Co-founder
Circle of Blue (US)
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Practical, Policy and Regulatory Aspects of Addressing the Drought in California

Felicia MarcusChair
State Water Resources Control Board
State of California (US)
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Drought Realities: Foreseen and Unforeseen Consequences

A panel discussion on one of the most immediate challenges faced by water utilities and communities in a fast-changing climate – drought.

Harlan L. Kelly, Jr.General Manager
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (US)
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Adel HagekhalilAssistant Director
LA Sanitation
City of Los Angeles (US)
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John LangfordProfessor
Department of Infrastructure and Engineering
University of Melbourne (AUS)
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Q & A Session

Parting Words on Water and Climate Resilience

A reflection on the International Water & Climate Forum’s discussions on climate change challenges and amazing success stories, and observations on the future of climate change adaptation and building resilience.

Pat Mulroy
Senior Fellow, William S. Boyd School of Law
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution (US)