This symposium will bring together individuals from a variety of institutional affiliations, disciplines and perspectives to explore the science, technology, practices and policies needed for a secure water future.
J. Wayne Reitz Union
University of Florida Campus
Plenary speakers for the Conference include:
-Dr. Jerad Bales, Chief Scientist for Hydrology, US Geological Survey, Reston VA
-Dr. Ben Strauss, Director of the Program on Sea Level Rise, Climate Central, New York NY
-Dr. Robert Lempert, Director, Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition; and Senior Scientist Rand Corporation, Santa Monica CA
Presentations, posters sessions and panel discussions will focus on integrating new research, education, policy and technology developments in the following areas:
-Impacts of changing drivers on water resources
-Water quality protection and treatment
-Managing water for people and the environment
-Water security: the water-energy-food nexus
-Science, stakeholders and decision-making
Student poster authors are eligible to compete for "Best Poster" awards based on the quality of the abstract, poster and discussion. Three poster winners will receive prizes of $1000 each to be used as funding to support future participation at a national conference.