8:00 am - Registration

8:45 am - Opening & Welcome

  • Elisabeth Ross Eveleigh, AWRA-NCR Section President
  • Tolessa Deksissa, Director, Water Resources Research Institute & Professional Science Master’s Water Resource Management Program, University of the District of Columbia
  • Sabine O’Hara, Dean, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia
  • Tamim Younos, President, Green Water-Infrastructure Academy, Washington, D.C.; Symposium Chair & Vice President AWRA-NCR Section; Fellow Member AWRA (download presentation)

9:15 am - Keynote

10:00 am - Break

10:30 am - Resilient Solutions for Water Management in Urban Environments: Advances in Research, Technology, Financing and Policy

  • Tyson E. Vaughan, PhD, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.
  • Luke Wilson, JD, Deputy Director, The Center for Water Security and Cooperation (download presentation)
  • Fanny Carlet, PhD, Sustainable Urban Solutions, LLC (download presentation)
  • Erica Brown, Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (download presentation)

12:00 pm - Luncheon Speaker

  • G. Tracy Mehan, III - Executive Director, Government Affairs, American Water Works Association

1:15 pm - Concurrent Sessions^

2:45 pm - Break

3:00 pm - Concurrent Sessions^

5:00 pm - Optional Tour of UDC Campus Green Infrastructure

*For full details, download the 2018 Symposium Program
^When available, presentation slides have been provided.


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