Concurrent Sessions | Day Two, April 16 | 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM ET

Concurrent Session 1 | Innovations in Water Resource Management
Breakout Room #1, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM (All times are U.S. Eastern)

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM 
Moderators: María Torres Cajiao and Jason Giovannettone
  1. Regional Opportunities for Sustainable uses of Stormwater Runoff. Carlton D. Spirio, Jr., Regional Drainage Engineer, GHD, Tampa, Florida
  2. The Art of Innovative Collaborative Ecosystem Management. David Sale, Human and Natural Systems Ecologist, ECO Resource Group
  3. Evaluating Life Cycle Impacts of Resource Recovery Technologies on Large-Scale Dairy Farms. Callan Glover, PhD student, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
  4. One Water Cities: Ideas and Lessons Learned from Coast to Coast. Inge Wiersema, Vice President, Water Resources Practice Lead & National One Water Director; Jacquelin Reed, One Water Leader, Carollo Engineers, Inc.

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM | Break

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
  1. Rethinking Water Supply-Demand Studies in Utah. Jake Serago, PE, Craig Miller, PE, Water Resource Engineer at Utah Division of Water Resources
  2. Partnering with Water Users and Leveraging Technology to Improve Water Management Outcomes in Nebraska. James C. Schneider, Olsson, Technical Leader, Brian P. Dunnigan, Olsson, Vice President, Mallory Morton, Olsson, Assistant Engineer, Colby Osborn, Olsson, Associate Scientist
  3. The Water Sustainability Atlas: Leading Innovation in Water Resilience. Jeanna Long, Ph.D., Senior Project Manager, Woodard & Curran; Lew Moeller, P.E., Project Manager – California Water Plan, California Department of Water Resources; Todd Thompson, PE, Retired Annuitant – California Water Plan, California Department of Water resources
  4. Roundtable Fosters Collaboration Among the Collaborators: The Benefits and Challenges of a Voluntary Water Management Network. Lynn Rodriguez, Co-Chair – Statewide IRWM (Integrated Regional Water Management) Roundtable of Regions in California & Manager - Watersheds Coalition of Ventura County IRWM Region; Mark Stadler, Manager, San Diego IRWM Program & Co-Chair, Statewide IRWM Roundtable of Regions in California

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM | Break

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  1. Stormwater Masterplanning for Climate Change/Sea Level Rise Adaptation at the Town of Lake Park, Florida. Raul Mercado, P.E., CFM, WRMA Principal Engineer
  2. Refining Water Budgets in Small Pacific Island Drainage Basins: Spatio-temporal Variations in Runoff Coefficients Derived from Daily Rainfall Maps. Theodore M. Brennis, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  3. Integrated Water Resource & Optimization Platform Addresses Competing Water Interests: a California Irrigation District Case Study. Steve Elgie and Jens Proche, Regional Sales Manager and National Sales Manager, KISTERS North America
  4. Quantifying Irrigated Landscape at a Statewide Scale: California’s approach and results. Andrew Brenner (1), Bekele Temesgen (2), Aron Boettcher (1), and Wayne Tate (3)(1) – Quantum Spatial Inc; California Department of Water Resources. (3) Eagle Aerial Solutions
Session 2: Advances in Data Management & Emerging Technologies
Breakout Room #2 | 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Moderator: Alaina Armel, AECOM

Session Descriptions

Session 3: International Research & Global Perspectives
Breakout Room #2 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Moderator: Arash Jalalibarsiri, Civil Engineer at FERC

Session Descriptions

Session 4: Social Equity & Human Dimension of Water Management
Breakout Room #3 | 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Moderator: Keara Moore

Session Descriptions

Session 5: Advances in Water Education & Outreach
Breakout Room #3 | 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Moderator: Shane Putnam

Session Descriptions


If you actively engage in our community, your career and organization will benefit. We offer multiple opportunities for engagement via conferences, social media, webinars, committees and publications.