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

Concurrent Session 2 | Advances in Data Management & Emerging Technologies
Breakout Room #2, 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM (All times are U.S. Eastern)

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Moderator: Alaina Armel, AECOM
  1. Watershed Delineation Outcomes Based on LiDAR and ASTER Geospatial Datasets. Emmanuel U. Nzewi, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Prairie View A&M University
  2. An experiment of updating more state variables with the assimilation of LAI in a land surface model over the global domain. Azbina Rahman (1), Viviana Maggioni (2), Xinxuan Zhang (3), Paul Houser (4), Timothy Sauer (5); Graduate Research Assistant (1), Associate Professor (2), Postdoctoral Fellow (3), Professor (4, 5), George Mason University
  3. Reliable drought prediction using long short-term memory (LSTM) recurrent neural network. Nian Zhang, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Tolessa Deksissa, Director, Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI), University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.
  4. Flood Watch Monitoring and Observations for a High Hazard Dam – a Microsoft O365 Solution. Jennifer McGee, P.E., CFM, GISP, Water Resources Engineer, Wood PLC

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM | Break

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
  1. Comprehensive Predictive Analytics and Causal Inference Framework for Water Main Breaks with Spatiotemporal Data. Babak Aslani and Shima Mohebbi, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  2. Evaluating multiple, innovative forecast-informed reservoir operation (FIRO) alternatives at Lake Mendocino in the Russian River Basin. Michael Konieczki, P.E., D.WRE, Senior Hydrologic Engineer, HDR and Chris Delaney, P.E., Sonoma Water
  3. Recent advances in water temperature modelling and climate change for water resources management. André St-Hilaire, INRS-ÉTÉ; Anik Daigle, Professor, CEGEP Garneau and Research Associate, INRS-ETE; Claudine Boyer, Research Associate and Normand E. Bergeron, Professor, INRS-ETE, Quebec City, QC, Canada
  4. Today’s Climate Resilient Stormwater Management Infrastructure Turns to the Cloud. Robert “Bob” Bathurst, P.E., D.WRE, Century Engineering, Inc.
Session 1: Innovations in Water Resource Management
Breakout Room #1 | 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Moderators: María Torres Cajiao and Jason Giovannettone

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

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

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

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