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

Concurrent Session 4 | Social Equity & Human Dimension of Water Management
Breakout Room #3, 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM (All times are U.S. Eastern)

1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Moderator: Keara Moore
  1. Leveraging Sustainable Water Investments to Build Social Equity and Climate Resilience. Cynthia Koehler, Executive Director, Caroline Koch, Water Policy Director, WaterNow Alliance; Ed Harrington, Commissioner, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  2. Social Equity in Climate Change Adaptation Programs: A Statistical Analysis of Participation in the NYS Climate Smart Communities Program. Jude Leape, Undergraduate Student, Environmental and Sustainability Sciences and Kristen Hychka, Research and Outreach Specialist, NYS Water Resources Institute, Cornell University
  3. Transforming Changes in Water Management with Systems Thinking: A Decision Framework for Economic and Conservation Harmony. Craig Bienz, David Peter Stroh (2), and Kalaena Rosendaul (3) , (1) Director Sycan Marsh, The Nature Conservancy (2), Author and Partner of Bridgeway Partners, (3) Partner, LuLaRoe
  4. Human-Centered Selection of Sustainable WASH Solutions to Challenges on Water and Sanitation Access in Underserved Communities in the US and Abroad. Diana Rodriguez, Water and Sanitation Collaborator and Cat Shrier CEO, WaterCitizen Foundation
  5. Incremental Retreat: Leveraging Checkerboard Buyouts in Flood Prone Neighborhoods. Isaac W Stein, PLA, ASLA Dept. Co-Founder, Design Director and Maggie Tsang, RA Dept. Co-Founder, Managing Director
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 2: Advances in Data Management & Emerging Technologies
Breakout Room #2 | 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Moderator: Alaina Armel, AECOM

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

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