Texas Water Security - Supply and Demand

Robert Puente

Robert R. Puente
President/CEO, San Antonio Water System

Presentation: Water Use: Efficiency, Conservation and Demand Reduction

John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D.

John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D.
Regents Professor and State Climatologist, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University

Presentation: Climate Change and Uncertainty in Future Availability

David Maidment

David R. Maidment, Ph.D.
Hussein M. Alharthy Centennial Chair in Civil Engineering and Director, Center for Research in Water Resources, The University of Texas at Austin

Presentation: Water Availability during the Drought

Ronald Kaiser

Ronald A. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Water Law & Policy, Chair of Graduate Water Program, Texas A&M University

Presentation: Regulatory Perspectives

Panel - Water Demands and Sectors Most at Risk

Karen Bondy

Karen Bondy
Manager of Water Resources Management, Lower Colorado River Authority

Panel Presentation

Cindy Loeffler, P.E.

Cindy Loeffler, P.E.
Water Resources Branch Chief, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Panel Presentation

Drew Nelson

Drew Nelson
Clean Energy Project Manager, Environmental Defense Fund

Panel Presentation

Ron Ellis

Ron Ellis
Manager, Water Rights Permitting and Availability, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Panel Presentation

Todd Votteler

Todd Votteler, Ph.D.
Executive Manager of Science, Intergovernmental Relations and Policy; Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA)

Panel Presentation

Lunch with Keynote Speaker

robert mace

Robert E. Mace, Ph.D., P.G.
Deputy Executive Administrator, Water Science and Conservation, Texas Water Development Board

Freshwater Supplies: Surface and Groundwater Resources

Texas Water Security – Changing Directions

Michael Hightower

Michael Hightower, Ph.D.
Distinguished Member, Technical Staff, Energy Security Center, Sandia National Laboratories

Presentation: Challenges and Opportunities for Expanding Water Availability

Ellen McDonald, Ph.D.

Ellen McDonald, Ph.D., P.E.
Principal, Allan Plummer Associates, Inc.

Presentation: Water Reuse in Texas: What Does the Future Hold?

Ralph Eberts

Ralph T. Eberts
Executive Vice President, Black and Veatch

Presentation: International Perspective on Water Reuse and Desalination

Edmund Archuleta

Edmund G. Archuleta, P.E.
President and CEO, El Paso Water Utilities

Presentation: Desalination and Reuse: Providing for a Sustainable Water Supply

Desmond Lawler

Desmond F. Lawler, Ph.D.
Nasser I. Al-Rashid Chair in Civil Engineering, University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

(presentation not available at this time)

Panel - Technological, Economic and Legal Challenges to Realizing the Potential of New Water Sources

Jorge Arroyo, P.E.

Jorge Arroyo, P.E.
Director, Innovative Water Technologies, Texas Water Development Board

Panel Presentation

Stacey Steinbach

Stacey A. Steinbach, J.D.
Executive Director, Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts

Panel Presentation

Michael Webber, Ph.D.

Michael Webber, Ph.D.
Associate Director of the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy and Co-Director of the Clean Energy Incubator at the Austin Technology, The University of Texas at Austin
Panel Presentation

Kent Zammit

Kent Zammit
Senior Program Manager-Environment, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Panel Presentation