MORNING SESSION

Water Availability

Bradfield Lyon

Bradfield Lyon, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, International Research Institute for Climate and Society, The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Future Water Availability

Carlos Rubinstein

Carlos Rubinstein
Chairman, Texas Water Development Board

Potential for Texas Water Plan to Address Future Water Needs

Elizabeth Fazio

Elizabeth Fazio, J.D., LL.M.
Committee Director, Committee on Natural Resources, Texas House of Representatives

Potential for Texas Water Plan to Address Future Water Needs

Ari Michelsen

Ari M. Michelsen, Ph.D.
Regents Fellow, Professor and Center Director, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at El Paso, The Texas A&M University System

Panel - Economics of Water

Sheila Olmstead

Sheila M. Olmstead, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin

Panel - Economics of Water

Keith Phillips

Keith R. Phillips, Ph.D.
Senior Economist and Research Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Panel - Economics of Water


Agricultural Water Use

Jay Bragg

Jay Bragg
Associate Director, Commodity and Regulatory Activities, Texas Farm Bureau

Agricultural Water Requirements and Conservation Technologies

Wayne Halbert

Wayne Halbert
General Manager, Harlingen Irrigation District

Regional Opportunities and Challenges - Rio Grande Valley

Charles West

Charles West, Ph.D.
Thornton Distinguished Chair of Plant and Soil Science, Interim Director CASNR Water Center, Texas Alliance for Water, Texas Tech University

Regional Opportunities and Challenges - High Plains

Stephan Maas

Stephan Maas, Ph.D.
Professor of Agricultural Microclimatology with a joint appointment with Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas Tech University

Regional Opportunities and Challenges - Advanced Irrigation Technologies


AFTERNOON SESSION


Water for Ecological Needs

Laura Huffman

Laura Huffman
Texas State Director, The Nature Conservancy

Water for Ecological Needs
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Industrial Water Needs and Opportunities

Bill Hoffman

H.W. (Bill) Hoffman, P.E.
Senior Technical Adviser, Water Management, Inc.

Industrial, Commercial & Institutional Opportunities

Jean-Philippe Nicot

Jean-Philippe Nicot, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin

Panel – Sector Based Use and Conservation

Todd Langford

Todd Langford
Senior Sales Professional, GE Power & Water, Water & Process Technologies

Panel – Sector Based Use and Conservation

Carey King

Carey King, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, Energy Institute, The University of Texas at Austin

Panel – Sector Based Use and Conservation

Tim Finley

Tim Finley
Global Water Technology Leader, The Dow Chemical Company

Industrial Water Needs and Opportunities: Panel – Sector Based Use and Conservation


Opportunities for New Industrial Waters

John Meyer

John Meyer, P.G.
Geologist, Texas Water Development Board

Brackish/Salt Water Resources

Benny Freeman

Benny D. Freeman, Ph.D.
Richard B. Curran Centennial Chair in Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Upgrading Technologies

Bob Holt

Bob Holt
Corporate Account Executive, GE Power & Water, Water & Process Technologies

Industrial Water Reuse