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World Water Day Symposium - Presented by the George Washington University

The George Washington University

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

World Water Day Symposium - Presented by the George...

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World Water Day Symposium at The George Washington University

URBAN WATER ISSUES FROM GLOBAL TO LOCAL

Tuesday, March 22, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

City View Room, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E St., NW

 

Agenda

 

8:30 – Coffee and light breakfast available

 

8:45 – Welcoming Remarks

 

9:00 – Setting the Stage - David Rain, GW Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

 

9:15 – International Urban Water Issues

 

Eugene Stakhiv, US Army Corps of Engineers: Water, Food and Environmental Security in the Context of National Security

 

Justin Stoler, San Diego State University: Urban Drinking Water Privatization in Western Africa: A Fourth World Contradiction

 

Katherine Bliss, CSIS: WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) and Health:  The Importance of Integrating Water, Sanitation and Hygiene into Global Health Policy and Programming

 

10:45 – BREAK - Coffee and snacks available

 

11:00 –Urban Water Issues for the DC Region

 

George Hawkins – General Manager, DC Water, "Water is Life: Why Tap Water Matters, Especially in Cities"

 

Meghan Chapple-Brown, GW Office of Sustainability, Update on GW Water Year Efforts

 

Melissa Keeley – GW Departments of Geography / Public Policy, leading discussion on connecting campus and city over water issues

 

12:30 – Catered lunch

 

1:00 – END

 

 

Closest Metros: Red Line (Farragut North) Blue/Orange (Farragut West or Foggy Bottom)

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The City View Room
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EDT)


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