The Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative is pleased to present the 2016 Resources Roundtable, The Water-Energy Nexus. UC Berkeley is a recognized leader in innovative water resources research and management in finding solutions and new technologies to solve the growing water crises of the 21st Century. Today, there is a close connection between energy and water. We invite you to join us in conversation with a cross-disciplinary set of speakers and panelists from academia and industry who will shed light on current and anticipated challenges related to the water-energy nexus to achieve a sustainable future.
10:00-10:20 AM Breakfast and Registration
10:30-11:30 AM Keynote: A Vision for Energy, Climate, and the Future of Water
Peter Gleick, President Emeritus, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder, Pacific Institute
Dr. Roger Bales, Director, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, UC Merced and UC Berkeley Professor
Dr. Ashok Gadgil, Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and UC Berkeley Professor
Dr. Andrew Jones, Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
01:00-02:00 PM Afternoon Panel
Moderated by Greg Leventis, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Juliet Christian-Smith, Senior Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists
Alvar Escriva-Bou, Research Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California
Max Gomberg, Climate Change Manager, State Water Resources Control Board
Mikhail Haramati, Senior Analyst, Policy and Planning Division, California Public Utilities Commission
Gia Schneider, Founder and CEO, Natel Energy
02:00-02:30 PM Closing Remarks
David Sedlak, UC Berkeley Malozemoff Professor and Co-Director, Berkeley Water Center
Directions to the David Brower Center:
San Francisco / Fremont Bound: Take either the San Francisco-bound or Fremont-bound train to the Downtown Berkeley station. Walk south on Shattuck and turn left onto Allston Way. The Brower Center is at 2150 Allston Way.
AC Transbay Lines: F and 800
AC Transit Lines: 1R, 52L, 1, 7, 9, 15, 18, 19, 51, 65, 67, 79, 604, 605, 851.
There are many garages in downtown Berkeley, including the Oxford Garage just below the Center. Enter on 2161 Kittredge St. between Shattuck and Oxford.
Another garage is the Allston Way Garage at 2061 Allston Way, between Shattuck and Milvia Street.