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Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Thursday, February 25th, 2010
8:30-10:00 am Plenary Session
Sponsored by: Progress Energy
8:30-10:00 am Concurrent Speaker and Panel Sessions
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  • Dr. W. Graham, Director, University of Florida Water Institute
  • Dr. J. Bernard Machen, President, University of Florida
  • Mr. Vincent Dolan, Progress Energy
  • Dr. Brian Richter, Director, Sustainable Waters Program, The Nature Conservancy: Life Cycles: Sustaining the Flows of Water, Fish, and Human Culture
Hydrologic, Biogeochemical and Ecological Processes in Springs Systems 1 Human Dimensions of Water Sustainability: Stakeholder Engagement Processes Use of Reclaimed Water Managing Water and Energy in a Transitioning Environment Panel: Environmental Flows and Levels - Case Studies 1
10-10:30 am Break
10-10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Plenary Session
Sponsored by: Tampa Bay Water
10:30 am - Noon Concurrent Speaker and Panel Sessions
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Hydrologic, Biogeochemical and Ecological Processes in Springs Systems 2 Human Dimensions of Water Sustainability: Public Private Partnerships Panel: Conjunctive Use of Surface and Groundwater: Scientific, Management and Regulatory Issues Panel: Environmental Flows and Levels - Case Studies 2
12:00 pm-1:30 pm Lunch (included) Noon-1:30 pm Lunch (included)
1:00-1:30 pm A Report from the Select Committee on Florida's Inland Waters
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  • Senator Lee Constantine, Senator, State of Florida
1:30-3 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions 1:30-3 pm Concurrent Sessions
Hydrologic, Biogeochemical and Ecological Processes 1 The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin: Complex Challenges, Integrated Solutions? 1 Water Conservation and Demand-Side Management Adaptive Water Management Strategies for a Transitioning Environment Monitoring and Modeling Hydrologic Processes
Panel: Florida Springs: Science for Ecosystem Protection Panel: Human Dimensions of Water Sustainability: Education and Outreach Programs Panel: Water for Life: Basic Need to Sacred Object Panel: Environmental Flows and Levels - Perspectives on Success
3-3:15 pm Break
Sponsored by: CH2M Hill
3-3:15 pm Break
3:15-4:45 pm Concurrent Speaker Sessions 3:15-5 pm Final Plenary
Hydrologic, Biogeochemical and Ecological Processes 2 The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin: Complex Challenges, Integrated Solutions? 2 Managing Integrated Water Supplies Incorporating Climate Predictions into Water Planning and Management Integrating Science and Policy for Improved Water Management
  • Student Poster Award Presentation
  • Panel: Sustainable Water Resources - Recent Progress, New Challenges, Future Trends
  • (moderator: Wendy Graham, Water Institute Director, University of Florida Water Institute)
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    This panel consists of a diverse group of scientists, engineers, managers and policy makers representing agriculture, industry, public water supply, non-governmental organization and public agency interests at state, national and global levels. Panel members will discuss major challenges to water resource sustainability from a variety of personal and institutional perspectives, as well as recent breakthroughs and future actions needed to ensure progress toward sustainability. The panel will conclude with open questions and dialogue with the audience.

    • Daniel Bena, Director of Sustainable Development, PepsiCo
    • Eric Draper, Executive Director, Audubon of Florida, Audubon of Florida
    • Hugh M. Gramling, Executive Director, Tampa Bay Wholesale Growers and Member SWFWMD Governing Board, Southwest Florida Water Management District
    • Janet G. Llewellyn, Director, Division of Water Resource Management, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
    • Donald J Polmann, Director, Science & Engineering, Tampa Bay Water
    • Brian Richter, Director, Global Freshwater Program, The Nature Conservancy
5:15-7:30 pm Poster Sessions with Reception and special musical composition
Sponsored by: Progress Energy
Hydrologic, Biogeochemical and Ecological Processes 1 Human Dimensions of Water Sustainability 1 Optimal Use of Integrated Water Supplies 1 Managing Water and Energy in a Transitioning Environment 1
Hydrologic, Biogeochemical and Ecological Processes 2 Human Dimensions of Water Sustainability 2 Optimal Use of Integrated Water Supplies 2 Managing Water and Energy in a Transitioning Environment 2

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