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2018 Annual Conference Program

DAY 1

Thursday, March 22, 2018

10:00AM – 4:30 PM

TOUR OF SAN JOAQUIN SACRAMENTO BAY DELTA

Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director

 Save the Delta

Curt Schmutte, Engineer, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

 

5:30PM – 7:00PM

WELL RECEPTION

Pedro Nava, Former Assembly Member and current Chair, Little Hoover Commission

UnTapped Fellows

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DAY 2

Friday, March 23, 2018

8:00AM

BREAKFAST

8:30AM

 WELCOME

UnTapped Fellows, WELL video presentation

9:00AM – 10:15 AM

MANAGING FLOODS PANEL DISCUSSION

Tapping into Financial Resources and Building Collaborative Relationships to Better Protect Your Community

  • Tony Estremera, Director, Santa Clara Valley Water District
  • Art Hinojosa, Chief of Integrated Regional Water Management, Department of Water Resources
  • Josephine Axt, Chief of Planning Division, Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Moderator: Corina Lopez, City Councilwoman, City of San Leandro

 

10:15AM – 10:35AM

BREAK

10:35AM – 11:50PM

INVESTING IN INFRASTRUCTURE PANEL DISCUSSION

Managing Stormwater to Increase Supplies

  • Paul Alva, Assistant Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Works
  • Andrew Fahlund, Senior Program Officer, The Water Foundation
  • Sam Pedroza, City Councilmember, City of Claremont

Moderator: Acquanetta Warren, Mayor, City of Fontana

 

11:50PM – 1:05PM

LUNCH AND SPEAKER

  • Norma Galindo, Board of Directors, Division 5, Imperial Irrigation District
  • Dr. Mindy Romero, Founder and Director, UC Davis California Civic Engagement Project

 

1:10PM – 2:25PM

EARTHQUAKES, FIRES & SUBSIDENCE PANEL DISCUSSION

Preventing Interruptions to Regional Water Infrastructure and Accessing Emergency Funding

  • Jay Lund, Professor of Civil Engineering, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences
  • Eric Lamoureux, Acting Deputy Director, Response and Recovery, Office of Emergency Services
  • Alvaro Preciado, Mayor, City of Avenal

Moderator: Carmen Ramirez, City Councilwoman, City of Oxnard