The Future of Water in Southern California

The Future of Water in Southern California
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
4:00 pm
6:00 pm
UCLA: Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Luskin Center for Innovation in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, Law School Emmett Center for Climate Change and the Environment, Law School Frankel Environmental Law Policy Program, Water Technology Research Center, and Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
310 267-5435
The public
UCLA School of Law, Room 1430
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Date: 
Tue, 05/24/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Presented By: 
UCLA: Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Luskin Center for Innovation in the Luskin School of Public Affairs, Law School Emmett Center for Climate Change and the Environment, Law School Frankel Environmental Law Policy Program, Water Technology Research Center, and Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science
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310 267-5435

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UCLA School of Law, Room 1430
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The public

The Luskin Center for Innovation would like to invite you to the UCLA Water Resources Group inaugural public meeting on May 24th, which will feature a discussion on the recently-released report of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's (MWD) Blue Ribbon Committee. The report recommends models, strategies and approaches for the coming half-century of water challenges. Luskin scholar Yoram Cohen was appointed member of the Blue Ribbon Committee, Luskin scholar and director J.R.

The Luskin Center for Innovation would like to invite you to the UCLA Water Resources Group inaugural public meeting on May 24th, which will feature a discussion on the recently-released report of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's (MWD) Blue Ribbon Committee. The report recommends models, strategies and approaches for the coming half-century of water challenges. Luskin scholar Yoram Cohen was appointed member of the Blue Ribbon Committee, Luskin scholar and director J.R. DeShazo served as research staff for the Blue Ribbon Committee, and Luskin Center Executive Committee member Glen MacDonald presented to the committee. The Luskin Center will also host an event in later 2011 on local water source development and reuse. Please stay tuned and in the meantime, we hope to see you at the meeting on May 24th.

The Future of Water in Southern California:
A  Presentation and Discussion on the Metropolitan Water District's Blue Ribbon Committee Report

UCLA Water Resources Group Inaugural Public Meeting

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Keynote

Robert Simonds, Blue Ribbon Committee Chair and Former MWD Director

Panel

Yoram Cohen, Blue Ribbon Committee Member, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering & Director, Water Technology Research Center

J.R. DeShazo, Committee Consultant, Associate Professor of Public Policy & Director, Luskin Center for Innovation 

Robert Lempert, Committee Consultant, RAND Corporation & Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition

Glen MacDonald, Panel Moderator, Professor of Geography and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology &  Director, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

The MWD Blue Ribbon Committee Report outlines proposed models, strategies and approaches for the coming half-century of water challenges. More than 20 of Southern California's corporate, community and academic leaders contributed to the report. The analysis, recommendations and strategies cover the development of new water options for Southern California, energy for the future, economic development and new technologies, financial stability, workforce, and external and internal communications functions. 

This event is a joint presentation of the UCLA:

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

Law School Emmett Center for Climate Change and the Environment

Law School Frankel Environmental Law Policy Program

Water Technology Research Center

Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Luskin Center for Innovation in the Luskin School of Public Affairs