Building Resilience for Water Scarcity and Drought

Convenor(s):
Australian Water Partnership

Welcome

  • Mr. Chuck Chaitovitz, Executive Director, U.S. Water Partnership (USWP)
  • Mr. Gary Jones, Chief Executive, Austrailian Water Partnership (AWP)

Session Moderator:

  • Dr. Dustin Garrick, Lecturer, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University

Lightning Round #1: Priorities & Challenges

Discussion Starters:

  • Dr. Jennie Barron, Leader, Sustainable Agricultural Water Management, International Water Management Institute
  • Dr. Jane Doolan, Professor, University of Canberra, Former Commissioner, National Water Commission of Australia and Former Head of Water Resources Planning, state of Victoria
  • Mr. Dhesigen Naidoo, CEO, South African Water Research Commission

Interactive Discussion Session #1

Lightning Round #2: Demand-side Management and Technologies

Discussion Starters:

  • Dr. Eilon Adar, Professor, Alain Poher Chair in Hydrogeology and Arid Zones, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Dr. Mario López Pérez, Hydrology Coordinator, Mexican Institute of Water Technology
  • Mr. Brian Richter, Chief Scientist for the Water Program, The Nature Conservancy

Interactive Discussion Session #2

Lightning Round #3: Policy, Governance and Financing

Discussion Starters:

  • Dr. Benedito Braga, Secretary of State for Sanitation and Water Resources for the state of São Paulo and President, World Water Council
  • Dr. Alfred Duda, Senior Advisor, World Wildlife Fund

Interactive Discussion Session #3

Summary

  • Mr. Chuck Chaitovitz, Executive Director, USWP
  • Mr. Gary Jones, Chief Executive, AWP

Welcome and Introduction

  • Mr. Chuck Chaitovitz, Executive Director, USWP
  • Mr. Gary Jones, Chief Executive, AWP

Session Moderator:

  • Dr Dustin Garrick, Lecturer, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Oxford University

Lightning Round #1 on Water Scarcity and Drought Resilience Case Studies: Priorities & Challenges

Discussion Starters:

  • Dr. Jennie Barron, Leader, Sustainable Agricultural Water Management, International Water Management Institute
  • Dr. Jane Doolan, Professor, University of Canberra, Former Commissioner, National Water Commission of Australia and Former Head of Water Resources Planning, state of Victoria
  • Mr. Dhesigen Naidoo, CEO, South African Water Research Commission

Interactive Discussion Session #1Participants break into groups to discuss and identify key questions related to the topic.

Lightning Round #2 on Water Scarcity and Drought Resilience Case Studies: Demand-side Management and Technologies

Discussion Starters:

  • Dr. Eilon Adar, Professor, Alain Poher Chair in Hydrogeology and Arid Zones, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Dr. Mario López Pérez, Hydrology Coordinator, Mexican Institute of Water Technology
  • Mr. Brian Richter, Chief Scientist for the Water Program, The Nature Conservancy

Interactive Discussion Session #2Participants break into groups to discuss and identify key questions related to the topic.

Lightning Round #3 on Water Scarcity and Drought Resilience Case Studies: Policy, Governance and Financing

Discussion Starters:

  • Dr. Benedito Braga, Secretary of State for Sanitation and Water Resources for the state of São Paulo and President, World Water Council
  • Dr. Alfred Duda, Senior Advisor, World Wildlife Fund

Interactive Discussion Session #3Participants break into groups to discuss and identify key questions related to the topic.

Summary and Closing

  • Mr. Chuck Chaitovitz, Executive Director, USWP
  • Mr. Gary Jones, Chief Executive, AWP

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