<![CDATA[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial"][/et_pb_text][et_pb_text admin_label="Video Links" use_border_color="off" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial" _builder_version="3.11.1"]Introduction to Forum Objectives

  • Welcome: Rudy Rosen, Texas A&M University San Antonio
  • Rabi Mohtar, Texas A&M Nexus Initiative

The Water Challenge Panel Discussion
Moderator – Carl Ganter, Co-Founder, Circle of Blue

Global Perspective – Karin Krchnak, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – via WebEx

National Perspective – Commissioner Edward Drusina, International Boundary Water Commission (IBWC)

State Perspective – Kathleen Jackson, Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)

City Perspective – Robert R. Puente, San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS)

Q & A

Multi Stakeholders Landscape of the Water Challenge Panel Discussion
Moderator – Richard Lawford, Future Earth

Rattan Lal, The Ohio State University, UNFLORES – Video presentation

Peter Saundry, National Council for Science and the Environment– via WebEx

Francisco Bernaola, Abengoa Water

Monty Alger, The Pennsylvania State University

Q & A

Breakout Discussions Group 3: Nexus Public Opinion Survey
Facilitators – Arnie Vedlitz and Kent Portney, Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service
Forum Reconvenes for Discussion Group Summaries and Way forward
Moderator – Rabi Mohtar, Texas A&M Nexus Initiative
Bridging the Texas Water Gap: Technological, Policy, and Societal Perspectives