A Decade of Significant Change
October 3, 2013 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
Welcome and Introduction:
Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Gonzalez and Judge Ed Emmett
introduced by BPA President, Robert Rayburn
Construction Eco Services --- R.G. Miller Engineers, Inc.
Klotz Associates, Inc. --- Michael Baker, Jr. Inc.
Edminster Hinshaw Russ & Associates, Inc. --- Geosyntec Consultants Inc.
Bayou Preservation Association, AECOM, City of Houston, EHRA, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.,
Houston-Galveston Area Council, Houston Council of Engineering Companies,
Michael Baker Jr., Inc., and SWA Group
Chair, Houston Land and Water Sustainability Forum
Low Impact Development & Sustainability: Then & Now
|Dr. Bryan W. Brooks
Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program, Baylor University
Chair of the Government Affairs Committee of the Water
Environment Association of Texas (WEAT)
10 Years of BPA Symposia: Then and Now, a Retrospective
Morning Panel Discussion
Moderated by Carl Masterson
Water Supply: Is there enough to support human endeavors and the natural environment?
Manager, Texas Water Programs, National Wildlife Federation,
South Central Region
SeniorManager, Trinity River Authority
Afternoon Panel Discussion
Moderated by Michael F. Bloom, P.E., ENV SP, Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
The Impacts of Climate Change on Gulf Coast Water Issues: Hurricanes, Droughts, and Fresh Water Inflows
|Dr. Patrick J. Michaels
Director, Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute and Past President of the American Association of State Climatologists
Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon
Regents Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University and Texas State Climatologist
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