California Institute for Water Resources
California Institute for Water Resources
California Institute for Water Resources
University of California
California Institute for Water Resources

Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy - 6th Forum Agenda

Water For Food: Quantity and Quality in a Changing World 
 World's Faire EXPO2008, Zaragoza, Spain, June 24-27, 2008

June 24, 2008

1930  Opening Reception – Sponsored by Presidencia of Autonomy Community of Aragon
Patio de la Infanta, San Ignacio de Loyola, 16.
Welcoming Remarks by President Marcelino Iglesias

June 25, 2008

900  Welcome and Introductions - Opening Remarks

1000  Keynote Speakers

What will Define Sustainability in a Future World – John Briscoe, Brazil

Water and Food in a Changing World – Margaret Catley-Carlson, Canada

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1200 SESSION I: An Integrated Perspective on Agricultural Water Use

Integrating Agricultural Water Use with the Global Water Budget – 
Malin Falkenmark, Stockholm

Integrated Watershed Management - Akissa Bahri

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1400 Lunch

1600 SESSION II: Globalization and Water

Globalization of Water through Virtual Water Trade - Hong Yang, Switzerland

Modern Agriculture Under Stress: Lessons from the Murray-Darling – 
Wendy Craik, Australia

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1800 Break

1830 Conclusions for the Day–Round Table

1900 Adjourn for the Day

June 26, 2008

0930 SESSION III: Optimizing Water Productivity

Optimizing Water Productivity in Food Production - Elias Fereres

Water Productivity: Challenges Facing Agricultural Development – 
Shawki Barghouti, United Arab Emirates

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1130 Break

1200 SESSION IV: Water for Life Support

Balancing Water for People and Nature - Uriel Safriel, Israel

Optimizing Water for Life – Daniel (Pete) Loucks, United States

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1400 Lunch

1600 SESSION V: Revitalized Water Governance

Beyond Universal Remedies for Good Water Governance: A Political and Contextual Approach - Helen Ingram, United States

Promises Under Construction: The Evolving Paradigm for Water Governance and the Case of Northern Mexico - Margaret Wilder, United States

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1800 Break

1830 Conclusions for the Day

1900 Adjourn for the Day

June 27, 2008

0930 SESSION VI: Water for Food and the Modern Spanish Water Experience

The Spanish National Water Policy - Consuelo Varela

Lessons for Spain: A Critical Assessment of the Role of Science and Society –Alberto Garrido, Spain

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

1130 Break

1200 Conference Summary – Peter Gleick, United States

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