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 - 2nd Forum Agenda

Harmonizing uses of water worldwide
October 1999, Barcelona, Spain


October 4th
Opening Session


9:00

Welcome and presentation by:
Hble. Pere Macias, Generalitat de Catalunya
Mr. Henry Vaux, Rosenberg Forum
Mr. Ricardo Fomesa, Agbar
Mr. W.R. Gomes, University of California
Mr. Richard Rosenberg, Bank ofAmerica

10:00
Inaugural conference: Mr. Andreu Mas-Colell,
Comissioner of the Generalitat de Catalunya for Universities and Research


Plenary session

11:30
Environmental uses of water
Professor Uriel Safriel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Ben Gurion University, Isreal

11:50
Study case 1: Management of the Murray/Darling rivers for environmental purposes
Mr. Brian Haisman, Murray/Darling River Commission, Australia

12:05 
Study Case 2: Environment use of the Llobregat River
Mr. Jordi Bruno, Coordinator of environmental research, Polytechnic University of Catalonia UPC
Mr. Lleonord Matía, Head of AgBar Laboratori Service, Spain

12:20
Discussion and clarifications

12:35
Agricultural uses of water
Professor Elias Fereres, University of Córdoba, Spain

12:55
Study case 1: Urban and agricultural assignments
Collaboration in Murcia
Mr. José L. Hervas, General Manager, EMUASA, Spain

13:10
Study case 2: Urban and agricultural assignments
Collaboration in Sevilla

Mr. Francisco Aguado, General Manager, EMASESA, Spain

13:25
Discussion and clarifications

13:45
End of session

14:00
Lunch

Discussion in small groups; Exchange framework

16:45
Separated working groups (4)

Plenary session

17:45
Reports from working groups

18:25
General discussion

20:30
Reception at the Cartographic Institute of the Generalitat de Catalunya

 

October 5th

Optimal arrangements for harmonizing uses

Plenary session

9:30
Legal implications of the harmonization
Professor Joseph Sax, School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, USA

9:50
Respondent
Mr. Alejandro Vergara Blanco, Catholic University of Chile, Chile

10:00
General discussion on legal implications

10:30
Economic implications of the harmonization
Professor Charles Howe, Institute for Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, USA

10:50
Respondent
Professor Mordechai Schecter, University of Haifa, Israel

11:00
General discussion on economicimplications

11:45
Break

12:15
Seperate working groups (4)

13:45
End of session

14:00
Lunch

Discussion in small groups: Identification of th optimum institutions for the harmonization

16:00
Seperated working groups (4)

17:15
Reports from working groups

17:35
Break

Plenary session and closing

18:10
General discussion

19:00
Closing by:
Hble. Joan-Ignai Puigdollers, Generalitat de Catalunya
Mr. Henry Vaux, Rosenberg Forum
Mr. José Luis Jové, AgBar
Mr. Richard Rosenberg, Bank of America

21:00
Closing dinner offered by the AgBar Foundation at the Palau de la Música Catalana

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