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2018 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference
The Science, Management and Governance of Transboundary Groundwater
July 9-11, 2018
Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel
Fort Worth, Texas

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Monday / July 9
8:30-10:00 am 
Plenary Session:

Keynote by:   Alfonso Rivera, Geological Survey of Canada, Quebec, Canada and Dr. Neno Kukuric, International Groundwater Resource Assessment Center, Delft, The Netherlands

10:00-10:30 am   Morning break
10:30-12:00 N      Lightning Talks (30 min)Working 
                             Disciplines Caucus (60 min)
12:00-1:15 pm     Lunch on your own
1:30-3:00 pm       Sess. 1: Governance Frameworks 
                             Sess. 2: Modeling, Data, and Monitoring 
                             Sess. 3: Management
3:00-3:30 pm       Afternoon break
3:30-5:00 pm       Sess. 4: The Transboundary Aquifer Assessment Program (TAAP)
                             Sess. 5: Legal Instruments
                             Sess. 6:  Case Studies and Lessons Learned
5:00-6:30 pm      Opening Networking Reception

Tuesday / July 10
8:30-10:00 am     Sess. 7: Panel – Depleting Aquifers and Transition from Irrigated Agriculture to Sustainable                                                Agriculturally Related Ecosystems
                             Sess. 8:  Transboundary Groundwater Science
10:00-10:30 am   Morning break
10:30-12:00 N     Sess. 9:  Panel – Understanding Texas’ Approach to Groundwater Governance and                                                           Management
                            Sess. 10: Global North and Global South
12:00-1:15 pm    Lunch on own
1:30-3:00 pm      Sess. 11:  Texas Groundwater – Intrastate and Interstate
                            Sess. 12: Modeling, Irrigation and More!
3:00-3:30 pm      Afternoon break
3:30-5:00 pm      Sess. 13: Texas Troubles?

Wednesday / July 11
9:00 – 12:00 N    Working Session 2: Multidisciplinary Assessment of the Future of Transboundary                                                                Groundwater Science, Management and Governance
12:00 – 1:15 pm Conference Lunch
1:30-2:30 pm      Working Session 3: The Path Forward – Organization and Development of Position and                                                    White Papers