Symposium Agenda

5th Annual Water Symposium

Thursday, June 18, 2015
McKimmon Center
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh NC 27606

Tentative Symposium General Schedule (overview)

8:00-8:30 a.m      Registration/Check-in

8:30-8:45 a.m.      Welcome Cyndy Allison, NCGIC President

8:45-9:40 a.m.      Opening Address: Water resilience and flexibility through green
Trevor Clements, Director, Water Resources, TetraTech, Research Triangle Park,  NC

9:40-10:35 a.m.   Creatively incenting and financing green infrastructure implementation
Seth Brown, PE, Senior Technical Advisor, Water Environment Federation, Alexandria and Principal/Founder, Storm & Stream Solutions, LLC

10:35-10:50 a.m.  Break

10:50-11:45 a.m.  Green infrastructure is creating opportunity in North Carolina
Bill Holman, North Carolina State Director, The Conservation Fund, Chapel Hill, NC

11:45-12:20 p.m.  Lunch and visit with sponsors

12:20-12:30 p.m.  The Blue Green Innovator of the Year Award

12:30-1:10 p.m.    Update from the Dean, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Dr. Rich Linton, Dean, NC State University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Raleigh, NC

1:10-2:05 p.m.     Green infrastructure performance on the ground: Real data from the real world
Emily McCoy, PLA, ASLA, Director of Integrative Research, Andropogon Associates, Philadelphia, PA

2:05-3:00 p.m.    Green infrastructure momentum in Raleigh
Kevin Boyer, PE, Stormwater Engineer, Stormwater Management Division, City of Raleigh, NC

3:00-3:15 p.m.      Break

3:15-4:10 p.m.       Integrating stormwater &water conservation into urban landscapes & soils
Dr. Barrett L. Kays, President, Landis, PLLC, Raleigh, NC

4:10-4:45 p.m.      Wrap up
Introducers and Graphic Reporters each share key take a-ways from the day
Graphic Reporters: Sarah Bruce and Mike Schlegel, Triangle J Council of Government

4:45 p.m.                 Symposium concludes

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