2017 Symposium Agenda

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7th Annual Water Symposium
June 22, 2017
McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC

Honorary Chairs: Jill and John Hoffman

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

8:30 a.m.                Welcome Jonathan Richardson, NCGIC President

8:40-9:30 a.m.      Getting Water Right Opening Keynote Address
                                 Warren Gorowitz, Ewing Irrigation and Irrigation Association
                                 Phoenix, AZ

9:30-10:20 a.m.    The City as Ecology
                                  Kevin Nunnery, Biohabitats, Raleigh, NC and Baltimore, MD

10:20-10:35 a.m.   Break

10:35-11:25 a.m.    The Performance Landscape
                                  Barbara Deutsch, Landscape Architecture Foundation,
                                  Washington, DC

11:25-11:45 a.m.    The Blue Green Innovator of the Year Award

11:45-12:30 p.m.   Lunch and visit with sponsors

12:35-1:05 p.m.    Update from the Dean, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
                                 Dr. Rich Linton, Dean, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences,
                                 NC State University, Raleigh, NC

1:05-1:55p.m.       Blades of Green/Shades of Ecology
                                Dr. Grady Miller, NC State University, Raleigh, NC

1:55-2:45 p.m.     Green Infrastructure on the Ground: Curating the Functional Landscape
                               Dan Gottlieb and Rachel Woods, NC Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

2:45-3:00 p.m.    Break

3:00-3:50 p.m.    Montgomery County‚Äôs RainScapes Program through an Industry Lens      
                                Ann English, Montgomery County Dept. of Environmental Protection, 
                               Rockville, MD

3:50-4:40 p.m.    Making the Case for Landscape Water Use
                               Zach Johnson, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

4:40-5:00 p.m.    Wrap up / Symposium concludes