2019 Water Symposium Schedule

Cultivating Water Stewardship
Our Evolving

June 20, 2019
McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC

Honorary Chair: Dan Gottlieb
Director of Planning, Design and Museum Park, NC Museum of Art

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.                

8:30 a.m.                             
Welcome by Dennis Niemeyer, NCGIC President

8:40 – 9:30 a.m.                
Opening Address—Floods, fire, and heat: The Southeast Climate Assessment
Dr. Adam Terando, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, Raleigh

9:30 – 10:20 a.m.             
Plants in the landscape: How climate is altering landscapes
Dr. Christy Rollinson, Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL

10:20 – 10:45 a.m.           

10:45 – 11:35 a.m.           
The landscape for weather mitigation
Andy Fox, NC State Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Raleigh

11:35 – 11:55 a.m.           
The Blue Green Innovator of the Year Award

11:55 – 12:45 p.m.           
Lunch and visit with sponsors

12:45 – 1:35 p.m.             
Update from the Dean
Dr. Rich Linton, Dean, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Raleigh

1:35 – 2:25 p.m.               
The soil’s role in the landscape
Dr. John Havlin, NC State Dept. of Soil Science, Raleigh

2:25 – 2:50 p.m.               

2:50 – 3:40 p.m.               
City’s assess and maximize trees as green infrastructure
Karen Firehock, Green Infrastructure Center, Charlottesville, VA 

3:40 – 4:30 p.m.               
Closing Address—The functional landscape
Christian Gabriel, General Services Admin., Washington DC

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.               
Wrap up                                               
Symposium concludes