AGENDA
Friday, August 16, 2019
Morning
8:30-9:00 - Registration and Breakfast
9:00-10:30
Mayor Jeff Williams
Opening remarks
Dean Adrian Parr
Opening remarks
Brandi Schottel
Introduction
H2Otalks
Glenn Clingenpeel
History of the Trinity Watershed
Donna Barron
Policy and Community Engagement
Jaynie Schultz
The Unheard Voice in Land Use
Jerry Cotter
Management of Watershed System
10:30-11:00 - Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 - H2Otalks
Vincent Lee
Green and Blue Infrastructure
Stacey Pierce
Confluence – Fort Worth Streams and Valleys
Becky Nussbaum Gerro
River Legacy Living Science Center


Elizabeth Silver
Harold Simmons Park Dallas
John Nielsen-Gammon
Climate Change
Kevin Sloan
Rewilding
Steve Luoni
Watershed Urbanism and Low Impact Design



Afternoon
12:30-1:30 - Lunch
1:30-2:30
Panel 1: Water and Flooding
Moderator: Nick Fang
2:30-3:30
Panel 2: Nature and Real Estate
Moderator: Michael Zaretsky
3:30-4:00 - Coffee Break
4:00-5:00
Panel 3: Watershed Urbanism
Moderator: Meghna Tare
5:00-5:30 - Closing Remarks
5:30-7:00 - Reception
Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9am
Closed Research Session by Request Only
PANELS
1.Water and Flooding,
Moderator:Nick Fang



Phil Bedient
Director, SSPEED Center, Rice University
Jerry Cotter
Head of Water Resources, FWD of US Army Corps of Engineers
Tim Dekker
President, LimnoTech
Edith Marvin
Director of Environment & Development, NCTCOG
John Nielsen-Gammon
State Climatologist, Texas A&M University
2.Nature and Real Estate, Moderator:Michael Zaretsky



Paris Rutherford
Principal, Catalyst Urban Development, Dallas
Ben Sandifer
Naturalist, Dallas
Elizabeth Silver
Associate Principal at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates in NYC
Karen Walz
Principal, Strategic Community Solutions
3.Watershed Urbanism, Moderator:Meghna Tare



Diane Jones Allen
Program Director of Landscape Architecture and Associate Professor, UTA
Susan Alvarez
Assistant Director, Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability, City of Dallas
Robert Kent
State Director-Texas, Trust for Public Land
Stephen Luoni
Director and Principal Designer, Community Design Center, University of Arkansas
Hope Rising
Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University
Kevin Sloan
Professor of Practice in Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington and Landscape Architect for Kevin Sloan Studio