2016 Resources Roundtable

We are pleased to announce the 2016 BERC Resources Roundtable!

UC Berkeley is a recognized leader in innovative water resources research and management in finding solutions and new technologies to solve the growing water crises of the 21st Century. Today, there is a close connection between energy and water. We invite you to join us in conversation with a cross-disciplinary set of speakers and panelists from academia and industry who will shed light on current and anticipated challenges related to the water-energy nexus to achieve a sustainable future.

The event features keynote speaker Peter Gleick, President Emeritus, Chief Scientist and Co-Founder of the Pacific Institute, lightning talks showcasing innovative research at Berkeley, lunch, and an afternoon panel.

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The Water-Energy Nexus

Wednesday, November 2nd 10am-2:30pm
The David Brower Center, Berkeley CA


10:00AM – 10:20 AM

Breakfast and Registration

10:30AM – 11:30 AM

Keynote Discussion: A Vision for Energy, Climate, and the Future of Water by Peter Gleick

Peter Gleick, President Emeritus, Chief Scientist, and co-Founder of The Pacific Institute

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Lightning Talks: Three TED-Talk Overviews of Innovative Research at Berkeley

Dr. Roger Bales, Director, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, UC Merced and UC Berkeley Professor

Dr. Ashok Gadgil, Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and UC Berkeley Professor

Dr. Andrew Jones, Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Lunch featuring topic tables

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Afternoon Panel

Moderated by Greg Leventis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 2:00PM – 2:30 PM Closing Remarks

David Sedlak, UC Berkeley Malozemoff Professor and Co-Director, Berkeley Water Center