Water and Energy Intersect at the 2016 BERC Resources Roundtable

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The Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative is pleased to present the 2016 Resources Roundtable, The Water-Energy Nexus.  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.

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10:00-10:20 AM  Breakfast and Registration

10:30-11:30 AM  Keynote:  A Vision for Energy, Climate, and the Future of Water
Peter Gleick, President Emeritus, Chief Scientist & Co-Founder, Pacific Institute 

11:30 AM-12:00 PM  Lightning Talks
Three TED-talk Overviews of Innovative Research at Berkeley

12:00-1:00 PM  Lunch

01:00-02:00 PM  Afternoon Panel

Juliet Christian-Smith, Senior Climate Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists

Alvar Escriva-Bou, Research Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

Max Gomberg, Climate Change Manager, State Water Resources Control Board

Mikhail Haramati, Senior Analyst, Policy and Planning Division, California Public Utilities Commission

02:00-02:30 PM  Closing