Conference Agenda

California Water Policy 29: California Streamin'

April 2 & 3, 2020


UC Davis Conference Center Davis, California 


 Thursday, April 2


8:00 am



9:00 am

Conference Welcome

  Conference Co-Chairs:
Jovita Pajarillo, 
US EPA Region 9 (Retired)

Meena Westford, 
Special Projects Manager, MWD of Southern California


9:15 am

Opening Plenary

  Wade Crowfoot, California Secretary for Natural Resources


10:00 am



10:30 am

Breakout Sessions:






12:00 pm

Lunch Presentation


B. Lynn Ingram and Frances Malamud-Roam

The West Without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us About Tomorrow


2:00 pm

Breakout Sessions:






3:30 pm



4:00 pm


  Beyond Safe Drinking Water: What’s Next?


5:15 pm

Adjourn for Day – Environmental Adjustment Hour


 Friday, April 3


7:00 am



7:30 am

Breakfast Presentation

An Interactive Session with California’s Brightest Graduate Students


8:45 am

Second Day Keynote:

How Do We Talk about the Stuff We Need to Talk About?
Faith Kearns Scientist, California Institute for Water Resources


9:30 am



9:45 am

Breakout Sessions:




11:30 am

Closing Plenary


Managing Expectations: What’s Really Going on with GSP’s?


Moderator: Trevor Joseph, City of Roseville
Sarge Green, CSU Fresno
Maria Herrera, Self Help Enterprises, California Water Commission
Jarrett Martin, Central California Irrigation District
Sandi Matsumoto, The Nature Conservancy



12:30 pm Adjourn