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CCST Meetings

CALIFORNIA COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
BOARD AND COUNCIL MEETING AND DINNER PROGRAM
In Collaboration With
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY

Oct. 8-9, 2008
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies
Irvine, California


Wednesday, October 8, 2008 CCST Board Meeting
3:30 -5:30 PM Board Meeting The Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center
Board Room
100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
Telephone: 949.721.2200
     CCST Dinner Program
6:00 - 7:00 PM Reception

The Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center
Outside Dining Terrace/Atrium
100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
Telephone: 949.721.2200

7:00 - 9:00 PM Dinner Program

The Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center
Dining Room

  Keynote Speaker: Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi
"California's Water Crisis:
Innovative Solutions for an Innovative State"
  Dinner Speaker: Soroosh Sorooshian
"The predictability of California's Hydroclimate system:  Lessons from historical records and message from climate models"
Download PPT (27.1MB PDF)

Thursday, October 9, 2008  

Executive and Council Meetings

7:00 AM Executive Committee Breakfast The Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center
Dining Room
100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
Telephone: 949.721.2200
7:15 - 8:15 AM Executive Committee Meeting

The Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center
Dining Room

7:30 - 8:30 AM CCST Breakfast

The Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center
Dining Room

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Council Meeting

The Arnold & Mabel Beckman Center
Huntington Room

2:30 AM - 3:30 PM Strategic Planning Meeting Huntington Room

CCST COUNCIL MEETING

Thursday, October 9, 2008
8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Beckman Center Irvine, CA

AGENDA


8:30
I.
Council Announcements & Chair's Report
Announcements, Introduction of Guests, and Approval of Minutes
Strategic Planning
Charles Kennel
Mim John
8:40
II.

Executive Director's Review of Council Activities

Susan Hackwood

9:00
III.
Water Science and Policy in the Age of Climate Change
An International Perspective and Energy Context
David Wild,
Deputy Consul General, British Consulate-General

Charles Kennel

9:30
IV.
A National Perspective and Energy Context
Peter Blair,
Executive Director, National Academies Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
 
10:00
V.
Does a Western Water Partnership Make Sense?
Perspective from Arizona
Bill Harris
, President & CEO, Science Foundation Arizona
Kathy Jacobs, Executive Director, Arizona Water Institute

 

10:45
 

Break

 

11:00
VI.
Perspective from New Mexico
Tom Bowles
, Science Advisor to Governor Richardson

 

11:30
VII.
Perspective from California
Assemblymember Mike Eng

Dennis O'Connor, Principal Consultant, Senate Committee, Natural Resources and Water
Alf W. Brandt, Principal Consultant, Assembly Committee, Water, Parks, and Wildlife

 

12:15

Discussion

 
12:30
VIII.

LUNCH

 
1:00
IX.
Partnerships that Work to Inform Policy
Role of federal labs, industry, venture capital, university, and government

Mim John

1:30
X.
Water: Policy Discussion - CCST Members and Guests
Bob Wilkinson, Director, Water Policy Program, University of California, Santa Barbara

Jude Laspa

2:15
XI.
Other Business - Next Year's Focus Personalized Medicine

Charles Kennel

2:30
Adjourn

Updated 10/1/08 5:17PM