Wednesday, April 22, 2009

7:30-8:30 p.m. Flow, a Documentary on the World Water Crisis

Viewing of Irena Salina’s award-winning investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st century.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Noon-1 p.m. Flow, a Documentary on the World Water Crisis

4:15 p.m. Fly-Fishing the 41st Parallel

Speaker: James Prosek, artist, writer, and activist

Reception and Exhibition

Exhibition: “Ye Gods and Little Fishes”
Highlights from the Angling Collections of Skillman Library

7:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction

Daniel H. Weiss
President, Lafayette College

Dru Germanoski
Van Artsdalen Professor and Department Head Geology and Environmental Geosciences

7:35-8:30 p.m. Saving the Chesapeake Bay: The Greatest Fight for Clean Water this Nation Has Ever Seen

Keynote Speaker: William C. Baker
President and Chief Executive Officer, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Friday, April 24, 2009

8:45-9 a.m. Workshop Introduction

Wendy Hill, Provost
Dru Germanoski

9-9:50 a.m. Engaging Neighbors and Avoiding Conflict: Science, Policy, and Embracing Climate Change

Speaker: David Feldman
Professor and Chair of Planning, Policy and Design; University of California, Irvine

10-10:50 a.m. The Two Rivers and the Land Between: Water Resource Conflict, Security Strategy, and International Law

Speaker: Joseph W. Dellapenna
Professor of Law;  Villanova University School of Law

11-11:50 a.m. Water Detective: Stalking the Hidden Watershed

Speaker: Stacy Levy, Artist

Noon-12:50 p.m. Community of Scholars Luncheon with Briefings on Water-Related Student Field Projects

12:50-1 p.m. Next Steps

Speaker: Dru Germanoski

1:10-2 p.m. Workshop Discussions