Program

  Tentative Schedule

(Subject to change)

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Sunday, April 11, 2010

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                     Pre-Conference Workshops

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                   LID Model Ordinance Committee

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.                           Green Roofs Committee

12:00 - 3:00 p.m.                           Bioswales & Filter Tips Committee       
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.                           Exhibitor Move-In

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.                             Community Service Event at Lake Merced

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.                             LID Standing Committee

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.                             Permeable Pavement Committee

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.                             Bioretention Technology Committee

Monday, April 12, 2010

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.                             Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.                     Exhibit Hall Hours
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.                           Opening General Session: Welcome by Udai P.

                                                      Singh, D.Engr., BCEEM, M.ASCE; EWRI President, Vice

                                                      President CH2M Hill

                                                      Keynote Address: Alexis Strauss, Director, Water                                                       Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.                         Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                 Concurrent Technical Sessions
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.                           Luncheon and Special Presentation
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.                             Concurrent Technical Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.                             Refreshment Break
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.                             Concurrent Technical Sessions
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.                             Manned Poster Sessions
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.                             Opening Reception

7:30 - 10:30 p.m.                           Rainwater Harvesting Committee

7:30 - 10:30 p.m.                           LID 2011 Conference Committee

7:30 - 10:30 p.m.                           Green Streets Committee

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.                             Continental Breakfast
7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                     Exhibit Hall Hours
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.                           Concurrent Technical Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.                         Refreshment Break/Manned Poster Sessions
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                 Concurrent Technical Sessions
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.                           Luncheon and Special Presentations
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.                             Concurrent Technical Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 p.m.                             Refreshment Break/Manned Poster Sessions
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.                             Concurrent Technical Sessions
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.                             Exhibitor Move-Out
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.                           Dinner in San Francisco at the Franciscan Restaurant

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.                            Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.                  Concurrent Technical Sessions/Panel Discussions/Closing
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.                            Technical Tours

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

MONDAY, APRIL 12

OPENING GENERAL SESSION

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Westin Ballroom

Sponsored by: San Francisco Estuary Partnership

SinghWELCOME:Udai P. Singh, D.Engr., BCEEM, M.ASCE, EWRI President; Vice President, CH2M Hill

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis StraussKEYNOTE ADDRESS: Investing in LID

PRESENTER: Alexis Strauss, Director, Water Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9

Alexis Strauss, the dynamic director of EPA Region 9’s Water Division, will highlight the region’s investments in low impact development and give a glimpse into what the future may hold.

Ms. Strauss has been director of the Water Division since 1994.  She joined EPA as a Presidential Management Intern in 1979, and in the 1980s worked in the hazardous waste and Superfund programs, managing cleanups and enforcement for private sites and federal facilities. She served as deputy director of the Water Division in the early 1990s. She earned a B.A. in Geography and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from UCLA.

 

LUNCHEON AND SPECIAL PRESENTATION

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Westin Ballroom

ashleySPECIAL PRESENTATION: The Challenges of Stormwater and Combined System Retrofitting in Europe

PRESENTER: Richard Ashley, C. Eng, University of Sheffield, Pennine Water Group

Richard Ashley is a Professional Civil and Environmental Engineer, Professor of Urban Water and Managing Director of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council-funded multi-disciplinary Platform Centre, and the Pennine Water Group (PWG) at the University of Sheffield, UK. He has more than 300 publications in journals, articles, reports and books. His work includes management of sewer solids, assessing sustainability of water related assets, and adapting local drainage to climate change for global water infrastructure needs.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 13

LUNCHEON AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Westin Ballroom

SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Rethinking the Urban Water Management Paradigm: Cities of the Future and Sustainable Water

MODERATOR: Vicki Elmer, Ph.D., University of California/Berkeley

PRESENTERS: Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, Ph.D., CEng., FICE, University of Birmingham; Herbert Dreiseitl, Atelier-Dreiseitl; Jamie Comley, Melbourne Water

Dr. Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy is Chair of Water Engineering at the University of Birmingham in the UK. He holds a Chair appointment at UNESCO-IHE and at the Technical University of Delft in the Water Management Group. Dr. Vairavamoorthy is the Scientific Director of SWITCH, an EU Integrated Project for Sustainable Urban Water Management. He received a Ph.D. in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering and an MSc in Environmental Engineering, both from Imperial College, University of London. His first degree is in Civil Engineering from King's College, University of London. He is also a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK). He is the co-chair of the International Water Association's City of the Future Program.

Herbert Dreiseitl is an artist, landscape architect, and founder/partner of Atelier-Dreiseitl. Mr. Dreiseitl trained as an artist through apprenticeships in England, Norway, and Germany. As a young man he did his required civil service as an art therapist in a drug rehabilitation center. In 1980, inspired by a vision for water, architecture, environment, and art, he founded the Atelier-Dreiseitl. For more than 20 years he has been the creative and moderating link between the Atelier's staff, encouraging a synergistic interface of art, ecology, engineering, and hydrology. He is the author of "New Waterscapes: Planning, Building and Designing with Water," and a member of the German Architects Association, the American Society of Landscape Architects, and the Wurttemberg Association of Visual Artists, as well as of the German Association for Water Management, Wastewater and Waste.

Jamie Comley is Program Leader of Regional Stormwater Projects at Melbourne Water in Australia. In this role, he is responsible for managing Melbourne Water's Stormwater Capital Works Program, piloting innovative stormwater solutions through the Threatened Catchments Program, and assisting councils with the implementation of stormwater-related policy and stormwater solutions in urban development. He is widely recognized as having played a key role in pioneering Water Sensitive Urban Design for Melbourne. Mr. Comley has a background in environmental engineering, urban planning, and geography, and has worked in local government and the private sector.