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IAI Phase II: Workshop on Climate Risk and Water Security in the Americas of Climate

(San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, February 27-March 2, 2011)


Sunday, February 27, 2011

9:00 – Key terms and concepts
Holm Tiessen [pdf]
Chris Scott [pdf]
Bob Varady [pdf]

10:30 – Regional approaches or variations
NOAA Sectoral Applications Research Program (SARP) project cases - Margaret Wilder [pdf]
Mexico - Luis Farfán, Federico Graef [pdf]
Chile - Francisco Meza, Sebastian Bonelli [pdf]
Argentina - Carolina Vera [pdf]

Monday, February 28, 2011

9am – 1 pm – IAI Synthesis Meeting
CRN 2047 [summary pdf]
SGP HD 004 [summary pdf]
SGP HD 003 [pdf]
SGP HD 005 [summary pdf]
CRN2-021 [pdf]

2pm – 4pm – Water Security and Adaptive Management in the Arid Americas
Commonalities and differences - Thomas Meixner [pdf]

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

8:30 Welcome
Holm Tiessen, Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) [pdf]
Robert Varady, University of Arizona (UA) [pdf]
José Gajón, Civil Defense – Baja California Sur [pdf]

8:45 National and regional perspectives
José Luis Meza Trejo, National Water Commission, Baja California Region, Mexico [pdf]
Lucas Oroz, National Water Commission, Northwest Region, Mexico (presentation by Roberto Molino) [pdf]
Chuck Cullom, Central Arizona Project, USA [pdf]
Brian Luckman, University of Western Ontario, Canada [pdf]
Mariana Concha, General Water Directorate, Chile [pdf]
Luis Farfan, CICESE – Summary [pdf]

10:00 Global change and water security – Roundtable
Ralph Marra, Tucson Water, USA [pdf]
Felipe Martin, National Irrigation Commission, Chile [pdf]
Synara Broch – Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil [pdf]
Graciela Raga, National Autonomous University of Mexico [pdf]
Gregg Garfin, University of Arizona, USA [pdf]
Federico Prado, National Science Foundation, USA [pdf]
Patricia Romero-Lankao, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA [pdf]

12:00 Relationship between water security and resource management in other sectors
Socioeconomic vulnerability – Margaret Wilder, University of Arizona [pdf]
Urban water – Nicolás Pineda, Colegio de Sonora [pdf]
Rural water – Felipe Martin, National Irrigation Commission, Chile [pdf]
Energy – Sharon Megdal, University of Arizona [pdf]
Ecosystem services – Gregg Garfin, University of Arizona [pdf]
Extreme events – Graciela de Raga, National Autonomous University of Mexico [pdf]

2:30 Planning for collaborative networks on water security and adaptive management
Conceptual strategic proposal – Christopher Scott, University of Arizona [pdf]

3:30 Breakout groups
Breakout group discussion [pdf]



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