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The Dialogue's 15th Annual Statewide Meeting "Bringing Accountability to Water Planning: Do We Need a Crisis?"

Transcripts of most presentations (starred (*) on the agenda below) are available for download, as either MS Word or PDF files. Credit and thanks are due to Lisa Robert, who prepared and edited the transcripts from audio tapes recorded at the meeting, and to Elaine Hebard, who "threaded" slides with the text files, to create "seamless" documents. To read or download the presentations, click on the underlined panel title.
When Jan 15, 2009
from 02:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Where Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque
Attendees Lee Brown
Kevin Flanigan
Alan Hamilton
Janet Jarratt
Regis Pecos
Jean Witherspoon
Paula Garcia
Norm Gaume
Jim McCord
Dale Dekker
David Gutzler
Simeon Herskovits
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8:30        Welcome and introductions

8:45         Key Challenges

               Panel 1: The Consequences of Being Overdrawn

                 Economic:*Lee Brown, Ph.D., principal, H2O Economics

                 Interstate Compact Compliance:   *Kevin Flanigan, hydrologist, ISC

                *Alan Hamilton Ph.D., Conservation Director, New Mexico Wildlife Federation



10:15       Panel 2: The Consequences of Being Overdrawn (continued)


               Agriculture:  Janet Jarratt, agriculture and water advocate

               Tribal:       *Regis Pecos, former governor; member, Cochiti Pueblo Tribal

               Municipal: *Jean Witherspoon, New Mexico Water Conservation Alliance;
                                former water conservation manager, Albuquerque Water Utility 


1:00         Panel 3:  Making Up the Deficit

               Paula Garcia, executive director, New Mexico Acequia Association

               Norm Gaume, consultant, former Interstate Stream Commission Director

               *Jim McCord, senior hydrogeologist, water resource engineer,


2:30         Panel 4:  No One Else is Going to Bail Us Out

Dale Dekker, AIA, AICP, architect, Dekker, Perich, Sabatini

               *David Gutzler, Ph.D., professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences

                Simeon Herskovits, attorney, Advocates for Community and Environment 


3:45         Summation and Nominations for the Dialogue Board of Directors

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