Day 1

Monday, June 7th

13:15-14:45 - "Opening Ceremony"

Moderator:
Renée Martin-Nagle,
IWRA Treasurer; CEO, A Ripple Effect pllc; Special Counsel, Eckert Seamans; & Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute

Co-Moderator of ceremony:
Mary Trudeau,
Project Officer, IWRA


15:00-16:30​ FAO Special Session - "Bugs & Superbugs: Water Quality and Food Safety and preventing environmental AMR."

Moderator:
Omar Elhassan, Environmental AMR and Water Management Expert, Land and Water Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Co-Moderator of ceremony:
Mary Trudeau,
Project Officer, IWRA

 

16:45-18:15 - ​"How can we better manage water for food and public health in a changing world?"

Moderator:
Raya Marina Stephan
International Water Consultant, Deputy Editor-in-Chief Water International & Executive Board, IWRA

 

 

18:30-20:00 - ​"How can managing water in agriculture contribute to food security and public health?"

Moderator:
Tala Awada,
Associate Dean, Agricultural Research Division; Professor, Plant Ecophysiology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Day 2

Tuesday, June 8th

08:00-09:30​ - "How can science better inform public policy, governance and capacity building for water, food and health?"

Moderator:
Aurélien Dumont,
International Scientific Committee (ISC)

Co-moderator:
Pedi Obani
ISC

 

09:45-11:15 - "How can managing water in agriculture contribute to food security and public health?"

Moderator:

Mark Smith
Director General, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Co-Moderator:
Henning Bjornlund,
Research Professor, Water Policy and Management, University of South Australia & Chair, Science, Technology and Publication Committee, IWRA

11:30-13:00 - "How can we better manage water for food and public health in a changing world?"

Moderator:

Raya M. Stephan,
International Water Consultant, Deputy Editor-in-Chief Water International & Executive Board, IWRA

Co-Moderator:
Asma Bachikh,
Executive Board, IWRA & Consultant, World Bank Group

15:00-16:30 - "High Level Panel"

Moderator:
Rabi Mohtar,
Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Life Sciences, American University of Beirut & Professor, Environmental Resources, Engineering, Texas A&M

16:45-18:15 - "What opportunities lie in the improved cooperation between water, food, and public health sectors?"

Moderator:
Bassel Daher,
Research Scientist, Texas A&M Energy Institute

18:30-19:45 - "What are the synergies or trade-offs between ecosystem health and human health?"

Moderator:

Rabi Mohtar,
Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Life Sciences, American University of Beirut & 
Professor of Environmental Resources Engineering, Texas A&M

Co-Moderator:
Mary Trudeau,
Project Officer, IWRA

Day 3

Wednesday, June 9th

08:00-09:30 - "How can we better manage water for food and public health in a changing world?"​

Moderator:

Moderator:
Rabindra Osti
Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Co-Moderator:
Gary Jones,
Executive Board, IWRA

 

9:45-11:15 - "What opportunities lie in the improved cooperation between water, food, and public health sectors?"

Moderator:

Iman Nuwayhid,
Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut

 

11:30-13:00 - "What are the synergies or trade-offs between ecosystem health and human health?"

Moderator:

Dave Tickner
Chief Freshwater Adviser, WWF-UK

Co-Moderator:
Lesha Witmer,
Steering Committee (advocacy lead), Women for Water Partnership

 

15:00-16:30 - “FAO Special Session (Water Tenure)”

Moderator:
Benjamin Kiersch
Coordinator, Project “Knowing water better: towards fairer and more sustainable access to natural resources – KnoWat”, Land and Water Division, FAO

Co-moderator:
Sofia Ramirez Fionda,
Publishing and Communication Specialist, Land and Water Division, FAO

 

16:45-18:15 - “How can science better inform public policy, governance and capacity building for water, food and health?” ​

Moderator:

Lesha Witmar,
Steering Committee (advocacy lead), Women for Water Partnership

Co-moderator:
Pedi Obani,
Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Bradford

 

18:30-20:00 Closing Ceremony ​

Moderator:

Renée Martin-Nagle,
IWRA Treasurer; CEO, A Ripple Effect pllc; Special Counsel at Eckert Seamans; Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute

Co-Moderator:
Mary Trudeau,
Project Officer, IWRA