Principal Consultant Robinson helping to plan the "Shared Challenges in Water Management & Urban Development"

Mandarin Environment's Principal Consultant, John Robinson is helping plan University of Chicago's US-China Forum on Water Management & Urban Development.  The forum is scheduled for October 13-14 in Chicago. 

Tentative Agenda. 

   I.          Opening Reception (Evening 10/13)

     II.          Shared Challenges in Water Management & Urban Development, Chicago & [Chinese City to Be Determined] (Morning 10/14)

a.     David St. Pierre (tentative) & Chinese Official (TBD)

b.     Moderator: TBD

    III.          Policy Panel Discussion: Developing and implementing policies to address water challenges (Morning 10/14)

a.     Prof. Mark Templeton, Dr. Ma Zhong (tentative), Dr. Scott Moore (tentative)

b.     Moderator: TBD

   IV.          Engineering &Technology Panel Discussion: How are innovations in engineering and technology helping to address water challenges? (Morning 10/14)

a.     Panelists: Dr. Seth Darling, Dr. Yonglong Lu, Dr. May Wu, Dr. Junhong Chen

b.     Moderator: Matthew Tirrell

     V.          Lunch

   VI.          Roundtable Discussion with Scientists, Policy Administrators, & Industrialists: Coordinating Perspectives & Expertise to Address Water Challenges in Urban Development (Early Afternoon 10/14)

a.     Forum participants with discussion moderated by Steve Edwards (tentative)

VII.          Closing Address: Water & Development – Perspectives from Industry (Afternoon 10/14)

a.     Hongmei Wu (Chairman and CEO of Beijing Scinor Water Technology. Ltd) and Douglas M. Baker (Chairman and CEO of EcoLab) – both tentative.