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Agenda: The Water-Energy Nexus

A Public Meeting on the Quadrennial Energy Review, Hosted by the United States Department of Energy

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Doors Open 8:00 A.M. PST
San Francisco City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102


8:00 AM - Doors Open


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Opening Remarks

  • Dr. John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Mike Connor, Deputy Secretary of the Interior

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Panel 1: An Increasing Urgency to Act on the Water-Energy Nexus

  • Peter Gleick, President and Co-Founder, Pacific Institute
  • Rob Oglesby, Executive Director, California Energy Commission
  • John Andrew, Deputy Director, Climate Change, California Department of Water Resources
  • Adnan Mansour, GPM - Monitoring Solutions, GE Water and Process Technologies
  • Nathan Bracken, Assistant Director and General Counsel, Western States Water Council
  • Marcus Griswold, Ph.D., Water Resources Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval, California Public Utilities Commission

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Panel 2: Integrating Water and Energy Operations, Policy and Planning: Lessons Learned and Remaining Challenges

  • Eric Schmitt, Vice President, Operations, California ISO
  • Alex Coate, General Manager, East Bay Municipal Utility District
  • Randal Livingston, Vice President, Power Generation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Frank Lodge, Ph.D., Director, Center for Water-Energy Efficiency, University of California at Davis
  • Marcie Edwards, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • Jim Herberg, General Manager, Orange County Sanitation District
  • Keegan Moyer, Western Electricity Coordinating Council

12:30 PM - Open Mic for Public Comment

  • The public will have an opportunity to make 5-minute statements for the record.