The IFC Conference Planning Team and our external FLOW 2011 Advisory
Committee worked hard to develop a unique and productive
conference program. Thanks to all!
Final Conference Program
Dinner on your own/Explore Town!
Linking Hydrology and Biology – Best Available Science
|Policy:||Flow Protection through Water Quality Law and Regulation|
|Public Dialogue:||Fostering Public Action - What's Social Marketing and How Can it Help?|
|Valuation in Depth:||What is a River Worth? - The Value Systems of Humanity and Nature Applied to Rivers and Streams|
5:30 – 8:30 pm – Socializing, Fish Fry Dinner, and IFC Silent Auction – Pavilion/Lawn (weather permitting); cash bar; live music
Paul Sloan, Deputy Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
Dr. Steve McMullin, University of Virginia
Upon registration, each conference participant will receive and calibrate a polling “clicker”. Dr. McMullin will provide an overview of how these will be used during the conference.
9:45 am - Networking Break (30 minutes)
- Resource and policy context (including the extent and manifestation of public rights to flow, i.e., how flows are valued in public policy)
- Approach to the flow quantification (i.e., the five ecosystem components - science, at the detail to intrigue and inform (but not lose) the lay folks)
- Efforts to determine, communicate, and incorporate the value of instream flow into the decision-making.
- Considerations of climate change if any (including the predictions attempting to respond to)
- The outcome, and the role of the flow-related valuation efforts in that outcome.
- Lessons learned, what they’d do differently next time, and advice to others
- Trends/What we can expect related to the issue context in the future; how to prepare
|FLOW 2011 - Valuation.pdf||1 MB|
|FLOW 2011 - case studies.pdf||1.02 MB|
|FLOW 2011 Program.pdf||1.48 MB|