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Institute of Water Research

2017 The Great Lakes:
Moving Michigan Forward


When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Where: Auditorium, Kellogg Center

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.


SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Please plan on attending the 27th annual Great Lakes Conference. The Great Lakes: Moving Michigan Forward, incorporates ideas generated by Michigan State University's Water Moves, a university-wide initiative fostering scientific innovation and cultural and artistic expression inspired by water. The conference is co-sponsored by Michigan State University's Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and Institute of Water Research; Michigan Sea Grant Extension, and the Office of the Great Lakes, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Partial funding has been provided through the Water Resources Research Program, US Geological Survey and Michigan Sea Grant Extension. The program is part of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week.

SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Who Registered?

 

Agenda

9:00am
Welcome and Introduction - Office of the Great Lakes, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Lansing
9:15
Global Water Issues - Dr. Joan Rose, Professor and Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing
9:45
Moving the Water Strategy Forward: Next Steps for Michigan - Jon Allan, Director, Office of the Great Lakes, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Lansing

10:15
BREAK
10:45
Agricultural Phosphorus and Lake Erie: Perspectives from between the Land and Lake - Laura Johnson, Director of the National Center for Water Quality Research, Heidelberg University, Tiffin, OH
11:30
Innovations in Water Monitoring using Drones - Justin Booth and Robert Goodwin, Center for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services, Department of Geography, Michigan State University, East Lansing
12:15
Lunch (on your own)
1:30
Green Infrastructure and Arts in the Wild - Pat Lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner, Lansing, MI
2:15
Rip Currents, Safety, and Human Health - Ron Kinnunen, Extension Educator, Michigan Sea Grant Extension, Michigan State University, Marquette, and Robert Pratt, Retired East Lansing Fire Marshall, East Lansing
3:00
BREAK
3:15
Great Lakes, Dark Skies - Achieving Positive Change by Keeping it Dark in Michigan - Mary Stewart Adams, Program Director, Headlands International Dark Skies Park, Mackinaw City, MI
3:45
Acoustic Telemetry in the Great Lakes - Lisa Peterson, PhD Student, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing
4:15
Adjourn