Northwestern University

May
24
Wed 9:30 AM

SECOND ANNUAL WATER IN ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST SYMPOSIUM

When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM  

Where: Rebecca Crown Center, Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Susan Black   847.467.9287

Group: Northwestern Center for Water Research

Co-Sponsor(s):
Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Category: Academic

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Description:

SECOND ANNUAL WATER IN ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST SYMPOSIUM:

REGIONAL WATER SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE

Session One: 9:30 am to 11:45 am

Jean Cahan, Director/Chair, Norman and Bernice Harris Center for Judaic Studies, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Explaining and Resolving Water Security Tensions in the Middle East: What Can the Humanities Contribute?

Hussein Amery, Director of the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies and Associate Professor of International Studies, Colorado School of Mines
Threats to Water Security in the Gulf Arab States

Yoram Cohen, Distsinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
Advances in Water Treatment and Desalination Technology in Israel: Regional Global Benefits and Challenges

Session Two: 1:15 pm to 3:45 pm

Naftali Lazarovitch, Associate Professor, Wyler Department for Dryland Agriculture, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Irrigation Studies in Arid Environments: From Measurements and Models Towards Sustainable Crop Production

Neda Zawahri, Associate Professor, Political Science, Cleveland State University
Adapting to Climate Change in the Middle East

Seth Snyder, Water Initiative Leader, Argonne National Laboratory
The State of Technology for Producing Clean Water

 

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