Michigan’s Municipal Water Infrastructure: Policy Choices and Issues Conference
The “Michigan’s Municipal Water Infrastructure: Policy Choices and Issues” conference is being sponsored by a consortium of universities across the state, with the hope of bringing a voice of academic research and analysis to the topic of municipal water policy in the state (particularly relevant in the face of the crisis in Flint). Faculty will present on a range of issues: from water supply engineering issues to municipal funding needs to health and environmental impacts to state and federal regulation.
For more information and to register, please visit http://events.anr.msu.edu/MMWI/ This conference is free, however space is limited so please register early to secure your spot.
This conference is co-hosted by: Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan State University, Oakland University, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Dearborn, University of Michigan Flint, and Wayne State University.
8:30 – 9:00 AM ----- Registration with Coffee & Pastries
9:00 – 9:05 AM ----- Welcome
Water Infrastructure Engineering, Economics, and Regulation Panel
9:05 – 9:35 AM ----- Dr. Jan Beecher, Dr. Carol Miller & Dr. Krista Wigginton
9:35 – 10:05 AM ----- Q & A
10:05 – 10:20 AM -----Break with Coffee & Pastries
Policy and Investment Aspects of Municipal Infrastructure Panel
10:20 – 10:50 AM -----Dr. Jacob Lederman, Dr. Eric Scorsone & Dr. Joe Hamm
10:50 – 11:15 AM -----Q & A
Consequences of Infrastructure Failure
11:15 – 11:45 AM -----Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD
11:45 – Noon ----- Q & A