Great Lakes Week 2015 Webcast Schedule

Great Lakes Week 2015 Webcast Schedule
September 27, 2015 GLN Editor
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Great Lakes Now will webcast highlights from the Great Lakes Commission 2015 Annual Meeting and the Great Lakes Restoration Conference – View the Schedule >

Monday Sept 28   |   Tuesday Sept 29 |   Wednesday Sept 30

Monday September 28, 2015

Time Session Description On Demand
10:30am CT Report from the Great Lakes Protection Fund Russell Van Herik, Executive Director, Great Lakes Protection Fund Play ►
11am CT Keynote Address Jeff Malehorn, President and CEO, World Business Chicago Play ►
11:30am CT Keynote Address Stan Meiburg, Acting Deputy Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Play ►
12:10pm CT Opening Remarks & Welcome to Illinois Jon Allan (MI), Acting Chair, Great Lakes Commission; Tim Eder, Executive Director, Great Lakes Commission Play ►
12:15pm CT Special Welcoming Remarks Honorable Richard Durbin, U.S. Senator, Illinois Play ►
1pm CT Rebroadcast – Keynote Address Stan Meiburg, Acting Deputy Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Play ►
1:30pm CT Keynote Address Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works); Play ►
1:42pm CT Invasive Species and the Chicago Area Waterway System Panelists: Kevin Irons, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Paul Dierking, HDR Engineering Play ►
12:15pm CT The Path Forward Tim Brown, Chicago Area Waterway System Advisory Committee, David St. Pierre, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago; Ben Brockschmidt, Illinois Chamber of Commerce; Joel Brammeier, Alliance for the Great Lakes Play ►
3pm CT Discussion with Commissioners of the Great Lakes Commission and Great Lakes Fishery Commission Commissioners from the Great Lakes Commission and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission. Play ►
Recorded 9:45am CT Keynote Address Christine St. Pierre, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie for the Province of Quebec Play ►

Tuesday September 29, 2015

Time Session Description On Demand
9:45am CT Opening Remarks & Welcome to Chicago Panelists: Todd Ambs, Campaign Director, Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition; Lynn McClure, Midwest Regional Director, National Parks Conservation Assoc.; Mike Shriberg, Great Lakes Regional Exec. Dir., National Wildlife Federation; Kristy Meyer, Managing Director of Agricultural, Health, and Clean Water Programs, Ohio Environmental Council Play ►
10:45am CT Restoring Diversity in the Indiana Dunes Panelists: Daniel Mason, Ph.D., Wetland Scientist, Botanist at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore; Gia Wagner, Natural Resources Branch Chief, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore; Cathy Martin, Parks Program Coordinator, Save the Dunes

#INDunes

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11:45am CT Healing Fractured Water in Urban Environments Panelists: Bill Carr, Ontario Associate Commissioner, Great Lakes Commission; John Jackson, Great Lakes Commission (Ontario); Christine Zimmer, Senior Manager, Watershed Protection & Restoration, Credit Valley Conservation; Harriet Festing, Director, Water Program, Center for Neighborhood Technology; Aaron Koch, Deputy Commissioner for Sustainability, City of Chicago Department of Water Management

#Algae

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12:30pm CT Rebroadcast: Special Welcoming Remarks Honorable Richard Durbin, U.S. Senator, Illinois Play ►
12:45pm CT Keynote Speech Chris Adamo, Chief of Staff, White House Counsel on Environmental Quality Play ►
1:30pm CT Great Rivers Chicago — Reconnecting Chicago and its Rivers MarySue Barrett, President, Metropolitan Planning Council Play ►
2:30pm CT Urban Green Infrastructure: Barriers and Opportunities Panelists: Shawn McElmurry, Associate Professor, Wayne State University; Greg Holman, Data & Assets Manager, Detroit Land Bank Authority; Khalil Ligon, Southeast Michigan Outreach Coordinator, Alliance for the Great Lakes; Valerie Strassberg, Urban Conservative Director, The Nature Conservancy

#GreenInfrastructure

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3:40pm CT Solving a Great Binational Challenge: Lake Erie Algal Blooms Panelists: Jill M. Ryan, Executive Director, Freshwater Future; Lindsay Telfer, Director, Canadian Freshwater Alliance; Kristy Meyer, Managing Director of Agricultural, Health & Clean Water Programs, Ohio Environmental Council; Michael Murray, Staff Scientist, National Wildlife Federation

#Algae

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Wednesday September 30, 2015

Time Session Description On Demand
9:00am CT The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Promise: Engaging the Region for Swimmable, Fishable, and Drinkable Great Lakes Panelists: Joel Brammeier, President, Alliance for the Great Lakes; Kathryn Buckner, President, Council of Great Lakes Industries; John Jackson, Project Manager, Greater Lakes: Reconnecting the Great Lakes Water Cycle; Dereth Glance, Commissioner, International Joint Commission

#GLWQA

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10:15am CT Environmental Justice: Busted Myths & Burgeoning Solutions Panelists: Simone Lightfoot, Regional Urban Initiatives, National Wildlife Federation; Ernest Coverson, Regional Director, Amnesty International; Mary Mulligan, Brownfields Specialist, Office of Env. Affairs, City of Gary, Ind.; Kim Wasserman-Nieto, Organizing & Strategy Director, Little Village Environmental Justice Org.

#EnviroJustice

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11:15am CT Joint Session with the Great Lakes Fishery Commission: Invasive Species and the Chicago Area Waterway System Introduction of commissioners to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission Play ►
11:40am CT Great Rivers Chicago: A Comprehensive Plan Panelists: Josh Ellis, Program Director, Metropolitan Planning Council; Kim Wasserman-Nieto, Organizing & Strategy Director, Little Village Environmental Justice Org.; Carol Ross Barney, Ross Barney Architects; Paul Ozinga, Ozinga Materials; Mike Kelly, General Superintendent & CEO, Chicago Park District;

#GreatRiversChi

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1:15pm CT A Complicated Connection – Re-envisioning the Chicago Area Waterway System Panelists: Joel Brammeier, President, Alliance for the Great Lakes; Frank Manzo, IV, Policy Director, Illinois Economic and Policy Institute; Erika Witzke, Freight, Transportation, and Policy Consultant, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.; Debra Shore, Commissioner, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

#AsianCarp

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