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U.S. EPA Collaborative Science and Technology Network for Sustainability - CNS - Progress Review Workshop

Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge
1900 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, VA 22209

October 18 19, 2005

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Tuesday, October 18
8:00 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 8:45 a.m. Welcome (PDF)
Gary Foley

Director, National Center for Environmental Research, ORD, EPA
8:45 9:00 a.m. Introduction to the Program and Meeting (PDF)
Diana Bauer

National Center for Environmental Research
9:00 11:15 a.m. Project Round Robin - 10 minutes per project

Integrating Water Supply Management and Ecological Flow Water Requirements
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Colin Apse, The Nature Conservancy

Ecological Sustainability in Rapidly Urbanizing Watersheds: Evaluating Strategies Designed To Mitigate Impacts on Stream Ecosystems
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Meo Curtis, Montgomery County
Laura Craig, University of Maryland

Sustainability of Land Use in Puerto Rico
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Maria Juncos-Gautier, Universidad Metripolitana
Enrique Lopez, Universidad Metripolitana

Industrial Ecology, Pollution Prevention, and the New York/New Jersey Harbor
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Marta Panero, New York Academy of Sciences

Moving Toward Sustainable Manufacturing Through Efficient Materials and Energy Use
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Terri Goldberg, Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Rick Reibstein, State of Massachusetts

Multi-Objective Decision Model for Urban Water Use: Planning for a Regional Water Re-Use Ordinance
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Paul Anderson, Illinois Institute of Technology

Transforming Office Parks to Transit Villages
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Steve Raney, Cities21

Using Market Forces To Implement Sustainable Storm Water Management
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Jim Middaugh, City of Portland

Sustainable Sandhills: A Plan for Regional Sustainability
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
Jon Parsons, Richard Perritt and T.L. Griffin, Sustainable Sandhills

Bringing Global Thinking to Local Sustainability Efforts: A Collaborative Project for the Boston Metropolitan Region
Abstract | Presentation (PDF)
James Goldstein, Tellus Institute
11:15 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 12:30 p.m. Panel 1: Public and Multi-Sector Decision-Making

How do you bring in the public, local government, industry, and non-profits into understanding problems and potential solutions and opportunities? How can you best make effective, proactive decisions in diverse groups?

Larry Weinstock EPA Office of Air and Radiation (PDF)
Charles Lee EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance (PDF)
Marta Panero NYAS (PDF)
Steve Raney Cities21 (PDF)
12:30 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 2:30 p.m. Panel 2: Smart Growth and Water Resources Protection

What are some principles/technologies/analyses that can be applied to developing the built environment that have implications for water resources? What are some analytical or management approaches to ensure water is available to people and ecosystems in the right quantity, quality, and timing?

Jim Middaugh City of Portland (PDF)
Allison Roy - EAP Office of Research and Development (PDF)
Lynn Richards EPA Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation (PDF)
2:30 3:30 p.m. Panel 3: Spatial Analytical Methods and Future Scenarios

How can you use spatial analytical methods to understand the relationship between the built environment and the natural environment over time? How can this understanding inform decision-making? How can exploring a range of possible futures inform development decisions and/or technical designs or solutions?

James Goldstein Tellus Institute (PDF)
Denis White EPA Office of Research and Development (PDF)
Tim Johnson EPA Office of Research and Development (PDF)
Meo Curtis Montgomery County, Maryland (PDF)
3:30 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 5:15 p.m. Breakout Session Discussions

1. Public and Multi-Sector Decision-Making Jefferson Room

2. Smart Growth and Water Resources Protection Shenandoah C

3. Spatial Analytical Methods and Future Scenarios Board Room
5:15 5:45 p.m. Report Outs
5:45 p.m. Adjourn
Wednesday, October 19, 2005
AM Individual Project Meetings (a.m.)
12:30 p.m. Dutch Treat Lunch for Grantees and Hosts (Optional)
Aria Restaurant
On the plaza at 13th and Pennsylvania Avenue
Ronald Reagan Building
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