Tentative Schedule

8:00 am-8:30 am:  Informal coffee, light snacks 

8:30 am-8:45 am:  Brief introduction to Blue Gold and the workshop objectives

8:45 am-10:15 am:  SDSU Blue Gold research capabilities and example projects

10:15 am-10:45 am:  Coffee break

10:45 am-11:00 am:  Speaker: Eric Stein, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project

11:00 am-11:15 am:  Speaker: Dustin Harrison, San Diego River Conservancy

11:05 am-11:20 am:  Speaker: Wayne Chiu, San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board

11:25 am-11:40 am:  Speaker: Stephanie Gaines, County of San Diego

11:45 am-12:00 pm:  Speaker: Claudia Faunt, U.S. Geological Survey

12:00 pm-1:15 pm:  Lunch (provided for invitees) 

1:15 pm-1:45 pm:  Steven Welter, Vice President for Research & Dean of Graduate Affairs at SDSU 

1:45 pm-2:45 pm:  Breakout groups to identify research priorities 

2:45 pm-3:15 pm:  Coffee break

3:15 pm-4:00 pm:  Groups report back to main group 

4:00 pm-4:30 pm:  Summary and next steps 

4:30 pm-5:30 pm: Reception and student poster presentations, Sponsored by Geosyntec, Dudek and Rick Engineering