Plenary Agendas

Opening Plenary Session, Tuesday, March 26, 2019

8:30 Welcome to the 11th National Monitoring Conference
Susan Holdsworth, EPA and Gary Rowe, USGS
8:35 Welcome to Denver
Devon Buckels, Greenway Foundation
8:45 EPA Perspectives on Monitoring for Clean Water Act Implementation
John Goodin, Director, EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
8:55 Address from DOI
Kiel Weaver, DOI, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science
9:15 Turning water quality data into information
Robert Hirsch, Research Hydrologist Emeritus (USGS)
10:00 Charge to Conference Participants
Gary Rowe, USGS and Susan Holdsworth, EPA


Awards/Plenary Luncheon, Thursday, March 29, 2019

12:00 Lunch
12:30 Video: Water Quality Portal Testimonials
12:40 Presentation of Council Awards
Chris Bellucci, CT Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection
1:05 Introduction for the Internet of Water
Sandra Connors, Deputy Director, EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
1:15 Building the Internet of Water (IoW): Enabling Sustainable Water Resource Management with Open Water Data.
Peter Colohan, Executive Director of the IoW, Duke University
1:50 Closing Remarks
Gary Rowe, USGS and/or Susan Holdsworth, EPA