Oka ' 2020 Conference 

Blocks of topics:

Economic Development/Water Innovation and Technology

· Xplosafe

· CNI

· BoR in Alamagordo

· I2e

· Cowboy Technologies

· Contrare?

· Addage?

· SBIR grants

· World Water Works

· Panel on commercialization

· Panel on companies who have successfully commercialized

· Panel on needs of communities for technology (example, Tishomingo)

· Virtual tours of companies/agencies that have water innovation/technology (dirty jobs concept): fisheries, Corps of Engineers, CNI

Soil Health/Water Sustainability

· Emmons, Jackson, Coffey, Goodson, O’Daniel panel

· Noble Research Institute—Jim Johnson, Amy Hays

· Jim Bradbury—water easements

Agency Updates/Policy Directives

· OWRB, DEQ, ORWA, OCC, ODWC

· National RWA

· Elected officials

· Sec. Ken Wagner

· RSKERC—Dr. Ann Keeley

Projects

· TNC—ecosystem services

· NEON

· ASA Hydrology Study

Guest Speakers

· Gov. Anoatubby

· Dr. Hank Jenkins-Smith regarding EPSCoR

Interactive Session

· Hot topics/breakout rooms—defined by survey prior to conference

· Q & A—following a block of speakers to address any questions as a result of the presentations

 
 

© 2020 by Laura Brigger, Oka'
 

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