Workshop Agenda

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Evening networking reception

Thursday, March 9, 2017

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Breakfast networking

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Welcomes

9:15 - 10:15 AM

Keynote: Sustainable use of the Gulf of Mexico: Need for US-Mexico Collaboration

Dr. Elva G. Escobar-Briones,Director, Instituto de Ciencias de Mar y Limnologia, UNAM

10:15 - 10:30 PM

Break

10:30 - 12:00 PM

Panel 1: Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A fundamental resource challenge in an evolving world

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Keynote: Sustainability at the U.S. National Academies vis-a-vis the Global Context

Dr. Jerry Miller, Director, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 - 3:30 PM

Panel 2: Resilient and sustainable urban and rural society in the face of climate change

3:30 - 3:45 PM

Break

3:45 - 5:15 PM

Panel 3: An evolving GOM influence on our binational future- metrics for decision making

5:15 - 5:45 PM

Synthesis session (Vanegas)

6:00 - 8:30 PM

Reception and dinner

Friday, March 10, 2017

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Breakfast networking

9:30 - 10:00 AM

Facilitator Charge: Dr. Jorge Vanegas, Dean, Texas A&M University College of Architecture

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Working group breakout sessions

Working Group 1: Water-Energy-Food Nexus (Leads: Mohtar and Romero-Lankao)

Working Group 2: Climate change on urban and rural societies (Leads: McCarl and Wowk)

Working Group 3: Metrics for measuring a sustainable GOM (Leads: Gibeaut and Miller)

11:30 - 12:30 PM

Breakout Reports

12:30 PM

Lunch

Afternoon

Free to enjoy the Hacienda Santa Clara or visit San Miguel de Allende