Workshop Panelists

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Jerry Miller

National Academy of Sciences

Science and Technology for Sustainability Program

Director

Dr. Elva Escobar Briones

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Instituto de Ciencias de Mar y Limnologia

Director

Panel 1: Food-Energy-Water Nexus – A Fundamental Resource Challenge in an Evolving World

Dr. Rabi Mohtar

Texas A&M University

Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

TEES Endowed Professor

Dr. Bruce McCarl

Texas A&M University

Department of Agricultural Economics

Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics

Dr. Patricia Romero-Lankao

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Urban Futures, CSAP-RAL

Senior Scientist, Lead of Urban Futures Initiative

Dr. Gabriela  Muñoz Meléndez

El Colegio de la Frontera Norte

Departamento de Estudios Urbanos y Medio Ambiente

Profesora investigadora en Cambio Climático, Energía y Calidad del Aire

Dr. Lucy Mar Camacho

Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Department of Environmental Engineering

Professor

Panel 2: Resilient Urban and Rural Society in the Face of Climate Change

Dr. Pati Romero Lankao

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Urban Futures, CSAP-RAL

Senior Scientist, Lead of Urban Futures Initiative

Dr. Dr. Gian Carlo Delgado

National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Sciences and Humanities

Senior Researcher

Dr. Katya Wowk

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies

Senior Associate for Strategic Planning and Policy

Dr. Steve Bergman

Shell (retired)

Global Geology Upstream Exploration Research

Principal Regional Geologist

Panel 3: An Evolving Gulf of Mexico Influence on our Binational Future

Dr. Jim Gibeaut

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies

Endowed Chair for Coastal and Marine Geospatial Sciences

Dr. Salomon Diaz Mondragon

Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT)

General Direction of Environmental Policy, Regional and Sectorial Integration

Director of Environmental Spatial Planning

Dr. Porfirio Alvarez

Consorcio de Instituciones de Investigacion Marina del Golfo de Mexico y del Caribe (CiiMAR-GoMC)

Rectoria, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco

Secretario Ejecutivo

Dr. Lilia Gama

Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco

Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas

Professor

Dr. Richard McLaughlin

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies

Endowed Chair for Coastal and Marine Policy and Law