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Great Lakes Triennial Meeting Agenda


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International Joint Commission

Triennial Meeting Milwaukee

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

8:00 am – 9:45 am

Crystal Ballroom, Hilton City Center 

Purpose:  To inform and engage the public regarding the draft Lake Erie Ecosystem Priority report as part of an extensive consultation process that will include additional public meetings around Lake Erie in Canada and the U.S.

Format:  Following a video presentation about the draft LEEP report, panelists will give short reaction to the draft report (3 minutes) and then the moderator will open up the discussion to the audience for interaction with the panel.

Proposed Agenda

8:00 am                Welcome (IJC commissioner)

8:05 am                Video presentation of draft LEEP report (Introduced by IJC Commissioner)

8:20 am                Panel Opening Statements (introduced by IJC Commissioner)

                            (Panelists to highlight one key finding or recommendation.)

Dr. Carol Miller, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Wayne State University

Bill Davis, consultant, former executive director, State Environmental Leadership Program and Wisconsin’s Environmental Decade (Clean Wisconsin).

Dr. Sue Watson, Research Scientist, Environment Canada

Dr. Don Scavia, Graham Family Professor of Environmental Sustainability, University of Michigan

Gail Hesse, Executive Director, Ohio Lake Erie Commission

Carrie Vollmer-Sanders, Western Lake Erie Basin Project Director, The Nature Conservancy

8:40                        Audience questions and interaction with panel (moderated by IJC Commissioner)

9:40                        Concluding remarks and next steps (IJC Commissioner)

9:45                        Session concludes