Integrity of Creation Conference: The Global Water Crisis

Duquesne University, Power Center. Sep. 27-28, 2017.

Schedule - pdf

Wednesday September 27.

• 7:00pm. Welcome Remarks by Duquesne University President Ken Gormley.

• 7:10pm. Introduction of Speaker.

• 7:15pm. Plenary Presentation.
                 Nancy G. Love, Ph.D. Borchardt and Glysson Collegiate
                 Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University
                 of Michigan.

                 Presentation Title: Water Infrastructure in Shrinking and
                 Expanding Cities:The Impact on Water Quality and
                 Public Health. 


Thursday September 28.

• 8:00am. Welcome and Introduction.

• 8:15am.   Plenary Presentation.
                   Robert Glennon, J.D., Ph.D. Regents' Professor and Morris K. Udall
                   Professor of Law and Public Policy, Rogers College of Law,
                   University of Arizona.

                   Presentation Title: Moral Stewardship of Our Most Precious Resource: Water.


• 9:45am.  Break

• 10:00am. Plenary Presentation.
                   Hussein A. Amery, Ph.D. Associate Professor, International
                   Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado.

                   Presentation Title: The Water, Food, and Energy Nexus in the
                   Middle East: A Focus on Saudi Arabia.


• 11:30am. Lunch at Tables.

• 12:00pm. Plenary Presentation.
                   Bishop Mário Clemente Neto, CSSp, Brazil.

                   Presentation Title: Living the Preservation of Nature in the Amazon.

• 1:30pm. Break.

• 1:45pm.  Plenary Presentation.
                  Rachel Hart Winter, Ph.D. Director, Siena Center, Dominican
                  University, River Forest, Illinois.

                  Presentation Title: Our Parched Earth: A Catholic Ecofeminist
                  Response to the Global Water Crisis.


• 3:15pm. Break.

• 3:30pm.  Plenary Presentation.
                   Richard Piacentini, Ph.D. Executive Director, Phipps Conservatory,
                   Pittsburgh (and colleagues).

                   Presentation Title: Sustainable Water Conservation Strategies in a  
                   Living Building.


• 5:00pm. Social.