The 14th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit

February 28, 2012

“Brokering Solutions: Science, Economics, and Environmental Policy.”

  • Lunch Keynote Speaker -- Eric Schwaab (Assistant Administrator for Fisheries for the National Marine Fisheries Service with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Lake Ray (State Representative, Member of Waterways Commission, former Chair Duval County delegation, and current President of the First Coast Manufacturers Association)
  • Walter (Tony) Rosenbaum, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Florida and Interim Director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service)
  • Joseph Tomain (Dean Emeritus and the Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati School of Law)  
  • Stephen A. Bortone, Ph.D.  (Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council)




13th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit 
Economics, Ethics, and the Environment
Coastal School of Law Environmental Summit to be held this Thursday, Nov 3rd. Registration on bottom of this flyer >2011 Northeast Florida Environmental Summit -- Agenda (Final).pdf2011 Northeast Florida Environmental Summit -- Agenda (Final).pdf   
Co-hosted by Florida Coastal School of Law & Jacksonville University


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Summit Agenda


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Power Point Presentations

Robert Brinkman –Chair, Department of Geography, University of South Florida.
Groundwater issues on global & national scales

Cynthia Barnett - Senior Writer, Florida Trend magazine, and author of “Mirage”
Water Sustainability & the Future of Florida

Lincoln Davies –Associate Professor of Law, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Assured Water Supply Laws; Finding a Place in the East for an emerging Western Model?

Lee DeHihns - Alston & Bird's Environmental and Land Use Group
Water Wars  Use, Conflict & the Future

Segundo Fernandez –Shareholder, Oertel, Fernandez, Cole & Bryant, P.A.
The Growth Management Implications of Florida’s Water Supply Concurrency Requirement

Philip Reeder - Director of Environmental Science and Policy Program, University of South Florida
Karst Landscapes: The Interaction of Groundwater and Rock

Joanne Mossa - Associate Professor of Geography, University of Florida.
Surface water geology; and riparian and fluvial systems

Itzchak Kornfeld –Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Florida Coastal School of Law
Allocation of Water in an Age of Transformation & Droughts

Keith Rizzardi –Managing Attorney at South Florida Water Management District
Water Resources and Challenges in Florida

Stephen Walsh –Biologist, United States Geological Survey at Gainesville, Florida
Relationship of Flow to the Aquatic Faunas of Florida Rivers, Springs, and Estuaries

Paden E. Woodruff - Environmental Administrator, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
The Role of the Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems in Hurricane Response