2011 Conference

Connected by the Colorado

December 14-16, 2011

Conference Highlights

December 14


Colorado River 101: Equalization Implementation -Terry Fulp, Lower Colorado River Deputy Regional Director, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation


Engineering & Technology Colloquium: Cyber Security


Legal Colloquium: Tribal Water Issues


Public Affairs Colloquium: Social Networks


December 15


Welcome and Business Meeting


Video Presentation: Connected by the Colorado Connected by Weather


Connected by Preservation: Prairie Waters Project; San Juan River Endangered Fish Species; Central


Arizona Project Recharge


Connected by Purpose: Yuma Wetlands; Recreation; Rural Uses; Native American Tribes


Connected by Boundaries: Perspectives on the Cooperative Binational Discussions; Impacts of the 2010 Mexicali Earthquake, Setting the Stage for Binational Collaboration; Desalting Plant Test Operation & Cooperative Monitoring Program


December 16


Connected by Power: Navajo Generating Station


Secretary of the Interior: Ken Salazar, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior


Assistant Secretary for Water and Science: Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior


Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs: Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary–Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior


Bureau of Reclamation Report and Discussion: Michael Connor, Commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation


Closing Remarks