OC Water Summit 2014 Program

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.
Welcome & Pledge of Allegiance
Jeffrey M. Thomas
Director, Municipal Water District of Orange County
Stephen R. Sheldon
Director, Orange County Water District
Emcee: Benjamin Edwards
Vice President of Global Outreach, Hurley
David Ontko
Deputy Chief Counsel, Disneyland Resort
8:10 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
Session 1: Live and Let Die
Congressman Garamendi
United States House of Representatives, District 3
Paul Helliker
Deputy Director, Delta and Statewide Water Management, Department of Water Resources
8:40 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.
Session 2: You Only Live Twice – The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Bay Delta (the Delta)
The Historical Delta Presentation Video
Robin Grossinger, San Francisco Estuary Institute
The Future Delta
Curt Schmutte, Engineering Consultant, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
9:35 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Break
9:50 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
Session 3: From California with Love – Agriculture
Moderator: Sandra Schubert
California State Under-Secretary of Food and Agriculture
Speakers:
Charles Wolk Presentation
California Avocado Commission
Tim Neuharth Presentation
Steamboat Organic Farms
Joseph Del Bosque Presentation
Empresas Del Bosque, Inc.
10:55 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Session 4: Moneyraker – Business
Moderator: Benjamin Edwards
Vice President of Global Outreach, Hurley
Speakers:
Bruce Karas Presentation
Vice President Environment and Sustainability, North America, The Coca-Cola Company
Ben Edwards Presentation Video
Vice President of Global Outreach, Hurley
Daniel W. Boyd
Vice President, DR Horton Homes and 2013-2014 President of the Building Industry Association of Southern California
11:55 am – 12:15 p.m.
Break
12:20 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Lunch and Session 5: Thunderball: The Politics of the Water Bond
Video - Thirst
Speakers:
Rick Claussen
Partner, Redwood Pacific Public Affairs
Leo Wallace
Principal, Rally Public Affairs
Dave Puglia
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Communications, Western Growers Association
1:25 p.m.
Closing Remarks

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Table Sponsors:
Aleshire & Wynder; Black & Veatch; Metropolitan Water District of Southern California; Moulton Niguel Water District;
Poseidon Water; RBF Consulting; Santa Margarita; Townsend Public Affairs, Inc.; Yorba Linda Water District
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