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2022 Mississippi Water Resources Conference

Preliminary Agenda

DAY 1: Tuesday, April 12
1:00-4:30 pm Registration Mill Conference Center
4:30-8:30 pm Welcome Reception Dudy Noble Field
DAY 2: Wednesday, April 13
7:00-8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast Mill Conference Center
8:00-11:00 am Welcome & Introduction to MSU/IHE Delft/Hague Roundtable

Irrigation & Field Management: Dr. Drew Gholson, National Ctr for Alluvial Aquifer Research / MSU

Surface & Alternative Water Use/Reuse: Dr. Michele Reba, Research Hydrologist USDA / Arkansas State Univ.

Hydro forecasts/climate-water in Cent. Asia: Dr. Abror Gafurov, Hydrologist CAWa, Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam

Working group on exploring partnerships in food-water resilience in Cent. Asia; with John Matthews of AGWA

Plenary: recap and way forward from working group; with John Matthews

11:00 am-12:00 pm CONCURRENT SESSION 1 Click to View
12:00-1:30 PM Lunch with speaker

Michele L. Reba, PhD, PE, Research Hydrologist, Lead Scientist, Acting Research Leader, Delta Water Management Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Jonesboro, AR

1:30-2:30 pm CONCURRENT SESSION 2 Click to View
2:30-2:45 pm Break
2:45-3:45 pm CONCURRENT SESSION 3 Click to View
3:45-4:00 pm Break Mill Conference Center
4:00-5:00 pm CONCURRENT SESSION 4 Click to View
5:00-7:00 pm Reception, Poster Competition Exbihit Hall
DAY 3: Thursday, April 14
7:00-8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast Mill Conference Center
8:00-10:50 am Welcome & Introduction

Groundwater/Aquifers: Dr. Dana Porter, Professor & AgriLife Extension agri engineering, Texas A&M Univ.

Groundwater/Aquifers: Cathy Janasie, Senior Research Counsel at Natl. Sea Grant Law Ctr./ Univ. of Mississippi

Cooperation/water and food security: from (Tajikistan TBC); Presentation & Discussion

Working group discussion on exploring partnership action in groundwater + view on UN 2023 Water Conference, with the Netherlands and Tajikistan; Henk Ovink, NL Special Envoy for Water Affairs & John Matthews of AGWA

Plenary recap and way forward from working group; with Henk Ovink

11:00-12:00 pm CONCURRENT SESSION 5 Click to View
12:00-1:30 pm Lunch, Student Awards, Keynote

Dr. David Shaw, Provost and Executive Vice President

1:45-2:30 pm MWRRI Advisory Board Meeting Mill Conference Center
Student Posters
Professional Posters


Emerald Sponsors

Delta Health Alliance MS State University Exxtension Service

Platinum Sponsors

C.C. Lynch and Associates MS State University Extension Service

Diamond Sponsors

Advanced Drainage High Yield Ag Solutions

Gold Sponsors

Horizon Ag J.R. Simplot Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Pace Labs Weyerhaeuser