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We hope to see you in San Marcos!

2013 Texas Groundwater Summit
August 27 - 29, 2013


ABCs of GCDs
Charles Porter -- Texas Water History
James Beach -- Groundwater Science
Jason Hill -- Groundwater Law
Larry French -- Current State of Groundwater Management
Bill Dugat -- Administrative Procedures 101

Legislative Staffer Panel
Tara Rejino
Arturo Ballesteros
Liz Fazio
Lynlie Wallace
Betsy Bird
Lisa Craven

GCD Panel

Kirk Holland -- Drought Response
Jim Conkwright -- Management Strategies (Panhandle)
Ken Carver -- Overcoming Challenges
Kathy Turner Jones -- Water Conservation/Management in Urban Areas
Gary Westbrook -- Management Strategies (East/Central Texas)
Adeline Fox -- Outreach and Education

Hydraulic Fracturing Panel

Steve Jester -- Oil & Gas Perspective
Leslie Savage -- Permitting
Ron Green -- Water Considerations
Drew Nelson -- Public Perceptions

Groundwater Management Practices
Kelly Mills -- PGMA Process and TCEQ's Role in Groundwater Management
Steven Young -- Modeling Groundwater and Management Plans
Stefan Schuster -- Groundwater Research and Technology
Brad Castleberry -- Conjunctive Use

New and Alternative Water
Todd Votteler -- Drought: Looking Back and Planning Ahead
Ed Archuleta -- Desalination
Kelley Neumann -- Aquifer Storage and Recovery
Todd Flanagan -- Weather Modification
Billy Kniffen -- Rainwater Harvesting

Administrative/Case Law Update
Bill Hutchison -- DFCs Demystified and GMA Status Update
Robert Mace -- TWDB Administrative Update
Carolyn Brittin -- State Water Plan and RWPG Updates from the Groundwater Perspective
Sarah Faust -- Case Law Update

Interim Charges/Groundwater Regulation
Brian Sledge -- Interim Charges and 2013 Legislative Outlook
Russ Johnson -- Groundwater Regulation
Billy Howe -- Groundwater Regulation
Greg Ellis -- Groundwater Regulation

Groundwater Interest Panel
Ronald Gertson -- Producer
Jay Evans -- Landowner/Rancher
James Earp -- Municipal User
Tommy Mathews -- Oil & Gas/Industrial
Lynn Sherman -- Water Marketer
Ken Kramer -- Environment
Mike Lemonds -- GLO

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