PROGRAM DAY 1

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

8:00 – 5:00 REGISTRATION (Exhibitor Area)

10:00 – 10:30 WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS (Kon Tiki)

Honorable Greg Cox, District 1 Supervisor, San Diego County

Steve Aceti, Executive Director, California Coastal Coalition

Susan Brodeur, President, CSBPA

10:30 – 12:00 PLENARY SESSION (Kon Tiki)

Robin M. Grossinger, Environmental Scientist, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Eric Stein, Principal Scientist - Biology Department, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project

Designing Resilient Coastal Landscapes: Learning from the Past, Envisioning the Future

Letitia Grenier, Science Coordinator, San Francisco Bayland Goals Climate Change Update

How Do We Restore Dynamic Estuarine Wetland Systems in a Century of Rapid Climate Change?
Lessons and Ideas from the San Francisco Bay and Delta Estuary

12:00 – 1:15 LUNCHEON – Kon Tiki

Skyli McAfee, Executive Director, Ocean Science Trust

Ocean Acidification in the California Current: Causes and Implications

1:30 – 3:00 SESSION BLOCK 1

Session 1A – Designing Resilient Coastal Landscapes: Learning from Past, Envisioning Future
Moderator: Erin Beller, San Francisco Estuary Institute

Erin Beller, San Francisco Estuary Institute
Historical Reconstruction of Estuarine Diversity and Variability in Northern San Diego County

Scott Dusterhoff, Stillwater Sciences
Sustainable Restoration Strategies Informed by Historical Morphologic Change: Santa Clara River Estuary, Ventura County, CA

Mike Hastings, Los Peñasquitos Lagoon Foundation
Los Peñasquitos Lagoon and its Watershed: A Case Study in Using Historical Ecology to Guide Enhancement Efforts

Jeff Crooks, Tijuana Estuary National Estuarine Research Reserve
Using Temporal Perspectives to Guide Adaptive Management and Long-term Planning in the Coastal Wetlands of Southern San Diego

Session 1B – Water Quality I
Moderator: Richard Beck, SWS/RBF Consulting

George Robertson, Orange County Sanitation District
Orange County Sanitation District September 2012 Outfall Diversion Monitoring Results

Erica Seubert, University of Southern California, Department of Biological Sciences
Phytoplankton Community Response to a Nearshore Shallow Effluent Discharge Event

Kathleen Mary Brickner, Mira Costa College
What Is BPA?

Session 1C - New Approaches to Project Funding
Moderator: Susan Brodeur, County of Orange

Howard Marlowe, Marlowe & Company
New Approaches to Planning and Financing Water Resource Projects

Alyssa Hall, Julianna Trowbridge, Alex Tamura, University of California, Santa Barbara Associated Students Coastal Fund
Funding Your Next Project: How to Navigate the University System for Funding and Interns

Ariana Katovich, Earth Island Institute
Innovative Conservation Financing: What are the Options?

Gerald Comati, BEACON
WRDA 2013 - New Federal Authority to Fund RSM Projects on the Coast of California

3:00 – 3:30 BREAK (Exhibitor Area)
3:30 – 5:00 SESSION BLOCK 2

Session 2A - Wetland Restoration
Moderator: David Cannon, Everest International Consultants

Nick Garrity, ESA PWA
Ballona Wetlands Restoration: Recreating Estuarine Habitats in Los Angeles

Kimberly Garvey, Moffatt & Nichol
Colorado Lagoon Restoration – Phase I Complete!

Peter A. Bowler, University of California, Irvine
The History and Future Plans of Restoration at the University of California Natural Reserve System's San Joaquin Marsh Reserve

Mike Hastings, Los Peñasquitos Lagoon Foundation
Stakeholder Driven Update to Los Peñasquitos Lagoon Enhancement Plan

Session 2B - Water Quality II
Moderator: Cristina Bourassa, University of New Hampshire

Randal Orton, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
Why Malibu Creek is so Salty: A Case Study in Biogeochemistry

Stephanie Kawecki, Loyola Marymount University
The Prevalence of Antibiotic Insensitive Bacteria (AIB) in Waters of the Lower Ballona Creek Watershed, Los Angeles, CA

Brandon Steets, Geosyntec Consultants
QMRA Screening Estimates for Southern California Water Bodies – Where Might QMRAs be Worth the Investment?

Session 2C - Youth Outreach
Moderator: Christine Quigley, University of California, Santa Barbara

Frances Kinney, The Ocean Foundation
Ocean Connectors: Connecting Youth for Conservation

Pauline Martinson, I Love a Clean San Diego
Educating for Results – High School Watershed Education Program

Carla Pisbe, Ocean Discovery Institute
A Collaborative Approach to Connect an Urban Community to Science, the Natural World, and Conservation

5:30 – 7:30 RECEPTION – Kon Tiki (Non-hosted Bar)

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