One World One Water Events
All of the following events are free and open to the public!
Who: Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist
What: Nolan Doesken presents weather and climate data, Colorado climate history, and drought information for long term climatic conditions in Colorado.
When: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. till 10:45 a.m.
Where: Tivoli 320 AB
Why: With an increasing concern towards drought conditions in Colorado, Nolan Doesken presents our current drought state and their long term affects.
Who: The One World One Water Center, Denver Water, The Environmental Protection Agency, Colorado Foundation for Water Education, and more!
What: The Spring Fling Festival at MSU Denver offers tables of information for water industries and how to get involved with different organizations.
When: April 17-18, 2013
Where: Auraria Campus
Why: This Water Festival provides MSU Denver students with information about the water field to spark possible interests and passions for water involvement.
"National Project WET Conference"
Who: The One World One Water Center is a host for the National Project WET Conference
What: The Water Education for Teachers conference is a week-long event involving speakers, pre-conference field expereince, and networking opportuinites for those intersted in our world's most vital resource.
When: August 7, 2013 8:00am through August 9, 2013 5:00pm
Where: SpringHill Suites at Metro State University of Denver
1190 Auraria Parkway Suite A
Denver, CO 80204
Why: The National Project WET Conference brings those who are interested and invested into supporting the worlds most natural resource to increase student success in STEM courses and best practices for water education in and beyond the classroom. For more information, click here.
"Gas Well Fracking"
Who: Peter Ornstein, former Deputy Regional Counsel for the EPA
What: Informational presentation on the issue of hydraulic fracturing.
When: September 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Tivoli room 320 ABC
Why: Water usage during fracking.
"Preparing for a Water Court Trial"
Who: Steve Witter, ACWWA
What: This event will discuss what water court is and why Colorado has a water court.
When: October 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: St. Cajetan's
Why: There many issues and challenges regarding changing water rights.
Who: Marie Zanowick, Engineer for the EPA
What: This presentation will focus on nature's time-tested framework for sustainabilty.
When: November 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: Tivoli room 320 AB
Why: Water conservation.
Past Supporting Events
"Politics, Policy and Colorado Water"
Who: Elizabeth McVicker, Managment Assistant Professor
What: A short course on the laws governing the allocation of water resources, administrative processes affecting water distribution, and policy considerations influencing water decisions will be conducted.
When: Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. till 6:30 p.m.
Where: Student Success Building
Why: Generate awareness on the policies and politics of water resources and distribution.
Who: Dr. Jim White, Fellow and Director of INSTAAR
What: Dr. White specializes in global change, paleoclimate dynamics, and biogeochemistry. This presentation will reflect Dr. White's specialties, while addressing the critial issue of how our climate is rapidly changing.
When: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. till 3:15 p.m.
Where: Tivoli 640
Why: Awareness towards the critical issue of climate change is essential to understanding where our water future is headed.
"Water and the Arts"
Who: Featuring MSU Denver students
What: A symposium to address the theme of water and the environment. Including smart water design, diverse visual arts, dance, poetry and live music.
When: February 25-26, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. (Both Days)
Where: Tivoli Turnhalle
Why: Presenting an opportunity for students to express their artistic views on our most important resource, water.
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Who: Featuring MSU Denver students
What: A film inspired by limited water resources.
When: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Why: With our changing climate and limited water resources, this film looks at current water trends.
"AWRA (American Water Resource Association) Young Professionals in Water Event"
Who: American Water Resource Association
What: Reception and Social Networking Opportunity.
When: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m.
Where: MSU Denver Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center
Why: This event allows MSU Denver students to network with other young professional in the water industry to create long lasting connections and learn more about this growing field.