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California Water Topic of Geography Conference

All Points of the Compass Nov. 21

Nov. 10, 2014

WHAT:

California water is one of the topics of discussion during All Points of the Compass, Cal State Fullerton's annual geography symposium. The event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:

Friday, Nov. 21
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Cal State Fullerton, Titan Student Union's Portola Pavilion
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

HIGHLIGHTS:

This year, a keynote panel will discuss "California Water: Past, Present & Future." Speakers include:

  • David Carle, author of "Introduction to Water in California and Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around the World," who will discuss California's historical water choices
  • Joe Berg, water use efficiency programs manager at the Municipal Water District of Orange County, who will talk about water efficiency and conservation measures
  • William Hunt, executive director of operations at Orange County Water District, who will discuss the Groundwater Recharge System as a water source in Orange County

Two other sessions will feature talks on everything from maternal mortality to a Mozambican medicinal plant, presented by Geography Department students, alumni and faculty members, including Robert A. Voeks , professor of geography, a 2013-14 Fulbright Fellow and author of three books on ethnobotany.

PARKING:

$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit. Details are available online

MORE INFO:

Additional details, including a full program, are available online, by emailing csufgeography@gmail.com or calling 657-278-3161.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Sarah Muñoz, 657-278-3801

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