SESSION 13: Physical and Social Processes Responsible for Water and Food Security Risks

Session 13, Thursday, 27 January at 8:30 AM.

(Joint between the Presidential Sessions, the 17th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice, and the 36th Conference on Hydrology)

This is a panel session devoted to exploring the physical and/or social processes leading to increases in water and food security risks in the past, present, and future, including land surface changes, impacts of extreme events, diversions and their impact on transboundary agreements, as well as presentations focused on approaches to enhance food and water security.

The panel will be moderated by Tim Galludet CEO, Ocean STL Consulting


 Upmanu Lall, Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering and Director, Columbia Water Center, Columbia University

Marshall Shepard, Distinguished Professor and Director, Atmospheric Sciences Program, University of Georgia

Sally Yozell, Senior Fellow and Director of the Environmental Security Program, Stimson Center

Aaron Salzberg, Director, The Water Institute, University of North Carolina