Program

 

8:00 AM Registration Opens
9:00 AM Opening and Announcements,
Laura Trevelyan, BBC World News America
9:10 AM Welcome,
Jeffrey D. Sachs,
The Earth Institute, Columbia University
9:20 AM Keynote Presentation
Good Derivatives: Water, The Next Frontier
Richard Sandor, Environmental Financial Products LLC
9:40 AM The World at Risk: Water Scarcity

How can we provide fresh water to meet the food and energy needs of 9 billion people?

Moderated by Laura Trevelyan
John Briscoe, Harvard University
Mark Cane, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Upmanu Lall, Columbia Water Center
Brian Richter, The Nature Conservancy
10:20 AM Solutions from the field (Skype)

Raman Ahuja, Independent Advisor (formerly working with Unilever, FieldFresh Foods & Firmenich S.A.), India
10:30 AM Safe Water in Developing Countries

Moderated by Laura Trevelyan
Vijay Modi, Columbia University
Jeffrey D. Sachs, The Earth Institute
11:00 AM Solutions from the Field (Skype)

Francisco de Assis de Souza Filho, Columbia Water Center, Brazil
11:10 AM The Role of Corporations: Promoting Partnerships to Provide Access to Clean, Safe Water

Moderated by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Richard Delaney, PepsiCo Inc.
Sue Tsokris, PepsiCo Foundation
11:40 AM Event Ends