Monday, January 30, 2017

Water Resources & Policy: Exploring the Risks, Benefits and Opportunities for Conservation Workshop

Date & Time
Monday, March 20, 2017
8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Session I & II   8:30 am
Economic Research Service first floor auditorium
355 E Street SW
Washington, DC  20024

Lunch & Session III:    12:00 pm
Capitol Visitors Center - Senate Room SVC 212-10

The purpose of this workshop is to inform congressional staff, agency staff and other research analysts about research on water quantity, water quality, and related policy being conducted by agricultural economists and engage in an interactive dialogue on research needs and priorities for future research useful for policy development. The intended beneficiaries of this exchange are various stakeholders affected by Farm Policy, researchers, and policy-makers. The workshop will bring together representatives from academia, research organizations, government agencies, and congressional staff for presentations on and discussions about the current state of science, current knowledge gaps, and policy constraints. To encourage the participation of those outside academia, one member on the organizing committee is from a government agency.

Expected Outcomes:
After the workshop, the organizing committee will prepare a summary report and resulting recommendations to be submitted as an AEPP perspectives article or published as a white paper on the AAEA-ENV website.

Advance registration is required.  Please complete the registration form and email, send or fax to the AAEA Business Office. 

Registration Deadline:  March 10, 2017

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