Border Green Infrastructure Forum II Materials

OBJECTIVE

Build capacities on local authorities, private consultants and professionals’ interest in the strategies, technologies and approaches for Green Infrastructure, with the purpose of incorporating these concepts into the urban development public and private projects.

Agenda
Welcome
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild of Tucson
Maria Elena Giner, BECC General Manager
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Keynote Speaker 1. Event Introduction
Local Implementation of Green Infrastructure Programs
Keynote Speaker: Brad S. Lancaster
Co-founder, Desert Harvesters, Tucson, AZ
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Panel 1. Green Infrastructure and Localized Flood Control
Infrastructure Builds Community, Community Improves Infrastructure
James Riley, University of Arizona
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NOAA’s Experience with Green Infrastructure and Flood Impact Reduction: Assessing Green Infrastructure Costs and Benefits
Lori Cary-Kothera, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
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Downtown Links Corridor Project, Tucson, Arizona
Tom Fisher, City of Tucson and Brent Kirkman, HDR Inc
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Comments on Panel 1
Julio Lopez, CONAGUA, Hermosillo, Sonora
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Keynote Speaker 2. The Green Infrastructure Experience in Los Angeles, CA
L.A. Story: From Gray to Green in the Semi-Arid Megalopolis
Key Note Speaker:  CA. Edith De Guzman –TreePeople
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Panel 2. Legal and regulatory aspects
The municipal experience- case study of El Paso
Fred Lopez, City of El Paso
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The Social Process for System Change Toward a Green Infrastructure Approach
Mead Mier, Pima Association of Governments
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Legal Thoughts from the Mexican Municipal Perspective
Luis R. Vera and Fernanda Peñaloza, Vera & Asociados, México, DF
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Comments on Panel 2
José Gutierrez, CONAGUA
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GI Precursors: Pima County Native Plant Program
Julia Fonseca, Pima County Sustainability Office
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Keynote Speaker 4. Human and Community Health Benefits of Green Infrastructure
Green Infrastructure Benefits on Human and Community Health
Richard Jackson
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Panel 3. Road and Parking Lot Design
Sustainable Road Design and Multipurpose Roads
Sheina Hughes, Stantec
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Glendale’s Park and Ride pervious pavement Project
Tom Kaczmarowski, City of Glendale
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Experience of Road Design in Cócorit, Sonora
Mónica Escobedo, Ecomunidad A.C., Cócorit, Sonora
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Comments to Table 3
Vicente Lopez Urueta
Instituto Municipal de Investigación y Planeación Cd. Juarez, Chih.
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Keynote Speaker 5. Green Infrastructure Economic Aspects
Economic Studies of Green Infrastructure in Tucson
Keynote Speaker: Irene Ogata
Urban Landscape Manager City of Tucson 
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