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John Sprankling
Title: Distinguished Professor of Law
Education: B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, J.D., University of California, Berkeley, J.S.M., Stanford University

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McGeorge Water Law Symposium 2017

March 11, 2017

McGeorge Water Law Symposium 2017

The State Water Resources Control Board Turns 50 (1967-2017): Integrating Water Quality & Quantity in the Golden State

Keynote Speakers: Justice Ronald B. Robie ’67, Third District Court of Appeal & Felicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Resources Control Board.

Presented by the McGeorge Water & Environmental Law Program.

Date & Time

Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Location

McGeorge School of Law — Lecture Hall

Presented by McGeorge Water & Environmental Law Program with support from:

  • Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP
  • Downey Brand LLP
  • El Dorado County Water Agency
  • Ellison, Schneider, Harris & Donlan
  • Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard
  • Spaletta Vineyards
  • Somach Simmons & Dunn
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • Water and Power Law Group PC

MCLE Credit

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, is a State Bar of California approved Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) provider. This program has been approved for 4.75 hours of general MCLE credit. McGeorge School of Law certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved educational activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of The State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

For reasonable accommodations, please contact us.

Agenda

Registration & Continental Breakfast
8 a.m.

Welcome, Recognition of Board Members, Keynote Introduction
8:45 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Morning Keynote
9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  • Justice Ronald B. Robie '67, Third District Court of Appeal

Panel 1: Water Quality & Allocation: SWRCB Overview & The Delta Water Quality Control Plan
9:35 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

  • Moderator, Professor Virginia Cahill, UC Davis
  • Nicole Kuenzi, Attorney, State Water Resources Control Board
  • Professor Holly Doremus, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Meredith Nikkel, Attorney, Downey Brand LLP

Panel 2: New Directions in Water Management: Enforcement & Data
10:55 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.

  • Moderator, Rob E. Donlan, Attorney & Shareholder, Ellison, Schneider, Harris & Donlan
  • Yvonne West, Attorney, State Water Resources Control Board, Office of Enforcement
  • Peter Prows, Attorney and Partner, Briscoe Ivester Bazel
  • Richard Roos Collins, Attorney and Principal, Water & Power Law Group PC

Lunch
12:05 p.m. to 12:55 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote
12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

  • Felicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Resources Control Board

Panel 3: The Groundwater-Surface Water Nexus & the SWRCB
12:55 p.m. to 2:05 p.m.

  • Moderator, Tina Cannon Leahy, Attorney, State Water Resources Control Board
  • Professor Richard M. Frank, UC Davis School of Law
  • Erik Ekdahl, Director, Office of Research, Planning & Performance, State Water Resources Control Board
  • Eric N. Robinson, Attorney and Shareholder, Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard

Symposium Closing Note
2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

  • Andrew H. Sawyer, Assistant Chief Counsel, State Water Resources Control Board

Reception
2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.