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Looking to the Future: Pros and Cons of Proposed Solutions

May 8, 2008
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education Building
Stanford University campus, Palo Alto

Free admission no tickets required!

A discussion between David Freyberg, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, and Brent M. Haddad, Founder and Director of the Center for Integrated Water Research at the University of California, Santa Cruz

Primer of background information

 

Speakers

David Freyberg

David Freyberg is Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Associate Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences (by courtesy) and Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment (by courtesy). A hydrologist and water resources specialist, Freyberg studies reservoir sedimentation and hydrology, dam decommissioning, surface water-ground water interactions, contaminant transport prediction in spatially variable aquifers, aquifer storage and recovery, ephemeral streamflow and recharge, and learning under distance-learning formats and during undergraduate laboratory research experiences.

Brent Haddad

Brent Haddad is Director of UC Santa Cruz's Center for Integrated Water Research and Professor of Environmental Studies. He studies water policy, economics, and communications. His research topics currently include urban and regional water planning, drought water reliability, and climate change and water planning. He holds PhD (Energy and Resources) and MBA (Business and Public Policy) degrees. He sits on numerous advisory panels for universities, NGOs, and the private sector. He has published widely on water and energy policy, and climate change, and has won public service and teaching awards.

 

Parking & Directions

Location: Cubberley Auditorium, School of Education Building, Stanford University. The School of Education Building is located off the east side of the Main Quad next to the Bing Wing of Green Library.

Public transportation: Caltrain users can access Stanford's free shuttle, Marguerite, which meets most trains at both the Palo Alto and California Avenue stations. The Valley Transit Authority (VTA) runs buses from points south of Stanford to Palo Alto. SamTrans runs buses from most points north of Stanford and five of their lines serve Stanford as well.

Driving directions to the Stanford Campus:

From Highway 101 North & South:
Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the university. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus. There is metered parking in a lot on the right side Galvez Street, just past Memorial Way. A few hundred feet beyond this lot, Galvez ends at Serra Street, where there is more metered parking. The Visitor Information Center is in Memorial Hall, which is across from Hoover Tower on Serra Street. Please check parking signs carefully and note that most parking is monitored Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

From Highway 280 North & South:
Exit 280 at Sand Hill Road, heading east. Make a right turn on Santa Cruz Avenue, then a left turn onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left at the second stoplight, Campus Drive East. Continue around Campus Drive East and turn left when you reach Serra Street, at the gas station. Follow Serra Street until it ends at Galvez Street. Turn right onto Galvez and look for the first parking lot on your left, which has public, metered parking. The Visitor Information Center is in Memorial Hall, which is across from Hoover Tower on Serra Street. Please check parking signs carefully and note that most parking is monitored Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

From El Camino Real:
Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto). As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Go through one traffic light, and turn left onto Campus Drive at the first stop sign. Turn right at Galvez Street, the next stop sign. There is metered parking in the lot between Memorial Hall and the Economics building. The Visitor Information Center is in Memorial Hall, which is across from Hoover Tower on Serra Street. Please check parking signs carefully and note that most parking is monitored Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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