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GIWS member to deliver distinguished lecture at international water resources conference

Patricia Gober will deliver a lecture at the International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management 2016 in Bochum, Germany

An internationally-recognized affiliated faculty member of the Global Institute for Water Security will be delivering The Peter Loucks Lecture at the International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management 2016 in Bochum, Germany.

Patricia Gober, a professor of Public Policy in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, will be delivering a talk entitled “Why we need a new paradigm for water resources modelling and management.”

The Peter Loucks Lecture “is given by scientists who provided outstanding contributions to the field of water resources assessment and management,” according to the conference, which runs from May 18 to 20.

Gober’s current activities center on climate adaptation and water resources management in the USA and Canada. She has directed the National Science Foundation’s Decision Center for a Desert City which studies water management decisions in the face of climatic uncertainty in Phoenix, AZ.

For more information on the conference, click here.

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