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Outline for workshop facilitation done October 4, 2012 at the Dutch Embassy in Washington DC on developing a collaboration of universities in the US along with their counterparts in the Netherlands. …

Outline for workshop facilitation done October 4, 2012 at the Dutch Embassy in Washington DC on developing a collaboration of universities in the US along with their counterparts in the Netherlands. From this collaboration would spring a knowledge exchange platform using the university institutes dealing with water, adaptation and resilience.

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  • 1. The US-Netherlands Connection Program Academic Teams Program Workshop October 5, 2012 Royal Netherlands Embassy, Washington DC
  • 2. Agenda Agenda10 AM Welcome by Embassy & introductions of meetingparticipants10:30 AM Collaboration objectives11:00 AM The Dutch Perspective – Dale Morris, Senior EconomicAdvisor, Dutch Embassy will moderate a discussion with Dutchparticipants teleconferenced12:00 PM Working Lunch – The Interest Matrix – Group willdevelop a matrix of focus based on interests of the individualinstitutes. This will facilitate developing a meaningful experiencefor those who make up each knowledge exchange team and howthose teams branch out to interest centers
  • 3. Agenda (cont.) Agenda1:45-2:15 Breakouts: refining the focus & division of labor Subgroup composition, topics & questions Remember: websites, teleconferences Proposal:2:15-2:30 Report: seek consensus 3:00 PM Fundingopportunities3:30 PM Review assignments and Adjournback Interim and final outputs – Plenary (travel) sessions, Reports, recommendations,white papers, data accumulation & dissemination
  • 4. Agenda (cont.) Agenda1:45-2:15 Breakout sessions: Focus & division of labor Committee formats and responsibilities Funding and Sponsorships Websites – creating a virtual community through our cluster site and using CAKEX as a repository Science Policy – Both from a legal and operational perspective Business/EconomicsInterim and final outputs – Plenary (travel) sessions, Reports,recommendations, white papers, data accumulation &dissemination3:00 PM Funding opportunities3:30 PM Review assignments and Adjourn
  • 5. Introductions• Netherlands Embassy• Florida Earth Participants• University Representatives• Agency Representatives• Private Sector
  • 6. Florida Earth International Programs• UNESCO-IHE/Florida Earth Partnership• Comparative Water Law Course for Law Schools• US-Netherlands Connection Project’s Professional Teams Program• US-Netherlands Connection Project’s Academic Teams Program
  • 7. PBS Documentary
  • 8. UNESCO-IHE “The Institute for Water Education”• Located in Delft, the Netherlands• Type 1 UNESCO Center as a JV with Netherlands – MSc and PhD degrees in Water Disciplines – Designed to benefit developing countries• Approximately 220 Masters and 150 PhD candidates• Approximately 120 countries
  • 9. UNESCO-IHE/Florida Earth Partnership• Begun in 2005• Over 110 alumni• Student now professor, Dr. Leonardo Alfonso• MOU based Signing of UNESCO-IHE/Florida Earth MOU in March 2005
  • 10. 2012 Hydroinformatics Students
  • 11. Comparative Water Law Course• Begun in 2011• Three Law Schools – St. Thomas University – Barry University – Ave Maria University• Doubled in size in 2012
  • 12. US-Netherlands Connection Project Professional Teams Program• Begun in 2007• Two teams in 2010 and 2011 – Engineering team with USACE – Policy Team with USGS & USGCRP• One team in May 2012 w/ both interest groups
  • 13. US-Netherlands University Collaboration “The Linnean Group”• Interdisciplinary education & research: – Engage graduate students, faculty, water professionals and business sustainability officers; train future leaders• Continuing long-term global exchange: – Start with Florida & Netherlands – Plan for global program – Directed towards developing urban coastal world – Target audience: coastal community – business & gov’t
  • 14. US-Netherlands University Sea Level Rise Adaptation Collaboration• Resource for solutions: – Website: shared information; literature review & existing info – Initial output: identify the players, and the missing partners • Web-based seminar series: Room for the River / Living with Water; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact • Focus on urban coastal infrastructure in Florida and the Netherlands. Explore the local risks, environment, needs, economy, governance? • Netherlands: who is engaged in the dialogue, and why? • Florida: who is missing, and why should they be participating? – Future outputs: ask & answer questions • Directed towards needs of sponsors? • Dreaming big: case studies in London, Venice, India, China, Jakarta – Use interdisciplinary networks & skills – Benefit from deliberative Dutch decisionmaking approach
  • 15. SKILLS AND INTERESTSSt. Thomas Smithsonian Stanford Woods Duke Nicholas School:Envtl Sustainability; Research ecologists: Institute: 300 graduate envtlnegotiation, citizen GCC & blue carbon; Interdisc. Solutions; students, 62 faculty;suits, law, ethics, values Florida mangroves; Ecosystem services; energy, economics,and barriers people, landuse, adaptation planning; hydrology, GCC & shorelines, estuaries grey vs. green carbon sequestration,UNH / Paul: interdisc, infrastructure; coastal ecosystems,water mngt, microfin & Tufts/Richard: water modeling; food security peat accretion & SLRW.Africa; decision mngt as connector for & envt; freshwateranalysis & urban grad schools; law,adaption diplomacy, engr, health; GCC adaptation; IWRMRice Shell Center: CH2M Hill: LSU: coastal wetlands & Suzanne / Netherlands:interdisc. Envtl interdisciplinary skills & sustainability; comparativeresearch; Gulf Coastal training of future geomorphology; perspectivescience consortium leaders; confront policy interdisciplinary & Netherlands & Va &(consensus driven); challenge (ie. NC law social sciences nexus; Cali; cultural & languageStudy & research re: requiring no SLR Training future issuessocial & economic consideration)indicators
  • 16. Participant Skills & InterestsAZ State Jennifer: NOAA Laura: Climate USC Int’l perspective EBA (Tacy, Jeff): PublicGlobal Inst. Program Office, (Iraq salt marshes); / relations, editing, riskSustainability: supports science & Northeastern: fisheries management,280 sustainability provides US info; focus, collaboration sustainabilityscientists; research coastal services center with U.Amsterdam; connections to bottominstitute & school; in Charl, SC focus on urban & regional policy line & sustainabilitybroad range of SLR; part of US agencyinterests, adapt to decision-makingprogram needs; GCC consortium; fisheries,faculty with int’l shellfish & SLRperspectives; wraparound decision theatreto visualizeZurich (Lindene): use Corps (Andy) ops; R&D; UCSB Bob: water mngt, Jantienne: comp.collaboration info; disaster mngt & SLR; coastal & fisheries; GCC; studies; promoteovercome $$ barriers to coastal change & grad intern prog & outputs withinsustainability; effects; ecosystem visiting scholars Netherlands;Enhance policy & services; H2o supply; exchange; science, Dale: facilitate the plandecision analysis; need species; economic policy & negotiation & for US-Neth connection,uniformity; quality data policy assessments; decisionmaking stopping the bad& info repository & use urban water interface; information; educate &(akin to Defense); modeling; training! IWR inform re: cost-benefit info, assistance, int’l analysis
  • 17. Interim and Final Outputs Reports, recommendations, white papers, data accumulation & dissemination• http://usnc.tallyfox.com• http://cakex.org• http://globalchange.gov• http://sense.nl
  • 18. Plenary Sessions Who, Where and How• US Institutes in the Netherlands – http://www.floridaearth.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=pa ges.2012USNC& – Duration? – Concept of one initial team that spokes out if desired by individual institutes• Netherlands Institutes in US – First program in South Florida – Everglades for natural systems perspective – Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties for a built environment perspective
  • 19. Timeline• Early October 2012 - Organizational meetings of the US Institutes Academic Advisory• Committee and the SENSE Institutes Advisory Committee• Late October 2012 - Complete budget development & allocation of financial responsibility• December 2012 - Selection of USNC Academic Teams Members• January 2013 - Release of CAKEX-USNC website section• March-April 2013 -Knowledge Exchange Preliminary Trips by U.S. & Netherlands directors• May 2013 - Florida Earth distributes pre-program materials• Late June 2013 - USNC American Team in the Netherlands• Mid July 2013 - USNC Dutch Team in the US• Late August 2013 - USNC American Team Report Due• Late September 2013 - USNC Dutch Team Report Due• 2014? - Development of Combined Collaboration Report?
  • 20. Committee Formats & Responsibilities• Funding and Sponsorships• Websites – creating a virtual community through our cluster site and using CAKEX as a repository• Science• Policy – Both from a legal and operational perspective• Business/Economics
  • 21. Funding OpportunitiesGrants? TeamPIRE Stan/KeithNSF BrianAID PaulGIF Clint/RobertGreenfund DebbieIGRTLincoln Land InstituteSocioeconomicEnvironmental Center(Annapolis MD) SENCYNATOClimate Consensus (Zurich)IWRBOAshell
  • 22. Next stepsFEF Tasks Other• Bios • Plan next meeting, including• Webinars Dutch universities – Living with Water • Expand group to add (Netherlands) planners, economists, policy – South Florida Regional officials Climate Compact• Expand Professionals program allow exchange student participation

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