Leaders in Science and Technology Seminar Series - Water: A Global Security Issue for the 21st Century
(Greater Washington DC Metro Area)
Major General Richard Engel, director, Environment and Natural Resources Program Strategic Futures Group, National Intelligence Council, will discuss how the scarcity, control, and quality of water will shape global security issues in the next year, especially as it relates to public policy approaches.
Following Engel's presentation, a panel of three experts will lead a discussion based on his remarks. They are: Major General (Ret.) Bruce Lawlor, Enterprise Director, National Security Decision Informatics, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech; Stephen Schoenholtz, director, Virginia Water Resources Research Center and professor, Forest Hydrology and Soils, Virginia Tech; and J. Alan Roberson, director, Federal Relations, American Water Works Association.
A reception will follow the event.
The Leaders in Science and Technology Seminar Series is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, Virginia Tech, and the Office of the Vice President, National Capital Region.