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The Center for Houston’s Future engages the general public in policy issues that will impact the future of the region. This June, July, and August of 2016 we will focus on water issues in our Houston region. Learn more about the series below, and scroll down to see additional ways to get involved with the Center.


Featured Summer Salon series:WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE- Drinking, Rising, Surging. A 3-part series of breakfast discussions bringing big-picture thinkers and regional leaders together for a deep-dive into our community indicators and next steps. 

UP NEXT:
Summer Salon 3: SURGING WATER- Storm Surge Protection and Response will be held on August 10th from 7:30am to 9:15am at the Junior League of Houston.
SUMMER SALON GOLD SPONSOR: DANNENBAUM ENGINEERING, Inc.
Media Sponsor: Houston Public Media

Moderator:
JOSHUA ADAMS, Executive Director of Houston Public Media Operations
Adams serves as Vice President of the Houston Area Local Communications Committee charged with oversight and activation of the Emergency Alert System (EAS)
in southeast Texas, and he also serves on the Board of Directors of Houston Regional Amber Plan, the Amber Alert activator for southeast Texas.

Panelists:
PHILIP BEDIENT, Director of the SSPEED Center at Rice University; MONTY HEINS, Operations Site Manager at Dow Houston; CHRIS SALLESE, Coastal Programs Coordinator at Dannenbaum Engineering; and LEN WATERWORTH, Maritime Administration at Texas A&M/Galveston

Register today!

PAST SALONS:
Summer Salon 1: DRINKING WATER wrapped up on June 7th. Listen to highlights here
Summer Salon 2: RISING WATER on July 13th from 7:30am to 9:15am at the Junior League of Houston, will feature moderator Dave Fehling, Energy and Environment Reporter at Houston Public Media; panelists include Stephen Costello, City of Houston Flood Czar; Mary Anne Piacentini, Executive Director, Katy Prairie Conservancy; Bishop Shelton Bady, Senior Pastor, Harvest Time Church; and Ed Wolff, President, Ed Wolff Realtors.




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