The forum is part of a worldwide UN World Water Day program celebrating the importance of freshwater and sustainable water management.
LTI’s World Water Forum theme is ‘Securing the Foundation of Life: the Water-Food Web.’ The event will be held March 22 from 1:30 to 4:30 at the McGuffey Art Center in Room #11.
The Forum offers compelling presentations by a diverse group of highly regarded experts.
The keynote speaker is Jerry Yudelson, dubbed ‘Godfather of Green’ by Wired Magazine. Jerry’s newest book, Dry Run: Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis, describes the best ways to manage scarce water resources and handle upcoming urban water crises.
Cynthia Barnett, esteemed journalist on freshwater issues, calls for a water ethic for America in her new book Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis.
Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, is a respected and well-known voice at the forefront of public policy issues.
Food & Water Watch is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization working to keep our food and water safe, accessible and sustainable.
Senior editor at AlterNet and Editor of the book Water Matters: Why We Need to Act Now to Save Our Most Critical Resource, Tara Lohan is widely recognized as an eloquent, solution-focused voice in the call to action for our global water crisis.
VA Festival of the Book attendees are welcome to attend the Forum. Entry to the event is free. Seating is limited.
To attend the World Water Day Forum, please visit www.livingtechnologyinstitute.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.