09.11.2017: Italy-Florida Scientific Exchange WORKSHOP on “Water and environmental global challenges: International water infrastructure and security”

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The Workshop “Water and environmental global challenges: International water infrastructure and security” was jointly organized by the Water Resource Research and Documentation Centre (WARREDOC) of Università per Stranieri di Perugia and University of Florence on november 9th 2017 in occasion of the visit of a US delegation from the Institute of Water and Environment (InWE) of Florida International University (FIU) .
The Workshop was hosted by Università per Stranieri di Perugia at Palazzo Gallenga, in Piazza Fortebraccio.
The recorded videos of the event sessions are available at the WARREDOC Youtube Channel.
 
Agenda

10am-10:45am Opening remarks – Session VIDEO HERE
Giovanni Paciullo, Rector of Università per Stranieri di Perugia
Giovanna Zaganelli, DSUS Department Director, Università per Stranieri di Perugia
Diego Zurli, Regione Umbria
Stefan Uhlenbrook, UNESCO WWAP
Workshop Introduction
Fernando Nardi, WARREDOC Università per Stranieri di Perugia
Todd A. Crowl, FIU SERC/InWE/CREST Director
Fabio Castelli, University of Florence
10:45am-1:00pm Round table: Issues and challenges – Session  VIDEO HERE
Michela Miletto, UNESCO WWAP
Giuseppina Monacelli, ISPRA
Angelo Viterbo, Regione Umbria
Sergio Formica, Provincia di Perugia
Filippo Maria Soccodato, AGI (Associazione Geotecnica Italiana)
Carlo Ferranti, Central Apennine Hydrographic District
Francesco Napolitano, Sapienza University of Rome
Rita Teutonico, FIU Associate Dean/representative of CASE
Maria C. Donoso, FIU InWE / International Programs – UNESCO Chair Initiative
1:00pm-2:30pm Social event: Lunch break
2:30am-4:00 pm Round table: solutions and science – Session  VIDEO HERE
Elena Bresci, University of Florence
Orazio Carpenzano, Sapienza University of Rome
Fabio Castelli, University of Florence
Todd A. Crowl, FIU SERC/InWE/CREST Director
Fernando Nardi, WARREDOC Università per Stranieri di Perugia
Connected from the US (Video conf call)
Assefa Melesse, FIU CASE
Piero Gardinali, FIU InWE/ CREST
Shahin Vassigh, FIU CARTA
Jim Fourqurean, FIU InWE/MERC
Luca Marazzi FIU SERC
Closing remarks: Wrap up by moderators with input from all participants
Acknowledgements
Workshop organizers [Fernando Nardi (Università per Stranieri di Perugia WARREDOC Director), Fabio Castelli (Dean of School of Engineering, University of Florence), Todd A. Crowl (FIU InWe Director), Maria C. Donoso (FIU InWE / International Programs – UNESCO Chair Initiative), Rita Teutonico (FIU Associate Dean/representative of College of Arts, Sciences & Education)] wish to thank Università per Stranieri di Perugia Rector Giovanni Paciullo, Department of Social and Human Science Director Giovanna Zaganelli, Regione Umbria (Direzione regionale Governo del territorio e Paesaggio, Protezione civile, Infrastrutture e mobilita) Coordinator Diego Zurli,  UNESCO World Water Assessment Program WWAP Coordinator Stefan Uhlenbrook, Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA) Water JPI/EU fundings Office coordinator Giuseppina Monacelli for the institutional support and the participation to this initiative. A special thank to Workshop co-organizers and participants: Elena Bresci (University of Florence, Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Systems Management – GESAAF), Orazio Carpenzano (Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Architecture), Francesco Napolitano (Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering),  Sergio Formica (Province of Perugia), Filippo M. Soccodato (Italian Geotechnical Association), Carlo Ferranti (Central Apennine Hydrographic District), Angelo Viterbo (Regione Umbria). The work of WARREDOC team members Fabrizio Focolari, Cristina Mercuri, Antonio Annis, Francisco Febronio Pena and the support of all workshop speakers and participants is gratefully acknowledged (list in the Workshop Agenda tab).
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