Past Conferences

2011 Conference

Connected by the Colorado

December 14-16, 2011


December 14

Colorado River 101: Equalization Implementation

  • Terry Fulp, Lower Colorado River Deputy Regional Director, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Engineering & Technology Colloquium: Cyber Security

Legal Colloquium: Tribal Water Issues

Public Affairs Colloquium: Social Networks

December 15

Welcome and Business Meeting

Video Presentation: Connected by the Colorado Connected by Weather

Connected by Preservation – Prairie Waters Project; San Juan River Endangered Fish Species; Central

Arizona Project Recharge

Connected by Purpose – Yuma Wetlands; Recreation; Rural Uses; Native American Tribes

Connected by Boundaries – Perspectives on the Cooperative Binational Discussions; Impacts of the 2010 Mexicali Earthquake, Setting the Stage for Binational Collaboration; Desalting Plant Test Operation & Cooperative Monitoring Program

December 16

Connected by Power: Navajo Generating Station

Secretary of the Interior

  • Ken Salazar, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior

Assistant Secretary for Water and Science

  • Anne Castle, Assistant Secretary for Water and Science, U.S. Department of the Interior

Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs

  • Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary–Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior

Bureau of Reclamation Report and Discussion

  • Michael Connor, Commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Closing Remarks