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Appendix A Agenda for the Colloquium on Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States July 12, 2007 The National Academy of Sciences Building Lecture Room 2100 C St. N.W. Washington, D.C. 7:30–8:30 Breakfast available in the Great Hall 8:30–8:45 Break 8:45–9:00 Welcome and brief introductions Jerry Schnoor (U. of Iowa) Steve Parker (WSTB) 9:00–9:15 Introductory remarks—setting the context Otto Doering (Purdue) Topic #1: How much additional water, if any, might be required to grow different kinds of biomass? Is there going to be “enough” water to produce as much biofuel as we want where we want it? 9:15–10:15 9:15 Initial presentation Noel Gollehon (USDA/ERS) 9:35 Discussants Rick Allen, (U. Idaho–Kimberly); Steve Kaffka, (UC–Davis) 9:55 Open discussion Dara Entekhabi (MIT) 63

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64 Appendix A Topic #2: What are the possible, or likely, water quality effects associated with increases in growing different kinds of biomass? 10:15–11:15 10:15 Initial presentation Rick Cruse (Iowa State) 10:35 Discussants Janice Ward (USGS); Liz Marshall (WRI) 10:55 Open discussion David Tilman (University of Minnesota) 11:15–11:30 Break Topic #3: What will be the water requirements of the production plants themselves, and what water quality problems may be associated with them? 11:30–12:30 11:30 Initial presentation Mark Holtzapple (Texas A&M) 11:50 Discussants Dennis Keeney (IATP); Fran Kremer (EPA/ORD) 12:10 Open discussion Ted Hullar (Cornell) 12:30–1:30 Lunch Topic #4: What are new and promising agricultural practices and technologies that might help us out by cutting water use or minimizing pollution? 1:30–2:30 1:30 Initial presentation Wendy Graham (University of Florida) 1:50 Discussants Richard Nelson (Kansas State University) Mark Alley (Va. Tech) 2:10 Open discussion Ed Hiler (Texas A&M)

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Appendix A 65 Topic #5: What policy, regulatory, and legal changes might help moderate any water use conflicts and mitigate any water quality issues? 2:30–3:30 2:30 Initial presentation Daniel de la Torre Ugarte (University of Tennessee) 2:50 Discussants Wally Tyner (Purdue); Craig Cox (Soil and Water Conservation Soc.) 3:10 Open discussion Otto Doering (Purdue) 3:30–3:45 Break 3:45–4:45 Guided discussion—“Key Themes” Jerry Schnoor (U. of Iowa) 4:45 p.m. Adjourn

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