Arizona State University’s Global Institute of Sustainability to Host Rain Bird’s Ninth “Intelligent Use of Water” Summit

Rain Bird announced that it has partnered with Arizona State University’s (ASU’s) Global Institute of Sustainability to discuss sustainability and global water-scarcity issues at the upcoming “Intelligent Use of Water Summit IX.” Scheduled for September 3, 2008 at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., the two-hour environmentally focused symposium will provide insight and perspective on the future of global water-management programs, policies, initiatives, trends, and strategies.

Moderated by John D’Anna, senior editor for The Arizona Republic, the summit is a unique opportunity for environmental and water management thought leaders to engage in an open-forum discussion about the challenges faced by citizens, corporations and countries as it relates to a sustainable water supply. The ninth “Intelligent Use of Water Summit” will convene the following panelists:

Doug Bennett – water conservation manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority (Las Vegas, Nev.)
Charles L. Redman – director, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University (Tempe, Ariz.)
Patricia Gober – co-director, Decision Center for a Desert City and Professor, School of Sustainability, School of Geographical Sciences, Arizona State University (Tempe, Ariz.)
Richard G. Little – director, The Keston Institute for Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy, University of Southern California (Los Angeles, Calif.)