The Dialogue's 24th Annual Statewide Meeting

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Water Dialogue at 25:

Honoring Our Past/ Planning Our Future




New Mexico Water Dialogue 24th Annual Meeting

Balancing Our Water Needs: Adjudication and Alternatives

January 11, 2018

8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2401 12th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104


8:00 – 8:30      Registration

8:30 to 8:45    Welcome and Introductions – Jason John, President, and Lucy Moore, Facilitator and Co-                                    Founder of the New Mexico Water Dialogue

8:45 to 9:30     Keynote

                        Reed D. Benson, Professor, UNM School of Law

                        “Adjudications, Conventional Wisdom, and New Mexico”


9:30 -10:00     Arianne Singer, Deputy General Counsel, Office of the State Engineer

                        “New Mexico Adjudication Practices and Developments”


10:00 – 10:15  Break

10:15 – 11:45  Panel: Adjudications and Alternatives

                         Peter Chestnut, Attorney

                         Robert Faubion, President, Elephant Butte Irrigation District

                         Kate Zeigler, Consulting Geologist


11:45 – 12:15  Introductions to breakout groups/Interest in Dialogue Board Membership

12:15-1:15       Lunch

1:15 – 2:45      Breakout Sessions (2 rounds)

2:45 – 3:00      Break

3:00 – 3:20      Breakout Sessions Reports

3:20 - 4:15      Lucia Sanchez, Interstate Stream Commission Water Planning Program                                                                Manager

                        “What is going into the State Water Plan?  What did the Town Halls do?”

4:15 - 4:30      Wrap-up

4:30                 Adjourn


Contact Information

  • Dialogue meeting information: (505) 417-6689

Payment Instructions

  • Purchase Orders: If you need an invoice to execute a purchase order, you can print or email it from the "Documents" link on the right side of the confirmation page. The Dialogue will not provide a separate invoice.

    If you are paying by check, we must receive payment by the deadlines for early or regular registration. Otherwise the full "on-site" fee ($60.00) will be charged at the door. Please mail your check to:
    New Mexico Water Dialogue
    c/o Paul Tashjian
    PO Box  1306
    Albuquerque, NM 87103
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