Schedule of Events

An agenda for CheMS can be found below. Click on any of the scheduled blocks to see the session schedule, abstracts and to view the presentations online. If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

Monday, May 21

  Mainsail Mainsail Mainsail
8:00a Coffee
8:30a Introduction
Introduction and charge for the meeting
8:45a Keynote
Jeff Corbin - USEPA
9:30a Plenary 1
Denise Reed - University of New Orleans
10:15a Morning Break
10:30a Plenary 2
Gerard Learmonth - UVA - Baygame
11:15a Plenary 2
Baygame (cont.)
12:00p Lunch (provided)
  Coastal West Coastal Main Coastal East
1:00p General Processes and Modeling Aspects of the Chesapeake Bay and Estuaries with Similar Settings (Day 1)
Boicourt, Long, Harris, Townsend, Suk, Zhang, and Sherwood
Building Blocks for the 2017 Assessment
Linker, Shen, Shenk, Cerco, Di Toro, and Batiuk
Observations and Physical-Biogeochemical Modeling at the Fringes - Land-Water and Air-Water Interactions
Tzortziou, Cerco, Sanford, Hood, Neale, and Rose
 
3:00p Early Afternoon Break
3:20p General Processes and Modeling Aspects of the Chesapeake Bay and Estuaries with Similar Settings (Day 1)
Boicourt, Long, Harris, Townsend, Suk, Zhang, and Sherwood
Building Blocks for the 2017 Assessment
Linker, Shen, Shenk, Cerco, Di Toro, and Batiuk
Observations and Physical-Biogeochemical Modeling at the Fringes - Land-Water and Air-Water Interactions
Tzortziou, Cerco, Sanford, Hood, Neale, and Rose
 
6:00p Poster Session & Evening Reception

Tuesday, May 22

  Mainsail Mainsail Mainsail
8:00a Coffee
8:30a
Panel Discussion


TMDLs, politics, litigation, and conflicting stakeholder interests
Moderator: Jonathon Kramer
State Representatives:
  • Wayne Gilchrest (former US Representative, MD)
  • Anne Swanson (Chesapeake Bay Commission)
Stakeholders:
  • Beth McGee (Chesapeake Bay Foundation)
  • Rich Batiuk (Chesapeake Bay Program)
  • Kim Burgess (Baltimore DPW Surface Water Management Division)
  • Ken Staver (UMD Wye Institute)
  • John Schmidt (Caroline County Planning Commission)
Scientists/Modelers:
  • Donald Boesch (UMCES President)
  • Michael Paolisso (University of Maryland)
10:30a Morning Break
10:45a
Panel Discussion - Continued


12:00p Lunch (provided)
  Coastal West Coastal Main Coastal East
1:00p General Processes and Modeling Aspects of the Chesapeake Bay and Estuaries with Similar Settings (Day 2)
Boicourt, Long, Harris, Townsend, Suk, Zhang, and Sherwood
Interfacing between modeling, management and the public: TMDLs, politics, litigation and conflicting stakeholder interests
Hood, Paolisso, Jasinski,and Sellner
Modeling approaches to water resource/water supply issues
Schultz and Moltz
 
3:00p Early Afternoon Break
3:15p General Processes and Modeling Aspects of the Chesapeake Bay and Estuaries with Similar Settings (Day 2)
Boicourt, Long, Harris, Townsend, Suk, Zhang, Sherwood
Big Science and Chesapeake Bay - Embracing the NAS recommendations: options for a modeling laboratory
McIlhany, Shenk, and Kemp
Modeling Alternative Future Land-Cover and Land-Use Scenarios to Inform Chesapeake Bay Restoration Efforts
Claggett, Donato, and Thompson
 
5:30p Adjourn

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