Cameron University to present panel discussion focusing on water resources in southwest Oklahoma

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Business will present “Sustainability of Water Resources in Southwest Oklahoma: Past – Present – Future.” The discussion will take place on Thursday, November 13, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event will provide an in-depth perspective regarding water conservation and sustainability and is open to the public at no charge.

“The issue of water resources in southwest Oklahoma is increasingly significant as this portion of the state continues to suffer from drought conditions,” says Dr. John Camey, Dean, Cameron University School of Business. “The impact is experienced by businesses throughout the state and region and is not limited to agricultural endeavors. Not only is this examination of water resources and how to sustain them critical to economic development, it will set the stage for the November 18 presentation by Robert Glennon, the next featured speaker for the Academic Festival.”

Featured panelists include Will Archer, District Manager, Mountain Park Master Conservancy; Tom Buchanan, Manager, Lugert-Altus Irrigation District, Secretary, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, and President, Oklahoma Farm Bureau; Afsaneh Jabbar, Assistant Director, City of Lawton Public Works; J.D. Strong, Executive Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Board; and David Taylor, District Manager, Waurika Lake Master Conservancy District. The panel discussion will be moderated by Barry Duren, Jones Drilling.

The event will kick off with remarks from each of the panelists, followed by a panel discussion.

For more information, please call 580-581-7988.

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November 3, 2014

PR# 14-191