2017 Governor's Conference Presentations

Presentations will be added as they become available.

Day One

Vision for the Future of Water in Kansas

Water & Emergency Response: COL Christopher Hussin; Jake White

Public Water Supply & Agriculture: Solving Non-Point Solution Problems Together: Jim Gillespie; Dave White; Sandi Formica

Overcoming Water Scarcity - The Israeli Approach: Prof. Eilon Adar; Dr. Andrew Shaw

Sustainability Initiatives in Ag: Ashley McDonald

The Farm Bill's Role in Water Resource Management: Ryan Flickner, Rob Manes, Aaron Popelka, Elmer Ronnebaum

Day Two

Local Governance and Funding: How does it work in our neighboring states?

Flood Water Mitigation & Measurement

Water Quality & Wetlands

Data Collection & Management

Water Management

Innovative Municipal Solutions

Harmful Algae Blooms

Ogallala Progress

Water & Health

Produced Water

Soil Health: A New Hope for Water Resources

  • Shane New, Jackson County Producer & Entrepreneur; Gretchen Sassenrath, KSU; Andrew Lyon, KDHE

Water, Wind, and Sun: Choices for the Future of Western Kansas

  • Mary Hill, KU; Anil Pahwa, KSU; Danny Rogers, KSU

Assessment and Adaptation to Extreme Events in the Great Plains

  • Doug Kluck, NOAA; Dave Brown, USDA; Tom Jacobs, MARC; Amy Kremen, Ogallala Water CAP, CSU; Natalie Umphlett, High Plains Regional Climate Center
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