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Thank you for joining us for the 2022 Governor's Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas!

This year's conference was in person at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Kansas on November 16 & 17, 2022.


The 2022 presentations are now available to view!

The PDF version of the presentations given at the 2022 Governor's Water Conference are linked HERE.

Meet the Keynote Speakers

This year we welcome Dr. Roger Pulwarty, Senior Scientist at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Colin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation.

Dr. Roger Pulwarty, Senior Scientist in the NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory at the NOAA Office of Oceans and Atmospheric Research

Dr. Pulwary has designed and led widely-recognized programs dealing with climate science and services. His over one hundred articles, book chapters, and technical reports, focus on climate science, risk management and information services in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.


Collin O’Mara, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Wildlife Federation

Under O’Mara’s leadership, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is focused on improving management of and access to public lands, restoring America’s water bodies, and advancing environmental education. The NWF is America's largest wildlife conservation organization, and O'Mara is regularly called before Congress to testify about wildlife, water, and sportsmen issues.

Sponsor Information

Our sponsors are greatly appreciated! We couldn't offer this conference without your support!
Thank you to all of our sponsors who have already donated to the 2022 conference!
We are excited to see you all in Manhattan this November!

2022 Distinct Sponsor & Student Research Award Sponsor

 
KANSAS WATER RESOURCES INSTITUTE (KWRI)

 

2022 Exclusive Reception Sponsors

Hays, City of_Yellow

 

Burns & McDonnell

 

Black & Veatch

 

 

Platinum
Evergy
Hy-Plains Feedyard   
U.S. Geological Survey
Kansas Forest Service 
Kansas Dept. of Health & Environment
Gold
Bio-Microbics
Ducks Unlimited
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
JEO Consulting Group, Inc.
Juniper Environmental
Kansas Agribusiness
Kansas Biological Survey
Kansas Corn
Kansas Grain & Feed Associataion
Kansas Dept. of Agriculture-Division of Conservation
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife & Parks
Kansas Farm Bureau
Kansas Geological Survey   
Kansas Mesonet
Kansas Water Resources Consulting
Kansas Rural Water Association
Kansas Soybean Commission
Kansas Water Resources Consulting
Komet Irrigation Corp
Lindsay Sales & Services
PrairieFood
Renew Kansas 
State Association of Kansas Watersheds
USDA-KS Farm Service Agency
USDA-NRCS
Viaanix INC
City of Wichita
WaterOne

Silver

Adrian & Pankratz, P.A.
City of Garden City 
EBH & Associates 
Farmers National
Foulston Siefkin LLP
HDR
Kansas Association of Conservation Districts
Kansas Bankers Association
Kansas Dairy Association
Kansas Department of Agriculture
Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission
Kansas Municipal Utilities
League of Kansas Municipalities
Nash Water Well Service
Professional Engineering Consultants

Past Conference Information

For 2021 Governor's Conference information, including presentations and the agenda, please click here.

For 2021 Student Posters please click here.
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