Scientist Daniel Swain to Address Climate Whiplash and the Difficult Road Ahead for Water Managers at Sept. 20 Summit
Don’t miss out -- early bird pricing ends Friday for Foundation’s Water Summit, “Facing Reality from the Headwaters to the Delta”
Scientist Daniel Swain will address climate whiplash and the challenging road ahead for Western water managers during a morning keynote address Sept. 20 at the Foundation’s 35th annual Water Summit in Sacramento.
Swain, who is widely quoted about his research and observations on drought, fires, rising temperatures and climate change, will provide the backdrop for this year’s summit theme, Facing Reality from the Headwaters to the Delta. His talk is titled, Drought, Flood, and Wildfire Amidst Increasing Climate Whiplash: The Challenging Road Ahead for Water Management in the West.
Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman will be the summit’s keynote luncheon speaker.
The summit will include panels featuring top policymakers and experts discussing key water issues confronting California and the West. They include the increased threats to California’s headwaters, the state’s controversial flows plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and challenges meeting California’s ambitious policy declaring a human right to water.
Tickets are going fast! Register by Aug. 10 to receive discounted pricing that includes a gourmet lunch and a hosted wine & beer reception by the Sacramento River. Click here to learn more. Please note: Foundation contributors of $100 or more receive a reduced rate. If you’re not a contributor, become one now and get the discount right away.