Events, Workshops & Dialogues

Water in the West hosts workshops, dialogues and other events, bringing together leaders, professionals, stakeholders and academic experts in the fields of water research and water management to inform and examine pressing western water issues. These events are an opportunity for those in the public, private and academic sectors to learn more about water challenges in the west and gain insights into potential solutions.

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September 3, 2020 - 11:00am

PPIC CalTrout Ecosystem Fellow Ted Grantham will outline a new report on using “functional flows”—which restore seasonal components of river flow—to sustain the biological, chemical, and physical processes necessary for ecosystem health. A panel of experts will discuss how to put this approach into practice.

August 27, 2020 - 5:30pm

Join the State Water Resources Control Board staff for a public workshop about the SAFER Advisory Group Member application process. The application period is now open, and closes September 30, 2020.

August 26, 2020 - 10:00am

What lessons learned from the pandemic will contribute to a better future? What opportunities have revealed themselves and what will it take for change to last? Join Stanford faculty as they engage each other in conversation around these thought-provoking, interdisciplinary questions informed by approaches in economics, earth system and environmental science, behavior and decision making science, and political science.

August 20, 2020 - 9:30am to August 21, 2020 - 4:00pm

The California Data Collaborative and Sustain Southern California join forces to bring you Solutions for Water Resiliency. This event combines two of the state’s premier conferences focused on innovation in the water industry: the 5th annual California Water Data Summit and Water Solutions 5.

July 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join the Sustain SoCal Community Teleconference Series finale on July 16th, to look at how water resiliency is being transformed by digital connectivity and how this transformation is being accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis. The presenters will also provide a preview of the upcoming Solutions for Water Resiliency virtual conference on August 20-21, where water sector specialists and key stakeholders will address a wide range of water-related innovations, issues and opportunities.