Nov. 29 - OSU Water Resources Policy Seminar Series

Event Date:
October 29, 2023
Nov. 29 - OSU Water Resources Policy Seminar SeriesNov. 29 - OSU Water Resources Policy Seminar Series
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Dive into the world of water resources and get insights from experts in the field. Join OSU for a series of illuminating seminars on diverse topics that touch on water resources. Whether you’re a student, a professional, or someone with a keen interest in the subject, there’s something here for everyone.

The format of the seminars will be a 40-minute presentation followed by a Q&A session. The audience typically comprises students and faculty from the Water Resources Graduate Program, among other attendees.

The seminar promises to be an enlightening and engaging event, free and open to the public. Select past seminars are available to watch.


  • Where:  Zoom Link
  • When: Wednesdays, 4-5pm
  • Zoom Passcode: WRPM2023
  • Contact: For Zoom information and disability requests, please email

Schedule & Speakers:

  • Sept 27 – Successes and Opportunities for University Extension in Agricultural Water Resources
    Dr. Abigail Tomasek | Oregon State University
  • Oct 4 – Interdisciplinary Work in State Government Through the Lens of the Integrated Water Resources Strategy
    Racquel Rancier | Oregon Water Resources Department and WRGP alumni
  • Oct 11 – Adaptation and Resilience Strategies for Oregon’s Waters in a Climate Changed World
    John DeVoe | WaterWatch
  • Oct 18 – Federal Land Management from the Klamath Basin to FERC Relicensing in Hell’s Canyon: A Manager’s Perspective
    Steve Ellis | Former Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management
  • Oct 25 – 21st Century Farming: Integrated Hydro Irrigation Restoration Systems
    Dr. Ed Weber | Oregon State University
  • Nov 1 – Unpacking the Complexity of Water, War, and Conflict: The Case of India in South Asia
    Dr. Vandana Asthana | Eastern Washington University
  • Nov 8 – Water Pollution and Policies
    Kelsy “Kelso” Arthur | Graduate Fellow with Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
  • Nov 15 – Advancing Our Predictive Understanding of River Corridor Exchange
    Dr. Jack Schmidt | Center for Colorado River Studies
  • Nov 29 – Water Conservation
    Kate Fitzpatrick | Deschutes River Conservancy
  • Dec 6 – TBA
    Julie O’Shea | Farmers Conservation Alliance

Zoom in for these enriching seminars and deepen your understanding of water resources policy.