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2023 Eastern South Dakota Water Conference Agenda

7:30-8:20 a.m.Registration
8:20-8:30 a.m.Welcome by Dr. John McMaine, Griffith Chair of Agriculture and Water Resources, Director of South Dakota Water Resources Institute and Mesonet at SDState
8:30-9:00 a.m.Ron Graber,Central Kansas Watershed Specialist, Kansas State University
9:00-9:30 a.m.

Trisha Moore, Associate Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University

9:30-10:00 a.m.Jason Vogel, Director, Oklahoma Water Survey, Professor, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma
10:00-10:15 a.m.Break
10:15- 10:45 a.m.Andrea McEachran, ISG, Inc.
10:45-11:15 a.m.Leif Fixen, Agriculture Strategy Manager, The Nature Conservancy
11:15-11:35 a.m.Todd Kays, Executive Director, First District Association of Local Governments
11:35 a.m.-12 p.m.Dan Driscoll, West Dakota Water Development District
12:00-12:40 p.m.Lunch
12:40-1:20 p.m.Robyn Wilson, Professor of Risk Analysis and Decision Science and Acting Associate Director of SENR, The Ohio State University
1:20-1:40 p.m.Andrew Bruels, Division Director, Division of Financial and Technical Assistance, South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources
1:40-2:10 p.m.Jeremiah Bergstrom, School of Design, Landscape Architecture, South Dakota State University
2:10-2:30 p.m.Break
2:30-2:50 p.m.Deb Soholt, South Dakota Lakes and Streams Association
2:50-3:10 p.m.Sushant Mehan, Assistant Professor of Water Resources Engineering, South Dakota State University
3:10 p.m.Closing Remarks