Governor’s Water Conference Starts Thursday



The eighth annual Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas will be Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8, 2019 at a new location, the Hyatt Regency in Wichita, Kansas.


Conference topics include:

  • Sustainability Across the Supply Chain
  • Flooding Impacts
  • Groundwater Quality
  • The Arbuckle
  • Reservoir Sediment Management


To view the brochure for a current list of speakers and panelists visit:   

Some of the day one speakers include Jill Wheeler, head of Sustainable Productivity for Syngenta in North America; Matthew Lohr, Chief NRCS; Kim Dirks, Tyson Foods; Colonel Scott Preston, USACE Tulsa and more.


Day two will build on the water policy and vision implementation discussions from the previous day with technical presentation posters and talks. Graduate and undergraduate students will present their research.


The Water Legacy Award and Be the Vision recipients will be presented at the conference and the KWO Photo Contest will be a feature again this year.


This event is open to credentialed members of the media.  Please RSVP to the Kansas Water Office by phone (785) 296-3185 or email Katie Patterson-Ingels, Communications Director at [email protected].


The Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas is hosted by the KWO and K-State /Kansas Water Resource Institute. Major sponsors for the event include 96 Agri Sales, Inc., Black & Veatch, Burns & McDonnell and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock.

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