October 10, 2022

10/13/22: Great Salt Lake Summit — RSVP for Virtual Access

On October 13th, 2022, policymakers and industry experts from across the state will gather to discuss the impacts of the shrinking Great Salt Lake. Members of the public are invited to join us virtually to hear how Utah leaders plan to address the pressing environmental issues and improve the quality of life in our state.

Click here to RSVP for virtual access.


Summit Agenda

9:00-9:25am — Welcome & Presentation: What Have We Done?
Speaker Brad Wilson

9:25-9:45am — Overview of Utah Water Flows
Teresa Wilhelmsen, Utah State Engineer

9:45-10:00am — Utah Water Trends & Cycles
Brian Steed, Utah State University
William Anderegg, University of Utah

10:00-10:45am — Panel Discussion: The Lake Today
Moderator: Tage Flint
• Jamie Barnes, DNR
• Candice Hassenyager, DWR
• Brian Steed, USU
• Bart Forsyth, Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District

10:45-11:00am — Break

11:00-11:45am — Fireside Chat: Challenges & Solutions
Speaker Wilson
Joel Ferry, DNR
Rep. Tim Hawkes

11:45-12:15pm — Panel Discussion: Federal Efforts
Moderator: Tage Flint
• Congressman Blake Moore (UT1)
• Senator Mike Lee (UT)
• Senator John Barrasso (WY)

12:15-12:30pm — Lunch Break

12:30-1:00pm — What's Next
Speaker Brad Wilson