Water in the 21st Century: Fireside Chat

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On Tuesday, Oct. 10, HELI will host a fireside chat style discussion between Dean Kevin Washburn and Tanya Trujillo, Iowa Law graduate (92JD) and former Assistant Secretary for Water and Science at the US Department of the Interior. Assistant Secretary Trujillo is currently the Water Policy Advisor to the New Mexico Governor and Deputy State Engineer. Assistant Secretary Trujillo will discuss her perspectives as an Iowa law graduate whose winding career path took her from private practice to the nonprofit sector and then roles in federal and state government. Assistant Secretary Trujillo, who recently worked on the challenging project of adjusting historical water allocations for the Colorado River, will speak about her experience in the natural resources field, including nonprofit work on water stakeholder negotiations in the West and state and federal efforts to implement science-based climate policy.    

This event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the Boyd Law Building. A virtual viewing option will be available. Food is provided for those who register in advance.

Registration is available at this link:  https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d6FVjjdJkn3bd2u

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Boyd Law Building
130 Byington Road, Iowa City, IA 52246
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Blake Rupe in advance at 319-335-5121 or blake-rupe@uiowa.edu.