Guest Speaking

Sandra Postel has been a guest speaker at numerous public, educational, and private events. Whether giving a keynote address or a guest lecture, her engaging style makes her one of the most highly regarded speakers on global freshwater issues.

  • Keynote Speaker, University of Florida, Water Institute Symposium, Gainesville, FL, February 6-7, 2018.
  • Speaker, UCLA, Luskin Center for Innovation, January 25, 2018.
  • Speaker, Quivira Coalition Conference, Albuquerque, NM, November 15, 2017.
  • Public Lecture, Academy of Natural Sciences-Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, May 18, 2017.
  • Commencement Speaker, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, May 13, 2017.
  • Speaker, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia, April 25, 2017.
  • Keynote Speaker, Environmental Services Association of Alberta, Banff, Alberta, Canada, April 4, 2017.
  • Keynote Presenter, GreenBiz 17, Phoenix, AZ, February 14-16, 2017.
  • Keynote Speaker, Annual Joint Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, the Soil Science Society of America, and the Crop Science Society of America, Phoenix, AZ, November 6, 2016.
  • Panelist, Garden-as-Art: Water Vistas, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY, August 27, 2016.
  • Keynote Presentation, Water Resources Management for Line Officers, US Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO, April 19, 2016.
  • Plenary Speaker, This Way to Sustainability Conference, California State University-Chico, March 24, 2016.
  • Webinar Presenter, National Biodiversity Teach-In 2016, February 19, 2016.
  • Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Luncheon Speaker, Naples, FL, January 20, 2016.
  • Plenary Speaker, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), San Francisco, CA, November 5, 2015.
  • Lecture, Utah State University, Logan, UT, September 21, 2015.
  • Visiting Scholar and Public Lecture, Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT, Sept 9-12, 2015.
  • Keynote Speaker, River Rally, Albuquerque, NM, May 2, 2015.
  • Speaker, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO, April 22, 2015.
  • Plenary Speaker, Public Affairs Conference: The Ethical Citizen, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, April 15, 2015.
  • Lecture, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, March 30, 2015.
  • Plenary Speaker, Environment Virginia Symposium, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, April 1, 2015.
  • Plenary Speaker, Duke University, Wetlands Center, Career Day Symposium, February 2, Durham, NC.
  • Keynote Speaker, Net Positive Energy+Water Conference, San Francisco, CA, January 22, 2015.
  • Centennial Lecture, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Nov 18, 2014.
  • Keynote Address, Water Smart Innovations 2014, Las Vegas, NV, October 8, 2014.
  • Sagan Lecture, Ohio Wesleyan University, September 23, 2014
  • Speaker, Stockholm Water Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, September 1, 2014
  • Lecturer, US Forest Service, Water Management for Line Officers, Golden, CO, April 22, 2014.
  • Guest Lecturer, Albuquerque Academy, March 5, 2014
  • Featured Speaker, County Mayo Science Festival, Castlebar, Ireland, November 14-15, 2013
  • Lecture, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 2013
  • Conference of Southwest Foundations, Speaker, San Antonio, TX, October 25, 2013,
  • Southwest Women in Conservation, Keynote Speaker, Audubon Society, Santa Fe, NM, September 27, 2013.
  • Washington State University, Lane Lecture in Environmental Science, Pullman, WA, September 19, 2013.
  • The Nature Conservancy and WBUR Radio, Speaker, The Future of Water, Boston, MA, June 10, 2013.
  • University of Scranton, Commencement Speaker, Scranton, PA, May 26, 2013.
  • Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Public Lecture, Capitol Theater, Madison, WI, April 9, 2013.
  • Children’s Water Festival, Speaker, Orange Country, CA, March 26-27, 2013.
  • Colorado River Panel, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC, March 21, 2013.
  • University of Minnesota & Freshwater Society, Evening Public Lecture, St. Paul, MN, February 12, 2013.
  • Naples Council on World Affairs, Naples, Florida, January 21, 2013.
  • Quivira Coalition Conference, Plenary Speaker, Albuquerque, NM, November 14-16, 2012.
  • Harvard University Law School, Keynote Speaker, Clean Water Act at 40, Cambridge, MA, October 12, 2012.
  • Living Waters Rally, Keynote, Ottawa, Canada, September 21-24, 2012.
  • Chautauqua Institution, Opening Plenary, Water Matters, Chautauqua, NY, July 16, 2012.
  • Chautauqua Institution, Master Class, Hidden Water, July 17, 2012.
  • Conference of Southwest Foundations, Keynote, Dallas, Texas, May 15, 2012.
  • Alfalfa Club, Washington, D.C.  January 28, 2011.
  • University of Nebraska, E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, Lincoln, NB, November 1, 2011.
  • Global Water Symposium, Speaker, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden, October 21, 2011.
  • Gila River Festival, Keynote Address, Silver City, NM, September 15, 2011.
  • Water Conference, K-12 Teachers, Keynote Address, San Antonio, TX, July 7, 2011.
  • University of Texas, Sustainable Energy Research Institute, Guest Lecture, San Antonio, TX, July 7, 2011.

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