Over the past few years Iowa has been experiencing swings from one weather extreme to another (severe storms, floods and drought). These extreme fluctuations are expensive and are negatively affecting Iowa agriculture, businesses, government and people.

Symposium held in HyVee Hall, Des Moines, IA, on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Schedule

Subscribe to RSS Feed

2013
Wednesday, December 11th
8:55 AM

Welcome Remarks

Peter Damiano, University of Iowa
Bruce Rastetter

Des Moines, Iowa

8:55 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Changes in Severe Weather Patterns, Economic Impacts

Chris Anderson, Iowa State University

Des Moines, Iowa

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

Natural Resource Management Issues

Chuck Gipp
Tim Hall
Aaron Strong, University of Iowa
Bill Stowe
Jonathon Carlson, University of Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa

9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:15 AM

Agricultural Issues

Bill Northey
Rick Cruse, Iowa State University
Jacqueline Comito
David Miller
Peter Damiano, University of Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Challenges to our Economy from Insurance Industry Managing Additional Risk

Nick Gerhart

Des Moines, Iowa

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Anticipating Economic Impacts of the 2012 Drought in Iowa

David Swenson, Iowa State University

Des Moines, Iowa

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Infrastructure Issues

Paul Trombino III
Dee Brown
Larry Weber, University of Iowa
Mark Schouten
Paul Hanley, University of Iowa

Des Moines, Iowa

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

3:30 PM

Policy Development

Daniel Kelley
Jack Hatch
T.M. Franklin Cownie
Brenda Nations
Joe Bolkcom

Des Moines, Iowa

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM