Jay is frequent speaker in academics, business and to the general public. For information on availability and booking, please visit his page at the Steven Barclay Agency

Recent and Upcoming Talks and Appearances

Jay Famiglietti at Kansas State

Giving the Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture at Kansas State University, October 3, 2016


December 11-15, 2017, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Aug 6-11, 2017, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 14th Annual Meeting, Singapore

June 30-July 3, 2017,  Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, Sun Valley, ID

June 12, 2017, Frontiers in Geoscience Lecture, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

May 30-June 2, 2017, The 2017 Aspen-Nicholas Water Forum: The Future of Groundwater, Aspen, CO

May 20-25, 2017, Japanese Geoscience Union-American Geophysical Union Joint Meeting 2017,Tokyo, Japan

May 16-19, 2017, 4th International Conference of Hydrology Delivers Earth System Sciences to Society, Tokyo, Japan

May 2-3, 2017, Cleveland Water Alliiance, Aqua Hacking 2017: United for Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH

April 28, 2017, California Institute of Technology, Board of Trustees Meeting, Pasadena, CA

April 26, 2017, Center for Water, Earth Science and Technology, University of Colorado Boulder

April 4, 2017, Think Forum, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Profs. Jay Famiglietti, UC Irvine, and David Kennedy, Stanford, at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2015 Deep Dive on Drought. Photo by J. Carl Ganter, Circle of Blue

With Prof. David Kennedy, Stanford, at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2015 Deep Dive on Drought Panel.

March 31, 2017, 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference, Davis, CA

March 28, 2017, The Future of Water, SEC Academic Conference 2017, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MI

March 22, 2017, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

January 31, 2017, Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

January 30, 2017, California Irrigation Institute, Sacramento, CA

January 27, 2017, USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Los Angeles, CA

January 23, 2017, UCLA, Department of Geography, Los Angeles, CA


December 12-16, 2016, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2016, San Francisco, CA

December 6, 2016, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, National Academy of Science, Washington, DC

November 14-16, Three-Day India-U. S. Bilateral Conference on Assessments of Regional Hydrology Using Space-Borne Gravity Observations, Hyderabad, India

November 7-9, Technical Meeting on the Coupled Use of Isotope Tracers and Satellite Remote Sensing Data in Water Resources Assessment and Management, IAEA, Vienna, Austria

Jay Famiglietti on Real Time with Bill Maher, March 27, 2015. With Barney Frank, Zachary Quinto and S. E. Cupp

Jay Famiglietti on Real Time with Bill Maher, March 27, 2015. With Barney Frank, Zachary Quinto and S. E. Cupp

October 24-26, 2016, National Geographic Society, International Council of Advisors Meeting, Santa Barbara, CA

October 11, 2016, Earth Resources Engineering Symposium on Groundwater Depletion, National Academy of Science, Washington, DC

October 3, 2016, Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture, Kansas State University, Lawrence, KS

September 1, 2016, CoBank Conference, Colorado Springs, CO

August 21-23, 2016, World Federation of Scientists, New Manhattan Project, Erice, Italy

August 18-19, 2016, Texas Water Research Network, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

July 27, 2016, Nantucket Atheneum, Nantucket, MA

June 28-30, 2016, Toward Sustainable Groundwater in Agriculture – An International Conference Linking Science and Policy 2016, San Francisco, CA

June 2-3, 2016, Observations and Modeling Across Scales: Symposium in Honor of Eric Wood, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

May 23, 2016, Tenth International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Palm Springs, CA

WIth UCLA's Mark Gold and the Pacific Insitute's Peter Gleick at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. September 24, 2015

WIth UCLA’s Mark Gold and the Pacific Insitute’s Peter Gleick at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. September 24, 2015

May 9-12, California’s Water Future: An Advanced Communication Workshop, University of California, Santa Barbara

May 5, 2016, League of Women Voters, Pasadena, CA

April 28, 2016, Water Institute RBC Distinguished Lecture 2016, University of Waterloo, Ontario

April 26, 2016, Wallace Stegner Lectures, Peninsula Open Space Trust, Palo Alto, CA

April 24, 2016, Irvine Unified Congregational Church, Irvine, CA

April 12, 2016, Aiken Lecture Series, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

April 7, 2016, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

March 29-April 2, 2016, Association of American Geographers, Climate Specialty Group, Keynote, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

March 22, 2016, White House Water Innovation Summit, Washington, DC

March 16, 2016, Hound Tall with Moshe Kasher, Los Angeles, CA


Jay Famiglietti giving a TEDx talk called ‘Can We End the Global Water Crisis. UC Irvine, May 13, 2013

March 9, 2016, Vital and Alice Pellissier Family Distinguished Speaker, University of California, Merced

March 4, 2016, Pasadena Optimists Club, Pasadena, CA

February 23, 2016, Caltech Associates, “When in Drought” panel, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

February 16-17, 2016, Water Institute Symposium, Sustainable Water Resources: Complex Challenges, Integrated Solutions, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

February 4, 2016,  Water + Film Symposium, Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, TX

February 1, 2016, The Tod Spieker Colloquium Series, Department of Geography, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

January 20-22, 2016, The Winter Energy Conference, Peters and Co., Calgary, Alberta