Jay is frequent speaker in academics, business and to the general public. Click here for information on availability and booking.

Recent and Upcoming Talks and Appearances


May 18, 2020, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (virtual presentation)

April 15, 2020, Climate Conversations, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA (virtual presentation)

March 26, 2020, Ceres 2020 Virtual Plenary (virtual presentation)

February 5, 2020, Institute of Water and Flood Management, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh


December 9-13, 2019, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA

November 18-21, 2019, WATEC Israel 2019, Tel Aviv, Israel


Resources for Future Generations, RFG 2018, June 20, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada

November 7, 2019, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

October 24-25, Princeton Environmental Forum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

October 21-24, 2019, American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference, Quest for Sustainability of Heavily Stressed Aquifers at Regional to Global Scales, Valencia, Spain

August 25-30, 2019, World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden

July 23-24, 2019, Pacific Northwest Economic Region, 29th Annual PNWER Summit, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

July 23, 2019, Rotary Club of Saskatoon, SK, Canada

June 24-25, 2019, Prairie Water Summit, Regina, SK, Canada

June 17-18, 2019, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, Water Science and Technology Board, Washington, DC, USA

June 12, 2019, Integrated Modeling for Prediction and Management of Change, Global Water Futures Program, University of Sasksatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

May 28-31, 2019, NovCare 2019 International Conference, Waterloo, ON, Canada

May 20-24, 2019, IAEA International Symposium on Isotope Hydrology: Advancing the Understanding of Water Cycle Processes, Vienna, Austria

May 16, 2019, Freakonomics Radio Live, San Francisco, CA, USA

May 7-8, 2019, Canadian Water Network, Blue Cities 2019, Toronto, ON, Canada

April 29-30, 2019, Localizing California Waters, Ojai, CA, USA

April 11, 2019, Tansley Lecture, Johnson Shoyama School of Public Policy, University of Regina, SK, Canada

March 26-28, 2019, 10X Water Summit, Phoenix, AZ, USA

March 22, 2019, The Pew Charitable Trusts, What is the Future of Water? Washington, DC, USA

March 18-20, 2019, 2nd International Workshop on the Impact of Groundwater in Earth System Models, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

March 14, 2019, LTS Corp., Tokyo, Japan

March 14, 2019, University of Tokyo, Japan

March 11, 2019, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

March 8, 2019, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

March 6, 2019, Earth Observation Center, Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tokyo, Japan

March 1-17, 2019, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

January 24, 2019, AgBio Challenge, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada


December 10-14, 2018, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, USA

December 7, 2018, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC, USA

November 20, 2018, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

October 30-November 1, 2018, Let’s Talk About Water, Montevideo, Uruguay

October 30, Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Environmental Engineering, Montevideo, Uruguay

September 26, 2018, World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

September 22, 2018, Alumni Weekend, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

August 26-31, 2018, World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden

August 22, 2018, Urban Water Institute, Annual Water Conference, San Diego, CA, USA

June 24-27, 2018, Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen, CO, USA

June 16-21, 2018, Resources for Future Generations, RFG 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada

May 30-June 2, 2018, Aspen-Nicholas Water Forum, Aspen, CO, USA

May 16-17, 2018, 10X Water Summit, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

May 14, 2018, Northwestern University, Students for Ecological and Environmental Development, Public Lecture, Evanston, IL, USA

May 6-11, 2018, 8th GEWEX Open Science Conference, Canmore, AB, Canada

April 13, 2018, Pacific Council on International Policy, Global LA Summit, Los Angeles, CA, USA

March 29, 2018, Canada 150 Research Chairs Announcement Ceremony, Ottawa, ON, Canada

March 6-9, 2018, Howard Wheater Symposium, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Sasksatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

February 16-19 2018, American Association for the Advancement of Science,2018 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, USA