Utah One Health Symposium 2022


Theme: “Food Drought”
November 3, 2022
8:00am – 5:00pm
Viridian Event Center (8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, UT 84088)

This year the symposium will look at the intricate connections between landscape and human health through the lens of drought in Utah. We will explore the impact of drought on the Great Salt Lake ecosystem and on the wider Utah landscape.

Register for the 2022 Symposium here.

Keynote speakers
Laura Haskell and Shelby EricksenOverview of Utah Drought and What Can We Do About It?

Plenary speakers
Bonnie Baxter and Carly Biedul—The Animals of Great Salt Lake and the Climate Crisis

Breakout speakers
Ben Abbott—When Water Turns to Air: Understanding the Global Water Crisis and its Links with Food Security and Air Quality
Hannah BonnerHarmful Algal Blooms During Drought: Impact on Human and Animal Health
Matt YostProducing More with Less to Address Utah’s Water, People, and Food Crisis
Christopher BibbsThe Immense Desert, Empty but for the Mosquito’s Wing
Palak GuptaFood Insecurity in Utah
Dean TaylorImpact of Drought on Cattle & Agriculture
Ramesh GoelHABs in Utah and the Great Salt Lake—What We Know So Far
Hannah RettlerRabies Bites