Pat Mulroy to be Keynote speaker in Las Vegas on Friday, May 22, 2020
Pat Mulroy will serve as Keynote speaker at the 29th annual multidisciplinary conference of the Global Awareness Society International May 21-24, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Pat Mulroy serves as a Non-resident Senior Fellow for Climate Adaptation and Environmental Policy for The Brookings Institution and also as a Practitioner in Residence for the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. Mulroy also serves on the Wynn Resorts Ltd Board of Directors.
Between 1989 and early 2014, Pat Mulroy served as General Manager of both the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). Mulroy was a principal architect of the SNWA, helping to guide Southern Nevada through one of the worst droughts in the history of the Colorado River.
At UNLV’s Boyd School of Law, Mulroy’s focus is on helping communities in water-stressed areas throughout both the American Southwest and the world develop strategies to address increased water resource volatility and identify solutions that balance the needs of all stakeholders.
The theme of this year's conference is: Globalization and Climate Change: In Pursuit of a Better World. Proposals for papers, presentations, round tables, and complete sessions may be submitted through the GASI website, www.GlobalAwarenessSociety.org.
Information on travel grant scholarships for students and "newer" faculty is available on the website.