Midwest Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) Partners Meeting

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Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, 2024

5:57 am – 5:57 pm MDT

Indianapolis, IN
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Registration closes on Tuesday, August 13, 2024


Please join us for the next Midwest Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) Partners Meeting, which will be held in-person from August 20–22, 2024 in Indianapolis, Indiana! This regional gathering will provide the opportunity for partners in the Midwest DEWS to share and discuss ongoing drought-related activities, learn about new and innovative drought research and resources, explore emerging issues and opportunities, and identify collaborative paths forward to advance drought early warning and preparedness in the region.

This dialogue is open to all, and is particularly relevant to those entities that engage in the following activities:

  • Monitoring drought conditions
  • Engaging in drought mitigation and water planning
  • Utilizing drought information in decision-making
  • Providing information on drought conditions and impacts
  • Conducting research related to drought monitoring, prediction, and risk
  • Sharing drought information through communication and outreach.

Meeting Goals

  • Provide partners in the Midwest region an opportunity to network and learn from one another around the topic of drought.
  • Share success stories and challenges related to advancing drought early warning (which includes drought monitoring, prediction, response, planning/preparedness, and communication).
  • Learn about new and innovative drought research and resources applicable to the Midwest.
  • Explore emerging drought issues in the region and potential opportunities to address these issues as a regional network.
  • Identify collaborative paths forward that advance drought early warning and preparedness across the Midwest.


Questions about program content? Contact Molly Woloszyn, Midwest Regional Drought Information Coordinator 

Logistical questions? Contact Jessica Martinez, Meeting Planner; CPAESS


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