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This year's Wilkes Climate Summit brought together leading policymakers, and nationally-recognized scientists, foundations, and innovators to discuss the most promising and cutting-edge solutions for climate change. The summit was held May 14-15, at the Eccles Alumni House at the University of Utah. This year's theme was: Climate Innovation and Resilience!

Recordings for the plenary presentations are recorded and available below.

Day 1 Morning Keynote

Prize Finalist presentations

Day 1 Afternoon Keynote

Day 2 Morning Keynote

Day 2 Afternoon Keynote

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Featured Keynote Speakers

Sarah Jewett
Wilkes Climate Prize Finalist Presentations
Finalists for the Wilkes Climate Launch Prize at the University of Utah will pitch in-person at Wilkes Climate Summit. The Prize supports innovative ideas from organizations at all stages, both for-profits and nonprofits – anywhere in the world – to help fund and accelerate solutions to climate change.
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Student Poster Contest
Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to showcase their climate-related research projects and compete for cash prizes at the annual Wilkes Summit.
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Breakout Panel discussions
Methane, Water innovation, Climate and AI, Wildfire, Urban heat, Winter sports