2018 AWRA Annual Conference
Call for Abstracts
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AWRA's Annual Water Resources Conference will be held November 4-8, 2018 at the Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, in the heart of Baltimore's downtown. The Conference Planning Committee is seeking abstracts on any and all topics dealing with, or related to, water resources. Abstracts for both oral and poster presentations are sought.

The conference, hosted by the Delaware Section, in partnership with members of the New Jersey and National Capital sections of AWRA, will convene water resource professionals and students from throughout the nation and will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about and engage in multi-disciplinary water resource discussions. The program will stimulate conversations on water resource management, research and education. The 2018 conference will also include locally relevant topics such as the Chesapeake Bay, the Delaware River watershed, and eastern water law as well as globally significant issues such as coastal resilience, fire effects on watersheds, communication and outreach strategies and integrated water resources. The general Call for Abstracts deadline is May 7, 2018. Note that all presenters must pay the conference registration fee.

As part of the general Call for Abstracts we are also pleased to announce an open Call for Topical Sessions and Workshops. The deadline for proposing a topical session or workshop is April 23, 2018. The Technical Conference Co-Chairs (Kathy Hale (khale@raritanbasin.org) and Kelly Mott LaCroix (kmottlacroix@fs.fed.us) will evaluate all proposals and provide responses by April 27, 2018. Proposers will be responsible for recruiting speakers and populating their sessions or workshops. Proposals should contain: a brief description of the session or workshop and its importance; prospective speakers and topics; and the names, affiliations and email addresses of the proposers. Email proposals to the Conference Technical Co-Chairs. Note that all presenters must pay the conference registration fee.

Please join us in Baltimore, MD on November 4-8, 2018 to discuss age-old practices as well as the newest and most pressing water resource issues of our time from the local to regional to international scales.

We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore in November 2018!

Martha Narvaez
Martha C. Narvaez

Conference Chair
Water Resources Center
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Kathy Hale
Kathy Hale

Technical Co-chair
New Jersey Water Supply Authority
Clinton, NJ
Kelly Mott LaCroix
Kelly Mott LaCroix

Technical Co-chair
Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, DC