Abstracts submission deadline: May 16th, 2016
Join the Florida Section of the American Water Resources Association
for the 2016 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference in Orlando,
FL, November 13-17, 2016. You can expect a great conference
full of information on the latest national and local water resources
topics, along with four days of productive community building,
conversation, and connections while enjoying what Orlando offers.
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Abstracts can be submitted
in categories across the comprehensive field of water resources.
See our topic list covering
areas such as Hydrology, Climate Change, Integrated Water Resources
Management, Alternative Water Supplies, Environmental Restoration,
Information Management and Tools, Water and Energy Nexus, Stormwater
Management, Water Quality, and more. Several regional topics tracks
will provide an opportunity for water resources professionals
in the southeastern United States and Florida to tell you about
issues in this region. We have planned a great group of special
topics on the latest water resources trends, with a powerful
dose of Florida issues, including: Florida's Wetlands; Water Supply
Management when Demand Stretches Supply in a Wet State; Land Use
for Water Efficiency and Environmental Protection; Quantifying
Costs and Benefits for Environmental Services; Everglades Restoration;
and more. Please submit your abstract by May 16, 2016.
Our program is built to deliver information to government, private
sector, and educational professionals on lessons learned, insights
and tools available, and the full breadth of ideas our community
brings to issues, problems, and opportunities in a specific region
and the world. We encourage you to present your research, planning,
and implementation results in our multidisciplinary group of connected
and diversely-interested professionals.
Technical Program: The conference will include oral and
poster presentations, plenary speakers, and panel presentations.
It is a great outlet for your work; and a great opportunity to
hear from others. Take advantage of the technical field trips,
and short courses, and the latest from vendors.
The AWRA Technology technical committee is pleased to host a
new kind of conference session: the Technology Showcase and is
seeking proposals for Lightning Talks. Check out the "Call
for Lightning Talks" for more information in participating
in this session. Proposals are due May 11th.
Community & Conversation: There will be a number of
opportunities to interact with exhibitors and presenters, including
the Opening Networking Reception, numerous coffee breaks, the
Exhibit Hall, the AWRA Awards Luncheon, and a special evening
event sponsored by the Florida Section of AWRA.
Conference Connections: AWRA conferences provide unique
opportunities for all members of the water resources community.
Network with professionals, students, and people with interests
across the world of water resources. Our interdisciplinary association
is the premier place to meet people with interests similar to
yours but coming from a whole different background, expanding
your horizons and stretching your ideas to incorporate water resources
approaches from a whole different perspective. It's a great place
for students - not only to present your work to leading government,
private sector and education attendees, but to learn about the
diverse water resources field and the opportunities for you. Attendees
can enjoy meeting people from different backgrounds, and this
is a good chance to see what today's top students are working
The conference venue is the Florida
Hotel & Conference Center, 1500 Sand Lake Rd., Orlando,
FL in the heart of Orlando, Florida. Reserve
your room today.
Contact the Conference Chair, Rafael Frias, for general conference
questions. Specific questions regarding special sessions, panel
presentations, or conference topics can be addressed to the Technical
Program Co-Chairs, Don Duke and Lara Fowler.
Join the AWRA Community in Orlando in November 2016 for cutting-edge
technical information, exciting conversations, and new connections
- in your discipline and across the world of water resources!
We look forward to reading your abstract submittals and seeing
you in Orlando!
General Conference Chair
Black & Veatch Corporation
Coral Springs, FL
Technical Program Co-Chair
Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
Technical Program Co-Chair
Penn State University
University Park, PA