JOIN US IN ORLANDO. Praised by attendees year after year,
AWRA's Annual Conference is a perfect opportunity for you to meet,
learn from and share ideas with practitioners, policy and decision
makers and academics across all fields in the water resources
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With a reputation as one of the most topically diverse and inclusive
conferences covering the broad field of water resources, the AWRA
Annual Conference connects attendees to all of the vital conversations
happening in and around all water resources disciplines.
This year's technical program includes more than 280 oral presentations
and 30 posters, in addition to plenary talks from some of the
nation's leading water resources experts.
Pre-conference events (Sunday):
Opening Plenary Panel,on "Water Resources
Resiliency in the U.S." , moderated by David T.
McGimpsey, creator of "The Water Values"
podcast, featuring a discussion on how aging infrastructure,
the water - energy nexus, and water governance impacts the resilience
of our water resources.
Luncheon and discussion with journalist/writer,
Cynthia Barnett author three books - Rain: A Natural
and Cultural History, Mirage, and Blue Revolution.
Opening Networking Reception (evening).
Technical program sessions run Monday-Thursday addressing
topics such as Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM); economics
of water; reservoir design and operation; agriculture and water
resources; big data and visualization; groundwater and aquifer
storage and recovery (ASR); surface water hydrology; water quality;
biology and ecology; climate change planning, adaptation and forecasting;
and lots more..
The Technology Showcase featuring over
20 Lightning Talks is back! These 5 minute presentations
quickly define the motivation, implications and impacts of the
presenters' work with new and exciting technologies in water
resources. Created by the AWRA Technology technical committee,
these sessions are an attendee favorite.
The Poster Session will again be hosted
in the exhibit hall Monday and Tuesday.
A special Tuesday evening event at Disney Springs is generously
sponsored by the AWRA's Florida Section.
The Student Program provides a place for students to connect
with other academics and professionals from the full spectrum
of water resources fields. Student presentations are fully integrated
with other speakers, so they are available to leading government,
private sector and education attendees. Come learn about the diverse
field of water resources and how you can participate in the many
AS WATER RESOURCES PROFESSIONALS, you know that even within
your own disciplines only a fraction of knowledge exists in newsletters,
journals, and white papers. A vast amount of important information
exists within other disciplines. Known for its inclusiveness and
diversity, AWRA's Annual Conference is the perfect place for you
to expand your knowledge base. Register today! We look forward
to 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