Student Presenter Competition
Monday / March 25 - Wednesday / March 27
The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and
Natural Resources - Agriculture Experiment Station
Through the "Outstanding Student Presentation Award,"
AWRA recognizes exceptional student contributions to this Conference.
Conference presentations are an important aspect of professional
development and AWRA seeks to encourage and support student participation
at its meetings, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Significance and originality of the material will be fundamental
in evaluating the student presentations, which will be judged by
the session attendees. There will be an Oral and a Poster winner.
Each winner will have their biographical sketch and photo published
in an upcoming issue of AWRA's Water Resources IMPACT magazine and
put on the AWRA website.
Student and 1st Time Attendee Conference Orientation
Monday / March 25
7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Grand Ballroom DEFG
Is this the first conference you've been to and you're not sure
how to get the most out of the experience?
Then join some experienced AWRA folks who've been to conferences
and learned how to successfully navigate the programs, getting the
most for their hard-earned money. The goal is to help you "design"
your own conference education experience and learn successful networking
techniques to guide you to an experience of all that AWRA's conference
has to offer. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to share
some of your experiences and expectations for this conference.
There is no charge for this orientation.
Exploring Different Professions in Water Resources
Tuesday / March 26
12:00 noon to 1:30 PM
The University of Missouri
The Department of Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences,
The School of Natural Resources
The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources - Office
of Academic Programs
There are a variety of exciting professions related to water resources.
Understanding the duties, skills, and knowledge required to succeed
in different professions is an important step in determining a career
path. To help better understand different jobs and employment opportunities
in the field of water resources, AWRA is hosting a 1.5 hour speed
networking event and social. We invite you to come and interact
with professionals from government agencies, consulting firms, non-government
organizations, and academia in a fun and fast-paced environment.
Lunch is included for those who register early for this exciting