60th Anniversary Joint Water Resources Conference

AWRA, UCOWR, NIWR 60th Anniversary Joint Water Resources Conference: Celebrating the Past and Planning for the Future of Water

Save the Date: September 30-October 2, 2024 | St. Louis, MO | Hyatt Regency St. Louis Arch

Join the American Water Resources Association, the Universities Council on Water Resources, and the National Institutes for Water Resources in bringing together a professional community of 60 years! Attendees from each organization will have a unique opportunity to experience higher-level networking, engagement, and learning through the theme "Celebrating the Past and Planning for the Future of Water."


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Date & Location

September 30 - October 2, 2024
Hyatt Regency St. Louis Arch
315 Chestnut Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
*For the AWRA room block information, click the Hotel & Travel tab under Conference Details.


  • February 25: Call for Topical Session proposals are due.
  • September 6: Applications are due for the competitive international registration waiver (limited to 6). Download the PDF application.
  • September 6: Hotel room block rate ends; rates can not be guaranteed once the block sells out so book your room early.
  • Coming Soon: Call for Abstracts
  • Coming Soon: Registration Details

Registration Rates

Pre-conference, online registration will open soon and closes at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, September 28. Onsite registration begins Sunday, September 29 at 4:00 PM CT.

  • Full Registration (Member / Non-Member & Gateway):
    • Super Saver - July 1: $595 / $745 (Rate effective through July 1 at 11:59 PM ET)
    • Early Bird - July 2 - August 1: $695 / $845 (Rate effective July 2 through August 1 at 11:59 PM ET)
    • August 2 - Onsite: $795 / $945
  • Student Full Registration (Member / Non-member):
    • Super Saver - July 1: $100 / $150 (Rate effective through July 1 at 11:59 PM ET)
    • Early Bird - July 2 - August 1: $150 / $200 (Rate effective July 2 through August 1 at 11:59 PM ET)
    • August 2 - Onsite: $200 / $250
  • NOTE:
    All students must email their student ID and verification of their full-time student status to [email protected] in order to receive the student rate. The verification must contain how many credit hours the student is currently enrolled.

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AWRA Code of Conduct

All conference participants (presenters, moderators, panelists, attendees, etc.) must adhere to the AWRA Code of Conduct and must register at the appropriate registration rate. AWRA Gateway members are not eligible for discounted conference rates. The registration fees are the major source of funding for the Conference, and the sharing of registrations is prohibited - every person attending the conference must register. For presenters, if two or more individuals will be presenting, each individual must register for the conference. This includes: all technical session presenters; all panel session presenters; and all poster session presenters.

Cancelations must be made in writing. Those cancelations received by August 9, 2024, will be subject to a processing fee of 30% of the total fees. No refunds will be given after August 9, 2024, but we can transfer your registration to someone else. The transfer must be completed by September 16, 2024. Abstract submission fees are nonrefundable. Refunds will be processed after the conclusion of the conference. Conference location decisions are guided by AWRA's policy.


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