2021 Virtual Annual Water Resources Conference: Student Competitions

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TWO WAYS TO COMPETE AT #AWRA2021

AWRA is hosting two student competitions at the 2021 Annual Water Resources Conference. Two categories of competition, poster and presentation, and two levels, graduate and undergraduate, give you the chance to present your research and ideas! Cash prizes will be given to the 1st place winners in both categories and competitions; recognition will be given to those in 2nd and 3rd place in both categories.

Submissions for both competitions are closed. Read below for more details.

POSTER COMPETITION DUE DATE: CLOSED

Students who are full-time are invited to participate in a poster presentation to be held in association with the AWRA 2021 Annual Water Resources Conference. This competition is separate from other awards and scholarship programs of AWRA. 

Who Can Present

Students in undergraduate and graduate (masters and Ph.D. levels) programs and qualify for student membership of AWRA are encouraged to present posters describing their research. Posters can describe collaborative research carried out by multiple authors (including non-students) but must be presented by a student. 

Participation Costs

Students must register at the full conference student registration rate. Students are responsible for transportation to and from the conference and other expenses (lodging, meals, etc.).

Participation Recognition

Six awards will be presented at the Awards Luncheon – Best Graduate Poster, Best Undergraduate Poster, and recognition given to 2nd and 3rd places in each level. Recognition will also be made on the AWRA website, various publications, and through special promotions.

PRESENTATION COMPETITION: closed

Students who are full-time are invited to participate in an oral presentation to be held in association with the AWRA 2021 Annual Water Resources Conference. This competition is separate from other awards and scholarship programs of AWRA. 

Who Can Present

Students in undergraduate and graduate (masters and Ph.D. levels) programs and who qualify for student membership of AWRA are encouraged to present oral presentations in a technical session describing their research. Presentations can describe collaborative research carried out by multiple authors (including non-students) but must be presented by a student.

Participation Costs

Students must register at the full conference student registration rate. Students are responsible for transportation to and from the conference and other expenses (lodging, meals, etc.).

Participation Recognition

Six awards will be presented at the Awards Luncheon – Best Graduate Poster, Best Undergraduate Poster, and recognition given to 2nd and 3rd places in each level. Recognition will also be made on the AWRA website, various publications, and through special promotions.

REGISTRATION NOTE & CANCELATION POLICY

Register for Conference

All conference participants (presenters, moderators, panelists, etc.) 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.

Speaker Registration Forgiveness Application. AWRA staff and the conference planning committee know that certain presenters may need registration forgiveness to participate in an AWRA event. The 2021 Annual Water Resources Conference Planning Committee has a limited number of registrations they can offer and have the right to accept or deny a forgiveness request. Requests must be submitted by June 21, 2021. Click here for application details.

Cancelations must be made in writing. Refunds are not allowed for Super Saver Rates. We can transfer your registration to someone else by October 12, 2021. Those cancelations received by October 12, 2021 will be subject to a processing fee of 25% of total fees. No refunds will be given after October 12, 2021 - no exceptions! Abstract submission fees are nonrefundable. Refunds will be processed after the conclusion of the conference.

 

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