2022 Geospatial Water Technology Conference Planning Committee

Save the Date! March 21-23, 2022


AWRA will continue to hold this conference in-person as planned with strict safety and health protocols in place to continue our commitment to keep conference participates and AWRA safe. We cannot confirm there will be a hybrid component to this conference at this time. When submitting a Call for Topical Sessions and Workshops, please submit these knowing you are making a commitment to be in-person. If circumstances change in the local area (i.e. similar to the overwhelming spread of COVID-19 in Orlando and the health crisis that followed), the AWRA Board of Directors will assess the situation as it unfolds and may choose to make different choices at this time. Please visit this website for updates. Updated: 9/20/2021.

Conference General Chair

Lilit Yeghiazarian

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Technical Program Chair

Venkatesh Merwade

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Finance Chair


Maidment Symposium Chair

David Tarboton
Utah State University
Logan, UT

Technology Committee Co-Chairs

Kyle Onda
Internet of Water
Durham, NC

Siddharth Saksena
Virginia Tech University
Christiansburg, VA

Steve Kopp
Bellingham, WA

Members At-Large


General Workshops Chair

Amr Safwat
Cincinnati, OH

NHD Workshops Chair

Becci Anderson
USGS National Geospatial Program
Anchorage, AK

Student Activities Chair

Kensey Daly
Seattle, WA

Field Trips Chair

Tim Whiteaker
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX


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