Spring Conference

AWRA 2024 Spring Conference

Water Risk and Resilience: Research and Sustainable Solutions

Save the Date: April 8-10, 2024 | Tuscaloosa, AL

Join us for the AWRA 2024 Spring Specialty Conference, co-hosted by the AWRA Future Risk Committee and the Alabama Water Institute. The theme for the conference is "Water Risk and Resilience: Research and Sustainable Solutions".


Participation Details
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Date & Location

April 8-10, 2024
Bryant Conference Center at the University of Alabama
240 Paul W Bryant Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
*For the AWRA room block and other lodging options, see Hotel & Travel information under Conference Details.

Why Attend?

The conference seeks to bring together a diverse multi-disciplinary group of water professionals - to disseminate, share, and learn about research-based cutting-edge solutions to evaluate and address future water risks and improve how society can adapt to these risks. Technical session topics will include actionable science, evaluation, and planning methods, design and implementation of specific infrastructure projects, and design and implementation of programs and policies. As with other AWRA conferences, the conference seeks to present excellent networking opportunities and build an exciting conversation around actionable solutions that address and build resilience to future water risks to ensure a secure water future. Other proposed highlights include - multidisciplinary workshops focused on understanding future risks and proactive adaptation, field trips touring the National Water Center (NWC) and local water bodies, as well as opportunities for students to present their research and network with professionals from all fields of the water resources spectrum.

The conference location is on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, which also serves as the home of the National Water Center (NWC) and the future home of the USGS Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF). Eight hotels are located within two miles of the campus providing adequate lodging space for conference participants. Major airline service to Tuscaloosa is provided through the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, located approximately 60 miles from the city. A shuttle service is available from the airport to the University campus. Regional airline service to the city is provided through Tuscaloosa National Airport.

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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.


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