2013 AWRA Spring Specialty Conference: Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality II
Student Events

Student Presenter Competition

Monday / March 25 - Wednesday / March 27

Sponsored by:
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
Ballroom DEFG

Sponsored by:
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 event.