Call for Abstracts
AWRA's Annual Water Resources Conference will be held November
4-8, 2018 at the Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, in the heart
of Baltimore's downtown. The Conference Planning Committee is seeking
abstracts on any and all topics dealing with, or related to, water
resources. Abstracts for both oral and poster presentations are
The conference, hosted by the Delaware Section, in partnership
with members of the New Jersey and National Capital sections of
AWRA, will convene water resource professionals and students from
throughout the nation and will provide attendees the opportunity
to learn about and engage in multi-disciplinary water resource discussions.
The program will stimulate conversations on water resource management,
research and education. The 2018 conference will also include locally
relevant topics such as the Chesapeake Bay, the Delaware River watershed,
and eastern water law as well as globally significant issues such
as coastal resilience, fire effects on watersheds, communication
and outreach strategies and integrated water resources. The general
Call for Abstracts deadline is May 7, 2018. Note that all presenters
must pay the conference registration fee.
As part of the general Call for Abstracts we are also pleased
to announce an open Call for Topical Sessions and Workshops.
The deadline for proposing a topical session or workshop is April
23, 2018. The Technical Conference Co-Chairs (Kathy Hale (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and Kelly Mott LaCroix (email@example.com)
will evaluate all proposals and provide responses by April 27, 2018.
Proposers will be responsible for recruiting speakers and populating
their sessions or workshops. Proposals should contain: a brief description
of the session or workshop and its importance; prospective speakers
and topics; and the names, affiliations and email addresses of the
proposers. Email proposals to the Conference Technical Co-Chairs.
Note that all presenters must pay the conference registration fee.
Please join us in Baltimore, MD on November 4-8, 2018 to discuss
age-old practices as well as the newest and most pressing water
resource issues of our time from the local to regional to international
We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore in November 2018!
Martha C. Narvaez
Water Resources Center
University of Delaware
New Jersey Water Supply Authority
Kelly Mott LaCroix
U.S. Department of Agriculture