2018 AWRC Annual Water Research Conference
July 23-24, 2018
Join us for our water research conference this year! The theme is "The Value of Water" which will address the relationships between water supplies and industry. Our conference provides a fun and valuable opportunity to learn about current research and develop relationships with potential collaborators.
SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT TO PRESENT!
We are inviting proposals for presentations from professionals and students from all water resources sectors and on a variety of topics.
Who should submit a talk:
- Water utilities
- Industry environmental resource managers
- Consulting firms
- Watershed groups
- State agencies
Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
- Animal industry (production or processing)
- Crop industry (production or processing)
- Drinking water industry
- Importance of water to municipalities
- Ecosystem services
- Reclaimed water
- Activities from non-profit organizations
The deadline to submit an abstract is April 11, 2018 and should be emailed to Erin Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts should be less than 250 words and include the presenting authors name and affiliation, co-authors names and affiliations if applicable, and presentation title.
BECOME A SPONSOR OR EXHIBITOR:
Why Sponsor or Exhibit? Gain exposure for your products and services at our annual water research conference! Researchers, students, teachers, government agencies, non-profits, utilities, and consulting firms attend our conference.
Bronze Level:$300; includes a 6-foot draped table, one complimentary registration, logo recognition in conference materials and program.
Silver Level:$600; incldues a 6-foot draped table, two complimentary registrations, logo recognition in conference materials, a half page advert in conference program.
Gold Level:$1,000; includes a 6-foot draped table, 3 complimentary registrations, logo recognition in conference materials, a full page advert in conference program.
The conference will be held at the Fayetteville Town Center, the same place as last year. This venue is at the historic downtown square in Fayetteville, near the UA campus and surrounded by the beautiful Ozark Mountains. The address for the Town Center is 15 West Mountain in Fayetteville, Arkansas, 72701. For more information about the Town Center, visit their website at http://www.twncenter.com/ .
Each year, AWRC holds a watersheds and research conference. This conference draws over 100-150 researchers, students, agency personnel, municipal personnel, interested citizens and many other water quality stakeholders from around the State and region. Conference topics have ranged from drinking water treatment processes to agricultural water management in the delta in eastern Arkansas. See the list below for programs from past conferences.
Past Conference Programs
|2017||July 25-26||Protecting Water Supplies for People and the Environment|
|2016||July 26-27||Nutrients, Water Quality, and Harmful Algal Blooms|
|2015||July 21-22||Meeting Arkansas's Water Needs Now and Into the Future|
|2014||July 15-16||Watersheds, Wicked Problems and Water Words|
|2013||May 14-15||Watershed Research and Ecological Design in the Ozarks|
|2012||July 11-12||Arkansas Water Planning and Reservoir Management|
|2011||July 6-7||The Illinois River and the Statement of Joint Principles and Actions|
|2010||April 13-14||Water Quality of Groundwater, Reservoirs and Restored Streams|
|2009||April 14-15||Transboundary Watersheds, Nutrient Hotspots and Riparian Buffers|
|2008||April 22-23||Watershed Management and Nutrient Loading|