Sunday, September 28, 2014

NCR Water Resources Symposium - Call for Abstracts

Co-hosted by the AWRA-National Capital Region Section and the University of the District of Columbia, the 2015 National Capital Region Water Resources Symposium: Urban Water Management and Resiliency in Uncertain Times will be held April 10, 2015, at the UDC Van Ness campus.

This one-day symposium will bring together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector and non-profits to present and discuss challenges and opportunities for water management and resiliency in the region, as well as national and international scope. The program will include a keynote address, invited panelists, and breakout sessions featuring submitted oral and poster presentations. Dr. Daniel Zarilli, Director of the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency for the City of New York will present the keynote address.

The abstract submission deadline is Dec. 6. For more information including the 
full symposium announcement, abstract submission guidelines, and registration information, click here or contact Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, director of the UDC Water Resources Research Institute and Professional Science Masters program. Volunteers are needed for for reviewing abstracts, moderating sessions, and many other tasks; contact Tamim Younos for more information.

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