Here are some water and water-related meetings in the United States, Canada, and Mexico in coming months. This list is updated as the Virginia Water Resources Research Center learns of new events and a new version is re-posted quarterly. If you would like an event added, please send basic information (date, location, event title, event organizer, Web site, and contact information) to email@example.com with subject line: For Water Central Editor. This post is for non-Virginia events; for water meetings and other events in the Old Dominion, please see the Virginia Water Resources Research Center’s online Quick Guide to Virginia Water Events.
Some of this information was provided by the Virginia Water Monitoring Council (VWMC). For more information on the VWMC, please visit http://www.vwmc.vwrrc.vt.edu/.
Sep. 21-25, 2014, St. Louis, Mo.: Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Meeting. (Virginia’s member of this organization is the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.) More information: http://www.afwaannualmeeting.org/.
Sep. 24-25, 2014, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, W. Va.: 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Water Conference. This year’s theme is “The Future of Mid-Atlantic Water Infrastructure: Challenges and Solutions.” Organized by the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR) and its Mid-Atlantic member institutes in Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. More information: http://www.midatlanticwc.com/.
Sep. 27-Oct. 1, 2014, New Orleans, La.: Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference. More information: http://www.weftec.org/about_weftec/default.aspx.
Sep. 30-Oct. 2, 2014, Louisville, Ky.: America’s Watershed Initiative Summit. Organized by The Nature Conservancy and the University of Florida. More information: http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/awi/.
Oct. 5-11, 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah: International Union of Forest Researchers World Congress. This year’s theme is “Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People: The Role of Research.” This meeting is held every five years. This year, it’s being held along with the joint annual meeting (Oct. 8-11) of the Society of American Foresters and the Canadian Institute of Forestry. More information: http://iufro2014.com; phone (301) 897-8720 (Society of American Foresters in Bethesda, Md.).
Oct. 6, 2014, Reisterstown, Md.: 8th Annual Meeting of the Pesticides and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project. Organized by the Maryland Pesticide Network (Annapolis). Registration deadline September 19. To register (it’s free), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, title, and affiliation. More information: http://www.mdpestnet.org/projects/pesticides-and-the-chesapeake-bay-watershed/; (410) 849-3909.
Oct. 7-9, 2014, Avon, Colo.: 2014 Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference. Organized by the Colorado Riparian Association, the Colorado Watershed Assembly, and the Colorado Foundation for Water Education. More information: http://www.coloradowater.org/conferences; or e-mail email@example.com.
Oct. 8-9, 2014, Kalispell, Mont.: Annual conference of the Montana chapter of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA). The theme for this year’s conference is “Floods, Forests, and The Flathead.” More information: http://www.montanaawra.org/conference/; or contact Nancy Hystad at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 8-10, 2014, Charleston, S.C.: 9th Annual Regional Stormwater Conference. The theme this year is “Improving Water Quality through Relationships, Regulations, and Research.” Organized by the Southeast Stormwater Association. Presentation proposals are being accepted through February 28. More information: http://www.seswa.org/annual-conference; SESWA@ksanet.net; (866) 367-7379.
Oct. 14-15, 2014, St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Water Resources Conference. Organized by the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center. More information: http://www.wrc.umn.edu/waterconf/; (612) 624-9282; e-mail: email@example.com.
Oct. 15-16, 2014, Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Water Resources Conference. Organized by Clemson University. More information: http://www.clemson.edu/restoration/events/past_events/sc_water_resources/index.html; Dawn Anticole White at (864) 656-2618 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 15-17, 2014, Dayton, Ohio: Natural Areas Conference. Organized by the Natural Areas Association and Five Rivers MetroParks. More information: https://naturalareas.org/conference/2014-natural-areas-conference.
Oct. 19-22, 2014, Seattle, Wash.: 6th Annual Water for Food Conference. The theme for this year’s conference is “Harnessing the Data Revolution: Ensuring Water and Food Security in a Digital World.” Organized by the Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska. More information: http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/wff2014/; Rachael Herpel at (402) 472-4977 or email@example.com.
Oct. 19-22, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. More information: http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/2014/; phone (303) 357-1000; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 20-23, 2014, St. Louis, Mo.: 39th Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop. Organized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). More information: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/outreach/CDPW39.shtml.
Oct. 22-24, 2014, Raleigh, N.C.: Southeastern Alternative Fuels Conference and Expo. This year’s theme is “Driving the New Economy.” Organized by the North Carolina Solar Center at North Carolina State University. More information: http://www.altfuelsconference.org/; Andrea Bachrach, (919) 515-5693 or email@example.com.
Oct. 27-30, 2014, Baltimore, Md.: BioCycle East Coast Conference 2014 (on composting, organics recycling and renewable energy). More information: http://www.biocycle.net/conferences/biocycle-east-coast-conference-2014/.
Nov. 1-6, 2014, Washington, D.C.: 7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration, combined with the 24th Biennial Meeting of the Coastal Society. Organized by Restore America’s Estuaries (headquartered in Arlington, Va.) and The Coastal Society. The meeting’s theme is “Inspiring Action, Creating Resilience.” More information: http://www.estuaries.org/summit; phone (703) 524-0248.
Nov. 2-5, 2014, Long Beach, Calif.: International annual meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. More information: https://www.acsmeetings.org/; phone (608) 273-8080.
Nov. 9-13, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America. More information: http://vancouver.setac.org/.
Nov. 12-14, 2014, Portland, Ore.: Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE) Conference. More information: http://www.aore.org/conference.
Nov. 12-14, 2014, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico: International Conference on Hydrometeorological Risks and Climate Change. Organized by the Universidad de las Americas Pueblas (UDLAP). More information: http://web.udlap.mx/ingenieria/ichrcc/.
Nov. 16-20, 2014, New Orleans, La.: Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition. Organized by the American Water Works Association. More information: http://www.awwa.org/conferences-education/conferences/water-quality-technology.aspx.
Nov. 17-20, 2014, Charlotte, N.C.: EcoStream–Stream Ecology and Restoration Conference. Organized by the North Carolina State University Stream Restoration Program. More information: http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/programs/extension/wqg/srp/conference.html.
Nov. 19-21, 2014, St. Petersburg, Fla.: National Clean Water Law Seminar. Organized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. More information: http://www.nacwa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7&Itemid=4.
Nov. 21, 2014, North Linthicum, Md.: Maryland Water Monitoring Council’s 20th Annual Conference. More information: http://mddnr.chesapeakebay.net/MWMC/MWMC2010/annualConference.asp; Dan Broward, Maryland Department of Natural Resources (410) 260-8605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec. 9-12, 2014, Las Vegas, Nev.: National Groundwater Association Expo. More information: http://groundwaterexpo.com/; phone (800) 551-7379; e-mail: email@example.com.
Dec. 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, Calif.: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. More information: http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2014/; phone (202) 462-6900.
Mar. 2-6, 2015, Charleston, S.C.: Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. This year’s theme is “Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management.” More information:
http://www.cvent.com/events/fifth-interagency-conference-on-research-in-the-watersheds-icrw5-/event-summary-23477970235644b2b1d05e3f69273cd7.aspx; or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.