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.
Much of this information was provided by the Virginia Water Monitoring Council (VWMC). For more information on the VWMC, please visit http://vwrrc.vt.edu/vwmc/default.asp.
Jul. 27-30, 2014, Lombard, Ill.: Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference. More information: http://www.swcs.org/en/conferences/2014_annual_conference/; phone (515) 289-2331.
Jul. 28-30, 2014, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, West Va.: Fourth Biennial Colloquium on Hydrologic Science and Engineering. The theme for this meeting is “Water Across the Critical Zone–Scaling from Local to Global Hydrology.” Organized by the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI). Click here for more information; or contact Emily Geosling, CUAHSI, 196 Boston Ave, Suite 3000, Medford, MA 02155; phone (339) 221-5400, ext. 204; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jul. 28-Aug. 1, 2014, New Orleans, La.: Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration. Organized by the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration and the Society for Ecological Restoration. More information: http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/CEER2014/.
Aug. 10-15, 2014, Sacramento, Calif.: Ecological Society of America 2014 Annual Meeting. More information: http://esa.org/am/.
Aug. 17-21, 2014, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada: American Fisheries Society Annual Conference. Co-organizer is Fisheries and Oceans Canada. This year’s theme is “From Fisheries Research to Management: Think and Act Locally and Globally.” More information: http://afs2014.org/.
Aug. 18-19, 2014, Charlotte, N.C.: Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference. Organized by the U.S. EPA Region 4 Office and the Southeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Region One. More information: http://www.ieca.org/ms4.
Aug. 19-22, 2014, Iowa City, Iowa: Fourth International Conference on Emerging Contaminants in the Environment (EmCon2014). Organized by the University of Iowa and several partners. More information: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/emcon2014/; David Cwiertny, (319) 335-1401; email@example.com.
Aug. 25-27, 2014, Denver, Colo.: 2014 Unconventional Resources Technology Conference. Conference organization created and sponsored by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, & Society of Economic Geologists. More information: http://www.urtec.org/.
Sep. 3-7, 2014, New Orleans, La.: Society of Environmental Journalists Annual Conference. More information: http://www.sej.org/initiatives/sej-annual-conferences/AC2014-main.
Sep. 8-10, 2014, Asheville, N.C.: 2014 Water Education Summit. Organized by North Carolina State University and several partners. More information: http://www.h2osummit.org/; Karen Hall, (919) 515-8242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sep. 9-12, 2014, San Francisco, Calif.: Specialist Conference on Watershed and River Basins Management. Organized by the University of the Pacific and the International Water Association. More information: http://www.iwa2014sanfrancisco.org/Venue.html.
Sep. 14-19, 2014, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada: Oceans ’14. Sponsored by the Marine Technology Society and the Oceanic Engineering Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. More information: http://www.oceans14mtsieeestjohns.org/.
Sep. 15-17, 2014, Kansas City, Missouri: One Water Leadership Summit 2014. Organized by the U.S. Water Alliance’s Urban Water Sustainability Council. More information: http://www.uswateralliance.org/owl-summit/2014-2/2014-one-water-leadership-summit/; phone (202) 223-2299; e-mail: email@example.com.
Sep. 16-18, 2014, Portland, Ore.: “Who Will Own the Forest?” Conference. Organized by the World Forestry Institute. More information: http://wwotf.worldforestry.org/wwotf10/.
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. 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, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. More information: http://www.geosociety.org/meetings/2014/; phone (303) 357-1000; e-mail: email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.