Here are some water and water-related meetings in the United States and Canada 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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/.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, W. Va. (shown here in Sep. 2014) annually hosts many water-related meetings, including the 2015 Chesapeake Watershed Forum on Sept. 24-26 (listed below).
April through September 2015: Workshops by North Carolina State University Stream Restoration Program. For more information click on the individual links below or go to http://www.ncsu.edu/srp/rivercourse.html; or contact Cathy Smith at (919) 515-6780 or email@example.com.
Apr. 1-3, Asheville: RC 101: Stream Morphology & Assessment.
May 6-8, Asheville: RC 201: Natural Channel Design Principles.
May 12-14, Raleigh, Goldsboro, and Beaufort: RC 522: Coastal Plain Tour & Evaluation.
Jun. 1-2, Banner Elk: RC 131: Assessment & Identification of Riparian Vegetation.
Jul. 8-10, Raleigh: RC 302: Hydraulic Modeling for Stream Restoration.
Sep. 15-17, Asheville: RC 161: Taxonomy & Pollution Ecology of Aquatic Insects.
Jun. 22-25, 2015, Raleigh, N.C.: Connecting the Dots: Environmental Quality to Climate. 108th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Air & Waste Management Association. More information: http://ace2015.awma.org/.
Jun. 29-Jul. 2, 2015, Newport, R.I.: National Marine Educators Association annual conference. This year’s theme is “Ocean State, Ocean Planet: Exploring Our World of Water.” More information: http://www.marine-ed.org/general/custom.asp?page=NMEA_2015; phone (844) 687-6632; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jul. 12-15, 2015, Providence, R.I.: Financing, Funding & Rates for the Future of Clean Water. Summer Conference of the 45th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. More information: http://www.nacwa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7&Itemid=4.
Jul. 14-16, 2015, North Bethesda, Md.: 19th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. Organized by the American Chemical Society. More information: http://www.gcande.org/.
Jul. 26-28, 2015, San Jose, Calif.: Nutrient Symposium 2015. Organized by the Water Environment Federation, the Water Environment Research Foundation, and the California Water Environment Association. More information: http://www.wef.org/nutrient/.
Jul. 26-29, 2015, Greensboro, N.C.: Soil and Water Conservation Society’s Annual Conference. More information: http://www.swcs.org/en/conferences/2015_annual_conference/.
Aug. 5-7, 2015, Wenatachee, Wash.: Watershed Management Conference. Organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers. More information: http://watershedmanagementconference.org; (800) 548-2723.
Aug. 16-20, 2015, Portland, Ore.: American Fisheries Society Annual Conference. More information: http://2015.fisheries.org/.
Sep. 9-11, 2015, Boston, Mass.: Coastal Structures and Solutions to Coastal Disasters Joint Conference. Organized by the Coasts, Oceans, Rivers, and Ports Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers. More information: http://www.copricoastalconference.org; phone (800) 548-2723.
Sep. 20-22, 2015, Little Rock, Ark: National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource. Organized by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. More information: http://www.aceee.org/conferences/2015/eer.
Sep. 24-26, 2015, National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, W. Va.: Chesapeake Watershed Forum. Organized by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. More information: https://allianceforthebay.org/our-work/engaging-local-communities/chesapeake-watershed-forum/; (804) 775-0951 (Virginia office) or email@example.com.
Sep. 26-30, 2015, Chicago, Ill.: Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC). More information: http://www.weftec.org/.
Oct. 7-9, 2015, Las Vegas, Nev.: 8th WaterSmart Innovations Conference. Organized by the Southern Nevada Water Authority and several partners. More information: https://www.watersmartinnovations.com/; (702) 862-3400.
Oct. 13-14, 2015, St. Paul, Minn. Annual conference of the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center. More information: http://www.wrc.umn.edu/waterconf/; Nicole Freese, (612) 624-3708.
Oct. 13-16, 2015, New Orleans, La.: Broadening Coastal Perspectives. Organized by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association. More information: http://asbpa.org/; phone 239-489-2616; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 1-4, 2015, Baltimore, Md.: Chesapeake Session at Geological Society of America (GSA) Meeting. The session’s theme is “Restoring the Nation’s Largest Estuary: Lessons Learned from Efforts to Address Changes in Water Quality and Ecosystem Structure and Function within the Context of Landscape Change and Climate Variability in the Chesapeake Bay and Its Watershed.” More information: http://community.geosociety.org/gsa2015/home.
Nov. 1-5, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America Annual Meeting. More information: http://slc.setac.org/.
Nov. 16-19, 2015, Denver, Colorado: 2015 American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference. More information: http://www.awra.org/index.html.
May 2-6, 2016, Tampa, Fla.: 10th National Monitoring Conference. Organized by the National Water Quality Monitoring Council. The conference’s theme will be “Working Together for Clean Water .” More information: http://acwi.gov/monitoring/conference/2016/.
(Shown is the month each year when the event is normally held; specific dates change each year, and locations may change.)
March, Raleigh, N.C.: Annual Conference of the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina. More information: http://www.ncsu.edu/wrri/code/events/annualconference.htm.
March, Lincoln, Neb.: Annual symposium of the Nebraska Water Center. More information: http://watercenter.unl.edu/Symposium2015/index.asp; (402) 472-3305; email@example.com.
March, in Lincoln, Neb.: Annual Nebraska Water Law Conference. Organized by the Nebraska Water Center and the University of Nebraska College of Law. More information: http://watercenter.unl.edu/WaterLawConf2015/index.asp; (402) 472-3305; firstname.lastname@example.org.
March or April, in different locations – National Hurricane Conference. More information: http://hurricanemeeting.com/.
April, in Washington, D.C.: National Environmental Policy Forum. Organized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, Water Environment Federation, and Water Environment Research Foundation. More information: http://www.nacwa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7&Itemid=4.
April, in Rapid City, S.D.: Western South Dakota Hydrology Meeting. Organized by the U.S. Geological Survey’s South Dakota Water Science Center and several partners. More information: http://sd.water.usgs.gov/WSDconf/; Janet Carter, (605) 394-3215 or email@example.com.
May: Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology. Organized by the American Meteorological Society. More information (from 2015 symposium): http://www.ametsoc.org/Meet/fainst/201511fireforest.html.
May, State College, Penn.: Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium. Organized by Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. More information (from 2015 symposium): http://www.cvent.com/events/pennsylvania-groundwater-symposium/event-summary-7f0179d905604e529c082002cc0f4522.aspx.
May: World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers. More information: http://www.ewricongress.org; (800) 548-2723.
May: Annual conference of the Choose Clean Water Coalition (a group of some 200 organizations in the Chesapeake Bay watershed; based in Annapolis, Md.). More information (from 2015 conference): http://choosecleanwater.org/our-conference/may-19-20-2015/; (443) 759-3407; firstname.lastname@example.org.
May-Jun.: annual Congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society. More information: http://congress.cmos.ca/.
June: Conference on Broadcast Meteorology. Organized by the American Meteorological Society. More information (from 2015 conference): http://www.ametsoc.org/Meet/fainst/201543broadcast.html.
June: Annual conference of the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR), the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR), and the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI). More information: http://ucowr.org/conferences; or contact UCOWR at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, (618) 536-7571 or email@example.com.