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 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/.
Mar. 15-17, 2015, Chapel Hill, N.C.: Nexus 2015: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference. Organized by the University of North Carolina (UNC) Water Institute. More information: http://nexus.unc.edu/.
Mar. 15-18, 2015, Portland, Ore.: Sustainable Water Management Conference. Organized by the American Water Works Association. More information: http://www.awwa.org/conferences-education/conferences/sustainable-water-management.aspx.
Mar. 16-18, 2015, San Antonio, Tex.: NGWA Groundwater Summit 2015. Organized by the National Groundwater Association (NGWA). More information: http://www.groundwatersummit.org/; (800) 551-7379 or email@example.com.
Mar. 18-19, 2015, 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.
Mar. 19, 2015, Lincoln, Neb.: High Plains Aquifer: Sustainability for Food Production and Water Supply. Annual symposium of the Nebraska Water Center. More information: http://watercenter.unl.edu/Symposium2015/index.asp; (402) 472-3305; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mar. 20, 2015, 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; email@example.com.
Mar. 30-Apr. 1, 2015, Los Angeles, Calif.: Water for Urban Areas: Managing Risks and Building Resiliency. Spring specialty conference by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA). More information: http://www.awra.org/meetings/LosAngeles2015/; or contact AWRA (headquartered in Middleburg, Va.) at (540) 687-8390 or .
Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2015, Austin, Tex.: National Hurricane Conference. More information: http://hurricanemeeting.com/.
Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2015, North Charleston, S.C.: Coastal Geotools. Biennial conference on geospatial tools, technology, and information for managers of coastal resources. Organized by the Association of State Floodplain Managers (http://www.floods.org/). More information: http://coastalgeotools.org/; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Apr. 13-15, 2015, 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.
Apr. 15, 2015, Rapid City, S.D.: 2015 Western South Dakota Hydrology Meeting. This year’s theme is “Reliability, Vulnerability, and Resiliency.” 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apr. 19-21, 2015, Newport, R.I.: Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference. More information: http://www.neafwa.org/.
Apr. 20-22, 2015, Washington, D.C.: National Symposium on Market Transformation. Organized by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. More information: http://www.aceee.org/conferences/2015/mt.
Apr. 29-30, 2015, Philadelphia, Penn.: Wet Weather Consent Decree Workshop. Organized by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. More information: http://www.nacwa.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2140&Itemid=610.
May 6, 2015, State College, Penn.: 2015 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium. This year’s theme is “An Unconventional Look at PA Groundwater.” Organized by Penn State Extension and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. More information: http://www.cvent.com/events/pennsylvania-groundwater-symposium/event-summary-7f0179d905604e529c082002cc0f4522.aspx.
May 17-21, 2015, Austin, Tex.: World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers. More information: http://www.ewricongress.org; (800) 548-2723.
May 19-20, 2015, Harrisburg, Penn:: 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: http://choosecleanwater.org/our-conference/may-19-20-2015/; (443) 759-3407; email@example.com.
Jun. 15-17, 2015, New Orleans, La.: Climate Change Adaptation. Summer specialty conference by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA). More information: http://www.awra.org/meetings/NewOrleans2015/; or contact AWRA (headquartered in Middleburg, Va.) at (540) 687-8390 or .
Jun. 16-18, 2015, Las Vegas, Nev.: Water is Not for Gambling: Utilizing Science to Reduce Uncertainty. 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/2015-conference; or contact UCOWR at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, (618) 536-7571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Nov. 16-19, 2015, Denver, Colorado: 2015 American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference. More information: http://www.awra.org/index.html.