Posted by: Anne Jefferson | December 22, 2009

Call for abstracts: NC WRRI Annual Conference

Note: If any of my students are interested in attending and/or presenting, just let me know and we will make it happen.

WRRI Annual Conference Call for Presentations Abstracts

The Water Resources Research Institute of The University of North Carolina (WRRI) requests abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the 12th Annual Conference: The State of Water Resources in North Carolina, to be held March 30-31, 2010, at the Jane S. McKimmon Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.

We are soliciting for oral and poster presentations and organized sessions related to the following topics:
* State of North Carolina water resources
* Drinking water management
* Erosion and sedimentation control
* Groundwater issues
* Surface water quality
* Stormwater management
* Wastewater management
* Water availability, use and climate interaction
* Water law and policy
* Water quality and ecosystem function
* Water reuse
* Other water-related topics

The Opening Session on March 30th and WRRI Luncheon on March 31st will focus on the theme: State of Water Resources in North Carolina. Many of the technical session themes will be based on abstracts received for oral presentations.

Oral and Poster Presentations:

Please submit abstracts of 300 words or less via the abstract submission form by Monday, February 15, 2010. For information on the required presentation abstract content and guidelines please go to: All oral and poster presenters will be notified by email of the status of their abstract submission.

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to submit abstracts for either oral or poster presentations. The North Carolina Water Resources Association ( is sponsoring a student poster contest during the conference. First place will receive $200, 2nd place will receive $150 and 3rd place will receive $100.

Special Technical Sessions:

WRRI is accepting suggestions for special technical sessions/panel discussions. The sessions will be 90 minutes in length. Please submit your suggestion via email to Dr. David Genereux,, and Kelly Porter,, with the following information:

* Chair name (individual who will oversee and moderate session)
* Title of session
* Speaker names or panel discussion participants
* Abstract describing the content of the session or a series of abstracts for each suggested speaker

Questions? Contact Kelly Porter at 919-513-1152 or


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