Extended Sessions Call for Abstracts
Please join us online the week of April 19, 2021 for the National Water Quality Monitoring Council’s (NWQMC) 12th National Monitoring Conference. This conference provides opportunities for water stakeholders – federal, state, tribal and local water professionals, nonprofits, academia, and volunteer citizen scientists – to network, develop new skills and partnerships, and exchange information.
The Extended Sessions should provide an opportunity to dive deeper into the 2020 conference themes:
Monitoring Biological Integrity and Ecological Health in Rivers and Streams, Lakes and Reservoirs, Wetlands, and Estuaries
Emerging and Persistent Contaminants of Concern to Aquatic Life and Human Health
Monitoring Water Across a Changing Hydrologic Cycle
Tools to Mine, Share, and Visualize Water Quality Data
Tools to Acquire, Analyze and Model Water Quality Data and Relationships
New Technologies for Remote Sensing and Satellite Applications, Continuous and Discrete Monitoring, and Other Applications
Effective Monitoring Collaborations and Partnerships
Assessing Nonpoint Source Impacts on Water Quality and Measuring Effectiveness of Best Management Practices
Assessing and measuring the effectiveness of TMDLs and Watershed-based Management
HABs and Other Nutrient Relationships
Groundwater monitoring, characterization, and trends
How to Submit an Abstract for Extended Sessions
You must specify if you are submitting an abstract for an Extended Session, please provide the following information:
- Proposed session title;
- which of the three categories your session fits under;
- how much time you are requesting;
- detailed session objective(s);
- session outcomes; and
- Information Technology* needs.
*Conference planners will work to meet IT needs but all requests cannot be guaranteed.
If you are requesting more than 1.5 hours, a detailed timeline will also be required.
All abstracts MUST be received no later than October 8, 2020. Authors will be notified by early December 2020 if they have been accepted to present.Submit an Extended Session Abstract