Agenda subject to change.


Tuesday, October 30

NALMS New Member Reception

sponsored by Northeast Aquatic Research
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Are you a new NALMS member? Is this your first NALMS symposium? If so, please join us for a special welcome reception where you will have the opportunity to meet other first-timers, members of the NALMS Board of Directors and the Symposium Host Committee.


Wednesday, October 31

NALMS Membership Meeting

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

All NALMS members are encouraged to attend and participate in our annual membership meeting.

Exhibitors’ Reception and Poster Session

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

NALMS, the Local Host Committee and our exhibitors invite you to join us in kicking off the symposium and welcoming attendees to Cincinnati. Take time to relax, view the poster displays and visit with the exhibitors and fellow attendees.


Thursday, November 1

Clean Lakes Classic 5K Run / Walk

sponsored by Wenck and Gantzer Water Resources Engineering
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | $30

The annual Clean Lakes Classic starts at mid-day and takes participants on a route along the Ohio River. You need not be a runner to participate! All pre-registered participants receive a t-shirt as part of the sign-up fee.

Awards Reception and Banquet

Join us for a special evening of food, fellowship and recognition. NALMS’ Awards Reception & Banquet is the culmination of the Society’s year. Awards are presented for Leadership and Service, Advancements in Lake Management Technologies, and Lake Management Success Stories, along with our special recognition awards: Friends of NALMS, the Jim LaBounty Best Paper Award, Jim Flynn Award (outstanding corporation) and the Secchi Disk Award. Our most prestigious award, the Secchi Disk Award, honors the NALMS member who has made the most significant contributions to the goals and objectives of the Society.