The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water


Call for Abstracts | 2017 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference

The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) is one of the world’s leading multi-sectoral (private, government, academia), multi-disciplinary water resources professional societies. Their 2017 annual conference will be in Portland, OR, 5-7 November. They are seeking abstracts on any and all aspects of water resources.

AWRA is a great place to tell your water story to others outside your own discipline/sector. It’s also a wonderful venue for students and young professionals (YPs).

No papers are required. You can select an oral or poster presentation. If you wish to organize a Topical Session, contact the event organizers ASAP.

For more information and to submit (through 16 May), visit

American Water Resources Association’s 2017 Spring Specialty Conference | Call for abstracts

This is a conference update and call for abstracts for the American Water Resources Association’s 2017 Spring Specialty Conference, “Connecting the Dots: The Emerging Science of Aquatic System Connectivity.” The conference will be held from April 30 through May 3, 2017, in Snowbird, Utah, just 30 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport. The deadline for submitting an abstract is January 9, 2017.

The conference focuses on hydrological, chemical, and biological connectivity in lakes, wetlands, streams, estuaries, and oceans. The conference will cover a wide range of topics on connectivity and should be a wonderful opportunity to learn about and discuss research that others are doing in fields related to aquatic systems. More information on abstract submission is found below.