Climate Impacts to Water 2017

Call for Abstracts

The Climate Impacts to Water Conference is now accepting abstract submissions! Potential presenters may click here to register and submit their abstracts for consideration. Abstracts are due by December 1. If accepted, presenters will be notified by mid-December.

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts are due December 1, 2016
  • Abstracts should be 300 words in length. You can select eiither an oral or poster format
  • Presentations will be 20 minutes in length—unless otherwise indicated—for a panel or workshop type presentation
  • Suggestions for discussion panels or special sessions are encouraged.

Suggested topics include

  • Water Quality
  • Nutrient Management
  • Water Conservation
  • Fish & Wildlife
  • Climate & Water Modeling
  • Regional Water Management Efforts (past, present, & future)
  • Urban Storm Water Management
  • Economics/Water Policy
  • Climate Change & Water Communications
  • Tools & Technologies

It is expected that the preliminary program will be adopted by early November 2016. You will then be contacted to provide a proceedings paper for the online proceedings by December 9, 2016. All papers submitted for the online proceedings paper will be reviewed.

Paper & Presentation FAQ

A published Proceedings is an integral part of the Climate Impacts to Water Conference. For this reason, all speakers are requested to submit a proceedings paper of their talk. In order to have the proceedings published in time for the meeting, we need your full paper on or before December 9, 2016 in order to be reviewed and published prior to the conference.

What is the purpose of the proceedings?

Our objective is to provide information that can serve as a reference guide in daily practice for conference attendees. Many rely on the proceedings as their main source of information from the conference. Include in the proceeding paper what you want people to remember from your talk and what you want them to take home with them to use.

How long should my proceedings paper be?

Suggested limits are one page of text (photos or other graphics can be included above and beyond that page).

Where will the proceedings be published?

These will be online at the WSU Water Resources page and the WSU Livestock Nutrient Management page Printed copies of the conference proceedings will not be distributed by the conference committee.

Important Dates

  • December 1 2016: Abstracts due
  • December 9, 2016: Proceedings paper due
  • December 9-22, 2016: Proceedings review completed and authors contacted
  • January 9, 2017: Changes requested by reviewers and/or authors complete
  • January 18, 2017: Publication begins

Click here for more information regarding paper or presentation guidelines.