AWRA National Capital Region Section Water Resources Symposium – Call for Abstracts

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Water Management in Coastal Cities of the Future

Friday, April 12, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

University of the District of Columbia (UDC)


The 7th National Capital Region Water Resources Symposium will be held April 12, 2019 at the University of the District of Columbia.   This one-day symposium will bring together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector, and non-profits to discuss challenges and opportunities for sustainable management of water resources and infrastructure in the region, as well as nationally and internationally.

The morning plenary session agenda consists of a keynote address and invited panel. The theme of 2019 NCR Water Resources Symposium is “Water Management in Coastal Cities of the Future.” Our keynote speaker is Dr. Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Professor and Director, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, University of Maryland.

Abstracts are solicited for oral (afternoon sessions) and poster presentations in all areas of water resources management (regional, national and global) and water infrastructure:

  • Emerging technologies and data management systems
  • Climate change and water resources
  • Watershed studies, groundwater studies
  • Innovations in water treatment technologies
  • Water management and cybersecurity
  • Socio-economics and water policy
  • Other topics relevant to water resources and water infrastructure

Abstract preparation and submission Guidelines

Submitted abstracts should include:

  • Abstract title
  • Preferred mode of presentation (oral or poster)
  • Author and co-author(s) name(s)
  • Author’s and co-author(s)’ titles and affiliations
  • E-mail address for contact person
  • Abstract (150-200 words)

Submit abstract as an email attachment (MSWord) to: Abstract submission deadline is December 6, 2018.  Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by January 6, 2019. Symposium details and registration information will be available on website:

Student Poster Competition.  AWRA-NCRS will offer 2 awards ($100 and $50) and certificates to winners of the poster competition. To qualify, a student should be the poster first author and the poster presenter.

The NCR Water Resources Symposium is hosted by the AWRA-National Capital Region Section and the University of the District of Columbia.


Board of Directors and Program Committee

Contact: Dr. Tamim Younos  (Email: )



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