Water 2014 - sessions

October 14-15, 2014 October
14-15, 2014

Illini Union
Urbana, Illinois
Water 2014
submit a session

The Illinois Water Resource Center invites you to submit a proposal for sessions at the 2014 Illinois Water Conference. To submit, complete the form or email the pertinent details to Corrie Layfield (cmlay@illinois.edu) by Friday, March 28. You will be notified of the status of your proposal by April 11.

Session proposals should identify a coherent topic that can be addressed by 4-5 papers. Example themes include:

Invasive Species - A fish jumping out of a stream or pond
  • Best management practices
  • Climate change
  • Decision-making tools
  • Ecosystem restoration
  • Green infrastructure
  • Groundwater
  • Human impacts
  • Invasive species
  • Nutrients
  • Science communication
  • Storm water and flooding
  • Technologies
  • Water and energy
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Water resources education
  • Water supply sustainability
  • Watershed planning
Session Format
Sessions will be scheduled concurrently in 90-minute periods. Each session will include 4-5 presentations running 12 minutes each, with an additional 6 minutes for questions and discussions after each presentation.

Session Chair Responsibilities
Applicants are not required to finalize session speakers with this proposal, though you may propose speakers in your application. A wider call for papers and student posters will be announced following this session proposal phase. As a session chair, we anticipate you will reach out to your colleagues and encourage them to submit papers to your session. We will work with you to finalize your session roster.
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