NGWA Water, Energy, and Policy in a Changing Climate Conference (#5034)

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Date: February 24-25, 2020
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Overview:

Providing adequate food and drinking-water supplies depends on increasingly stressed groundwater resources. This fourth biennial NGWA event on Southwest U.S. water issues is intended to provide a broad forum to bring together water professionals from the private and public sectors to share experiences and lessons learned in protecting and managing groundwater and its connection to surface water. The conference is being designed to integrate platform presentations with discussion sessions for maximum attendee interaction and benefit.

A call for abstracts on all aspects of the connectivity of water, energy, and policy, and its relation to climate change, is in effect, with submissions due by August 31, 2019. Please click on the “Call for abstracts” tab below for more information and to make a submission.

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Call for abstracts

A call for abstracts on all aspects of the connectivity of water, energy, and policy, and its relation to climate change, is in effect for this conference, with submissions due by August 31, 2019. Abstracts are being solicited on these general topics with an emphasis on those addressing:

  • Agricultural policies related to groundwater
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Growth and the Colorado River
  • Improved coordination of data collection and management
  • Management of produced waters and salinity issues
  • Policy issues related to water and energy
  • Impacts of climate change on groundwater and surface water resource
  • Private well issues
  • Role of managed aquifer recharge
  • Rural water issues
  • Surface water/groundwater interactions
  • Urban sprawl and growth, and its impact on water resource
  • Water use estimation.

Abstracts must be submitted online via our conference management platform and are due by August 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities for this conference, inclusive of a tabletop exhibit and one free registration, are available. For information on becoming a sponsor, please contact the NGWA sales department at sales@ngwa.org.

Fees and registration

Fees

On/before January 24

  • NGWA members — $395
  • Government employees (ID required)* — $395
  • Nonmembers — $545
  • Full-time students (ID required) — $150

Starting January 25

  • NGWA members — $495
  • Government employees (ID required)* — $495
  • Nonmembers — $645
  • Full-time students (ID required) — $200

*Please not those registering as government employees must do so by phone, fax, or mail; online registration cannot be accepted.

Team discounts up to 10% available. Click here for more details.

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Venue and accommodations

Albuquerque Marriott
2101 Louisiana Blvd., NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110-5401
(800) 228-9290
(505) 881-6800

Accommodations: NGWA has secured a limited block of rooms on a first come, first served basis at the group rate of $93 per night, plus applicable taxes. This rate applies to NGWA room block and is valid until the February 13 cutoff date, unless our room block has been filled before that date. When making your reservations, be sure to state you are attending this NGWA event. Remember, you are responsible for securing your own reservations. For guest check-in and checkout times, please contact the hotel directly.