WEF National Stormwater Symposium 2020: Call for abstracts now open

The Water Environment Federation Stormwater Institute (SWI) in cooperation with the Ohio Water Environment Association and Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky is now soliciting submissions for abstractsworkshop proposals, and session proposals for the National Stormwater Symposium 2020, to be held March 15-17 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

This symposium focuses on excellence in sustainable stormwater management and is designed to deepen the technical knowledge of professionals involved with stormwater management and to provide a forum for leading issues in the sector to be discussed.

Abstracts, session proposals, and workshop proposals are being solicited for the following topics:

  • Funding and Financing (e.g., Rate Structures, Stormwater Utilities, User Fees, Incentives, Public/Private Partnerships, Environmental Impact Bonds, Stormwater/Pollutant Credit Trading)
  • Program Development, Management, Planning and Analysis (e.g., Life Cycle Cost/Benefit Studies, Economic Assessment, Integrated Solutions, Industrial Stormwater, Modeling, MS4 and TMDL Compliance)
  • Training and Education (e.g., Community Engagement, Certification Programs, Technical Resources and Guidelines, Interdepartmental/ Interagency Collaboration)
  • Innovation/Technology (e.g., Real-Time Controls, Emerging Technologies, Integrated Systems, Innovative Design)
  • Post-Construction Control Measures (e.g., Stormwater Control Measures, Design Approaches, Green Infrastructure, Integrated Infrastucture)
  • Construction, Inspection and Maintenance (e.g., Legal Frameworks, Construction Methods, Obstacles and Solutions, Monitoring, Asset Management)
  • Resiliency/Sustainability (e.g. Urban/Suburban Flooding, Coastal Flooding, Climate, Extreme Weather, Hydromodification Challenges/Solutions, Urban Heat Island)
  • Regulation and Policy (e.g. Watershed Planning, NPDES, Integrated Planning, Affordability)
  • Case Studies

Submit abstracts by October 3, 2019.

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