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The University of Florida and Progress Energy partner to host
The 3rd UF Water Institute Symposium
February 15 - 16, 2012
J. Wayne Reitz Union, University of Florida Campus
Gainesville, Florida
We invite you to submit an abstract for the 3rd UF Water Institute Symposium focused on Complex Challenges and Integrated Solutions for Nutrient Management in Watersheds.
This symposium will bring together social and physical scientists, engineers, academics, policy makers, water managers, industry and utility representatives, lawyers, students and the public to examine complex water issues from multiple perspectives.  Presentations are sought that focus on new research, education, policy, and technology developments in the following areas:

  *   Understanding natural, anthropogenic and  legacy sources of nutrients
  *   Nutrient dynamics and enrichment impacts in aquatic ecosystems
  *   Efficacy of nutrient source control strategies
  *   Innovative biological, physical, and chemical nutrient reduction & recovery technologies
  *   Social, behavioral, and economic aspects of nutrient management
  *   Governance approaches to nutrient management

To review detailed topics within each of these areas please see Call for Abstracts <> on Symposium web site.
In addition to the topics above student poster presentations will be accepted on any subject pertaining to water.  Student poster authors are eligible to compete for "Best Poster" awards based on the quality of the abstract, poster, and discussion. Three poster winners will receive prizes of $1000 each to be used as funding to support future participation at a national conference.

 Abstracts should not exceed 300 words, and must be submitted electronically using the on-line submission form <> no later than October 10, 2011.  Authors will indicate their preferred topic area and format (oral/poster) but final decisions will be made by the program committee.  Authors will be notified by email regarding acceptance and format of their presentation no later than November 8, 2011.  Accepted abstracts will be published online.

Conference registration fees are detailed below:

Early (11/8/11 - 01/05/12)

Late (After 01/05/12)







 Wendy Graham, Ph.D.
Carl S. Swisher Chair in Water Resources
Director UF Water Institute
PO Box 116601
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-6601
Phone 352-392-5893 x 2113
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