Tuesday January 31st, 2012  at midnight is the final registration deadline for the 3rd University of Florida Water Institute Symposium that will be held at the Reitz Union on the UF campus during February 15-16, 2012 
Registration fees are now $250 for professionals, $ 100  for students Your registration includes conference attendance as well as lunch and refreshment breaks on Wednesday February 15th and Thursday February 16th, and the evening poster reception on Wednesday February 15th .      Click here  to  complete your registration     

The theme of the symposium is Sustainable Water Resources: Nutrient Dynamics, Policy and Management in Watersheds. This promises to be another intellectually stimulating and thought-provoking event including a mix of more than 175 contributed oral, poster and panel presentations addressing nutrient issues from multiple perspectives and a great line-up keynote speakers:

      • Dr. Ellen Gilinsky, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Water, Environmental Protection Agency, "State Development and Implementation of Nutrient Standards: Putting Florida into the National Context"
      • Professor Larry Band, Voit Gilmore Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina, "Sources, Cycling and Control of Carbon and Nutrients in Urban Watersheds”
      • Professor Dan Childers, Director, Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, " Peak Phosphorus and the Sustainable Phosphorus Initiative"
      • Professor Andrew Sharpley, Professor of Soils and Water Quality, "Fate and Management of Phosphorus in Agricultural Systems", University of Arkansas.

 Click here  for the Symposium agenda-at-glance, including all session titles, speakers and abstracts.     

Note:  Free Parking will be available at the Reitz Union for non-UF participants!  

 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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