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Dear Water Institute and HSAC students:

This is a reminder for you to submit an abstract to the 4th University of Florida Water Institute Biennial Symposium that will be held February11-12, 2014 at the J. Wayne Reitz Union, on the University of Florida Campus.   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.

The deadline for abstract submission is October 11, 2013.
 Plenary speakers for the Conference include:

  *   Dr. Jared Bales<https://profile.usgs.gov/jdbales>, Chief Scientist for Hydrology US Geological Survey, Reston VA.
  *   Dr. Ben Strauss<http://www.climatecentral.org/what-we-do/people/ben_strauss>, Director of the Program on Sea Level Rise, Climate Central, New York NY.
  *   Dr. Robert Lempert<http://www.rand.org/about/people/l/lempert_robert_j.html>, Director, Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition; and Senior Scientist Rand Corporation, Santa Monica CA.
Please see the call for abstracts below for details.  For more information about the symposium visit our web site http://waterinstitute.ufl.edu/symposium2014/index.asp


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS!
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The University of Florida and Duke Energy partner to host
The 4th UF Water Institute Symposium
February 11 - 12, 2014
J. Wayne Reitz Union, University of Florida Campus
Gainesville, Florida

We encourage you to submit an abstract for the 4th UF Water Institute Symposium focused on Complex Challenges and Integrated Solutions for Water Supply Planning in a Non-Stationary World.  This symposium will bring together individuals from a variety of institutional affiliations, disciplines and perspectives to explore the science, technology, practices and policies needed for a secure water future.

Presentations are sought that focus on new research, education, policy and technology developments in the following interdisciplinary areas:

  *   Impacts of changing drivers on water resources
  *   Water quality protection and treatment
  *   Managing water for people and the environment
  *   Water security: the water-energy-food nexus
  *   Science, stakeholders and decision-making
To review detailed topics within each of these areas please see Call for Abstracts <http://waterinstitute.ufl.edu/symposium2014/CallForAbstracts.html> on the Symposium web site.
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 <https://www.regonline.com/2014_WI_Symposium> no later than October 11, 2013.  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 5, 2013.  Accepted abstracts will be published online.

There is no charge for submitting an abstract. Conference registration will open November 5, 2013. Conference registration fees are detailed below:

Conference Registration Fees



Early

Late

Registration Type

(11/5/13 - 01/17/14)

( 01/18/14 - 01/31/14)

One Day Only

$125

$175

Regular (Both Days)

$200

$250

Student (Both Days)

$75

$125


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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