Friday January 31st, 2014  at midnight is the final registration deadline for the 4th  University of Florida Water Institute Symposium that will be held at the Reitz Union on the UF campus during February 11-12, 2014.  


The theme of this year’s conference is Sustainable Water Resources: Water Supply Planning in a Non-Stationary World. We have a great program lined up with over 180 contributed oral, panel and poster presentations.  Closing plenary panels on Wednesday Feb 12th include:


Securing Florida’s Water Future: Recent Progress, New Challenges, and Future Needs

·         Drew Bartlett, Deputy Secretary for Water Policy and Ecosystem Restoration Florida, Department of Environmental Regulation

·         Robert Beltran, Executive Director, Southwest Florida Water Management District

·         Rich Budell, Director, Office of Water Policy, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

·         Len Lindahl , Assistant Executive Director, South Florida Water Management District

·         Ann Shortelle, Executive Director, Suwannee River Water Management District

·         Hans Tanzler, Executive Director, St. Johns River Water Management District

The Role of Political Leadership in Fostering a Florida Water Ethic.

·         Bob Graham, Former US Senator, Florida Governor and State Legislator

·         Cynthia Barnett, Journalist

·         Steve Seibert, Partner, triSect, LLC

·         Melissa Meeker, Vice President, CSA Ocean Sciences Inc.

Registration fees are $250 for professionals, $ 125  for students.  Your registration includes conference attendance as well as lunch and refreshment breaks on Tuesday February 11th and Wednesday February 12th , and the evening poster reception on Tuesday February 11th .      Click here  to  complete your registration !     

 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!  Plenary sessions will be video streamed if we exceed our registration capacity.


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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