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Call for Presentations

Groundwater Week 2024 Call for Presentations WIll Be Open From March 1 – May 15, 2024.

Groundwater Week is the premier annual event for new products, education, and networking in the groundwater industry. In striving to maintain this position, NGWA is seeking submissions for science-oriented and practical application educational programming designed to be relevant to, and benefit, the various sectors of groundwater industry professionals. Submissions promoting technology transfer, scientific studies and data, and innovative tools and techniques are sought in formats inclusive of conference platform/poster presentations, workshop/learning sessions, and roundtable discussions.

The number of presentation slots is limited for any type of offering. We encourage all submitters to focus on technology transfer, innovation, timely data, and current best practices.

Contractor workshops

  • 60-minute workshop — instructor-led education class focused on transferring skills and knowledge to attendees. Conference topics include —
    • Business Management
    • Drilling Operations and Well Construction
    • Sustainable and Available Groundwater
    • Safety and Compliance
    • Well Maintenance and Rehabilitation
    • Water Systems
    • Workforce Development.

General workshop submission information

  • Title — 10-word limit
  • Workshop description or presentation abstract — 150-word limit
  • Format — all submissions must be written in sentence form without bullet points
  • Review — all submissions will be peer-reviewed and presenters notified of acceptance by June 15

Science & Engineering Forum

  • Platform presentation — a 20-minute slot to share research or practical application results.
  • Poster presentation — research information in the form of a paper poster that conference participants may view during a poster session.
  • Extended learning session —60-minute slot to allow a more in-depth exploration of current groundwater science and technology.
  • Forum topics include —
    • Geophysical Techniques and Applications
    • Groundwater Awareness and Resources
    • Groundwater Data Management
    • Groundwater Modeling
    • Groundwater Monitoring
    • Groundwater Quality and Sustainability
    • Groundwater Remediation
    • Managed Aquifer Recharge
    • Water Well Technology and Application
    • Anything Else Groundwater.

General submission information

  • Title — 15-word limit
  • Workshop description or presentation abstract — 300-word limit
  • Format — all submissions must be written in sentence form without bullet points
  • Review — all submissions will be peer-reviewed and presenters notified of acceptance by June 15
  • Schedule at Groundwater Week — education sessions will be offered at various times on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
  • Deadline for submissions — May 15, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Presenter acknowledgements – These are the check boxes for the title page on the abstract submission for all entries

  • Presenting author will register for Groundwater Week by October 25, 2024.
  • Accepted authors will commit to conducting the workshop/presentation in-person on the scheduled date and time.
  • All presentations will focus on technology transfer without any sales pitches.
  • NGWA does not cover presenters’ registration fees or travel expenses. Upon acceptance, presenters will receive a coupon code for 25% off the conference fee.
  • Presenting authors will submit their presentation slides through NGWA’s online system by December 6, 2024.

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