Monday, October 26, 2015

Save The Date: 2016 PA Groundwater Symposium May 4, Call For Abstracts In November

Penn State Extension and its partners will hold the 2016 PA Groundwater Symposium on May 4 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College.
The Symposium will provide a forum for researchers, students, professionals and educators working in the groundwater field to exchange information and promote protection of groundwater resources throughout the state.
The daylong symposium will begin at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks and a plenary session of presentations on emerging groundwater topics. Morning and afternoon concurrent sessions will also be provided along with two panel discussions on Karst Groundwater topics and Shale Gas Issues.
A buffet lunch will be provided for all attendees and the symposium will close with another plenary session of speakers.
Call For Abstracts
A call for abstracts will be distributed in mid-November for presentations at the symposium. Stay tuned to the Symposium webpage for the call for abstracts and registration information in the coming months.
The full agenda and online registration will be released in mid-February 2016 and will be limited to the first 250 registrants. Attendees can also register to receive CEU credits for attending the symposium.
A nominal registration fee of just $40 is made possible through the generous support of the symposium sponsors including Penn State Extension, the Pennsylvania Water Resources Research Center, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Pennsylvania Ground Water Association.
For more information, visit the 2016 PA Groundwater Symposium webpage.
(Written By: Bryan Swistock, Water Resources Specialist, Renewable Natural Resources, Penn State Extension, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, and reprinted from the October 26 Watershed Winds newsletter from Penn State Extension.  Click Here to sign up for your own copy.)

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