Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Mark you calendar for the Third Biennial UF Water Institute Symposium!!


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The University of Florida and Progress Energy partner to host

The 3rd UF Water Institute Symposium
February 15 - 16, 2012
J. Wayne Reitz Union, University of Florida Campus
Gainesville, Florida

We invite you to participate in the 3rd UF Water Institute Symposium focused on Complex Challenges and Integrated Solutions for Nutrient Management in Watersheds. This symposium will bring together scientists, engineers, academics, non-governmental organizations, policy makers, water managers, industry and utility representatives, lawyers, students, and the public to explore emerging issues related to nutrient sources, dynamics, management, and policy from multiple perspectives.

Presentations, posters sessions and panel discussions will focus on integrating new research, education, policy, and technology developments in the following areas:

  • Understanding natural, anthropogenic and  legacy sources of nutrients
  • Nutrient dynamics and enrichment impacts in aquatic ecosystems
  • Efficacy of nutrient source control strategies 
  • Innovative biological, physical, and chemical nutrient reduction & recovery technologies
  • Social, behavioral, and economic aspects of nutrient management
  • Governance approaches to nutrient management  


 In addition to the topics above student poster presentations will be accepted on any subject pertaining to water.  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.  


Dates of Interest:

*Call for Abstracts

August 16, 2011

*Abstract Submission Deadline

October 10, 2011

*On-Line Registration Opens

November 8, 2011

*On-Line Registration Deadline

January 31, 2012




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
Email  wgraham@ufl.edu




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