Call for Abstracts

Providing adequate food and drinking water supplies in the 21st century will depend on increasingly stressed groundwater resources. How will we use new and existing tools and technology to plan, manage, protect, and allocate groundwater resources to nourish more than seven billion people? This conference brings together groundwater professionals, those involved in food and beverage production, and government and policy makers to discuss the important linkages between our future food supply and groundwater resources. The conference solicits abstracts on any aspect related to groundwater and food and beverage production, including but not limited to those addressing:

  • Agricultural and Energy Production/Biofuels
  • Agricultural Wells: Construction and Maintenance
  • Aquaculture
  • Confined Animal Feeding Operations
  • Groundwater in Drought Mitigation, Coordination, and Communication
  • Groundwater Management, Policy, and Regulation
  • Groundwater Sustainability
  • Groundwater Withdrawals: Food and Beverage Production
  • Impacts of Current and Pending Regulations
  • Impact of Emerging Contaminants
  • New Challenges and Tools
  • Pesticides and Agricultural Runoff
  • Planning for Climate Change
  • Salinity and Nitrate
  • Soil and Groundwater Conservation/Utilization
  • Water Quality, Quantity, and Crop Yields Water Reuse and Recycling in Dairy and Bottling Operations

Abstracts must be submitted in sentence form and without bullet points by Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Word limits are 15 words or less for titles and 300 words or less for abstracts.

Steps and Instructions:

  1. Enter Title

    Enter your title, and any comments to organizers.
  2. Enter Authors

    Enter author name, affiliation, and contact information.
  3. Enter Abstract Text

    You will be able to copy/paste your abstract into a text box.
  4. Confirmation

    You will have a chance to look over the submission to make sure all is complete.
  5. General Instructions

    No names or titles should be included in the abstract text. Names will be automatically hidden during the abstract review process and will be automatically inserted and properly formatted upon publication.

    Presenting authors will be automatically informed of the unique ID numbers and passwords assigned to their abstracts. Abstracts may be viewed and modified at any time between submission and the deadline, using the assigned ID# and password.

    Technical Support

    For help in submitting an abstract online, E-mail Tech Support.

New Submissions Closed

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