Ground Water Week Call for Papers

December 10 - 12, 2024

Las Vegas Convention Center – Las Vegas, Nevada

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
    • Geothermal Technologies
    • Safety and Compliance
    • Sustainable and Available Groundwater
    • Water Systems
    • Well Maintenance and Rehabilitation
    • 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 —
    • Groundwater Quality & Geochemistry
    • Groundwater Remediation
    • PFAS
    • Problematic Contaminants Beyond PFAS
    • Groundwater Modeling
    • Geophysical Techniques and Applications
    • Groundwater – Surface Water Interactions
    • Managed Aquifer Recharge
    • Groundwater Data Management
    • Groundwater Monitoring
    • Water Well Technology and Application
    • Groundwater Management & Governance
    • Groundwater Awareness and Resources
    • Emerging Issues in Groundwater
    • Applications of AI
  • 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, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Step 1. Select your primary audience from A or B below.

  • A. Contractors/Pump Installers

  • B. Scientists/Engineers/Academics

Workshops

A 60-minute instructor lead education class focused on transferring skills and knowledge to attendees.

Deadline for New Submissions: Wednesday, May 15, 2024