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Save the Date: 32nd Annual Southwest Florida Water Resources Conference

  • 03 Feb 2023
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • FGCU Water School

Organizations wishing to participate as conference sponsors should contact Karen Miller

Conference Theme

Hurricanes and Changing Waters: Effects of Hurricane Ian on the Built and Natural Environments of Southwest Florida

Conference Agenda (more details coming soon)

8:30 am  Welcoming Remarks
8:45 am Session 1: Hurricane Ian
  Forecasting, Recording, Understanding What Happened
9:45 am Break
10:15 am  Session 2: Local Government Update
  How Are Local Communities Recovering?
11:45 am  FDOT Report
12:15 pm  Lunch
  Student & Professional Meet & Greet
  Student Poster Session
1:45 pm Keynote Speaker
  Maria Lehman, PE
  President ACE; Vice Chair, National Infrastructure Advisory Council
2:30 pm  Session 3: Water Quality Impacts After the Storm
  Panel Discussion
3:30 pm Break
3:45 pm Session 4: Ecological Disturbances of Extreme Events
  Panel Discussion
4:45 pm Closing Remarks
  Dr. Don Duke, FGCU
5:00 pm Networking Reception

Student Poster Session

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS! Deadline Extended!

The student research poster contest is open to all Florida students and all students conducting research in Florida. We seek abstracts in any of a wide range of topics pertaining to the field of water resources, broadly defined.

  • Cash prizes
  • Recognition from Florida Water Resources Organizations
  • Opportunity to present, discuss, and share your research with professionals, researchers, and students from around Florida at a major state-level meeting
Abstracts should be between 250 and 400 words, and must be received via email at by December 19, 2022.

Continuing Education Hours (CEHs)

CEHs will be provided to attendees.

Conference Coordinators

Don Duke and Karen Miller

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