The NC WRRI annual conference brings together all sectors and all disciplines working in water resources across North Carolina. Here you’ll find water utilities, students, consultants, academics, non-profits, state agency staff, among many others, working across diverse fields such as stream restoration, water supply planning, stormwater management, hydrology, community engagement, and much more. The conference features presentations on the latest research and on-the-ground practices, ample networking opportunities, hands-on interactive sessions, student engagement opportunities, exhibitors, and highlights such as art, music, dynamic keynote speakers who remind us of the value of the work we do to study, protect, and manage water resources. Abstract submission is now open.
For 20 years, the WRRI Annual Conference has been the premier conference highlighting diverse topics in water research, management and policy in North Carolina. The conference features oral and poster presentations, themed panel discussions, ample networking opportunities, and hands-on interactive sessions for more in-depth discussions and problem solving related to water resources.
Who Should Attend? We pride ourselves on the cross-disciplinary and cross-sector nature of our conference and encourage attendance from the following: undergraduate and graduate students interested in water-related issues; university and corporate researchers; environmental professionals; non-profit organizations; representatives from local, state and federal government agencies; businesses and industries with a stake in water.
Kirstin Dow, Lead PI