2016 Student Poster Session-Call for Abstracts

Post date: Aug 30, 2016 2:45:50 PM

Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers 2016 Annual Conference

Call for Student Poster Abstracts

November 16-18, 2016

Best Western Kelly Inn, St. Cloud MN

MnAFPM encourages college students from various programs, including Hydrology, Engineering, Urban Planning, Water Resource Science, Emergency Management, Natural Resource Sustainability, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, etc., to attend the conference. On Wednesday, November 16 several training opportunities, a field tour, and evening networking social will be offered. The main conference will take place on Thursday, November 17 with plenary and concurrent sessions, networking events and a student poster session. The conference is FREE for a limited number of students.

Student Poster Abstract Topics Include

-Natural Channel Design -Impacts of Recent Floods -Urban Flooding & Drainage Systems

-Green Infrastructure -Stream Restoration -Levee/Dam Issues

-New Technology -Public Awareness/Education -Hydrologic & Hydraulic Modeling

-Climate Adaptation -Flood Protection Measures -Climate Resilience

Abstract Submittal Process

Students wishing to participate in the poster session must submit an abstract describing the material to be presented.

Submit your abstract here

Poster abstracts are due by October 15th, 2016. The topics listed above are not intended to be comprehensive, only to give an idea of possible presentations. Posters will need to be brought to the Best Western, Kelly Inn in St. Cloud by 9am on Thursday, November 17th. Posters will be displayed along with the exhibitors. Students are encouraged to be present at their poster during short session breaks throughout the day. The conference is a great opportunity for students to network with professionals from their area of study and showcase their work. Posters can be any size as long as they can be clipped to poster board that will be set on a display easel.

For more information on the organization or conference, please click here or contact Mary Presnail for more information on the poster session.