- Dates: October 15−16, 2019
- Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre
- Participants: Register online today!
- Abstracts: Submitters will be notified of abstract status in July
- Dave Ford Award: Nominations for 2019 are closed. Submit a nomination for 2020.
- Exhibitors: Registration is open!
- Connect online: Use hashtag #mnwrc19 on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
Immerse yourself in innovative, practical, and applied water resource engineering solutions, management techniques, and current research about Minnesota’s water resources. The Minnesota Water Resources Conference is an opportunity to address:
- lessons learned from the implementation of engineering projects
- best practices discovered in the design and application of water resource management techniques
- implications of water policy decisions
- research into current and emerging issues.
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering, College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
Minnesota Section, American Society of Civil Engineers
Minnesota Sea Grant College Program, University of Minnesota
Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota
Early registration (before September 17)
Two-day − $275
One-day − $200
Student − $65
Regular registration (starting September 17)
Two-day − $325
One-day − $250
Student − $90
The registration fee includes access into all plenary, luncheon, and concurrent sessions, extended sessions, poster sessions, conference materials, lunch and refreshment breaks each day, and the Tuesday evening reception.
Registrants will be asked to select the special sessions or workshops they plan to attend during the conference. See the program highlights for details about the special sessions and workshops available.
Participants may register online, by fax, or by mail for either both days or one day only. Please note: two-day registrations may not be split between two (or more) people.
Use the online registration when registering yourself or multiple people using a credit card. After registering online all registrants will receive “Registration Confirmation” and “Receipt” emails from email@example.com (you may want to check your Spam folder if you don’t see these in your email Inbox).
To register, click the gold Register Online button above. You will be required to set up a University of Minnesota Guest Account to complete your registration. After setting up your guest account, you will be prompted to enter your new account information to log in. Your Internet ID will be the email you used to set up your account. University of Minnesota employees should use their X500 to log-in to the registration system. If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use a paper registration form when you are registering yourself or multiple people with a payment method other than a credit card. Paper forms must be returned by fax or mail. Paper registration forms are available upon request to email@example.com.
Refunds, minus a $50 fee, will be issued to participants who provide a written cancellation notice by October 1. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund. The University reserves the right to cancel the conference, if necessary, in which case a full refund would be made. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your registration, or fax a request to 612-624-5359.
Location & Accommodations
Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, Minnesota.
RiverCentre parking ramp, on Kellogg Boulevard across the street from RiverCentre.
A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inns St. Paul Downtown. Book your stay through the online booking link.
Convenient bus service to the RiverCentre is available. Call Metropolitan Transit, 612-373-3333, for specific route information.
Opportunities for Students and Young Professionals
Networking Reception for Students and Conference First-Timers
Students, first-time conference attendees, and early career professionals are invited to meet Stub and Herb’s in Stadium Village on Monday, October 14th, 6:00–7:30 p.m. Enjoy free appetizers and get to know other attendees before the conference even begins! Conference organizers will be on hand to answer questions that'll ensure the conference is valuable and productive for you.
Water Resources Mentor Program
The Water Resources Mentor Program connects undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to industry and academic professionals to facilitate career exploration and professional development. Students will have the opportunity to network with professionals, explore their field of interest, and enhance their educational experience. Mentors will benefit by staying connected to the academic world and expanding their own professional network.
The Water Resources Mentor Program will be a collaboration with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences Alumni Society and the Water Resources Center.
Mentors - Please review the Information for Mentors page and submit your application before September 23rd.
- Students - Please review the Information for Students page. CFANS students can submit their application as found on that page. Students outside CFANS or the University of Minnesota can contact Tracy Fallon at 612.624.7456 or email@example.com to apply.