H2O Conference 2011: Call for Presentations
Deadline – February 11, 2011
The 2011 “Headwaters to Ocean (H2O)” Conference is being organized by the California Shore and Beach Preservation Association, California Coastal Coalition, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project, Society of Wetland Scientists – Western Chapter and the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve Coastal Training Program. www.calcoast.org
The event will be held May 24-26, 2011 at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa on Mission Bay in San Diego, California.
The Program Committee is seeking presentations relating to the California coast, ocean, beaches, wetlands, rivers and watersheds including but not limited to the following topic areas:
Climate Change & Sea Level Rise-Planning & Adaptive Management
Shoreline Preservation and Protection
Managing for Threatened and Endangered Species
Wetlands Restoration and Enhancement
Community Outreach and Education
Water Quality (TMDLs, BMPs, monitoring)
Coastal, Wetlands and Riparian Ecology
Stream/River/Creek Functions and Values
Regulatory Framework and Process
River and Wetlands Engineering
Monitoring and Assessment
Planning, Design, and Construction Phases
Conservation Biology and Biodiversity
Ecosystems Valuation and Economics of Natural Resources
Accepted presentations will be organized into sessions consisting of presentations of approximately 20 minutes in duration.
If you are interested in organizing an entire conference session of four papers, please submit the title of your session, name and affiliation of the session moderator, a short description of the session (no more than 250 words), along with at least four abstracts for presentations focused on the session topic. Each abstract should identify the session for which it is being submitted.
The program committee also is soliciting organizations interested in organizing and leading field trips to projects or resources of interest to conference participants.
Submit Abstract Use our online form for your submission.
For sponsorship and exhibitor information, or general questions, please contact Steve Aceti at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference Program Committee
Steve Aceti, Co-Chair, California Coastal Coalition (CalCoast)
Susan Brodeur, Co-Chair, California Shore and Beach Preservation Association
Greg Gauthier, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project
State Coastal Conservancy
Kristen Goodrich, Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve Coastal Training Program
Shawn Kelly, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project
Eric Stein, Society of Wetlands Scientists – Western Chapter