Call for Abstracts

Behind the Podium!

Watershed Workshop

October 10, 2023 | Central Ohio

The OWEA Watershed Committee is soliciting presentations for the 2023 Workshop being held October 10th, 2023 at the Embassy Suites in Dublin, Ohio. The Conference is anticipated to cover a wide variety of watershed topics.

Please let us know what you would like to share with other environmental professionals from around the State of Ohio.

Submit a one page outline of your presentation as well as a short experience/work history statement for contact hour submission. Please include your name, address, daytime phone and email address. Presentations should be 40 minutes in length, with a 5 minute question and answer period.  

Deadline for submission is July 28, 2023.

Technical Topics:

  • Watersheds
  • Integrated Planning
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Flood Mitigation
  • Green Infrastructure and Case Studies
  • Watershed Management
  • Integrated Planning/Permitting
  • Water Quality Modeling
  • Green Infrastructure and Case Studies
  • Water Quality Trading
  • TMDLs and Non-Point Source Pollution
  • Dam Removal and Stream Restoration

Submit online HERE.

Speaker and Presentation Protocol:

  • The best papers document actual case studies and projects as opposed to research or theory.

  • Papers shall not be used to engage in advertising or selling equipment or professional services.

  • Several criteria will be used to evaluate the abstracts, including originality, project status, technical merit, significance, and overall quality.

  • Manuscripts will be subject to revision or rejection if lacking in quality.

  • Accepted authors who do not submit a manuscript by the required deadline will be removed from the program

  • OWEA does not offer honorariums, or pay travel or lodging expenses.

  • Presenters are extended a $50 discount on workshop/conference registration fees at OWEA events. Please contact OWEA at 614.488.5800 or to register so we may apply your discount. Or request the speaker discount code from the workshop chair.

  • If you just plan to be onsite to give your presentation, OWEA does not require you to register.  We will not include you in any meal or facility counts.

  • If selected for giving a presentation, the speaker shall agree to present the final version to the Program Chair no later than the announced date.

  • Presentations will be converted to PDF's or PowerPoint Slide Shows and posted to at the conclusion of the event.