2020 Northeast Aquatic Biologists Conference Call for Abstracts

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:30am


The 2020 Northeast Aquatic Biologists Conference is quickly approaching, and NEIWPCC would like to remind and invite you to submit your presentation abstracts by October 25th, 2019. This conference is open to all registrants, and attendees will include representatives from public and private sectors in New England and New York State, including participants from state, federal, and municipal governments; the private sector; academia; and watershed organizations.




2020 Northeast Aquatic Biologists Conference

Newport, RI ǀ March 4-6, 2020


This conference, coordinated by New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) in partnership with member states and EPA, continues the tradition of providing a forum for the professional sharing of knowledge and collaboration that the aquatic and environmental biologist community in the Northeast has come to represent.



Encouraged submission topics for oral presentations and posters include:

·     Traditional and Innovative Water Quality Monitoring

·     Clean Water Act Assessments

·     Biomonitoring and Bioassessments (fish, invertebrates, diatoms, periphyton)

·     Chloride/Road Salt Impacts

·     Cyanobacteria/Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Monitoring and Mitigation

·     Regional Monitoring Networks

·     Streamflow/Water Quantity

·     Temperature or Seasonal Monitoring

·     Innovative Use of Technology

·     Climate Change and Resiliency of Aquatic Life and Ecosystem Function

·     Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring

·     Using Digital Photos for Assessments and Resource Management

·     Habitat Assessment

·     Citizen Monitoring

·     Emerging Contaminants

·     Restoration Studies/TMDL

·     Lake Monitoring and Assessment

·     Other topics related to the assessment or management of aquatic resources


If you are interested in hosting a special session, please let us know in your submission.

Please go to http://neiwpcc.org/nab to submit an abstract by October 18.


NEIWPCC welcomes and encourages attendance and abstract submissions from both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards will be given to the top student presentations.


Please contact Maryann Dugan (mdugan@neiwpcc.org) with any questions.