9th Annual St. Louis River Summit, March 5-6
Registration is $30 and includes two lunches, four break refreshments, and room costs for both days. Students attend for free, but should still register.
Dates: March 5-6
Theme: River Towns: Landscapes and Livelihoods
- Community Well-being: human relationships with the river, human behavior and decisions, land use changes
- Dynamic Landscapes: habitats, estuary processes, ecosystems, restoration, resiliency, remediation
- Area of Concern Progress: removing legacy impairments, updates, financing
- Monitoring to Understand: what to measure, how to work together, how to assess success, what is the “new normal”
We welcome poster and 10- or 20-minute oral presentation abstracts related to the biological, social, ecological, or economic significance of the St. Louis River and its surrounding and contributing communities.
Guidelines for oral presentations:
10 minute oral presentations:
Speakers are allowed 8 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for questions. This presentation option is intended for:
- sharing project ideas where presenters are looking for feedback, resources, data, or collaborations;
- on-going projects with preliminary conclusions or updates; and
- projects with a simple message.
20 minute oral presentations:
Speakers are allowed 16 minutes for presentation and 4 minutes for questions. This presentation option is for completed projects with final data analysis and conclusions.
Guidelines for poster presentations:
Posters are encouraged as they allow extended informal discussions and active participation by authors and co-authors. Poster display space is 36” x 48” – please choose either landscape or portrait orientation.
Abstract review & acceptance process and timeline:
Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the conference planning abstract committee.