Conference program

The 2017 program is provided here as an example of what the Iowa Water Conference provides. Work is now underway on the 2018 program which will be shared here when registration opens. Anticipated opening is January 2018.

Program items are subject to change due to unavoidable speaker schedule changes or other circumstances. Room assignments are preliminary. Please check the registration materials when you arrive for the final program and room assignments.

Complete program
Printable version.

Conference category tracks

Within the conference program concurrent session workshops are grouped by common interest to form tracks. There are 9 tracks offered with 4-8 sessions each:

  • Engaging the community as a partner
  • Floodplain mapping and modeling
  • From grey to green in urban watersheds
  • Managing soil and nutrients within the field
  • Measurement and monitoring
  • Partnerships in action
  • Tales from the watershed
  • Current technology
  • Research presentations

 

Schedule overview

An outline of the schedule appears below. For complete program details please download the printer-friendly complete program.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
8:00 am

Registration desk opens- 1st floor registration desk
Morning refreshments - 1st floor lobby area
Setup for exhibitors - 1st floor lobby
Setup for poster displays - 2nd floor lobby

10:00 Opening general session - Benton Auditorium
12:00 pm Lunch (provided) - 220-240 Scheman
Awards presentation
1:00 Concurrent Session A - 6 workshop options to choose from. Details on printable programs linked above.
1:40 Concurrent Session B - 6 workshop options to choose from.
2:10 Break
Poster session - authors are to be present at their posters for questions
IFSMA membership meeting - 204-208 Scheman
2:45 Concurrent Session C - 6 workshop options to choose from.
3:25 Concurrent Session D - 6 workshop options to choose from.
4:30 Afternoon general session - Benton Auditorium
5:15 Evening reception
Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:30 am

Registration desk opens- 1st floor registration desk
Morning refreshments - 1st floor lobby area
Exhibitor displays open - 1st floor lobby
Poster displays - 2nd floor lobby

8:15 Morning general session - Benton Auditorium
9:00 Break
9:20 Concurrent Session E - 6 workshop options to choose from.
10:00 Concurrent Session F - 6 workshop options to choose from.
10:30 Break
10:45 Concurrent Session G - 6 workshop options to choose from.
11:25 Concurrent Session H - 6 workshop options to choose from.
11:55 Lunch (provided) - 220-240 Scheman
Awards presentation
1:15 pm Closing general session - Benton Auditorium
3:00 Conference adjourns
3:00 - 5:00

Guide farmers and landowners to use prairie strips
presented by the Prairie Strips Rearch Development Team

This is an optional workshop. To attend please select the appropriate option during the registration process. An additional $25 fee applies.