Thursday, February 28, 2008

Conference: Monitoring - Key to Understanding Our Waters

The National Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC) presents:
Monitoring: Key to Understanding Our Waters Conference
May 18 - 22, 2008 Exhibition: May 19 - 21, 2008

Registration is now open. Register by April 3rd and save!

Selected Session Topics Include:
• Adding to our Water Quality & Watershed Monitoring Toolkits
• Analysis and Interpretation of Water Quality Data
• Beach Monitoring
• Data Analysis for Climate Change Effects
• Data Management and Exchange
• Development and Evaluation of Bio Assessment Tools
• Effectively Communicating Results
• Emerging Environmental Protection Issues and Modeling Challenges
• Groundwater Sustainability
• Innovative Approaches to Clean Water Act Assessments
• Integrated Monitoring Approaches to Assess Watershed Interactions
• Large Scale Coastal Monitoring Programs
• Measuring the Effects of Urbanization
• Microbial Source Tracking
• Monitoring and Assessment of Lakes to Address Management Needs
• Monitoring for Emerging Contaminants
• Monitoring Strategies to Support Federal & State Objectives
• QA/QC Considerations
• Sensor and Sampler Technology
• State Monitoring Strategies

Convention Center and Hotel Information:
The 2008 National Monitoring Conference will be held at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The conference hotel is the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center hotel, a non-gaming facility off of the boardwalk within walking distance of many attractions and restaurants.

A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the rate of $114/night plus tax for single or double occupancy. To book your hotel room, please utilize Sheraton's online booking tool or call their reservations department directly. When making your reservation, reference the WEF Monitoring Conference housing block. The cut off date for reserving your room is April 26, 2008. Remember to book early to ensure your place in the hotel.


If you have questions about the conference or would like to be placed on a mailing list, contact the 2008 National Monitoring Conference Manager at Monitoring2008@wef.org
For more information on the NWQMC and previous conferences,
visit: http://acwi.gov/monitoring/.

Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1994 USA
www.wef.org

Thanks to Anne Weinberg, US EPA

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