APRIL 12 – 15, 2021 (11 AM TO 3 PM HAWAII STANDARD TIME)

International Tropical
Islands Water Conference

TROPICAL ISLAND WATER FUTURES: WATER FOR PEOPLE AND ECOSYSTEMS IN THE FACE OF CHANGE

DATE AND TIME
April 12 – 15, 2021
11 am to 3 pm
(Hawaii Standard Time)

LOCATION
Online | Virtual

REGISTRATION FEES
Registration opens March 1, 2021

$40 Early bird-registration
before April 1, 2021
$50 April 1 to 15, 2021

Student Registration
$10 before April 1, 2021
$15 April 1 to 15, 2021

Scholarships available for students interested in volunteering with the event. For more information on student scholarships contact:  Leah Bremer, lbremer@hawaii.edu or Chris Shuler, cshuler@hawaii.edu

CONTACT
wrrc@hawaii.edu

The University of Hawai‘i Water Resources Research Center and the Hawai‘i EPSCoR in collaboration with the Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific in Guam, the Virgin Islands Water Resources Research Institute, and the U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Research Act Program are pleased to announce the International Tropical Islands Water Conference. Join us for this virtual event to learn and discuss the importance of managing and understanding our water resources across a broad range of tropical island settings!

The conference will provide a platform for discussion among scientists, resource managers, and community members from across the world to share cutting-edge research and learn from each other’s experiences.

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Are Now Closed!
Extended Deadline: February 22, 2021

The Conference Organizing Committee welcomes your abstracts for virtual presentations (12-minute presentations with 3 minutes for Q&A) and lightning talks (5 minutes). Virtual presentations and lightning talks should be submitted for a conference theme. Groups may also submit sessions within each theme, composed of 4 virtual presentations. Individuals within the sessions should also submit abstracts linked to the session.

KEY THEMES TO BE ADDRESSED

  • Watershed protection and restoration
  • Climate change and other drivers of change
  • Indigenous and local knowledge, perspectives, and management
  • Leading-edge technological advances in water science
  • Managing wastewater for healthy coastlines and people
  • Water education and outreach
  • Integrated urban water management in tropical environments
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