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Annual SC Environmental Conference Call for Student Poster Presentations

Thursday, December 20, 2018   (0 Comments)
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The South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC) Technical Program Committee is soliciting student poster presentations for the 2019 South Carolina Environmental Conference, to be held March 10-13, 2019 in Myrtle Beach, SC.

The SCEC is a joint conference sponsored by the SC Section of the American Water Works Association (SCAWWA) and the Water Environment Association of SC (WEASC). The Conference technical program will cover various topics regarding water and wastewater treatment, including operations and maintenance, water distribution, wastewater collection, biosolids, engineering & construction, industrial environmental concerns, non-point source pollution, customer service, public education & management, water quality, and sustainability.

Student posters will be displayed and judged as a part of the technical program. The poster session will be held Monday, March 11th. Students may enjoy full conference registration at a reduced rate of $65, which includes Sunday Exhibitor Reception, one Luncheon, Operator Breakfast, and the Grand Finale. A 3-Day No Function (no meals) registration is available to students at no charge. (Poster presenters are not required to attend the entire conference.)

Interested students should submit an entry form, waiver, and a one-page abstract describing the subject of the poster presentation, to the email address indicated on the form. These forms are available here. Deadline for abstract submittal is January 31, 2019.

There will be two state honors presented on behalf of SCAWWA and WEASC. These honors offer the winners the opportunity to attend and present their work at the national conference of each sponsoring Association. The AWWA Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held in Denver CO, June 9-12, 2019 and the WEFTEC Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference will be in Chicago IL, September 21 – 25, 2019. Monetary recognition for the overall 2nd, 3rd and 4th place presentations will also be provided.

The SCEC gives students an excellent opportunity to meet professionals in various environmental, scientific, and engineering disciplines, and we look forward to receiving abstracts from your students. Please contact the Association office if you have any questions.

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