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Date:  March 10, 2018

Location:  Montgomery County Community College - West Campus Pottstown, Pennsylvania


Announcing the 2018 Watershed Congress Call for Presenters

The Watershed Congress Organizing Committee is now accepting proposals for presentations for the 2018 Watershed Congress.

Submissions are due by 11:59 PM, October 31, 2017.
All applications must be submitted online.
Additional guidance for those interested in submitting a session proposal, with proposal formatting information, is available here.

Interestested in presentations from past years? View selected presentations from pasts Watershed Congresses: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013. You can also find dozens of PDFs from past Watershed Congresses online.

Will 2018 be the year you present?

What do people say about past Watershed Congresses? See comments from people who attended in 2016:

“I found the whole day to be informative and useful! … One of my must attend conferences. … The Congress was terrific, so much fun! … The conference was very engaging for me. … My first Watershed Congress was fantastic, and your organization was so smooth. … I really learned a lot from many of the presenters. … Congresses like this are critical for maintaining focus on these much needed topics. … Enjoyed it and made some good connections. … Thank you for all of your hard work in making the Schuylkill Watershed Congress a fantastic event. I’m happy I was able to participate and see what the Congress is like. I’m also psyched to have won a door prize."

The Congress Audience

The Congress audience represents a diverse community interested in protection and restoration of water resources. Participants hail primarily from Pennsylvania, but New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland are regularly represented; New York and Virginia are occasionally represented.

Student Facilitator Scholarships

The Watershed Congress offers scholarships to introduce current undergraduate and graduate students to watershed issues and encourage them to become future presenters. Both full-time and part-time students from the area are eligible. Student facilitators will have responsibilities during the Watershed Congress program including making announcements, time keeping, trouble shooting, etc. (student facilitators are not responsible for IT).

Those interested in becoming student facilitators for the 2018 Watershed Congress can be apply online.
The application deadline for Student Facilitator Scholarships is 11:59 pm, February 11, 2018.

The 2018 Watershed Congress is presented by:

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network with:  Berks County Conservation District; Berks Nature; Cadastral Consulting, LLC; Center in the Park/Senior Environment Corps; Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association; Delaware Valley University and Temple University; A.D. Marble & Company; Montgomery County Community College; Montgomery County Conservation District; Partnership for the Delaware Estuary; Penn State University, Pennsylvania Sea Grant; Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources; Reading Area Community College; Schuylkill River Heritage Area; Stroud Water Research Center; Sustainable Choices, LLC and Philadelphia Water; and The Write Beat.

Learn more about the Watershed Congress


Interested in helping to sponsor the 2018 Watershed Congress
Want to know more about scholarships for participants who would not be able to attend without such support? Contact Chari for more information or call 215-369-1188, ext. 109.

Montgomery County Community College West Campus South Hall 101 College Drive Pottstown, PA 19464

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 07:30 AM to 03:15 PM