Current Conference - University Council on Water Resources

Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) & National Institutes of Water Resources (NIWR)

2018 Annual Water Resources Conference

June 26-28, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

Submit your abstract here!

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Gain exposure for your products and services by becoming an exhibitor!

If exhibiting isn't for you, we have multiple sponsorship opportunities available, too. 

 

More info will be added to this page as it becomes available!

QUESTIONS? Contact the UCOWR home office -- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 618-536-7571. 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us in Pittsburgh, PA, for the 2018 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Water Resources Conference!

Download the call for abstracts here.

Click here to submit your abstract.

The abstract submission deadline is to January 22, 2018.

Abstract acceptance decisions will be emailed in late February.

Registration will open in February.

Full Conference Registration
(Includes session attendance & food functions for entire conference.)
  By May 4, 2018 After May 4, 2018
UCOWR or NIWR Member $450 $550
Non-Member $550 $650
Full-Time Student* $100 $125
*Does not includes Awards Luncheon on Wednesday. Student ticket may be purchased for $15.

 

Single Day Registration
(Includes session attendance & food functions for day of registration.)
  By May 4, 2018 After May 4, 2018
UCOWR or NIWR Member $225 $275
Non-Member $325 $375
Full-Time Student* $75 $100
*Does not includes Awards Luncheon on Wednesday. Student ticket may be purchased for $15.

 


Extra Welcome Reception ticket: $30
Extra Awards Luncheon ticket: $35


Cancellation/Refund Policy:  Cancellations must be submitted in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 4, 2018.  A refund, less a $50 cancellation fee, will be issued for cancellations received by May 4, 2018.  There are no refunds for cancellations after May 4, but someone may attend in your place (please contact the UCOWR headquarters at 618-536-7571 to make these arrangements). 


 


 


 




 



 

The conference is being held at the Pittsburgh Marriot City Center (112 Washington Place Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15219 USA) in Downtown Pittsburgh. Conference attendees will receive a special room rate of $149/night. The rate is available the nights of 06/24/18 to 06/29/18. You must book by 06/04/18 to receive the special room rate. Book early to assure the room block with special rate does not sell out. Book rooms through this link.

Check-in and Check-out

  • Check in: 4:00 PM
  • Check out: 12:00 PM

Parking

  • Valet parking, fee: 26 USD daily
  • On-site parking, fee: 6 USD hourly, 22 USD daily
  • Self Parking $22 per day, with in & out privileges
  • Pittsburgh International Airport - PIT

  • Hotel direction: 17 miles SE
  • This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

High-Speed Internet

  • Guest rooms Wired ,  Wireless
  • Public areas: Wireless
  • Meeting rooms: Wired ,  Wireless

 

Gain exposure for your products and services by exhibiting at our annual conference! 

Why exhibit?

  • Engage over 300 water resource professionals
  • Demonstrate new and existing products
  • Network with decision makers from around the nation
  • Connect with publishers and/or industry leaders who can share research and expertise
  • Share the latest in water education and software
  • Raise awareness among a prime market group

Who attends?

  • University-affiliated researchers, educators, and extension professionals (75%)
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies (15%)
  • Non-governmental organizations and industry professionals (10%) 

Exhibit Details

Registration Fee:  $1000 - includes:

  • 6-ft draped table located in main gathering space where breakfast, breaks, Poster Session, and Welcome Reception occurs
  • One complimentary registration ($550 value)
  • One additional registration for discounted price of $300 (optional)
  • Logo in conference program and on conference website.

DOWNLOAD EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION FORM HERE

To Register: 

  • Mail above registration form and payment to address on the form; OR
  • Fax form with credit card information to 618-453-2671; OR
  • Call UCOWR (618-536-7571) to pay with a credit card over the phone.

Questions?  Contact Staci at 618-536-7571 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Awards Luncheon Sponsor:  $8,000  

  • Two conference registrations
  • Recognition and signage at the Awards Luncheon
  • Full-page, black and white inner cover ad with logo in conference and awards program
  • Logo and website link on UCOWR conference website
  • One insert (provided by sponsor) placed in registrant packets
  • Promotional material displayed on literature table near registration
  • One complimentary exhibit area display table (optional) 

Welcome Reception Sponsor:  $5,000 

  • One conference registration
  • Recognition and signage at the Welcome Reception 
  • Half-page ad with logo in conference program
  • Logo and website link on UCOWR conference website
  • One insert (provided by sponsor) placed in registrant packets
  • Promotional material displayed on literature table near registration
  • 50% off one exhibit area display table (optional)

Hospitality Event Sponsor:  $3,000 

  • Recognition and signage at your chosen event:
    • Student tickets sponsor for the Awards Luncheon
    • Student activity session sponsor
    • Breakfast sponsor
    • Break sponsor
  • Half page ad in conference program
  • Logo in conference program, on conference website, and event signage
  • Promotional material displayed on literature table near registration

Conference Product Sponsor:  $2,000 

  • UCOWR and Sponsor logo on your chosen product:
    • Lanyards
    • Conference bags
  • Logo in conference program, on conference website, and event signage
  • Promotional material displayed on literature table near registration

Water Resources Sponsor:  $1,000

  • Logo in conference program, on conference website, and event signage
  • Promotional material displayed on literature table near registration

DOWNLOAD SPONSORSHIP REGISTRATION FORM HERE

To Register: 

  • Mail registration form (above) and payment to address on the form; OR
  • Fax form with credit card information to 618-453-2671; OR
  • Call UCOWR (618-536-7571) to pay with a credit card over the phone.

Questions?  Contact Staci at 618-536-7571 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.