2023 Governor's Water Conference
2023 Governor's Water Conference and Research Symposium
The Oklahoma Water Resources Center is excited to announce that we are accepting poster, standard oral and lightening talk presentation abstracts for the 2023 Oklahoma Governor’s Water Conference and Research Symposium.
- September 1 - Call for Abstracts Opens
- October 13 - Abstracts due by 5:00 p.m.
- October 25 - Notifications of Abstract Status
- November 29-30, 2023 - Conference and Research Symposium
- Abstract Submission
Professionals, researchers, and students are invited to submit.
- Poster Presentation: Posters should measure no more than 3 ft x 4 ft (36in x 48in; either landscape or portrait orientation is acceptable.) Easels, 3 ft x 4 ft poster boards, and clips will be provided.
- Standard Oral Presentation: 15-minute slot (12 minutes for presentation and 3 minutes for Q&A).
- Lightning Talk Presentation: 5-minute presentation.
Only limited standard oral presentation and lightning talk presentation slots are available, so we encourage you to please mark all the presentation formats that you are willing to present.
Example: If you mark both standard oral and lightning talk, and you are not chosen for a standard oral presentation, this will allow you to still be considered for presenting a lightning talk.
- Presentations must be either research or extension/outreach topics relevant to water resources in Oklahoma.
More information will be sent to applicants whose applications are accepted.
All presenters must be registered for the conference.
- Accepted student presenter registration will be covered and submitted by the Oklahoma Water Resources Center.
- Non-student presenters will be responsible for submitting their own registration and payment.
- Please visit the conference website for additional information.
Q: When are abstract submissions due?
A: October 13, 2023, by 5 p.m. CST through the online submission form on this page.
Q: What type of presentation categories does the OWRC offer?
A: There are 3 presentation categories: the standard oral presentation (15 minutes including time for Q&A), the poster presentation (poster session held on November 29) and the new lighting talk – a 5-minute oral presentation with an enforced time limit.
Q: Who is the audience?
A: The conference draws scientists, policymakers, agency personnel, consultants and interested citizens from many disciplines. All presentations should be comprehensible to a general, non-expert audience.
Q: I’m a student that would like to submit an abstract to the OWRC, but I will have only preliminary data or no data by November. What type of presentation category should I consider?
A: You should consider the lighting talk or poster presentation categories. Standard oral presentations are intended for projects that contain a well-developed result and/or discussion component.
- AwardsMonetary awards will be provided for the top student posters following the conference.
Applicants must complete and submit the application below by October 13, 2023. Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted.