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Conferences and Meetings

2014 S.C. Water Resources Conference:
Informing Strategic Water Planning to Address Natural Resource, Community, and Economic Challenges

October 15-16, 2014
Columbia, S.C.

The purpose of this conference is to provide an integrated forum for discussion of water policies, research projects, and water management in order to meet the challenge of providing water resources to sustain and grow South Carolina’s economy while preserving its natural resources. The conference brings together academic, private, and public sectors from across the state. The 2008, 2010, and 2012 events had over 300 participants each year from a variety of sectors concerned with water issues, including colleges and universities; municipal water authorities and entities; environmental engineering, consulting, and law firms; state and federal agencies; nonprofit organizations; economic development associations; utility companies; and land trusts.

The conference will feature 90 oral presentations organized into 30 sessions falling under six main topic tracks, plus a viewing area with several dozen poster presentations. The program schedule for oral presentations will be announced in mid-May along with the opening of online registration (early registration rates end on September 15). Visit for more information or contact the SCWRC Coordinator Dawn Anticole White at or (864) 656-2618.

16th Annual International Conference on Shellfish Restoration:
Restoration in an Ever-Changing World

December 10-13, 2014
Charleston, S.C.

Please plan on joining shellfish restoration experts, resource managers, farmers, community groups, NGOs, and others in historic Charleston, South Carolina for  the 16th Annual International Conference on Shellfish Restoration.

This conference will focus on shellfish restoration activities from around the world, highlighting restoration successes, including best management practices, and challenges, such as the current regulatory climate. The agenda will feature invited speakers, contributed oral and poster presentations, panel sessions, and interactive workshops.

Plan to arrive in time for field trips and a welcoming reception on Wednesday, December 10. The formal program will be December 11, 12, and 13. You won’t want to miss the popular evening activities on Friday, December 12 which include a delicious dinner, music, and dancing. There will be plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues and share ideas!

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