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Conference registration $149 per person
Pre-conference field trip $45 

 OCTOBER 13-15, 2015 

Speaker Topics:
Groundwater-Surface Interaction
Groundwater Quantification and Management
GIS, Modeling and Geophysics
Policy and Management
Karst Hydrology
Public Water Supply Assessment & Protection
Karst Research
Groundwater & Energy Production
Special Track on Nutrient Trading

Pre-Conference Field Trip, Tues. Oct. 13  1-4 pm
Illinois River Watershed Sanctuary and Learning Center
221 S. Main St., Cave Springs, AR 
Presentation on natural cave system by: 
Michael Slay, Ozark Karst Program Director, Ozark Highlands Office, The Nature Conservancy. 
Dr. John A. Cherry, Ph.D. Hydrogeology
John A. Cherry holds geological engineering degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and University of California Berkeley, and earned a Ph.D. in hydrogeology from the University of Illinois. He joined the faculty at the University of Waterloo in 1971 for field research on the migration and fate of contaminants in groundwater and their remediation. He retired from Waterloo in 2006, but he continues research as a Distinguished Professor Emeritus. He co-authored the textbook “Groundwater” with R.A. Freeze (1979) and co-edited and co-authored several chapters in the book “Dense Chlorinated Solvents and Other DNAPLs in Groundwater” (1996). He has participated in the development of technologies for groundwater monitoring and remediation, co-holds several patents, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and has received awards from scientific and engineering societies in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. He held the Research Chair in Contaminant Hydrogeology at the University of Waterloo from 1996 to 2006 and is currently the Director of the University Consortium for Field-Focused Groundwater Contamination Research, Associate Director of G360 Centre for Applied Groundwater G360 – The Centre for Groundwater Research and Adjunct Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Guelph.
Illinois River Salon & Awards, Wednesday, Oct. 14   6-8 pm
Crystal Bridges, Great Hall

Conference registration includes an Evening of Celebration at Crystal Bridges Great Hall with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and selected pieces of art for the Illinois River Salon, and the Illinois River Watershed Partnership's Golden Paddle Awards for leaders in Conservation.
Music provided by Youth Quartet from the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra.  
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