55th Annual Meeting

Mississippi River Research Consortium
Radisson Ballroom
La Crosse, Wisconsin

April 16-18, 2024

DATES: The 55th meeting of the Mississippi River Research Consortium will be held April 16-18, 2024. The meeting will begin with the registration table opening at 4:00pm Wednesday, April 16th at the Radisson Center Ballroom in La Crosse, WI followed by the Welcoming Address at 6:00pm.


Updated information for the 2024 Meeting will be posted below when available


Proceedings for the 2023 Annual Meeting


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: We will be holding our poster-building workshop at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Campus in the Wing Technology Center room 102 (

Parking is available on campus and street parking is available. There are parking fees so we strongly recommend carpooling this event.”


REGISTRATION: All attendes or those wishing to simply pay their annual dues need to visit the online registration page:

2023 Registration Information


ABSTRACTS: Individuals wishing to present a poster or an oral presentation must also submit an abstract (Abstract sumbmission deadline is Feb. 25, 2023):

2023 Call for Abstracts


STUDENT TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS: As many as six student travel scholarships ($200 each) are available for the 2023 conference (Student aaplication deadline is March 1, 2023):

2023 Student Travel Scholarship Information


LOCATION: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Center Ballroom, 300 Front St. South, La Crosse, WI, 54601.  The Radisson Center Ballroom and the Radisson Hotel are located in the heart of historic downtown La Crosse and overlooks the scenic Mississippi River.  Featured in the hotel are a restaurant, lounge, and indoor pool/whirlpool.

LODGING:  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Radisson Hotel, 200 Second Street South, 200 Harborview Plaza, La Crosse, WI, 54601, for the nights of April 19-20, 2023, at a state government rate of $96.00 for single occupancy or $116.00 for double occupancy per night plus taxes (13.5%) if reservations are made by March 29, 2023.  The Radisson Hotel telephone number is 608-784-6680.  Please mention that you are with the Mississippi River Research Consortium.

AWARDS: Judging for the Best Paper and Best Poster Awards will take place for student presentations only.  If you are willing to serve as a judge, please indicate during your registration.



2024 Keynote Speaker

To Be Determined