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MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT

AND CALL FOR PAPERS

Mississippi River Research Consortium
49th Annual Meeting
April 26-28, 2017
La Crosse, Wisconsin

The Mississippi River Research Consortium is soliciting platform and poster papers for presentation at the 49th Annual Meeting, April 26-28, 2017. Papers are invited on any subject dealing with the biota and environment, both terrestrial and aquatic, in and along the Mississippi River and its major tributaries.

Platform presentations:  Speakers will be allotted 15-20 minutes for each presentation which should include 5 minutes for questions and discussion. Use of Microsoft PowerPoint is required for platform presentations.

Poster presentations:  Posters should be no larger than 3 x 4 ft (H x W).  Text, tables, and figures should be readable from a distance of 4 ft.  Posters attachments will be provided.  

 

ABSTRACTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FEBRUARY 17, 2017

 

A preliminary program with registration materials and information on hotel accommodations will be posted on the MRRC webpage at http://m-r-r-c.org/.

All participants in the conference must register and pay appropriate fee
(submitting an abstract does not automatically register you for the meeting).

Students:  As many as six (6) student travel scholarships ($200 each) are available for the 20176 conference.  Students interested in competing for one of these scholarships should submit a scholarship application by March 3, 2017, which is available online here.

Submit all Program inquiries to:
Patty Ries at pries@usgs.gov 608-781-6288