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Call For Presenters

The Illinois Lakes Management Association is hosting its 33rd annual conference in 2018 in Bloomington, Illinois from March 22nd to March 23th (with workshops held on the 24th). We are looking to fill out our conference sessions with talks and presentations from professionals, teachers, students, or others with detailed knowledge on issues associated with lake, waterway, and watershed management. Presentations should be approximately 20 minutes with time for questions following. Download PDF

Our conference sessions include the following topics:

The Committee is looking for presentation volunteers to submit abstracts for sessions targeted to be approximately 20 to 25 minutes with Q/A to follow. Topics for presentations and posters may include but are not limited to;
*    Managing Stormwater in Municipal Areas
*    How Stormwater Impacts Water Quality in Lakes and Streams
*    Planning Lake and Stream Restoration Projects
*    Dam and Levee Safety, Management, and Permitting
*    Fishery Production in Hyper-eutrophic Lakes
*    How Land Use in Watersheds Affect Fish Populations
*    Granting Implementation, Managing Projects from Inception to Close-out
*    Principles of Hydrology
*    Nutrient Cycling in Lakes
*    Managing Lake Shorelines
*    Promoting Sustainable Development
*    Invasive Species Management

In addition to presentations, a poster session will be held on Thursday. If you are interested in either providing a poster or being a presenter, please submit abstracts by December 15th, 2017. Abstracts should not exceed 250 words and be submitted [online] at www.ilma-lakes.org/call-for-presenters or [emailed] to Bryan Cross at bcross@prairieengineers.com. Audio and video will be provided by ILMA. Notification of abstract acceptance will be provided by ILMA no later than December 31st.

For questions about presentations or posters, contact Dick Hilton at ilma@ilma-lakes.org

 

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