The Call for Abstract is now


Daily themes for the conference include:

  • Agricultural Water Scarcity and Security: Weathering Water Resource Extremes
  • Irrigation & Drainage, Conservation, and Water Management for Sustainable Agricultural Growth
  • Identifying, Managing, and Treating Conventional and Alternative Agricultural Water Supplies

Under each of the daily themes, abstracts of interest are sought in the following categories:

  • Water Governance and Policy
  • On-Farm Water Management
  • Technology and Infrastructure for Agricultural Water Management
  • Suitability for Agricultural Uses
  • Other Topics Related to the Conference Theme

Various presentation formats will be utilized for this conference, to ensure an impactful and informative experience for the diverse, international audience expected to attend.  Format assignment will be made by the abstract-review panel. Formats will include:

  • E-posters with lightning-round introductions
  • “Ted talks”
  • Panel discussions
  • Traditional lectures

Each of these formats has distinct benefits to the audience, and each is viewed as equally prestigious. Format assignment will be based impact potential and interest.


Submission of abstracts has closed

1 May – Notification sent to authors

31 August – Registration deadline for presenters

3-6 October 2018 – Global Water Security Conference

To Submit an Abstract Proposal

Create a user account on the Author portal, selecting Login then New User? to create your profile, and then follow the instructions given.

For questions and additional information, contact Jessica Bell,

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