An image of the Oconee Wildlife Management Area, GDNR

2023 Upper Oconee Science and Policy Summit

The Upper Oconee Science and Policy Summit will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 at the UGA Special Collections Library.

The event is hosted by The Upper Oconee Watershed Network and sponsored by the UGA River Basin Center, UGA Office of Sustainability, Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Management Program and the Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office.

Aquatic research programs provide valuable information and knowledge that better inform policies and management decisions. The summit brings together scientists, policymakers, activists, students, managers and community members from across the region to explore the intersection between water resource science, management and policy in the Upper Oconee Watershed.

Abstract Submission and Registration

The Upper Oconee Watershed Network is still accepting abstracts for the fourth biennial Upper Oconee Science and Policy Summit. Oral presentations are limited to six minutes. Posters are also invited. Attendance and lunch are free. However, please register for an accurate headcount. To register and submit proposals here. The deadline for abstract submissions is January 31, 2023. There is no deadline for registration.

For more information or questions, contact Bruno Giri at: bruno420us@gmail.com