Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium
May 8, 2018
Ramada Inn Conference Center, State College, PA
Abstract Deadline is 5:00 PM, February 1, 2018
Symposium website http ://

In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension, the Master Well Owner Network, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection along with numerous other sponsors invite you to submit abstracts for the 2018 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, PA on May 8, 2018. The Symposium will provide a forum for researchers, students, professionals and educators working in the groundwater field to exchange information and promote protection of groundwater resources throughout the state.

Abstracts for oral or poster presentations will be accepted through 5:00 PM on February 1, 2018 on a wide variety of groundwater topics including but not limited to:

Groundwater monitoring
Climate impacts on groundwater
Data availability and access
Groundwater processes
Karst groundwater systems
Wellhead protection
Water well studies
Emerging contaminants
Aquifer studies
Groundwater/surface water interactions
Issues related to energy extraction
Education and outreach

The conference planning committee will review all abstracts and notify authors of acceptance via email in mid-February 2018. The complete Symposium agenda and registration will be available in mid to late February 2018.

To learn more about the Symposium visit New for this year, a half-day field trip will be offered on May 7 for a limited number of registrants (see website for details).

To go directly to the online site to submit your abstract for consideration, visit