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2013 International Low Impact Development Symposium's "Call for Abstracts" Deadline: Dec. 19


North Carolina State University has partnered with a large consortium of universities, organizations and ASCE-EWRI to host the 2013 International Low Impact Development Symposium in St. Paul, Minnesota on August 18-21. The call for abstracts is open until Dec. 19, 2012. The symposium will bring together over 1,000 professionals to share their design, research, implementation, policy, financing and education strategies to build and restore cities while protecting our environment.

Practitioners and prospective authors are encouraged to submit a 300-1000 word abstract in the topical areas of:

  • Current and Unfolding Research
  • Design and Construction
  • Education and Nonstructural BMPs
  • Financing and Cost Benefits
  • LID Applications and Practices
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Monitoring and Measurements
  • Planning, Design and Engineering
  • Policies, Ordinances and Regulatory Compliance
  • Proprietary Technologies
  • Retrofitting and Redevelopment


The 2013 International LID Symposium seeks to advance the knowledge and understanding of sustainable LID principles and practices. The 2013 symposium is being hosted by the University of Minnesota in partnership with: ASCE EWRI, California Water Boards, Credit Valley Conservation, Center for Watershed Protection, Chesapeake Stormwater Network, Low Impact Development Center, North Carolina State University, Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO), Seattle Public Utilities, University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center, University of Maryland College Park, Villanova University, Water Environment Federation, and Water Environment Research Foundation.

Submit an abstract online, and learn more about the symposium at: http://www.cce.umn.edu/2013-International-Low-Impact-Development-Symposium/index.html. Or for more information, contact Nicole Freese, cceconf5@umn.edu or 612-624-3708.