Minnesota Water Resources Conference

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Did you hear the news? The 2020 Water Resources Conference is moving online!


  • Dates: October 20−21, 2020
  • Virtual Format: Using Zoom for presentations, Slack for networking. More details coming!
  • Registration and Program Details Below
  • Connect: Use hashtag #MNWRC20 on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Due to continued safety concerns around COVID-19, the Minnesota Water Resources Conference has decided to go virtual in 2020. While we won't be seeing you in-person, we are still thrilled to offer an exciting program lineup with keynotes and concurrent sessions, poster presentations, and opportunities to network with your peers!

Immerse yourself in innovative, practical, and applied water resource engineering solutions, management techniques, and current research about Minnesota’s water resources. The Minnesota Water Resources Conference is an opportunity to address:

  • lessons learned from the implementation of engineering projects.
  • best practices discovered in the design and application of water resource management techniques.
  • implications of water policy decisions.
  • research into current and emerging issues.

Registration and Conference Access


Participant - $85, before 9/25 | $115, starting 9/25

Student − $25 (full time students only)

The registration fee includes access into all plenary and concurrent sessions, extended special sessions, poster sessions, conference materials, and up to 1.15 CEUs.

Note - Registrants will be asked to select the special sessions or workshops they plan to attend during the conference. See the program schedule for details about the special sessions and workshops available.

Online Registration

Use the online registration when registering yourself or multiple people using a credit card or UMN EFS.  

Alternative Payment Registration

Use the alternative payment registration form when you cannot use a credit card or UMN EFS to pay for your registration. 

Available alternative payment types include:

  • Billing/invoice
  • Personal or company check

After registering online all registrants will receive “Registration Confirmation” and “Receipt” emails from [email protected] (you may want to check your Spam folder if you don’t see these in your email Inbox).

Conference Access 

The software we will use for this event is Zoom. We recommend that all registrants test their connection prior to the conference using Zoom’s test meeting. Additionally, if you are new to Zoom, we recommend reviewing the Getting Started Guide

This conference will be run through password-protected access to the conference website. Detailed information will be provided closer to the conference. 


We will issue a refund, minus $50, if you cancel by October 6, 2020. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund. Please email [email protected] to cancel your registration, or fax a request to 612-624-5359.

Contact Info

Registration Questions
612-625-2900 | [email protected]

For Program Questions: Suzanne Butler
612-625-2391 | [email protected]

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