Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

2018 UIC Conference | February 11-14

The GWPC is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 UIC Conference held Feb. 11-14, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

We're looking forward to this year's agenda. We are seeking abstracts for presentations in the following categories.

Detailed Category Descriptions:

  • Aquifer Storage & Recovery | Managed Aquifer Recharge
    • Project examples
    • Technical problems and regulatory issues
    • Water supply resiliency
  • Produced Water
    • Environmental Issues
    • Industry/Technical Issues
    • Alternate Use
  • Seismic Activity & Responses
    • Regulation & Practice - State examples, public communication, updated rules/regs, innovative partnerships
    • Technology & Science - Tools & practices used to measure or mitigate seismic activity
    • Class II UIC State Data - Field inspection, state upgrades, risk assessment, area of review
    • Case Studies
  • UIC Emergency Response to Weather Related & Other Events
    • Floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc.
    • State Initiatives
    • Federal Initiatives
    • Case Examples and Studies
  • Class I UIC Wells
    • No-migration petitions
    • Aging well issues
    • Pore space competition
  • Class II & VI UIC Wells
    • Updates on UIC primacy
    • General issues and technology
    • Class II regulatory updates
  • Class III Uranium & Salt Mining
    • Current Class III mining activities, issues and regulations
    • Fluid migration studies
  • Class V UIC Wells:
    • Pollution remediation
    • Heat pump and AC return flow
    • Sewage treatment
    • Stormwater Drainage
    • Motor vehicle waste disposal
    • Industrial waste disposal
    • Experimental purposes
    • Aquifer storage and recovery

To submit an abstract, please complete the online submittal form no later than December 8, 2017 (EXTENDED DATE). The GWPC will make selections and notify presenters by mid-December.



    • In order for an abstract to be considered, please submit all required information online through our abstract submittal form.
    • Abstracts should be no more than 300 words. Bios should be a maximum of 100 words.
    • Abstracts, bios, and speaker information from abstracts selected for presentation will be published in the GWPC Events Mobile app for conference attendees.

    Key Dates

    • December 8, 2017 - (EXTENDED) Deadline for Presentation Abstract Submittal
    • Mid-December - Notification of Acceptance for Presentations 
    • Feb. 7, 2018 - PowerPoint Presentations Submittal Deadline