Now Accepting Abstracts for the 2017 UIC Conference

The GWPC is excited to announce that we are now accepting abstracts for the 2017 Annual UIC Conference, February 21-23, 2017, in Austin Texas.

Please note, we've changed our abstract submittal process in hopes of making it as simple as possible.

We're looking forward to this year's agenda. Here is a list of categories we are currently seeking to fill:

  • Aquifer Storage & Recovery | Managed Aquifer Recharge
    • Examples of current successful projects
  • Aquifer Exemption
    • Updates to aquifer exemption processes
    • State data management
  • Produced Water
    • Environmental Issues
    • Industry/Technical Issues
  • Seismic Session
    • 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
  • UIC & Gas Storage
    • Classification of injection wells related to gas storage
    • Examples of state UIC practices
  • Class I UIC Wells
    • No-migration petitions
    • Aging well issues
    • Pore space competition
  • Class II & VI UIC Wells
    • Updates on UIC primacy
    • Commercial vs. Non-Commercial Class II Wells
  • Class III Uranium & Salt Mining
    • Current Class III mining activities, issues and regulations
  • Class V UIC Wells Used For:
    • Pollution remediation
    • Heat pump and AC return flow
    • Sewage treatment
    • Stormwater Drainage
    • Motor vehicle waste disposal
    • Industrial waste disposal
    • Experimental purposes

To submit an abstract, simply fill out the online abstract submittal form. Abstract requirements are linked above and listed on the GWPC Web site. All abstracts, due November 30, will be reviewed and selections will be made by December 15, 2016.

Questions? Contact Brenda Short at or 405-516-4972.